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Commercial Sales Development Program - 2021

Date: Nov 15, 2020

Location: Akron, OH, US

Company: Goodyear

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Commercial Sales Development Program - 2021

 

 

Company Information:

Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 63,000 people and manufactures its products in 46 facilities in 21 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. At Goodyear, we embrace the diversity of our workforce and value the contribution of our associates.  We strive to provide associates with a safe work environment, the resources they need to do their jobs, and ample opportunities for growth.  These objectives, coupled with competitive compensation and benefits, allow us to foster an environment where associates can work to achieve their full potential and contribute to the company's success.  For more information, go to www.goodyear.com/corporate.

 

Commercial Sales Development Program Description:

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has openings for bright, talented recent college graduates to enter a formal training program for key Commercial Tire Sales and/or Operations roles in areas throughout the United States. As a Commercial Sales Development Program associate, you will learn about the commercial truck tire business through a one-year training program which includes job rotations in the following areas: Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Centers, Fleet Field Sales, Dealer Field Sales and a rotation at Goodyear Headquarters on the Commercial Category Team.  The development program will begin in the early summer of 2021 and will include formal training followed by a series of assignments to provide you with in-depth knowledge of this dynamic business-to-business technical sales environment. You will work with customers ranging from Owner Operators to some of the largest commercial trucking fleets in the nation. You will learn how to sell our industry leading portfolio of products and business solutions. This training program can lead to future career opportunities at Goodyear in more advanced sales roles, in sales leadership, and in other career paths including operations leadership and general management.

 

Duties include but are not limited to the following:

 

  • Oversight of sales and service to your dedicated accounts including safe and efficient delivery of quality services that exceed customer expectations.
  • Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of products and services to provide accurate information to customers.
  • Sell company supported products and services.
  • Implement marketing programs to solicit new clients through cold calls, organizations, referrals, etc.
  • Conduct fleet evaluations and surveys and provide customers with the necessary solutions and services
  • Assist with a variety of duties within the assigned location, such as, growing and maintaining a customer base, maintaining inventory, and other duties as required.
  • This position operates in all types of indoor and outdoor work environments, therefore exposure to heat and cold is to be expected. Excellent safety and attendance performance is expected.

 

Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in Business or a related field required for this program

Minimum 3.0 overall GPA required

Must be willing to follow all safety procedures and work in a safe manner.
Must be able to work in a results-oriented, fast-paced environment as part of a team.
Must be a self-starter and willing to take the initiative, able and willing to work without direct supervision, and be willing to attend appropriate training sessions.
Must possess ability to analyze complex data and identify problems and propose solutions or alternatives.
Must be able to multi task and work on multiple projects simultaneously.
Must be willing to relocate within the USA.
Must be willing to travel.
Excellent oral and written communication ability required.
Must have exceptional planning skills and the ability to self-manage.
Must possess excellent interpersonal skills.
Must be competent with common software programs (Microsoft Office, Email, etc.).
Must be flexible and willing to work extended hours when necessary.

Must be able to pass a background check including employment history, SSN verification, criminal history, etc.
Must be able to pass a physical exam and drug test (hair-based).
Must have a valid driver's license for the type of vehicle required for the position and be able to meet commercial driver qualification requirements, including be at least 21 years of age.

 

To Apply: 

It is required that you go to campus.goodyear.com to create your candidate profile in order to be eligible for this position.  A separate profile must be created for each position applied.  Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. Goodyear is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 63,000 people and manufactures its products in 46 facilities in 21 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to www.goodyear.com/corporate

 


Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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