Great place to work and grow
Area Sales Manager (Former Employee) – Toledo, OH – April 5, 2016
I started with the company as an temp, answering phones for customer service. Was hired permanently in 9 months and worked in customer service for another year. Made a lateral move to Logistics and was a transportation specialist for another year. I then interviewed and was hired as an inside sales rep for the Mechanical and Industrial group. Was promoted to outside rep, or Area Sales Manager in 6 months. Took a while to break out of the call center. Interviewed 6 times, but once I did, great upward mobility. The company treats it's employees with such a high level of respect. Work life balance was fairly decent considering it was an outside role. Have a few complaints, but the positives greatly outweigh them. Middle management turnover seemed high in my sales role as I had 3 bosses in 1 year, but seemed isolated to my region. As a hole, I was in 4 departments in 5 years and had 11 supervisors. Interview process was sometimes long and drawn out. Seemed sometimes this was for the benefit of management and hr training, which is understandable, and may be complace in large corporations for all I know. I am really reaching for negatives though, since overall it was largely a positive experience.
Fair pay, great benefits, 401k, incentive program, decent work life balance for outside sales, great health center and fitness program
Interview process, middle management turnover