Start on the hustling, bustling ground floor as you get to know the Guillevin team and our products. You’ll learn how to safely operate equipment, how to ship and receive, learn our computer PC server-based computer system, handle back orders and how to optimize warehouse efficiency. Seminars and home study begin here, and continue throughout the program.
Warehouse training generally lasts 2 months. However, your skills, experience, capacity and progress determine the duration of each training phase.
Many of our people tell us this is where they learn so much about our products, their application, our Contractor Customers, the importance of good merchandising and Customer Service. You will also get to understand buying behaviors and develop your sales competencies and people skills to prepare you for the next stages of your development.
Duration: 8-10 months
Learn what happens behind the scenes to allow Guillevin products to touch every home, business and property development in the country. You’ll learn about risk management in our regional credit office, the ins and outs of human resource development, internal audit and operational procedures in our service center.
Duration: 2 months
Customer Service Training
Long term relationships with our key customers are critical to this business, so we’ll arm you with techniques to master phone sales and joint calls with outside salespeople. We’ll teach you how to interpret blueprints, understand job projects, to bid and quote jobs and help you develop sound project management skills.
You’ll learn how purchasing decisions are made and executed, as well as controlling inventory write downs, supplier returns and the importance of using our inventory to achieve high service levels as each of our Profit Centers manages and controls their own inventory investment.
Duration: 8-12 months
Outside Sales Training
You’re nearly dangerous. In the final phase of Guillevin’s training program, you’ll be in the field, incorporating everything you’ve learned to build contacts and establish meaningful customer relationships. You will learn strategic and relationship selling skills and territory management. By the time you graduate from the program, you’ll understand our business and how to capitalize on the skills and resources you’ve developed to position yourself for the next stage of your career with us as a Profit Center Manager.
Duration: 10-12 months