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Executive Management Trainee

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Executive Management Trainee
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Romulus,  MI
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The ideal EMT candidate

Our Client is truly so much more than just a parts store and they need great talent from many backgrounds, not just automotive to join their team! We are looking for those with a Bachelor’s Degree or higher with a genuine interest in business management and preferably 1 to 2 years of work experience in a related field. 

The EMT Program at a Glance

This is a tremendous opportunity to begin a supportive and structured 18 month career training program that will provide exposure to major parts of our business: Distribution/Inventory, Store Operations, Finance, Human Resources, and Sales. What a great way to learn the business while discovering and designing a career! Graduates from the program typically move into a front line management role in Operations, Sales, or a District. Coaches are assigned to ensure EMT's are involved in all critical aspects of the business.


·         You have or will soon have a Bachelor's Degree

·         Sales experience in a retail OR wholesale environment, desired

·         Passion for delivering customer care

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·         One to three years of work experience

·         Tech savvy; Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite


The Program Is Split Into 3 Phases

The  Executive Management Trainee program is designed to offer high potential future leaders the opportunity to gain exposure to all area of the Automotive Parts business. It is an 18 month program which launches in classes of 10 - 12 trainees two times a year.


Phase I. The Store

·         Store Management

·         Inventory Management

·         Wholesale and Retail Sales

·         Managing People

·         Receiving and Stocking

·         Customer Service

·         Merchandising

·         Financial Management

Phase II. The Distribution Center

·         Sales Functions

·         Stockroom Management

·         Procurement/Supply Chain

·         General Operations

·         Human Resources

·         Customer Management

·         Sales

·         General Management

Phase III. Capstone Project

·         A unique opportunity to use the skills and competencies learned to deliver a business solution to help drive the company’s future growth. This phase includes Project Management Training, focused business acumen and Presentation Skills training.


How We Support You in the EMT Role

While the program is largely designed to be self-managed, EMTs are assigned a coach at their location who is responsible for partnering with them throughout their program. The EMT is provided with a comprehensive list of business processes, experiences and training that the trainee must participate in or have exposure to throughout the course of the 18 months. EMT and Coach establish a monthly plan to ensure that the EMT is involved in all critical aspects of our business, and oftentimes EMTs are pulled into projects and special assignments that inevitably boost their learning. EMTs begin their program in a 3 day session at Headquarters and come back during the program for a full week of Leadership and Headquarter functions training, and their Capstone project launch and report out.

Why this may  be the right place for you:

·         Outstanding health benefits and 401K

·         Stable company. Fortune 200 with a family feel

·         Company Culture that works hard, yet takes care of employees

·         Opportunity for accessing multiple career paths, ongoing development, with support from leaders and your team



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