• Management Trainee

    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/21/2018 3:26 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1372
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Locations
    US-MI-Livonia
    Category
    Admin
  • Overview

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    About the Company:
     
    Alta Equipment Company is one of the Great Lakes leading equipment dealers, offering a wide variety of products including gas and electric forklifts, a diverse line of construction equipment and materials handling products. Alta brings 34 years of experience in service efficiency and fleet management to its customer base, providing rapid response and innovative solutions. We are a growing, progressive, multi-location distributor with 22 locations and over 800 employees based in Michigan, Northern Indiana and Illinois. Our core commitment is to provide outstanding service that exceeds our customers’ expectations. Alta’s Guiding Principles are that we Invest in the Best, we have a Passion for Excellence, we promote Mutual Respect, we are One Team, and we develop relationships that create Customers for Life.
     
    We offer an excellent benefit package that includes:
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield health with 3 PPO plans to choose from
    • Delta Dental
    • EyeMed voluntary vision
    • UNUM company paid life, short and long term disability insurances
    • Voluntary life and long term disability buy up
    • Legal and identity theft insurance
    • Flexible and Health Savings Accounts
    • Paid holidays
    • Paid Time Off
    • 401(k) with discretionary match

    Responsibilities

    The successful candidate will be an energetic and ambitious team player who will work with multiple departments. This role will start with an approximate 6 month assignment (other rotations tend to be shorter) working on ISO compliance. Thereafter, the Management Trainee will rotate through some or all of the following departments: Parts, Service, Rental, Marketing, IT, Accounting. The design of our Management Trainee program is to expose the employee to multiple facets of the organization to develop a strong understanding of what each department delivers for the organization.

     
    Desired Skills and Qualifications:
    • Recent college graduate with 4 year degree preferred
    • Professional business experience is highly desired
    • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Must be able to quickly apply training received
    • Technical background with good computer skills
    • Well organized
    • Willingness to learn
    • Desire to succeed
    • Positive, customer focused attitude
    • Computer Skills - Epicor/Silk Systems, Crystal Reports, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
    • Language Skills - Intermediate: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
    • Mathematical Skills - Intermediate: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
    • Reasoning Ability - High: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
    • Consistent, regular, and reliable attendance including being ready for work at the designated start time

    Qualifications

    Physical Demands/Work Environment:
    • Physical/Sensory Functions: Regularly will sit, use hands, talk/hear; Occasionally will stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, taste/smell.
    • Lift and/or Move Functions: Occasionally up to 25 pounds
    • Work Environment: Occasionally will work near moving mechanical parts, exposed to fumes or airborne particles, outdoor weather conditions
    Other Opportunities at Alta:
     
     Please visit our careers page at www.altaequipment.jobs to view other openings that may be of interest to you!
    • Job seekers only
    • Recruiting/staffing firms - please do not contact the company about this posting

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