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Sales Trainee

at Acme Brick Company

Posted: 9/26/2019
Job Reference #: 1364
Categories: Sales
Keywords: sales

Job Description



FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt


Acme Brick Company (a Berkshire Hathaway Company) is an organization of professionals in the manufacturing and building material distribution industry.  We manufacture brick and distribute our own brick as well as brick and associated products manufactured by others.  We operate in 15 states with a philosophy that we are much more than a brick manufacturer and distributor.


The Sales Trainee will shadow Outside Sales Representatives to learn how to sell products for manufacturer or distributor to business and industrial establishments or individuals at sales office, showroom, or customer’s place of business.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned) This is a safety sensitive position.

  • Train on product knowledge by working on the showroom floor with customers

  • Shadow outside calls with seasoned sales representatives as they visit customers and promote our products

  • Learn the sales administration by completing rotations in the sales office functions

  • Gain a general understanding of manufacturing process in a plant environment

  • Begin developing relationships with new and or existing customer base

Skills and Experience Required for Success

  • Proven ability to build strong relationships with customers

  • Demonstrated prioritization/time management skills

  • Self-Motivation

  • Must have excellent verbal and written skills

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office

Competencies Required for Success

  • Integrity

  • Expertise

  • Improvement Mindset

  • Customer Service Orientation

  • Analytical Thinking


  • Bachelor degree preferred or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.




All applicants will be screened through E-verify and must also complete a pre-employment drug screen before being hired. Additionally, it is company policy to administer a random drug screen quarterly throughout the company.

Acme Brick Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in accord with federal, state, and local laws.