Sales Development Program at thyssenkrupp Elevator Corp in Chicago, Illinois

Posted in General Business 28 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

The first 3 letters in workplace safety are Y-O-U!

thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is currently seeking an individual to join us in our Sales Development Program in Chicago, IL. The Sales Development Program will coach individuals to advance into sales and leadership positions to effectively manage our business and interact with internal and external customers, all within a safe environment.

Program Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree

  • Successful completion of 2 phases of training

  • Be open to relocation based on company needs after successful completion of the program, with expenses paid

Phase I - Field Sales Training


  • Gain an understanding of the company's safety culture and policies by participating in the orientation class and safety training

  • Gain an understanding and experience of operations including new installation, modernization, repair and service of elevator

  • Complete online training modules and attend training events to gain a better understanding of the company and its products and services

  • Develop and deliver weekly presentations as well as a final presentation at the end of phase one training

Phase II - Office Sales Training


  • Participate in a number of activities associated with elevator sales, including New Installation Sales, Modernization Sales, Service Sales and Repair Sales

  • Shadow sales representatives in all lines of business to gain an understanding of the area business markets

  • Complete online training modules and attend training events to gain a better understanding of the company and its products and services

  • Gain a strong understanding of thyssenkrupp Elevator, it's mission and objectives, customer focus, safety, ethical standards, and compliance


  • Bachelor's Degree required

  • Strong computer skills and math aptitude

  • Technical aptitude to learn new software (Oracle, SAP, or other ERP systems)

  • Strong organizational, written and oral communications skills

  • This position requires up to 15% travel

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

thyssenkrupp Elevator Corp. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, genetics, disability, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected characteristic required by applicable law.

Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation in connection with the application process are encouraged to contact us directly at 1-844-427-5461.We strive to make cities the best ever places to live, by advancing an industry that moves over 1 billion people each day. We are transforming our business by driving the industry norm and challenging ourselves, fostering a culture of internal and external collaboration, and building on our unique engineering capabilities to optimize existing and create new products and solutions for our customers that cater to real mobility needs. thyssenkrupp Elevator brings together the Group's global activities in passenger transportation systems. With sales of 7.7 billion euros in fiscal 2016/2017 and customers in 150 countries, thyssenkrupp Elevator built its position as one of the world's leading elevator companies from scratch in a mere 40 years' time applying thyssenkrupp unique engineering capabilities. With more than 50,000 highly skilled employees, the company offers smart and innovative products and services designed to meet customers' individual requirements. The portfolio includes passenger and freight elevators, escalators and moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, stair and platform lifts as well as tailored service solutions for all products. Over 1000 locations around the world provide an extensive sales and service network to guarantee closeness to customers.

thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is the largest producer of elevators in the Americas, with more than 15,500 employees, in over 230 branch and service locations. thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas oversees all business for the operations in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. It is a subsidiary of thyssenkrupp Elevator AG.

Safety is a core value of our business and our commitment to YOU! It is woven into our culture each and every day.Business Area Elevator Technology

thyssenkrupp Elevator brings together the Group's global activities in passenger transportation systems. With customers in 150 countries, thyssenkrupp Elevator built its position as one of the world's leading elevator companies from scratch in a mere 40 years' time applying thyssenkrupp unique engineering capabilities.At thyssenkrupp we have more than 161,000 employees in 78 countries and annual sales of almost €43 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world - but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that's right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.