Management Trainee- February 2023 Cohort

Job Locations US-United States
ID
2022-22861
Category
Management

Overview

At Ferrellgas, our Management Development program will provide you with immediate responsibility where you will identify and apply important business operations and growth strategies. Through curriculum, hands-on training, mentorship, and concentration on skills enhancement, we will give you all the tools to be successful. This position is designed to give you broad experience with our Ferrellgas and Blue Rhino brand, and processes in order to prepare you for front-line management positions within our company.

As a Management Trainee, you will learn the framework of our company’s functions and operations from the top down. You will work alongside our existing management teams to gain valuable experience necessary for future growth and success within the Company. All applicants must be willing to relocate for advancement within the Company.

 The candidate will participate in a virtual, 12-week program where they will be exposed to many areas of the organization. They will receive extensive on the job training within the market and professional developmental training throughout the 12 weeks. The Management Trainee will be required to relocate to the assigned location and after successful completion of the program, the trainee will be placed in either a District Manager, Logistic Supervisor, or Analyst role within that assigned location.

 

This position is responsible for completing all assigned tasks, which may include, performing duties in different departments, gaining knowledge of operations, learning how to handle disputes, attending meetings and workshops, traveling to other business locations, providing support and suggestions for improvement, updating records, and preparing documentation

Graduates of this program can feel confident in defined career trajectory in areas of Logistics and/or Operations with a strong beginning and have the ability to shape their own future through a comprehensive program that allows for exposure to all departments and company leaders. Ferrellgas is a very tenured company, and with our promote-from-within philosophy, you will have plenty of opportunities to advance without ever having to change companies.

 

 Benefits:

  • Medical, dental, and vision plans
  • 401k retirement plan with company match, up to 8%
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Wellness program
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Mentorship & training
  • Career development

 

Responsibilities

  • Learns and gains understanding of all aspects of the business.
  • Develops a clear understanding of cost control and P&L statements.
  • Instills and upholds a customer service culture within the district that fosters retention, relationships, and loyalty; and positions the district for increased growth opportunities.
  • Learns and executes proper sales techniques.
  • Partners with key mentors throughout the program.
  • Develops and executes plans to grow the existing customer base.
  • Participates in meetings, workshops, and other learning opportunities.
  • Participates in company’s strategic planning.
  • Assists managers evaluate performance (e.g. writing reports, analyzing data).
  • Monitors business revenue.
  • Research ways to increase profitability and lower risk.
  • Creates and gives presentations.
  • Observes and learns from experienced staff members.
  • Gains knowledge of company policies, protocols, and processes.
  • Takes detailed notes and collaborates with managers, supervisors, and other senior staff.
  • Completes all assigned tasks and assists with day-to-day operations.
  • Fulfills any requirements and meets goals set out at the start of the traineeship.
  • Follows all company regulations and health and safety codes.
  • Learns about conflict resolution and how to address various situations.
  • Travels to different service locations and participating in daily operations as required.
  • Helps managers complete daily tasks.
  • Understands each department’s processes and goals.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or will obtain a Bachelor’s degree prior to February 2023 in business management, logistics, customer service or related field.
  • Excellent communication skills: written and oral, to influence not only customers and potential customers, but employees as well.
  • Strong leadership, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills.
  • A positive attitude and willingness to learn.
  • A valid driver's license is required.
  • The ability and willingness to relocate.
  • Proficiency in MS Office.
  • Superb attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Must be a Citizen or National of the United States, a lawful, permanent resident, or have authorization to work in the United States
  • Applicants must not now, or any time in the future, require sponsorship for an employment visa.

 

Why work for Ferrellgas? We’re so much more than a company that consistently ranks among the nation’s largest propane retailers. We’re also a company that strives to provide the very best propane service in each of the hundreds of communities we serve across the United States. For more information about the company culture, visit our Life at Ferrellgas page. And, if you’re interested in being a part of a winning company, join the Ferrellgas team today!

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