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Business Unit Carrier Job ID 30076835 City Lancashire State Lancashire Country United Kingdom


United Kingdom


Carrier Rentals Wigan (& Wellpointing), Unit 8 Cricket Street Business Park, Off Prescott Street, Wigan, Lancashire, WN6 7TP, UK

We are currently looking for a Sales Apprentice to join our team based in Wigan for the SLD Pumps & Power part of Carrier’s business.

As an Apprentice Sales Executive, you will be fully supported in undertaking a range of on the job and classroom based learning to become a Level 4 qualified Sales Executive.

Carrier will provide you with a solid foundation for a rewarding and lasting career. We believe that everyone working here has the potential to progress and you will be supported by our big commitment to your ongoing training and further development. Once you have qualified, you will be able to apply for a variety of roles within the Carrier Corporation.

What do we offer?

  • Excellent Apprenticeship salary and benefits
  • A range of fully funded study options once you complete your Apprenticeship. This means you can choose the path that’s right for you, whether that’s further vocational training or academic degrees
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Weekly day release to a local college
  • Benefits Central Platform hosting employee reward and recognition initiatives and health and wellbeing resources
  • Bravo Awards which recognise outstanding contributions from all employees and encourage excellence

What will you be doing?

  • Assist in preparing customer RFI’s (requests for information) & PQQ’s (Pre-qualified questionnaires)
  • Assist in preparing customer quotations and tenders
  • Carry out lead generation such as cold calling
  • Conduct research for potential prospects, making follow up calls to customers
  • Attend customer sales visits with other members of the sales team

What are we looking for?

  • 3 GCSE’s or equivalent at grade C / grade 4 and above, including Maths and English
  • Ideally hold a level 3 qualification
  • An enthusiastic candidate who is a good communicator, excellent team player and has initiative
  • Someone who is highly organised with good time management
  • Computer literate
  • A willingness to attend college on a weekly basis, as agreed with your line manager and training provider
  • Ideally experience within an office/sales environment as well as a keen interest in sales

About us:

The Carrier Apprenticeship Scheme is designed to provide committed individuals with the opportunity to develop their career with an industry leading, global organisation.

Creating solutions for people and our planet, our company values are our absolutes - RESPECT, INTEGRITY, INCLUSION, INNOVATION & EXCELLENCE. We work and win together, while never compromising our values.

SLD Pumps & Power (a Carrier company) is one of the UK's leading suppliers of pumps and generator rental equipment. We work closely with our customers to deliver turnkey rental solutions to suit their individual needs. From initial enquiry right through to delivery and installation, we offer a bespoke and fully comprehensive service and our customers and employees are central to everything we do.  Across both pump and power solutions, SLD Pumps & Power can supply the right equipment and the right service both at the right time.

Carrier is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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