Management Development Program:
The Management Development Program combines responsible and important job assignments with educational training. The Program begins with the Field Analyst role and through job rotation within various segments of the organization provides associates with broad and valuable management experience. Throughout the program, employees will enhance their general management and leadership skills, gain exposure to core operations, interact with executive leaders and receive frequent developmental feedback while establishing a leadership career path. Following this first rotation, Management Development Associates typically transition to a front line supervisory role (e.g. Manufacturing, Customer Service, etc.) before moving into staff or project management positions within other corporate departments or divisions (e.g., Marketing, Operations, Finance, etc).
The Field Analyst position is part of a centralized resource team responsible for providing a variety of services to field sales representatives, sales managers, architects and US & Canadian customers. As the internal liaison for this customer base, the position requires exceptional customer service and strong problem solving skills while ensuring diplomacy and good judgment are a part of every solution.
Examples of a Field Analyst’s daily functions are:
? Assisting in the pricing effort and competitor analysis
? “Internal Internships” – Working on cross-functional
? projects and teams with exposure to upper management
? Identifying areas for process improvement
? Responding to customer information requests
? Developing product knowledge
Qualifications (includes, but are not limited to):
? Bachelor’s degree (minimum) and at least a 3.0 GPA.
? Master’s degree in Business Administration is preferred, but not required.
? Has demonstrated the ability to effectively lead others (e.g. based on prior work experience, extracurricular activities, community programs, athletics, etc).
? Has strong critical-thinking skills, including experience working on complex problems that require quantitative analysis.
? Communicates clearly and persuasively both orally and in written forms.
? 1 – 3 years of leadership experience and has the desire to learn, develop and grow within the company.
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