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At NWS your future and career is first priority to us. We offer many career opportunities to fit your skill sets and will provide you the training for future growth. Please feel free to contact our Human Resources Department directly for more information:

Warehouse Associate

Houston, TX
Posted: September 27, 2022

Job Summary

Warehouse Associate personnel are responsible for putting away material, pulling material for orders, unloading material off vendor trucks, packing material in boxes and on pallets, loading trucks, and assisting customers.  They always work safely and are friendly to all internal and external customers.  Focus is on efficient and safe operations, while cultivating customer relationships and exceeding customer expectations of prompt service.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

  • Unload vendor shipments using hand trucks, forklifts, or other material handling equipment. Operating safely and within compliance of all NWS rules, applicable laws, and state and federal regulations.
  • Checking-in material from vendors quickly, accurately, and efficiently. Verifying counts are correct and placing items in proper bin locations within our warehouses.
  • Utilizing pick tickets to pull customer orders quickly, accurately, and efficiently. Making sure counts are correct and material is suitable for shipment to customer.
  • Safely package and bundle loads for transport. Packages and items may be loaded into boxes, onto pallets, or other material handling and storing devices.  Use care when loading products to make sure boxes are labeled properly and items are in the correct boxes.
  • Work with internal and external customers to quickly resolve any customer service issues including quantity or item discrepancies.
  • Provide and maintain a high level of customer service to both internal and external customers. Build and maintain a positive working relationship with customers, vendors, and co-workers.
  • Maintain warehouse cleanliness, material locations, and safety standards. Remove empty cartons, broken pallets, wood and metal pieces, and any other debris that does not belong in the warehouse or on the property.
  • Perform other reasonably related duties and tasks as required by Management.

Work Environment

  • This role requires intermittent periods during which continuous physical exertion is required, such as walking, standing, stooping, climbing, lifting, and maneuvering material or equipment which may be heavy (50+ pounds).
  • Typically, in a comfortable environment, but with regular exposure to a warehouse environment with factors such as temperature extremes, moving machinery, loud noise, and fumes. Often exposure to outdoor weather and with no climate control within the warehouse.  The company may stock and sell hazardous materials such as pvc cement, chemicals, torch gas, solvents, propane gas, etc.  You may be required to handle these materials as part of the role.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2 or more years of experience in a warehouse environment (receiving, material handling, and/or order picking).
  • Must be 18 years old.
  • Able to learn to safely operate a forklift, picker, and other material handling equipment in use in the warehouse.
  • Able to stay calm and function in a stressful, unexpected, or emergency situation.
  • Must possess a High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide using whole numbers and common fractions or decimals.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English. Bi-lingual is a plus.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screening.
  • Must pass pre-employment background screening.
  • Verification of citizenship or work authorization status.
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We’re always accepting applications for all positions for well qualified candidates.

Outside Sales

Houston, TX
Posted: September 27, 2022

Job Summary

Outside Sales Reps develop new customer accounts and work with existing customers to increase sales.  Focus on profitably growing sales to achieve monthly and annual sales goals.  Responsible for prospecting for new accounts while retaining existing accounts and increasing opportunities.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

  • Perform on-site customer visits with new and existing customers.
  • Manage sales volume with existing group of customers and prospects to successfully expand customer base.
  • Maintain existing and build new customer partnerships. Develop and sustain sales relationships with key decision makers and influencers in all levels of an organization.
  • Work with customers, vendors, Credit, and A/R to quickly resolve customer service issues.
  • Able to Identify customer product needs and coordinate quotation and delivery.
  • Return missed calls, voicemails, and emails in a timely fashion.
  • Provide and maintain a high level of customer service to both internal and external customers.
  • Assist customer at the Sales and Will-Call counters.
  • Create sales orders and bids for new business.
  • Address pricing issues and material returns in a timely manner.
  • Work with customers to quickly resolve any customer service issues.
  • Identify customer product needs and coordinate quotation and delivery.
  • Build and maintain a positive working relationship with customers, vendors, and co-workers.
  • Perform other reasonably related duties and tasks as required by Management.

