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We ares seeking a high energy, focused and driven individuals to join our Outside Sales Account Management Training Program in our Burlington or Barre VT area locations.

Our Outside Sales Management Trainees will have the opportunity to learn every aspect of our business and will spend time in each of the departments that strive to make our company successful. Candidates who successfully complete the program will be considered for Outside sales opportunities.

Trainees who successfully complete our program will be assigned a territory.
To facilitate learning our business, Sales Trainees will have the opportunity to learn our business by working in various roles including: Inside Sales, Heating/HVAC design, Counter and warehouse. These roles are described in brief below:
Inside Sales Representative:
1. Serve our customers by providing special, technical or pricing information.
2.Maintain a customer list, and make weekly sales phone to introduce new products and to promote items which need clearing (over-stock and obsolete items)
3.Conduct follow-up telephone calls on customer inquiries, complaints, etc.;
4.Secure accurate information from vendors on shipments and deliveries and relay it to the customer.
Heating/HVAC Design:
1.Provide Granite Group customers with design services and installation recommendations for all types of heating and cooling systems.
2.Consult with customers and provide design and engineering information, technical support and installation recommendations.
3.Promote and sell all products in the heating lines carried by The Granite Group to provide a complete and adequate system for the customer.
Counter Sales:
1.Greet customers and handle customer requests promptly and courteously.
2. Process customer sales in an efficient and accurate manner.
3.Pull, double check and pack product for counter customers.
4. Maintain merchandise displays in the counter sales area.
1.Insures that inventory is received and put away and that product is delivered in good condition.
2. Work closely with inside and outside sales personnel to ensure product is delivered when scheduled.
3.Insure that computer inventory counts are current and accurate using our inventory control methods.
4.Work with other locations and Corporate purchasing department in transferring product to other locations as needed.
  • Sales aptitutude
  • Desire to work in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Well organized and able to handle multiple priorities at one time
  • Strong ability to influence, persuade, and negotiate with others
  • Creative problem solving and reasoning skills
  • Proven ability to be resilient, persuasive and deliver results.
  • Ability to turn information gathering sessions into new sales opportunities.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Strong computer aptitude
  • You must be able to lift and/or carry 50 pounds.
  • A valid driver’s license and a clean motor vehicle record is a must.
  • Experience in the plumbing and heating industry is a plus, but is not required.
  • Experience in wholesale, distribution type industries in sales type roles is a plus.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Management, Marekting, Libral Arts, Solociology

About Granite Group Wholesalers, Plumbing & Heating:


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The Granite Group is a leading full service wholesale distributor of plumbing, heating, cooling & water supplies with 32 locations throughout New England. We pride ourselves on supplying the highest quality products in the industry, delivered through a dynamic distribution system.

Customer service is our most important product and every member of our team is focused on delivering the best service possible to our customers. From an experienced and knowledgeable inside staff to a strong outside sales force, we work everyday to meet our customer needs and exceed their expectations. We pride ourselves on supplying the highest quality products in the industry, delivered through a dynamic distribution system.

If you're looking for a rewarding career in an interesting, fast paced and challenging industry, then The Granite Group is the place for you. Whether you're just out of college looking to start your career, or you're a seasoned professional looking for a new challenge, we encourage you to take a look at what The Granite Group has to offer.

When you work at The Granite Group, you'll join a community of professionals who provide value to our customers through their exemplary service, high integrity, entrepreneurial style and professionalism. We are a company with a superior reputation, unwavering values, deep history and a powerful drive to service our customers

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