Assistant Sales Trainee Manager- TAM

  • Sherwin Williams
  • Troy, MI, USA
  • Oct 20, 2021
Full time Management Sales

Job Description


The Americas Group Trainee Assistant Manager Program establishes a path for non-degreed current employees to be trained and developed over a 6-8 week period in preparation for placement into an Assistant Manager role. This program provides you with all the skills necessary for a successful career in management and/or outside professional sales. The program includes self-study modules, structured on-the-job training, classroom instruction at our regional training facilities, as well as ongoing education throughout your career. Training topics include: paint and associated products, customer service, professional sales and marketing, credit and accounts receivable management, human resources management, profit and loss and merchandising management.

After you complete the training program, you’ll be able to progress into paint store management positions.  Our Assistant Store Managers and Store Managers oversee a million-dollar business, providing leadership and insight into the development and strategy of their store. 
 Many Trainees choose a path that leads to a career in professional sales.  In this role, they grow the company’s market share by selling to large, commercial users such as painting contractors, purchasing agents, manufacturers, and other commercial users who need large volumes of our high-quality products.  Generally, sales representatives apply their trade in specific regions or territories. Trainees are eligible for professional sales positions once a track record of success within the stores has been established.
 BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:• Must have a valid Driver’s License.• Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status.• Must be able to retrieve material from shelves and floor stacks and lift and carry up to 50 lbs.  • Must be able to tint paint, therefore, must be able to distinguish the difference between colors.• Must be able to operate a computer and communicate via the telephone.• High school diploma or comparable certification (e.g. GED).
 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:• Minimum 1 year in current role.• Completed training certification for your current position, if required.• Minimum performance review rating of "3" (Standard).
 PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:• Associate’s Degree, preferably in a Business and/or Marketing field.• Prior work experience in sales or customer service. • Willingness to relocate for promotional opportunities.• Bilingual ability is an added plus.  


Sherwin-Williams is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information, creed, marital status or any other consideration prohibited by law or by contract.


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