[Industrial Supply] Parts & Supply Solutions Trainee | $70K-$85K OTE

Location: Spokane, WA

Our client, a distinguished distributor of industrial supplies ranging from abrasives, sealants, paints, and coatings to lubricants, cutting tools, electrical components, and packaging, is currently seeking a motivated Parts & Supply Solutions Trainee. This new, entry-level role is a dynamic opportunity to kick-start a career in sales and operations management, based out of their newly-opened Spokane satellite branch. As a trainee, you’ll dive into the intricacies of handling RFQs (requests for quotes), tracking products, arranging purchases and shipping, and ensuring customer satisfaction.

This role is not just about transactions, but about building and deepening business relationships, understanding customer needs, and strategically preparing for their future requirements. It’s a chance to grow with the company, starting with a first-year base salary of $58K to $60K plus commissions, with a projected OTE of $70K-$85K. This role is ideal for those looking to establish a solid, long-term career in a company that values internal promotion.

Supply Solutions Trainee Job Responsibilities

  • Handle requests for quotes (RFQs), track products, arrange purchases, and manage shipping processes.
  • Work closely with existing customers to fulfill all their parts and supply needs.
  • Maintain and deepen business relationships to anticipate and strategically prepare for customers’ future needs.
  • Collaborate in customers’ manufacturing schedules, pricing, supply questions, and issues resolution.
  • Provide exceptional service to help accounts grow through quality service and relationship building.
  • Convert non-company parts acquisition to company ones.
  • Aim for commissions by enhancing service quality and customer relationships.


  • Demonstrated sales acumen and strong customer service skills.
  • Ability to problem-solve with minimal direction and prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Strong sense of responsibility and work ethic.
  • Organized and professional behavior.
  • Team player with confidence, but without arrogance.
  • Perceptive, promotable, and eager for a long-term career in sales and operations management.

This is an incredible opportunity for recent graduates or those early in their career paths who are smart, super talented, and looking to make a significant impact in a growing company. If you have the ambition to grow, the acumen for sales, and a customer-centric approach, we encourage you to apply for the Parts & Supply Solutions Trainee position.

Join a team where your contributions are recognized and rewarded, and where your career can flourish. Apply today and take the first step towards a fulfilling and prosperous career path with our client’s company!

To apply, submit your application below, send your resume to careers@careerpathsnw.com, or call 425.968.9000.

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