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Grow Our Own – Rotational Sales Development Program - Industrial Sales

Department: Sales Development Program
Location: Kentwood, MI
Job ID: 2910
Company: SunSource

Grow Our Own – Rotational Sales Development Program

With 160+ locations across the U.S. and 2,400+ employees, SunSource and its family of companies, GHX, Ryan Herco Flow Solutions, Stuart Hose & Pipe, McCarty, Price Engineering, Carotek, Perfection Servo, Paragon, and many others, are one of North America’s leading industrial distribution companies providing customers with products and value add solutions within Fluid Power, Fluid Process, Fluid Conveyance, Industrial Sales, and Service & Repair, serving both OEM and MRO markets.

Grow Our Own (GO2) is our structured rotational training program designed for the development of associates to quickly gain the skills and knowledge they need to be successful. This program provides a unique foundation that helps develop the future leaders of our organization.

Our rotational training program is for recent or soon to be graduates who desire a career in sales with a focus on selling Industrial, Fluid Process and Mobile Hydraulic technologies. Developmental training typically happens within one of our sales hubs for 9-12 months.

Goals of the Program:

  • Rotational immersion within sales support functions
  • Joint sales calls with Account Managers
  • Building internal relationships with key support teams, product managers, and technical experts
  • Ongoing sales, engineering/technical, product and capability training
  • Interaction with key supplier partners through on-site training
  • Hands on product application training
  • Time and Territory Management Strategy
  • Overcoming objections through daily prospecting phone sales calls while working towards a monthly and annual sales goal
  • Interact directly with customers to provide technical solutions to their needs

Skills to Succeed:

  • B.S. Degree in Industrial Distribution, Engineering, Business-related or 2-year Fluid Power or other Technical Degree
  • Strong ambition to pursue a career in industrial or engineering sales
  • Self-motivated to take responsibility for your personal development
  • Mechanical interest and aptitude
  • Related internship or co-op strongly preferred
  • Willingness to relocate at completion of training program is strongly preferred. Potential relocation areas may include AL, CA, GA, IA, IL, IN, LA, MI, MO, ND, NV, NY, OH, TN, TX and/or WI.
  • Ability to begin work in Spring 2022.

SunSource offers an industry competitive compensation plan and excellent company benefits including medical, dental and 401(k). SunSource also offers tuition reimbursement and training opportunities for talented people with a desire to learn and grow!

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D


We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D
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