Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
7/19/2019
Job Category:
Sales
Floorcovering NP - Management and Sales Internship
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The Sherwin-Williams Company | Cedar Rapids, IA
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Job Description

Welcome to Sherwin-Williams

Sherwin-Williams is the largest paints and coatings company in the world. With $15.8 billion in sales, more than 4,100 stores, and 140 manufacturing and distribution centers worldwide. Our 60,000 employees across the globe are diverse, innovative and passionate. With a variety of rewarding and challenging opportunities, Sherwin Williams is a great place to launch and grow a career. Find yours and join us today!

This PAID internship for college students offers hands-on experience in a wholesale/retail work environment and can lead to career opportunities in management and/or professional outside sales upon graduation. You will have the opportunity to learn basic store operations, gain management skills, and develop sales techniques and customer service skills, as well as increase knowledge in a variety of key business topics such as profit and loss, inventory control, and human resources. Interns will also be exposed to Sherwin-Williams professionals in a variety of functional areas. You'll gain insight on a career in outside sales by traveling with a Sales Representative and spending structured time with your District Management team.

To join our Intern Program, you must have demonstrated leadership ability, as well as work experience in customer service and/or sales. Bilingual candidates are welcome.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

* Must have a valid Driver's License.


* Must be enrolled in an accredited four year college or university.


* Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status.


* Must be willing to work all scheduled hours which may include evenings and weekends, with or without reasonable accommodation.


* Must be able to retrieve material from shelves and floor stacks and lift and carry up to 50 lbs.


* Must be able to operate material handling equipment (e.g. hand truck, pallet jack, forkllift, etc.).


* 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.



Who we are

At Sherwin-Williams, we're proud of the company we keep - our family of loyal employees. To learn about our company and our culture go to Sherwin.com/careers.

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, citizenship status, marital status or any other consideration prohibited by law or contract.

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About The Sherwin-Williams Company

In 2012 The Sherwin-Williams Company, founded in 1866, celebrates 146 years of doing business.  The Sherwin-Williams Company is a world leader in the manufacture, development, distribution and sale of coatings and related products to professional, industrial, commercial and retail customers.  The Company manufactures products under well-known brand names such as Sherwin-Williams, Dutch Boy, Krylon, Minwax, Thompson’s Water Seal and many more.  Sherwin-Williams branded products are sold exclusively through a chain of over 3,400 company-operated stores (over 100 in California alone), while the company’s other brands are sold through leading mass merchandisers, home centers, independent paint dealers, hardware stores, automotive retailers and industrial distributors throughout North America.  The Sherwin-Williams Global Group distributes a wide range of products in more than 100 countries around the world. With annual sales at $8 + billion dollars, it is the largest manufacturer and seller of paint and coatings in the U.S.