Plumbing Distributors, Inc.

  • Corporate Trainee

    Job Locations US-GA-Lawrenceville
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(4/5/2018 11:44 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Supply Chain
  • Overview

    The Corporate Trainee is required to complete a minimum 10-18 months training program (minimum 1440 hours).


    This program is designed for new hires 


     The goal of the training program is to gain an understanding of how the compamy operates as a whole.  Throughout the program time will be spent developing professional skills in sales, management, customer service,purchasing, operations, and more.  Upon sucessful completion of the Corporate Training Program a full time position will be obtained in one of PDI's departments.


    • Must attend all training sessions during the initial 9 month training period at various PDI and offsite locations. With an additional period of 6 months to 1 year in a specialized area; dependent on progress and experience and decided career path.
    • Must be able to work at any PDI location for any period of time as assigned.
    • Must be willing to move within 45 miles of any branch if you are assigned as a manager or assistant manager for that location. Must be flexible to live anywhere within the SE.
    • Complete all assigned training successfully and in a timely manner.
    • Gain product knowledge about all products PDI carries and sells.
    • Learn to provide superior customer service to internal and external customers.
    • Learn to effectively communicate with different departments and all levels of management.
    • Be able to navigate and use computer systems PDI employs (Mincron, ADP, etc.)
    • Gather critical job specific knowledge from different employees in different departments.
    • Gain and provide feedback from Training Coordinator at regular reviews.
    • Spend time in Receiving, Shipping, Purchasing, Sales, Showrooms, Accounting, and any other departments deemed necessary for complete training.
    • Participates as a team player within the organization, focusing on the overall company profitability and customer satisfaction.
    • Addresses customer and employee satisfaction issues promptly.
    • Understands and follows all company standard operating procedures and company policies.



    College degree required.(prefer 3.0 GPA).  Strong people skills; Strong Customer Service and Excellent problem solving skills required. Proficient in Computers (Word, Excel). Wholesale distribution or retail sales experience preferred but not required. Strong written and verbal communication skills.


    PDI hires and promotes based on our Core Values.


    PDI Core Values:




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