Full Job Description
Kimball Midwest, a national distributor of maintenance, repair and operation products, is searching for a Manager in Training for our Columbus, OH location. We are looking for driven, hardworking, motivated, and customer focused individuals who are willing to learn and grow with Kimball Midwest.
During the Manager in Training program you will spend time in four different departments in the Company. Some of the departments you could rotate through are Accounting, Marketing, Human Resources, Purchasing, Operations, Customer Service, Sales, etc. – each for a six month rotation. We work with you to determine your four departments based on your career interests and the needs of the Company. During each rotation you will spend time learning a specific position in the department, working with the manager on process improvement initiatives, and spend time cross-training within the department. You will have the opportunity to get involved with MIT group process improvement projects and attend manager development training.
As a Kimball Midwest employee, you will experience why we have been listed as one of the Top Workplaces in Columbus 7 years in a row! Having grown from $1 million in sales in 1983 to over $240 million today, we are the fastest growing national distributor of MRO parts to the Industrial/Government/Heavy Equipment/Fleet/Auto repair markets. Throughout all of our growth we have kept the family owned and operated culture alive. We celebrate success as a corporate family with frequent company cookouts, keep things informal with business casual attire and dress down Fridays, and acknowledge individual accomplishments through our employee of the month programs. At Kimball Midwest, you are a name and not a number and we pride ourselves on our unique culture.
Our Ideal Candidate:
Has a BA/BS degree in marketing, business administration or other related area from an accredited university
Possesses strong leadership skills and someone who is highly ambitious and motivated
Shows evidence of leadership activities that could include professional organizations, volunteer experience, internships, special honors or achievements
Has strong computer literacy, including Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Access), desktop publishing and data processing applications
Can effectively communicate with internal and external customers
Has the ability to perform several tasks simultaneously, has a strong attention to detail and has strong organization skills
We offer a benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance, company sponsored life, optional life and disability insurance, Health Savings Accounts and Flexible Spending Accounts, a 401(k) and Profit Sharing Plan, Tuition Assistance, Paid Time Off (PTO), a business casual dress code and paid holidays.
Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets