LafargeHolcim is a world leader in building materials with a combined organization of 115,000 employees spanning across 90 countries. With the most innovative cement, concrete, and aggregates solutions, strong R&D and a commitment to health, safety, and sustainability. LafargeHolcim has the building solutions to meet customers’ needs and design challenges. We are committed to drive sustainable solutions for better building and infrastructure, while contributing to a higher quality of life. Our customers rely on us to help them design and build better communities with innovative solutions that deliver structural integrity and eco-efficiency.
What we are looking for:
We are seeking the best and brightest students for our upcoming May 2017 Summer Internship with our Sales Department. This internship provides an opportunity for students to apply their Sales skills and gain hands-on work experience. As a Sales Intern you will be exposed to all aspects of the cement industry as they pertain to the delivery of quality products to our end customers. During the internship, the student will be a fully functioning team member within the Sales Department for LafargeHolcim (US) Inc.
Handle assigned projects from Area Sales Manager
Identify opportunities to cross sell / up sell to other products
Research market trends and competitive advantages
Partner with Market Manager to carry out assigned field sales duties
Developing and implementing sales strategies and solutions
Attending sales calls with Market Managers
Strong analytical skills
Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills
Proficiency in Word, Excel, and Access; good computer skills
Interest in a sales career in a global corporation
Custumer focus and relationship building
Ability to balance multiple projects with specific deadlines.
Candidates must be geographically flexible
Proficient presentation skills
Currently enrolled in a B.S or B.A undergraduate program, Junior or Senior preferred
Course work in Business, Engineering, Marketing, or Communications desirable
GPA: 3.0 or higher
Previous relevant internships/co-ops in a similar industry
No housing assistance provided for this position
Must be eligible to work in the U.S on a permanent basis
Benefits of a LafargeHolcim internship:
Experience business-2-business sales environment in the Cement industry
Work in a positive, well-balanced environment
Learn about the industry from all levels of LafargeHolcim management
Potential opportunity, upon graduation, for full-time employment with a successful, fast-growing company!
Lafarge North America Inc., Holcim (US) Inc., and Aggregate Industries Management, Inc., and their affiliates, are Equal Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. We embrace diversity in our people, products and ideas. While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
LafargeHolcim was created in 2015 following the merger of Lafarge and Holcim. Combined, we have over 180 years of experience. We are the world leader in building materials, with leadership positions in all our businesses: cement; aggregates; ready-mix concrete. We deliver innovative solutions for our clients’ projects, in infrastructure, building and retail. We are driven by the needs of customers, from the individual homebuilder to the largest, most complex infrastructure project.