Lehigh Hanson Sales Trainee in Calgary, Alberta
Line Of Business: Pipe
Primary Location: Calgary-AB
The Role and the Company
Lehigh Hanson is North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mix concrete, and asphalt. We have hundreds of plants and thousands of employees working across the United States and Canada. We are also part of Heidelberg Cement Group, one of the world’s largest building materials companies.
Our Pipe division of Lehigh Hanson Materials Limited is seeking a Sales Trainee based in Calgary, AB. The Sales Trainee Program provides you the opportunity of hands on experience in Sales across the region while learning all aspects of our business. This is achieved through the delivery of a development program combined with critical experiences and projects that are important to our business.
The successful candidate will be immersed in a 24 month program designed to provide exposure, training, and hands-on experience in all aspects of the pipe business including sales, marketing, production, maintenance, supervision, quality control and logistics. This position has a target start date of July 28, 2021 or earlier.
What you will get to do:
Participate fully and actively in all assigned development activities
Apply knowledge and work collaboratively on various team projects related to training and development
Partner with experienced professionals and managers in different departments (sales, safety, operations, human resources, environment, maintenance, quality control)
Participate in all facets of the sales cycle with mentoring and comprehensive training
Essential Experience and Skills:
Post secondary degree or diploma in Business, Sales and Marketing
Passion for sales and marketing
2 years of related work experience
Must have a strong desire to work in a construction materials/ industrial environment
Prior sales experience is a plus
Strong communication skills and attention to detail
Ability to be a self-starter and take initiative
Ability to adapt to change and respond well under pressure
Solid interpersonal and leadership skills
Ability and desire to work in a fast-paced environment
Ideal candidate will have a strong desire to move into progressively more responsible roles and can relocate if required
Role operates in an office and manufacturing environment with moving mechanical equipment, inclement weather, heat, humidity, elevated noise levels, and dusty conditions.
We are a drug free work environment.
What we have to offer:
Competitive base salary
Highly competitive benefits programs
Pension plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions
Our pre-employment process will include: reference checks, a medical including drug & alcohol testing, and a criminal record and drivers abstract check may be required.