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Store Sales Associate (Part-Time)

Store Sales Associate (Part-Time)

Job Description

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 2013 were $15.1 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.

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In this part time retail sales role you will be the face of PPG providing exceptional customer service to new and existing paint contractors and customers. As part of a fast-paced, dynamic store sales team, you will develop relationships with our customers ensuring that each customer's needs are met in a quick and efficient manner.

Our part time Store Sales Associates are responsible for providing exceptional customer service by developing relationships with our regular paint contractors and new customers by offering timely and friendly customer service.

Additional responsibilities of the role include:

  • Processing cash and credit transactions through Point of Sale (POS) terminal
  • Tinting paint, matching paint and stain colors and making product recommendations to customers; this requires lifting, moving and stocking one and five gallon paint buckets
  • Promoting sundry item to compliment paint products
  • Occasionally may be called on to deliver product to a customer
  • Maintaining an understanding of local market, operations based selling and customer base
  • Maintaining a neat and orderly store, keeping interior and exterior functional, safe and attractive
  • Abiding by all company policies and procedures and maintaining safe and ethical working environment

Job Requirements

Successful candidates will attend to details while handling multiple priorities in a retail sales environment.

Additional requirements of the part time 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
  • Ability to work part time 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 applications

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 part time, retail sales associates a competitive salary, 401(k) retirement plan, and life insurance.

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.

To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity please see attached links:

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Part-Time
Job Type Retail, Sales, Customer Service
Education High School
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others No
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 1400005795
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Store Sales Associate (Part-Time)

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