Sales Trainee - Electrical, Energy & Lighting Products

Graybar Electric Company, Inc.
Jan 28, 2018
Feb 25, 2018
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Looking to break into sales but don't have any experience? No worries! At Graybar, we have an extensive training program that will teach you our products, our business, and most importantly ? how to succeed in Sales! We are a Company that recognizes talent and provides training and development for your career growth. You'll get training unlike anything else in the industry, giving your sales career a real jump start!

Based at our Wallingford CT location, you'll learn the electrical products distribution business through a structured program of rotating assignments and accelerated training. Once you're ready, you'll hit the ground running, providing products and service solutions to customers in one of many vertical markets, including contractors, end-users, installers, commercial, government and utilities. You'll build your business based on a solid foundation of current customer accounts. You'll grow your business by providing outstanding customer service and sales support to existing and new accounts. You'll master your business by exceeding sales goals and maximizing your earnings.

But it doesn't stop there. Graybar has a 148-year history of employee ownership and promotion from within. As a Fortune 500 company, we've got the strength and stability to provide you with opportunity today and a career for tomorrow.

Our ideal candidate will have prior experience in electrical wholesaling or a related industry, preferably in inside sales, customer service or at the counter. We would also be very interested to hear from applicants with training as an electrician's apprentice or who have graduated from a technical/vocational school with a concentration in electrical studies. Candidates with a solid knowledge of electrical products and principles will be given the highest consideration. Experience with contractors very helpful. Must be able to relate to customers via the phone and email and provide quick & accurate service.

Apply today for immediate consideration and energize your career with Graybar!

* Develop an understanding of Company professional sales process.

* Develop an understanding of warehouse fundamentals including shipping, receiving and inventory management counter sales.

* Learn responsibilities of the customer service and sales positions.

* Develop product knowledge and demonstrate training and presentation skills.

* Develop an understanding of quotations processes.

* Develop understanding of the importance of continued improvement process.

* Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Job Requirements

No experience required.

Preferred Job Requirements

Four-year degree preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities


* Knowledge of the distribution industry

* Knowledge of professional sales process


* Oral and written communication skills


* Ability to work effectively with customers

Working Conditions

Traditional office environment.

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