Emerging Professionals Program Associate (STEP)

Date:  Jan 30, 2024
Location: 

Denver, CO, US, 80223

Company:  Sonepar
Quality Electrical Distribution (QED) is a regional electrical distributor serving residential and commercial contractors, industrial facilities, and OEM businesses. We're one of the nation's top 50 wholesalers of electrical supplies, operating more than 12 branches in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, and employing more than 340 associates.  Just as in our first year, we have an unwavering dedication to quality - from the products we supply to the excellent design skills and deep product knowledge of our staff.
 
At QED, we embrace what makes us unique. As a company with local roots and global reach, we excel at the diversity of our Associates and the different ways each of us contributes to our success. What keeps us at the forefront of progress? OUR PEOPLE. No matter where they work or who they are, we trust their individual skills and qualities and give them everything they need to reach their full potential.

 

QED-Sonepar Training for Emerging Professionals (STEP) Program

The Sonepar Training for Emerging Professionals Program (STEP) is a dynamic, intensive rotational program designed to educate, train, and develop skills in emerging professionals and help establish your career. You will get hands on experience in every aspect of our business through on-the-job, e-learning, subject matter expert training, and residency trips. This rotational program includes exposure to site and corporate operations, sales strategies, processes, procurement, project management, E-Commerce, and the Sonepar USA and our Operating Companies’ business philosophy. At the conclusion of this dynamic program, you will have the opportunity to present to our Executive Leadership team on key strategic organizational initiatives.

Do you want to work for a Global Leader? Are you a driven self-starter? Is being a part of a company culture that values Performance, People, Customers and Sustainability important to you? Our program provides the ability to grow your career within our organization, participate in special assignments and gain business acumen through mentor programs. This program will begin in June 2024.

The core rotations of this program are:

  • Warehouse/Logistics
  • inside Sales/Counter/Storeroom
  • Projects & Quotations
  • Marketing/Digital Solutions/E-Commerce
  • Outside Sales/Specialty Track

In addition to your rotations, you will also experience:

  • Team-Building activities with fellow emerging professionals
  • All-expense paid travel to different company locations
  • Enhanced understanding of our business through specialized training

Basic Qualifications

  • A Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Sales, Marketing, or related degree preferred
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Possess an enthusiastic/self-starter attitude
  • Excellent communication, time management and leadership skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Flexible and adaptable team player

About Sonepar USA

Sonepar USA is an independent, family-owned business with global market leadership in the B-to-B distribution of electrical, industrial and safety products, services, and solutions. It is a proud member of the Sonepar Group, the world's largest electrical distributor. Sonepar entered the US in 1998 and has continued to grow due to strategic acquisitions and organic growth. Today, Sonepar serves the market through a network of companies with over 400 locations nationwide. For more information, visit soneparusa.com.

 

Starting Salary:  $65,000

Associate Benefits:

  • Benefit eligibility after 30 days of employment including several company paid benefits
  • 401(k) eligibility with competitive company match
  • Access to wellness rewards, discount plans, paid parental leave and Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services
  • Vacation, Holidays, Personal/Sick Days, Jury Duty, Bereavement Days
  • Promotional opportunity
  • Work in a fast paced and innovative company, meeting passionate associates with diverse backgrounds and experiences

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement 
Sonepar is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law. 
 
EEO is the Law 
Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here
 
Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision 
Sonepar follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here

Learn more about QED HERE!

 


Nearest Major Market: Denver