Southwest Region Commercial & Industrial Sales Trainee

Shelton, Connecticut
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Hubbell Incorporated
Manufacturing & operations
10,001+ employees
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Short Description

Candidate should live in the TX/ Preferably Dallas

Trainee will spend 1 year in Manchester, New Hampshire

Burndy Sales Trainee

Job Overview

Complete a comprehensive training program to prepare for placement into an outside sales position (Territory Manager) for one of HES’s brands. Learn the functions, features and benefits of the product portfolios for multiple brands within HES. Demonstrate the ability to articulate these aspects of Hubbell products and programs to our distributors, end users, and specifying influences. Develop an understanding of the company, its policies and practices and its markets, as well as a working knowledge of the Customer Service, Product Marketing, Technical Support and Pricing departments.

SW-TX Preferred

A Day In The Life

  • For the first 9 months to 1 year (depending on the organizational needs and candidate readiness), the sales trainee will be responsible for attending product / program training classes conducted by Product Managers and Sales Managers per the Training Schedule. At the completion of each module, the sales trainee will conduct a product presentation or mock sales call to demonstrate their understanding of the training material. Product Marketing, Sales, Customer Service management and their mentor will provide immediate feedback at the end of each presentation.
  • While not in product training, the sales trainee will work within an assigned department in the company.
  • When not in operation training, the trainees will shadow their district manager, local territory manager or business development manager to gain real world sales experience.
  • Once the sales trainee has completed the training program, a review will be conducted to assess the candidate’s readiness and fit for a Territory Management position. If the trainee is determined to be ready for a Territory Management position, they will interview with sales management as positions become available.

What will help you thrive in this role?

  • Four-year college degree required.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Mechanical and electrical aptitude required.
  • Sales or customer service experience a plus.
  • The candidate must have an outgoing sales personality, excellent communication and organizational skills, a strong technical aptitude and demonstrate leadership skills.
  • The candidate should show proficiency and confidence in both speech and demeanor.


Hubbell Incorporated

Hubbell creates critical infrastructure solutions that power our customers, communities, people and the planet. Our company is strategically aligned around enabling grid modernization and electrification. As more products plug in to an aging grid, Hubbell solutions enable the transition to a more reliable, resilient and efficient energy infrastructure. Founded in 1888 our innovation has made us a leading global manufacturer of high quality electrical and utility solutions enabling customers to operate critical infrastructure reliably and efficiently.

The company operates in two segments. Hubbell Utility Solutions (HUS) enable the grid to conduct, communicate and control energy across utility applications and Hubbell Electrical Solutions (HES) are essential to managing power across a wide range of industries and applications. Our vertical market solutions can be applied to markets including Data Centers, Renewables, Commercial Buildings, Industrial, Telecom and Transportation. Supporting both of our business segments is our corporate and Hubbell Unified Business Solutions teams that provide consistent process, tools technologies across our businesses.

We are committed to operating sustainably and ethically while promoting an inclusive and supportive culture for our people to grow and develop in their careers. Our employees proudly work and serve our communities from our headquarters in Shelton, CT, across the United States and around the globe.

Hubbell Electrical Solutions

Hubbell Electrical Solutions (HES) are essential to managing power across a wide range of industries and applications. HES provides the critical components that allow operators of buildings, factories and other industrial infrastructure to connect, protect, wire and manage power.

Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.