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Industrial Sales Trainee – $45,000 + Profit Sharing (Burlington)

Location: Burlington, WA

If you are looking for a large company that has a culture of promoting from within, and has a defined career path, then this position may be for you!

Our client owns and operates over 1000 facilities across the United States and is one of the largest suppliers of equipment to electrical contractors and general contractors.

Due to a promotion we have an opening for a Sales trainee. This person will come in and be taught all aspects of the business and will then will progressively move up with the sale .

In the Sales trainee role you will initially spend some time in the warehouse learning the products and business before ultimately moving into a sales capacity where you will be calling on contractors within your territory. You are helping find solutions to their problems and supplying them with hardware to be used in their projects.

The company is extremely stable, one of the top in the industry and known for the tenure of its employees.

If you are interested in building a sales career, or have a sales background and are looking for a long term role then we are interested in speaking with you.

The position is full time, based out of Burlington Washington, and pays a competitive base salary of $45,000 (doe) plus benefits.

We are looking for a hardworking individual, who is a good student and gets excited about building materials and electrical equipment.  Bachelor degree ( is preferred) but not necessary to apply.

Job Responsibilities

  • Learn all aspects of the industry
  • Shadow sales calls
  • Help with walk-in business
  • Be reliable, dependable and a team player!

Candidates should have:

  • Experience in sales or interest in a sales career
  • Enjoys working with blue collar industries
  • Interest in a long term career
  • Effective communication skills