Eastern Industrial Supplies, Inc.
  • 07-Feb-2018 to 08-May-2018 (EST)
  • Greenville, SC, USA
  • Seasonal

Summary: The goal of the sales summer internship program is to give college sophomores, juniors, and seniors the opportunity to be introduced to the Industrial Distribution Industry (includes Pipes/Valves/Fittings, Fastener/Gaskets, and Plumbing). Interns will gain valuable experience with product and sales, with the possibility of future employment as a Sales Trainee at one of Eastern's branch locations following the intern's graduation.  

Please reference Sales Trainee Job Description for additional information regarding this position.  Below is a tentative summer internship schedule.

When:  Summer (May – August)

Where:  Any Branch needing potential Inside Sales or Outside Sales in the foreseeable future

***Paid Internship

Internship Summer Schedule:

Week 1

-         Onboard: Training (picker, workplace safety)

-         Read the book "Ethics 101" and/or possibly others

-         Tour of Warehouse – explanation of products

-         Small portion of Eclipse training

Weeks 2 & 3

-         Receiving

  • UPS
  • Receiving orders
  • Putting away materials

Weeks 4 & 5

-         Shipping

  • Pulling orders
  • Double counting/checking (ideal for learning product)
  • Pulling transfers
  • Shadowing

Week 6

-         Fab Shop, if applicable (3 Days)

-         Ride with Driver (1-2 days)

-         Any other Warehouse needs

Weeks 7 & 8

-         Shadow Inside Sales

-         Shadow Outside Sales

Weeks 9 & 10 (Most Essential Time)

-         Shadow Counter (2 weeks – learning product application and customer base)

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