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Consolidated Electrical Distributors Management Trainee – Non Exempt-DIV in Wichita, Kansas


Job title: Management Trainee – Non Exempt-DIV

Job ID: 202494440002

Department: Wichita - RES

Location: KS-Wichita



CED’s Management Training program is tailored to sales-minded candidates seeking management positions in an evolving industry. CED is a privately held company with more than 750 locations. Management Trainees are taught every aspect of CED’s business in order to run their own multi-million-dollar location upon completion of the training.

On-the-job training lasts for 2-3 years and includes rotations in warehouse, counter sales, accounts payable, accounts receivable, financial statements, purchasing, account management, project management, inventory management and business development. Throughout the program, trainees attend multiple sessions focused on electrical products, sales, and management.

While the position provides real on-the-job training, there is also online training related to electrical systems, sales, and management. No prior industry experience is necessary: we give you the tools needed to be successful with CED. The ideal candidate possesses outstanding communication skills, is geographically flexible, and thrives in a fast-paced, multi-faceted industry.

Reports to: Training Manager

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Bachelor’s Degree - will consider related experience in lieu of degree

  • Current, valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record

  • Authorization to work in the United States (without requiring work authorization sponsorship by CED now or in the future)

  • Ability and willingness to relocate during and upon completion of the program

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Sales or customer service experience


  • Leadership Skills

  • Self-Motivated

  • Competitive

  • Team Oriented

  • Entrepreneurial Spirit

  • Exceptional Interpersonal & Communication Skills

  • Effective Problem-Solving Skills

Working Conditions:

  • Conditions vary based on the trainee’s current segment of the training and will include warehouse, office, and external environments.

  • During some segments, activities will include lifting, sorting, standing, and possible extreme heat/cold conditions.

  • Office segments may include sitting for extended periods.

  • Various segments will include some travel – both by car and by air.

Supervisory Responsibilities: No

Essential Job Functions:

  • Learning all aspects of the CED business

  • Attending classes in various locations

  • Communicating – both written and spoken – in English.

CED is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Disability | Veteran

Other Compensation:

The following additional compensation may be applicable for this position:

  • Bonus

  • Profit Sharing


Benefits available for this position are:

  • Insurance - Medical, Dental, Vision Care for full-time positions

  • Insurance - Medical only for part-time positions, 30+ hours/week

  • Disability Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • 401(k)

  • Paid Sick Leave

  • Paid Holidays

  • Paid Vacation

  • Paid Parental Leave