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Sales Associate (Leadership Development)

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Ideal Industries, Inc.
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Sycamore, IL 60178
Job Description

Ideal Industries, Inc.

Sales Associate (Leadership Development)


Job ID: 2019-2346

Type: Regular Full-Time

  1. of Openings: 1

South Prairie Manufacturing


IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. is a global enterprise with companies serving technicians and workers across a wide range of industries, from electrical to construction to aerospace to automotive. Our products have been instrumental in helping mankind reach from the South Pole to the Moon, and are paving new paths for the future.
IDEAL is a global, growing multi-national corporation creating some of the world’s most innovative technology, yet at our heart, we are a family business. This unique balance makes us unlike any other company. It gives us the patience to let industry-transforming innovations come to fruition. And the ability to invest in our communities, bringing jobs and capital to the places we live.
The Sales Associate will join IDEAL as a participant in the Sales Leadership Development Program (SLDP); where this person will be placed into a 12 month rotational training program (rotating between the corporate offices in Sycamore, IL and the field) to eventually manage an entire sales territory for IDEAL following completion of the SLDP.


About IDEAL Sales Leadership Development Program:
The IDEAL Sales Leadership Development Program (SLDP) is a program designed to develop future leaders within the Sales organization.
The SLDP builds talent through a combination three 6 month rotational job assignments, ongoing mentorship and formal training. The rotational job assignments span across different aspects of the IDEAL business with a focus on building key functional and leadership skills, as well as adding immediate value to the business by working with Sales Leaders in the field.
Upon completion of the program, this individual will assume positions throughout the Sales organization.
Program Features

  • Rotational assignments, including, but not limited to: customer service, marketing, product management, sales operations and field sales.
  • Participation in IDEAL’s key leader development training program
  • Sales training curriculum
  • Mentorship
  • Career development



  • Recent or upcoming (May 2020) graduate with a bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Must be willing and able to relocate for a later job assignment at conclusion of the training program to one of the IDEAL market territories.
  • Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Completion of an internship and/or demonstrated leadership in a significant college assignment/project/student organization
  • Must be willing and able to work at IDEAL INDUSTRIES Corporate Offices in Sycamore, IL. during rotations for the Sales Leadership Development Program
  • Demonstrated learning agility, drive for results, initiative, leadership ability, problem solving and interpersonal communication skills
    IDEAL INDUSTRIES is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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