Store Sales Associate PT

PPG Industries, Inc.
North Haven
Sep 11, 2017
Oct 09, 2017
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
PPG: We protect and beautify the world.

At PPG, we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 130 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers' biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit and on Twitter.

Why join us:

With PPG, you will find meaning in your work every day, and engage in opportunities that will shape you, personally and professionally.

* Your personal strengths will empower you to succeed and make an impact from day one.

* You will be inspired to learn and grow, and to get the support you need to identify and achieve your boldest career aspirations.

* Your passion to excel will be fueled by your connection to world-class partners, industry experts, the best and brightest colleagues, and future forward technologies.

* Your contributions will not only meet the challenges of our global customers, but help theme propel their industries forward.

* You will be welcomed into a culture where everyone's ideas and contributions are valued and encouraged.

Just like you, we are driven to make a difference in our world.

Our part-time Sales Associates are responsible for providing exceptional customer service by developing relationships with our regular paint contractors and new customers by offering timely and friendly customer service.

Additional responsibilities include:

* Processing cash and credit transactions through Point of Sale (POS) terminal

* Tinting paint, matching paint and stain colors and making product recommendations to customers; this requires lifting, moving and stocking one and five gallon paint buckets

* Promoting sundry item to compliment paint products

* Occasionally may be called on to deliver product to a customer

* Maintaining an understanding of local market, operations based selling and customer base

* Maintaining a neat and orderly store, keeping interior and exterior functional, safe and attractive

* Abiding by all company policies and procedures and maintaining safe and ethical working environment

Successful candidates of this Retail Sales Associate role have high energy, be able to work in a fast-paced retail environment with the ability to learn quickly. Someone with a customer-centric attitude, and enjoys interacting with all types of personalities would be a good fit for this role.

Additional requirements of the entry level role include:

* High School Diploma or GED

* 1 to 2 years of retail sales experience

* Working knowledge of store operations

* Broad knowledge of the application and use of paint and sundries

* Ability to work flexible retail hours with varied shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

* Valid Driver's license

* Ability to lift up to 80 lbs. infrequently and 40 ? 60 pounds routinely

* Proficient with Microsoft Office and internet applications

PPG prides itself on the quality of its employees and as such, candidates who receive a job offer will be required to successfully pass a hair drug/toxins test and a background check.

PPG Industries, Inc. offers an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. PPG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. You may request a copy of PPG's affirmative action plan by emailing .

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