Work Environment

  • This role requires intermittent periods during which continuous physical exertion is required, such as walking, standing, stooping, climbing, lifting, and maneuvering material or equipment which may be heavy (50+ pounds).
  • Typically, in a comfortable environment, but with regular exposure to a warehouse environment with factors such as temperature extremes, moving machinery, loud noise, and fumes. Often exposure to outdoor weather and with no climate control within the warehouse.  The company may stock and sell hazardous materials such as pvc cement, chemicals, torch gas, solvents, propane gas, etc.  You may be required to handle these materials as part of the role.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 or more years of field sales experience in related industrial sales field (Plumbing, HVAC, PVF, Utility Underground, etc.).
  • Local market knowledge with demonstrated sales success.
  • Must be 21 years old.
  • Must possess a High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide using whole numbers and common fractions or decimals.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English. Bi-lingual is a plus.
  • Eclipse ERP Software experience is a plus.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screening.
  • Must pass pre-employment background screening.
  • Verification of citizenship or work authorization status.
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We’re always accepting applications for all positions for well qualified candidates.

Inside Sales

Houston, TX
Posted: September 27, 2022

Job Summary

Inside Sales personnel assist our internal and external customers by providing a high level of customer service in finding solutions to their material needs.  Most customer interactions will be via the telephone and email.  Focus is on cultivating customer relationships while exceeding sales and profit goals.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

  • Answer incoming customer calls. Return missed calls, voicemails, and emails in a timely fashion.
  • Provide and maintain a high level of customer service to both internal and external customers.
  • Assist customer at the Sales and Will-Call counters.
  • Create sales orders and bids for new business.
  • Create accurate purchase orders as needed to fulfill material requests.
  • Address pricing issues and material returns in a timely manner.
  • Support the Outside Sales and Counter Sales teams with all related activities.
  • Pull products from the warehouse to fulfill orders.
  • Work with customers to quickly resolve any customer service issues.
  • Identify customer product needs and coordinate quotation and delivery.
  • Build and maintain a positive working relationship with customers, vendors, and co-workers.
  • Perform other reasonably related duties and tasks as required by Management.

Work Environment

  • This role requires intermittent periods during which continuous physical exertion is required, such as walking, standing, stooping, climbing, lifting, and maneuvering material or equipment which may be heavy (50+ pounds).
  • Typically, in a comfortable environment, but with regular exposure to a warehouse environment with factors such as temperature extremes, moving machinery, loud noise, and fumes. Often exposure to outdoor weather and with no climate control within the warehouse.  The company may stock and sell hazardous materials such as pvc cement, chemicals, torch gas, solvents, propane gas, etc.  You may be required to handle these materials as part of the role.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2 or more years of Inside Sales experience in related industrial sales field (Plumbing, HVAC, PVF, Utility Underground, etc.).
  • Must be 21 years old.
  • Must possess a High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide using whole numbers and common fractions or decimals.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English. Bi-lingual is a plus.
  • Eclipse ERP Software experience is a plus.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screening.
  • Must pass pre-employment background screening.
  • Verification of citizenship or work authorization status.
Apply Now
We’re always accepting applications for all positions for well qualified candidates.

Sales & Leadership Development Program

Multiple Locations
Posted: September 16, 2022

Job Summary

National Wholesale Supply was founded in 2002 and our team is expanding our footprint throughout the South-Central region of the United States.  We are looking for career-minded individuals wanting a long-term opportunity to strive in our growing and profitable wholesale distribution field.  For over two decades National Wholesale Supply has been providing the Plumbing, HVAC, Hot Water, Waterworks, Hospitality, Appliance, and Electrical industries with deep inventory positions to ensure we have what the customer needs, when they want it, and with service that is second to none in our industry.

 

National Wholesale Supply is looking for college graduates to join our Sales & Leadership Development Program (SLDP).  The ideal SLDP candidates are focused on the pursuit of a long-term leadership career in Branch Management, Operations Management, or Outside Sales in a stable and ever-growing industry.  The program is designed to provide a structured learning environment in all aspects of wholesale distribution.  Throughout their journey, SLDP Trainees will develop the necessary skills and acquire trade-specific knowledge to succeed and flourish in this dynamic industry.

 

I am new to the industry…Is this the right role for me?

This entry-level program is designed to prepare SLDP Trainees for opportunities in B2B Sales and Operations Management within a few years.  SLDP’s are stationed at local Branches across the market where they are provided structured hands-on training in each role.  Our goal is to provide the SLDP Trainee with industry knowledge, leadership skills, and the business acumen tools necessary to succeed.  There is no need to have industry experience…you’ll get plenty of hands-on experience in the program!

