Management Trainee/Business Co-ordinator

Frontier Plumbing & Heating Supply - Calgary, AB (10 months ago)

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At FRONTIER PLUMBING & HEATING SUPPLY we want to attract, retain and develop the best talent to help us continue our steady growth in the Alberta and Saskatchewan markets. We are continually looking for good people with the right values, experience, education and skill sets who are interested in being part of, and contributing to, this rewarding experience by building their careers with our company.

We currently are looking for a MANAGEMENT TRAINEE/BUSINESS CO-ORDINATOR for our CALGARY Branch. This is a new position, with the potential to eventually take on a key leadership role in Calgary or elsewhere. Must be willing to relocate, if necessary, when the timing is right.

Reporting to the Branch Operations Manager, and working in collaboration with other branch personnel, your most important accountability is helping to ensure our goal of delivering the highest level of exceptional customer service is met, and exceeded, every time, all the time, by our team of service quality professionals proudly serving the plumbing, heating and HVAC marketplace in the communities we serve.

Key responsibilities eventually will include:

  • ensuring sales growth within our chosen marketplace
  • day to day assistance with management and supervision of staff and assets
  • ongoing team development and training
  • assistance with management of the branch budget, expenses, and inventory
  • health and safety, as required
  • helping to maintain compliance with Frontier’s corporate initiatives, programs, policies and procedures.

To qualify for this important role you will ideally have: at least three (3) to five (5) years wholesale plumbing industry related experience or equivalent, coupled with some post-secondary education, preferably in Business with some focus on general management, finances, human resources, marketing and planning, or have an acceptable equivalent level of combined education and experience.

During your career trajectory to date, you will have demonstrated strong collaborative, communication, organizational, computer, and “people management” competencies. You also possess exceptional customer service skills, some prior sales management or experience (both inside and outside sales), and some kind of supervisory experience.

If you believe you have the right combination of knowledge, skills, experience and abilities to meet the challenges of this demanding opportunity and want to build a career with us, we would like to hear from you.

Frontier offers an industry competitive compensation and benefits package. Please indicate salary expectations (can be a range min/max) and provide at least 2 references. No phone calls, please. Those chosen to be interviewed will be contacted. We thank you for your interest.


Job Type: Full-time


  • wholesale plumbing industry, sales or equivalent: 3 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)


  • Calgary, AB (Preferred)


  • WHMIS/GHS, TDG, forklift, Driver's Cl. 5, First Aid (Preferred)


  • English (Required)