HERC Rentals Sales and Operations Trainee in Louisiana

Herc Rentals is a premier full-line equipment-rental company — providing our customers the equipment solutions they need to get their work done safely, confidently and cost effectively, while enabling them to conserve capital for their growth investments.

With over 50 years of equipment-rental expertise, approximately 4,800 employees with approximately 275 company operated locations, principally in North America. Herc Rentals is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation; industrial & manufacturing; oil & gas; government & municipalities; construction, mining, & energy; remediation & restoration; emergency response; facilities; MRO; entertainment; and ground care.

We aspire to be the supplier, employer and investment of choice in our industry, with core values that promote a culture built on integrity, respect, teamwork, and accountability.

Short Description

The Sales & Operations Trainee position is designed to develop the candidate’s knowledge and ability to identify and resolve our customers’ needs, coordinate the activities of all personnel within the branch, maintain competitive data, maintain inventory control and provide the reporting and tracking of all daily business activities. This is an excellent opportunity for motivated self-starters who want to enhance their skills with a company whose reputation speaks for itself.

Responsibilites

  • Answer customer inquiries and resolve their issues/concerns

  • Schedule delivery and pick up of equipment

  • Maximize/generate additional sales revenue through superior customer service on all existing orders

  • Finalize sales from all inbound inquiries and successful outbound telemarketing

  • Provide customers with expert advice on the selection, operation and maintenance of all the various types of equipment

  • Generate, process, analyze and review the daily business reports

  • Support all team members

Requirements

Professional Experience

Educational Background

Bachelor's degree preferred

Conditions of Employment

Valid driver’s license

1 to 2 years of previous inside or business-to-business sales experience within the industrial, equipment rental or construction sectors

Retail sales background within the home improvement, light industrial or telecommunications markets are preferred

Skills

  • Ability to drive/operate multiple types of vehicles and equipment

  • Ability to engage in natural verbal interaction with customers

  • Able to walk into unfamiliar environments and adjust rapidly to the setting

  • Attention to detail

  • Customer service focused

  • Multi-task on multiple assignments within a fast-paced environment

  • Solid and proven computer skill set (knowledge of MS Office is preferred)

If you are looking for an exciting and rewarding career with a growth-oriented company, Herc Rentals is the right place for you! As an industry leader, we offer the opportunity for training, development, and advancement. In addition, we offer highly competitive compensation and benefits package, including a generous vacation program. Apply today to be part of a team built for success!

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christopher.wesselhoft@hercrentals.com