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LA - Industrial Sales Account Manager Trainee – Rotational Development Program



17d ago

  • Job
    Entry Level / Graduate
  • Sales & Business Development
  • New Orleans
  • Quick Apply

AI generated summary

  • You need a technical degree, mechanical aptitude, willingness to relocate, ambition for sales, strong communication skills, and a related internship.
  • You will develop sales, manage time and territory, build relationships, train with experienced managers, solve customer problems, and receive ongoing technical and product training.


  • 2 year technical degree and/or training in related field; B.S. Degree in Industrial Distribution, Engineering, Supply Chain/Distribution, Sales or related discipline is preferred
  • Coursework or certifications in Fluid Power, Fluid Process, Fluid Conveyance, or related is preferred.
  • Mechanical interest and Aptitude
  • Ability to start work by or before Summer 2024
  • Ability to potentially relocate to one of our training hubs for a period of 12 or more months
  • Strong ambition to pursue a career in industrial or engineering sales
  • Outgoing and able to build professional relationships
  • Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated to take responsibility for your personal development
  • Related internship or co-op is preferred


  • You will be responsible for developing and growing sales with new and existing customers
  • Developing Time and Territory Management skills
  • Building and maintaining internal relationships with key support teams
  • Hands on training and joint sales calls with experienced Account Managers
  • Ongoing interaction with customers problem solving their specific issues and needs
  • Ongoing internal technical/technology training
  • Product training


Is this position open to recent graduates only?

Yes, this position is specifically designed for recent graduates who are interested in pursuing a career in industrial sales.

How long does the rotational development program last?

The rotational training program typically lasts for 12 months, during which you will receive extensive training and mentorship.

Will I have the opportunity to choose my designated territory after completing the program?

After successfully completing the rotational training program, you will be transferred to your designated territory based on company needs and your performance during the program.

Is relocation assistance provided for this position?

Yes, relocation assistance is provided for candidates who are required to relocate for their designated territory after completing the rotational training program.

What can I expect in terms of career growth opportunities?

Through the rotational development program, you will follow a clear path to career growth within the industrial sales field, with opportunities for advancement and further training.

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Mission & Purpose

SunSource, a leader in industrial and mobile fluid power distribution for over 85 years, provides customers with innovative solutions that help reduce maintenance costs, lower operating costs and increase productivity. The solutions are part of the SunSource Advantage: a comprehensive program offering design and engineering support; supply chain optimization; productivity solutions; value-added services; and repair capabilities. As a national distributor with local presence, SunSource has a unique and dominant position as a full-service resource for the industrial, OEM, MRO and mobile industrial equipment industries. We distribute a broad range of components, but SunSource is much more than a distributor just supplying fluid power components or systems. Along with high-quality products, we provide a commitment to high-quality customer service and technically sound, cost-effective solutions. SunSource’s history of accomplishment and continued growth means that we give the best condition to energetic, driven people to be effective in their role. We pride ourselves on a culture that provides opportunities for development and advancement of our associates. In addition, we build meaningful relations with our customers, suppliers and internal associates. We are all bound by a pledge to a common mission toward providing the highest quality products and services within our industry and achieving the company’s growth objectives.