 

What does the Program Look Like and how will I learn?

National Wholesale Supply is a growing organization with a wide range of experienced employees.  The SLDP is designed to cultivate an environment that allows learning at your pace.  Although there are many challenges in learning something new, the rewards from graduating the program will guide the SLDP Trainee throughout their career.

 

No two SLDP Trainees will have the exact same schedule, but the typical schedule will include 3 to 5 years of extensive, hands-on training.  Time in each specialization will be catered to the individual’s strengths, to their specific needs, and to the needs of the business.  Management is there to guide the trainees progress and coach them at every step along the way.  A typical SLDP Trainees schedule may look as follows:

 

  • Warehouse Operations: 3-6 Months
  • Counter Sales: 12-18 months
  • Inside Sales: 18-24 months
  • Operations Leadership: 6-12 months
  • Graduate the Program!

 

Upon Graduation, the SLDP Trainee will have become a leader within our organization and learned valuable skills and gathered necessary industry knowledge.  They will have determined the path that most suites their personal goals and career aspirations: Branch Management, Operations Management, or Outside Sales!

 

 

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

What are some of the activities I will perform as a SLDP Trainee?

  • Learn best practices in operations, management, inventory control, and purchasing.
  • Set goals with management. Work towards success and mastery at each stage of the program.
  • Increase product and industry knowledge through market research, training sessions, and group interactions.
  • Engage directly with customers at the counter, on the phone, or via the web. Help provide solutions that solve their issues.
  • Engage with our Outside Sales team members to provide daily support to our customers.
  • Engage with our vendor partners. Learn the value they bring to the business.
  • Work within a consignment location to provide customer support and solutions.
  • Perform special projects to improve the Branch and warehouse processes.
  • Lead operations teams to improve metrics and meet stretch goals.
  • Spend time in the field cultivating relationships with the customer base.
  • Aid in the hiring of Branch employees. Help create the culture needed to succeed.
  • Learn company policies, management strategies, and best practices in wholesale distribution.
  • Uncover your own secrets to be the best you can in the Industry! The sky is the limit, and we will not hold you back!

If the Sales & Leadership Development Program sounds like the opportunity you’ve been searching for, then please apply to join our growing SLDP team members.  We are excited about our future and look forward to helping you become the leader you are meant to become.  Our industry is expanding and we need the next generation of Managers to continue to help forge the path ahead!

Work Environment

  • This role requires intermittent periods during which continuous physical exertion is required, such as walking, standing, stooping, climbing, lifting, and maneuvering material or equipment which may be heavy (50+ pounds).
  • Typically, in a comfortable environment, but with regular exposure to a warehouse environment with factors such as temperature extremes, moving machinery, loud noise, and fumes. Often exposure to outdoor weather and with no climate control within the warehouse.  The company may stock and sell hazardous materials such as pvc cement, chemicals, torch gas, solvents, propane gas, etc.  You may be required to handle these materials as part of the role.

Qualifications

What is National Wholesale Looking for?

The qualifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required successfully graduate the program.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Associate's Degree.
  • A solid academic performance record of a 2.5 GPA or higher.
  • Strong leadership skills. The desire to want to help others achieve their goals.
  • Strong presentation skills with the ability to speak effectively with customers or employees.
  • Desire to create a team environment and foster a culture of helping others.
  • Willingness to relocate for advancement opportunities is a plus.
  • Possess a positive attitude and enjoy helping customers.
  • Able to learn to safely operate a forklift, picker, and other material handling equipment.
  • Must be 21 years old and possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English. Bi-lingual is a plus.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screening.
  • Must pass pre-employment background screening.
  • Verification of citizenship or work authorization status.
Apply Now
We’re always accepting applications for all positions for well qualified candidates.

