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Ferguson Enterprises, LLC. Outside Sales Training Program in Clive, Iowa

Job Description:

The Opportunity

Ferguson is looking to train our future leaders from the ground-up, starting in our entry-level Outside Sales Training Program on August 1, 2022.

How We Train You

Invest in your personal career development in our full-time, paid Outside Sales Training Program. For a period of 4 months, our dedicated trainers and leadership team will guide you in a series of hybrid-style training (1-on-1, virtual, and hands-on). Training will focus on sales process, product knowledge and related topics, aligning to our Facilities Supply business. Additionally, as part of the training period, you may spend up to 3 weeks in the Newport News, VA area where you will have the opportunity to train within our National Sales Center, tour Ferguson Headquarters and network with business leaders.

What Happens after Training

Upon successful completion of the training period, you will work within your assigned territory as an Outside Sales Representative. As an Outside Sales Representative, focus will be on business development to include cold-calling and prospecting. You will be prepared to meet sales goals by performing multiple sales functions and developing and maintaining customer relationships. This position is commission-eligible combined with a base salary.

What it Takes to Succeed

  • A desire to learn with an aim to succeed

  • Self-motivated with robust organizational skills

  • An understanding of the value of a long-lasting relationship, delivering to both the business and our customers

  • Passion for teamwork and interest in our community investment An interest in building a relationship-based client list in our growing Facilities Supply business

Minimum Qualifications

If you have a bachelor's degree or 4 + years of military experience, apply today!

Company Benefits and Associate Programs

  • Competitive salary with bonus plan

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage

  • Additional benefit offerings such as 401K, paid time off, stock option plan, discounts, health & financial wellness and more

  • Associate-led Business Resource Groups

  • Ferguson Cares, partnering with nonprofit organizations


The Company is an equal opportunity employer as well as a government contractor that shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a), which prohibits discrimination against qualified protected Veterans and the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(A), which prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability.

Ferguson Enterprises, LLC. is an equal employment employer F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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At Ferguson, we offer you more than a job. We offer you a career. A fundamental part of our corporate culture is promoting associates from within. We emphasize the idea that those who succeed should be rewarded. We believe in investing time and extensive training in our employees to ensure our associates perform to the best of their abilities. Most of our leaders and executives started in our entry-level training program ( with Ferguson, which supports our belief that in-depth knowledge of a company or industry can lead to tremendous personal growth.

Ferguson is a top-rated national wholesale supplier of commercial and residential plumbing supplies. However, our expertise goes far beyond the plumbing industry. We're a diverse distributor with business in multiple industries including waterworks, fire and fabrication, HVAC/R and more. Our customer-first approach has contributed to our growth from a local distributor to a national company with nearly $17-billion in annual sales. With more than 27,000 associates at over 1,400 locations, we take pride in providing world-class products and services to our customers.