Management Trainee
Job Details
Full Time
High School
$16.00 - $18.00 Hourly

Position: Management Trainee

Area: Grandview, MO


Position Summary: The Management Training Program is designed to hire individuals seeking a role in management or college graduates looking for a fulfilling career with a growing company in the paint industry. The program aims to train new hires in all aspects of the paint business: operation, management, purchasing, customer service, as well as gaining knowledge of all paint products and protective coatings. The end goal of this program is to have an educated individual familiar with our company and products that can transition into a Management Role (Assistant Store Manager or Store Manager) or possibly in the field as a Sales Representative.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the store manager with achieving sales goals by controlling expenses, determining inventory levels needed, and growing net contribution
  • Establish a strong knowledge of company products
  • Assist the store manager with recruiting, onboarding, and training of staff
  • Open and close the store
  • Assist customers over the phone and in the store with questions and orders regarding architectural, commercial, and industrial paint products and coating materials
  • Prepare orders by mixing/ tinting paint to customers specifications
  • Accurately identify and match paint colors
  • Accurately process cash and credit card transactions while properly maintaining a cash drawer
  • Occasionally make deliveries to customers safely and efficiently using a company vehicle
  • Load and unload the delivery vehicle as needed
  • Provide a high level of customer service, ensuring that customers are satisfied with the products and services
  • Ensure customer issues are quickly and efficiently resolved
  • Miscellaneous tasks around the paint store such as stocking, cleaning, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned by management


Benefits: After a 60-day introductory period: Vacation, Holiday, & Sick Leave, Medical/Dental/Vision plans, Voluntary Life/AD&D Insurance, Short/Long Term disability plans, Voluntary Accident Insurance, and 401(k) investment plan. Eligibility rules do vary.


Compensation is hourly and a typical work week is about 45 hours a week.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Desire to learn our business, grow with the company
  • Excellent customer service skills and positive attitude
  • Punctual
  • Dependable, on time, thorough and organized with your work
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment being a Team Player
  • Ability and desire to lead and develop others
  • Reasoning skills, can think on your feet and problem solve
  • Basic computer, math, and cash handling / cashiering skills
  • Frequently able to stand, walk, bend, kneel, stoop, climb stairs, lift, reach, grip, move product for store or customer needs
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds of product occasionally.
  • Able to and willing to relocate, if necessary
  • Degree preferred (in progress is okay) or previous management experience preferred
  • Commitment to ethical behavior and willingness to adhere to company policies
  • Valid Driver's License and ability to drive company vehicle if needed.

Candidates must be able to pass a background check and a MVR check.


This job requires standing, stooping, kneeling, bending, walking, reaching overhead, gripping, squatting, and carrying the product to and from the delivery and customer vehicles as well as to areas within the store.



Spectrum Paint Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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The story straight from the founders. Spectrum started selling industrial coatings out of a mini storage and now has 76 paint store locations in 8 states selling Benjamin Moore Paints, PPG Paints, Spec-Pro Paints & more. Freedom, Flexibility, Brand Diversity, Problem Solving & Stability equal the "The Spectrum Difference." Independent like YOU.
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