Successful candidates of this entry level Retail Sales Associate role have high energy, be able to work in a fast-paced retail environment with the ability to learn quickly. Someone with a customer-centric attitude, and enjoys interacting with all types of personalities would be a good fit for this role.
Additional requirements of the entry level role include:
• High School Diploma or GED, some college credit, preferred
• 1 to 2 years of retail sales experience
• Working knowledge of store operations
• Broad knowledge of the application and use of paint and sundries
• Bilingual skills (English and Spanish) preferred
• Ability to work flexible retail hours with varied shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Valid Driver’s license
• Ability to lift up to 80 lbs. infrequently and 40 – 60 pounds routinely
• Proficient with Microsoft Office and internet applicationsRetail Sales Associate – Entry Level Benefits
At PPG, we are committed to providing a fulfilling workplace for our employees, creating an environment for continuous learning and embracing the ideas and diversity of others. We offer our entry level sales associates a competitive salary, 401(k) retirement plan, and life insurance. Retail Sales Associate – Entry Level Company Overview
PPG Industries’ vision is to continue to be the world’s leading coatings and specialty products company. Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company. Founded in 1883, PPG has global headquarters in Pittsburgh and operates in nearly 70 countries around the world. Sales in 2012 were $15.2 billion.
Within our Architectural Coatings business, we produce paints, stains, and specialty coatings under the PPG Pittsburgh® Paints, PPG Olympic® Paints and Stains, and PPG Porter® Paints brands, and service the North American coatings industry across three channels.
PPG has recently completed the acquisition of the AkzoNobel North American Architectural Coatings business. This acquisition provides our newly combined Trade organization a tremendous platform for profitable growth. This acquisition enables us to now operate in 800+ retail stores, sell through over 4,000 dealer stores and supply product to large home improvement retailers, such as Lowe's and Home Depot. This acquisition also brings a portfolio of well established brands to PPG such as Glidden, Glidden Professional, Ralph Lauren Paint, Devoe Coatings and Martha Stewart Living paints; Flood, Sikkens and Synteko woodcare products; plus Liquid Nails adhesives and caulks.
For more information visit our website at www.ppgac.com/careers
Candidates must be authorized to work permanently in the United States.
We would like to thank candidates who submit their interest for this position. Due to the volume of resumes that we receive, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
PPG prides itself on the quality of its employees and as such, candidates who receive a job offer will be required to successfully pass a hair drug/toxins test and a background check.
PPG Industries, Inc. offers an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. PPG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.