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Management & Sales Trainee - Montgomery County

McCormick Paints
Rockville, MD
Expired: July 19, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time
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McCormick Paints is dedicated to the development of our team and providing a career path for growth opportunities throughout the organization. Our management and sales training program is designed to help prepare you for a successful career in store operations management or as an outside sales representative. The program is unique as it allows you to work directly with the leadership team at McCormick Paints from the very beginning.

The Program is designed to develop skills that are integral in building lasting relationships with customers, as well as teach you everything you need to know about our products, processes, and procedures. Training includes self-study modules, structured on-the-job training, direct customer interaction, instruction at our training centers, and an opportunity for continued education with McCormick Paints.

Our Management & Sales Training Program will provide you with the tools needed to become a future leader at McCormick Paints. The program is designed to give you exposure to both operations and sales, allowing you the opportunity to follow your passion and set your own path.

Once a track record of success within the stores has been established, employees may also become eligible for professional sales positions or management positions.

As part of your on-the -job training, you will be responsible for the following functions, although additional duties may be added, as needed.
  • Take the lead in establishing a customer service oriented, sales focused, positive & productive store culture
  • Assist customers, identify customer needs, answer questions and provide solutions
  • Process sales and payments
  • Mix & match paint for customer orders, checking for accuracy
  • Learn and participate in personnel management, as necessary
  • Assist with accurate & timely processing of administrative paperwork
  • Place orders with purchasing manager for special orders
  • Participate in the merchandising, stocking, and cleaning of store shelves, counter areas and floors
  • Participate in the receiving of inventory
  • Familiarize yourself and take on increasing responsibility across all areas of McCormick Products, Processes and Procedures
  • Develop an understanding of effective store management and ownership, including, but not limited to the sales process, inventory management, P&L review and personnel management
  • Build relationships with different segment leaders throughout the organization
  • Other duties as assigned


The ideal candidate is ambitious, creative, personable, resourceful and hard-working - a leader adept at decision-making, problem-solving and multi-tasking.
  • Willingness to relocate for promotional opportunities
  • Ability to work effectively in a customer-centered environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to motivate a diverse group of people
  • Dependability, flexibility and professional demeanor
  • A self-motivated, engaged, team player with a positive attitude
  • Must have clean driving record
  • Must be able to retrieve material and lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to distinguish the difference between colors in order to match and tint paint for customer orders
  • Must be able to operate a computer and communicate via the telephone
  • Maintains high standards of personal ethics; is consistently honest and truthful in all situations
  • Strong reading, writing and communication skills, with ability to interpret information accurately
  • Must be able to pass background check
  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Bachelor or Associates degree, preferred
  • 1+ years of retail experience, preferred
  • Previous experience in paint or similar industry, preferred
  • Spanish bi-lingual, preferred

  • Competitive Pay
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance Package
  • Disability & Life Insurance Package
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Paid Vacation & Holidays
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Paid Parental Leave


Founded in 1960, McCormick Paints is the largest and oldest family-owned independent paint manufacturer on the East Coast. This long history in the region has enabled McCormick to set itself apart from the competition by offering a unique combination of personalized services and regional expertise. McCormick Paints ensures that all customers get the right product for their specific needs and climate, earning the motto, "The Paint the Pros Use." McCormick Paints prides itself on its agility to manufacture a custom paint solution for clients in the mid-Atlantic region, which national competitors may not be able to accomplish.

To support our growth plan, McCormick Paints is committed to recruiting and retaining top talent. We offer unique opportunities. In 2016, McCormick Paints was voted one of the top places to work by the Washington Post. As the company continues to expand its footprint across the mid-Atlantic region, family-owned and operated, McCormick Paints will remain a leader in the manufacturing and delivery of paints and coatings for clients looking to add value, protection and beauty to their property.

McCormick Paints is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


McCormick Paints

Rockville, MD



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