HD Supply Career Development Program- Sales in Lakeland, Florida

Company Overview

HD Supply (NASDAQ:HDS) ( www.hdsupply.com ) is one of the largest industrial distributors in North America. The company provides a broad range of products and value-add services to approximately 500,000 customers with leadership positions in maintenance, repair and operations and specialty construction sectors. Through approximately 260 locations across 36 states and six Canadian provinces, the company's approximately 11,000 associates provide localized, customer-driven services including jobsite delivery, will call or direct-ship options, diversified logistics and innovative solutions that contribute to its customers' success. With an active commitment to the communities in which we operate, HD Supply associates are part of a thriving organization that supports the virtues of wellness, diversity and inclusion – all of which are top priorities for the company. Equally as important is empowering our associates to grow professionally while providing competitive benefits and compensation. If you’re ready to find a rewarding career and achieve your full potential with a growing industry leader, HD Supply is ready for you!

Job Description & Qualifications

Job Summary

This is an entry-level cross functional program that develops employees for future roles as successful managers, accomplished outside sales professionals, and key operations personnel. This competitive program is designed to attract the very best talent. Participants will complete a program that includes rotational assignments in various segments of the branch business with on-the-job training. Program associates act as role models of professionalism, ethical behavior and utilize effective decision making at all times. Program associates must thrive on challenge and a changing environment, while demanding continuous learning in a competitive, fast paced environment.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

  • Participates in cross-functional job rotations in various areas of the company and in a variety of development related tasks including self-study, classroom learning, leadership development, mentor meetings, project management and other learning activities with the purpose of matching the individual with the opportunity that best matches interests, skills and abilities.

  • Utilizes learning programs to develop leadership, operations and/or sales knowledge within the branch/facility.

  • Achieves all training milestones or tollgates.

  • Experiences hands-on training needed to learn business systems and processes.

  • Learns key interfaces within each area of the business as well as company culture.

  • Represents our SPIRIT values in all interactions with associates, customers and suppliers; works effectively with branch and corporate personnel at all levels, consistently following all company policies and procedures.

  • Adds value to their assigned branch by participating in branch activities and completing assigned tasks in a timely manner and as directed.

Nature and Scope

  • Works in compliance with established procedures and/or protocols. Identifies and resolves readily identifiable, clearly defined problems. Demonstrates skill in data analysis, techniques by resolving missing/incomplete information, inconsistencies/anomalies in routine research/data.

  • Nature of work requires general supervision; exercises judgment. May be paired with a mentor. Work typically involves regular process checks or review of output by a coworker and/or supervisor.

  • May provide general guidance/direction to or train junior level support personnel.

Work Environment

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs in a physical environment. Ability to stand for periods of time up to and exceeding 60 minutes. Ability to make repetitive movements including, but not limited to, using a 10-key or calculator, bending or squatting.

  • Typically in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to factors such as temperature extremes, moving machinery, loud noise, and fumes, which may cause noticeable discomfort.

  • Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Education and Experience

  • Typically requires BS/BA in related discipline. Certification may be required in some areas. Generally 0-2 years of experience in related field OR MS/MA and generally 0-1 year of experience in related field.

Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details

CDP Preferred Qualifications

General

Driven to succeed, competitive and goal achievement orientated

Self-governed and take initiative

Strong communication skills and comfortable conversing with team members and customers

Energetic, positive attitude and outgoing personality

Professional demeanor

B.S. in Business (any discipline) or Construction Management and/or equivalent military experience

Minimum 1-2 years' work experience

Willing to relocate upon completing the program

Sales Focus

Enjoy interacting and spending time around other people

Passion for partnering with customers to develop value added solutions

Operations Focus

Ability to use computer systems and apply knowledge to manage operations

Experience leading or building a team

Organized, attention to detail, and able to manage a schedule

PRID

PRID137

Job ID 2018-27596

Business Unit Construction Industrial WC

Functional Area Sales

Remote Position? No

Position Type Full-Time

HD Supply is an Equal Opportunity Minority/Female/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veteran and Affirmative Action Employer. HD Supply considers for employment and hires qualified candidates without regard to age, race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, protected veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law.