Would You Like a Headstart on your POOLCORP Career?
POOLCORP offers distribution internships in the spring, summer and fall. The program is designed to orient the intern to the various positions at our sales centers including Sales Center Manager, Operations Manager and Business Development Representative (sales) positions. Interns follow a progressive plan and are mentored by the sales center manager.
Areas to gain experience:
INVENTORY & OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT – Learn to use our Prelude inventory system, Radio Frequency guns, bin location strategies and procedures, and ship and receive product. Interns will assist pulling orders from the warehouse and transfer items between sales centers locations and deliver product to customers. Looks up parts and products in POOLCORP and manufacturer's catalogs and learns how to order products from manufacturers. Interns will also perform cycle counts, compare to numbers in computer and enter inventory data into computer.
INSIDE/OUTSIDE SALES – Learn what is required to provide exceptional customer service to assist in serving customers at the sales counter. Become familiar with our customers and learn to identify and acknowledge their needs. Follows up with customers on the status of their orders. Practice cold-calling customers and participate in sales ride-a-longs.
FINANCIAL – Assist with accounts receivable and accounts payable duties. Review sales center P&L with sales center manager.