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Management & Sales Training Program - Floorcovering

Company: Sherwin-Williams
Location: Tallahassee
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

The Sherwin-Williams Floorcovering Management & Sales Training Program is an accelerated, entry-level position designed to prepare you for a Floorcovering Facility Management or Sales Representative role in 18-24 months. With Sherwin-Williams' promote-from-within philosophy, you will have the opportunity to progress into a Floorcovering Operations Manager or Field Technician position upon successfully completing the initial 8-to-12-week training. With a national footprint, Sherwin Williams Floorcovering serves professional clients in all major markets throughout the United States. This provides you with career flexibility and consistent growth opportunities.





This position's typical schedule is 44 hours per week, which may include evenings and/or weekends.


Upon successful completion of the Floorcovering Management & Sales Training Program, candidates will be placed into either a Floorcovering Operations Manager or Floorcovering Field Technician position in one of the following states:


  • Florida
  • Louisiana
  • Mississippi


    During the program, you will partner with facility leadership, sales, and regional management to oversee a multi-million-dollar business, providing leadership and insight into the development and strategy of that facility. Throughout the program, you will gain knowledge in facility operations, core products, installation techniques, customer service, and client development, allowing you to understand the significant part you'll play in the team's success. You will assist in growing the company's market share by partnering with and selling floorcovering materials to commercial consumers, such as large property management companies, builders, and renovation contractors. You will gain insight into the organizational structures of customers operating in key market segments and become experienced at interacting with individuals responsible for procurement, community management, project management, maintenance, and property development.





    Our training experience provides you with all the skills necessary for a successful career in facility management or professional sales. After you complete the training program, you can count on a career trajectory with a clear beginning and an open end - meaning you shape your future!





    What you will gain:


    Limitless Career Opportunities


    This structured program provides the support you need, including formal discussions to review your objectives & development.





    Leadership Development


    You'll develop the foundation for what it takes to become a successful leader in our organization.


    We'll teach you how to excel at customer service, sales, and marketing, finance, and operations.





    Professional Networking


    You will also get out into the community and establish relationships essential to growing our business - and your success.

    Here, we believe there's not one path to success, we believe in careers that grow with you. Whoever you are or wherever you come from in the world, there's a place for you at Sherwin-Williams. We provide you with the opportunity to explore your curiosity and drive us forward. Sherwin-Williams values the unique talents and abilities from all backgrounds and characteristics. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply, including individuals with disabilities and Protected Veterans. We'll give you the space to share your strengths and we want you show us what you can do. You can innovate, grow and discover in a place where you can thrive and Let Your Colors Show!





    What is the Process to get Started?


    Step 1 - Online Application





    Find the role(s) that interest you on our Careers page: https://jobsearch.sherwin.com/


    Set aside 15 minutes to create your profile by entering or importing your details from one of our job board partners





    Step 2 - Digital Interview





    Upon review of your application, qualified candidates will be invited to complete a digital video interview via HireVue, our interview partner. The interview will consist of a few behavioral based questions


    You'll be able to record and complete your video interview anytime, anywhere! While you can complete this video interview on your own schedule, we ask that this step be completed within 7 days of receiving an invitation





    Step 3 - In-Store Interview





    Your video interview is reviewed by a member of our Recruitment team and our top candidates are invited to meet with our team in a store, specialty wholesale branch, floorcovering facility or delivery service terminal.





    At Sherwin-Williams, part of our mission is to help our employees and their families live healthier, save smarter and feel better. This starts with a wide range of world-class benefits designed for you. From retirement to health care, from total well-being to your daily commute-it matters to us. A general description of benefits offered can be found at http://www.myswbenefits.com/. Click on "Candidates" to view benefit offerings that you may be eligible for if you are hired as a Sherwin-Williams employee.




    Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case and will impact where actual compensation may fall within the stated wage range. The wage range listed for this role takes into account the wide range of factors considered in making compensation decisions including skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled.





    The wage range, other compensation, and benefits information listed is accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, with or without notice, subject to applicable law.





    Sherwin-Williams is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information, creed, marital status or any other consideration prohibited by law or by contract.





    As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, Sherwin-Williams requests state and local employment services delivery systems to provide priority referral of Protected Veterans.

    • Complete training consistent with established program
    • Support business strategies to increase sales and optimize profitability
    • Ensure high levels of customers satisfaction through excellent service
    • Build and maintain knowledge of all products to ensure effective customer recommendations
    • Build positive relationships with wholesale and retail customers
    • Complete store administration
    • Ensure compliance with policies and procedures including safety, loss prevention, and security
    • Maintain outstanding store condition and visual merchandising standards, including promotional packages and sales floor displays
    • Support employee training, development, performance management, and corrective action
    • Respond to and resolve any customer and/or employee complaints
    • Partner with Store Manager to make outside sales calls to increase market shareMinimum Requirements:
      • Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age
      • Must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment without needing sponsorship for employment work visa status now or in the future
      • Must have a valid, unrestricted Driver's License
      • Must have at least a bachelor's degree by the start of this development program
      • Must be able, with or without reasonable accommodation, to retrieve material from shelves and floor stacks and lift and carry up to 50 lbs. frequently and up to 70 lbs. on occasion Preferred Qualifications:
        • Have at least one (1) year experience working in a retail, sales, or customer service position
        • Have at least one (1) year of experience in leadership role(s), supervising others, or leading teams
        • Have previous experience working in a team-oriented setting including work experience, extracurricular activities, military service, etc.
        • Have previous work experience selling floorcovering and/or floorcovering products
        • Have work experience using timekeeping and/or customer relationship management ("CRM") systems
        • Willingness to relocate for future job opportunities
        • Ability to read, write, comprehend, and communicate in more than one language
        • Ability to read, write, comprehend, and communicate in Spanish

Keywords: Sherwin-Williams, Tallahassee , Management & Sales Training Program - Floorcovering, Executive , Tallahassee, Florida

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