Outside Sales Rep

Durant, OK
Posted: September 16, 2022

Job Summary

Outside Sales Reps develop new customer accounts and work with existing customers to increase sales.  Focus on profitably growing sales to achieve monthly and annual sales goals.  Responsible for prospecting for new accounts while retaining existing accounts and increasing opportunities.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

  • Perform on-site customer visits with new and existing customers.
  • Manage sales volume with existing group of customers and prospects to successfully expand customer base.
  • Maintain existing and build new customer partnerships. Develop and sustain sales relationships with key decision makers and influencers in all levels of an organization.
  • Work with customers, vendors, Credit, and A/R to quickly resolve customer service issues.
  • Able to Identify customer product needs and coordinate quotation and delivery.
  • Return missed calls, voicemails, and emails in a timely fashion.
  • Provide and maintain a high level of customer service to both internal and external customers.
  • Assist customer at the Sales and Will-Call counters.
  • Create sales orders and bids for new business.
  • Address pricing issues and material returns in a timely manner.
  • Work with customers to quickly resolve any customer service issues.
  • Identify customer product needs and coordinate quotation and delivery.
  • Build and maintain a positive working relationship with customers, vendors, and co-workers.
  • Perform other reasonably related duties and tasks as required by Management.

Work Environment

  • This role requires intermittent periods during which continuous physical exertion is required, such as walking, standing, stooping, climbing, lifting, and maneuvering material or equipment which may be heavy (50+ pounds).
  • Typically, in a comfortable environment, but with regular exposure to a warehouse environment with factors such as temperature extremes, moving machinery, loud noise, and fumes. Often exposure to outdoor weather and with no climate control within the warehouse.  The company may stock and sell hazardous materials such as pvc cement, chemicals, torch gas, solvents, propane gas, etc.  You may be required to handle these materials as part of the role.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 or more years of field sales experience in related industrial sales field (Plumbing, HVAC, PVF, Utility Underground, etc.).
  • Local market knowledge with demonstrated sales success.
  • Must be 21 years old.
  • Must possess a High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide using whole numbers and common fractions or decimals.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English. Bi-lingual is a plus.
  • Eclipse ERP Software experience is a plus.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screening.
  • Must pass pre-employment background screening.
  • Verification of citizenship or work authorization status.
Apply Now
We’re always accepting applications for all positions for well qualified candidates.

Delivery Driver

Houston, TX
Posted: September 16, 2022

Job Summary

Delivery Driver personnel are responsible for pulling material, loading trucks, delivering product to customers, and picking up product from vendors.  They always work safely and are friendly to all internal and external customers.  Focus is on efficient and safe operations, while cultivating customer relationships and exceeding customer expectations of prompt delivery.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

  • Drive a National Wholesale Supply (NWS) truck while operating it safely and within compliance of all NWS rules, applicable laws, and state and federal regulations. Driver destinations include customers, vendors, and other NWS locations.
  • Perform a truck pre-check inspection prior to any route deliveries. This should be done multiple times per day depending on how many routes are scheduled.
  • Pull products from the warehouse to fulfill orders.
  • Safely package and bundle loads for transport. Secure the loads to prevent shifting, damage, or falling of any product.  Use proper tie down procedures to prevent movement of packages during the delivery process.  Safely unload product at destinations.
  • Pay proper attention to which items are to be delivered to which locations. Multiple orders will be placed on each truck route.
  • Work with customers to quickly resolve any customer service issues including quantity or item discrepancies.
  • Provide and maintain a high level of customer service to both internal and external customers. Build and maintain a positive working relationship with customers, vendors, and co-workers.
  • Perform other reasonably related duties and tasks as required by Management.

Work Environment

  • This role requires intermittent periods during which continuous physical exertion is required, such as walking, standing, stooping, climbing, lifting, and maneuvering material or equipment which may be heavy (50+ pounds).
  • Typically, in a comfortable environment, but with regular exposure to a warehouse environment with factors such as temperature extremes, moving machinery, loud noise, and fumes. Often exposure to outdoor weather and with no climate control within the warehouse.  The company may stock and sell hazardous materials such as pvc cement, chemicals, torch gas, solvents, propane gas, etc.  You may be required to handle these materials as part of the role.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 or more years of experience in driving a commercial truck (26 foot flatbed/stakebed or equivalent) and making deliveries.
  • Must be 21 years old and possess a valid drivers’ license.
  • Must understand the laws, rules, and regulations governing driving motor vehicles.
  • Able to safely operate any commercial motor vehicle that has a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of up to 26,000 lbs.
  • Able to stay calm and function in a stressful, unexpected, or emergency situation.
  • Must possess a High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide using whole numbers and common fractions or decimals.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English. Bi-lingual is a plus.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screening.
  • Must pass pre-employment background screening.
  • Verification of citizenship or work authorization status.
Apply Now
We’re always accepting applications for all positions for well qualified candidates.