Univar USA Inc.
Portland, OR
Monday, December 18, 2017
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Are you ready to take the first step into becoming part of the Univar family? We are looking for top candidates who are searching for an experience where every day you will make a positive difference! District Growth Interns have the opportunity to learn and be developed by the best! If having passion for what you do interest you, you have come to the right place!


Creating great chemistry is not just about the innovative products and services we safely deliver to customers around the world. It also takes people – people like you – and today, our worldwide team of more than 8,000 employees is helping build a company where the best people want to work. Ideal candidates should be eager to advance through a clearly defined learning and earning path.

To be a part of the Univar team you will need:

To be an energetic and perseverant intern to work closely with Univar’s commercial teams to generate growth by developing opportunities for the Sales team.
This person should be confident and adept at communicating Univar’s value proposition, highly organized, extremely detail oriented, possesses a strong desire to work in fast-paced environment and provide great customer service

Experience Exposure:

On a daily bases interns will get a "real world experience" that is designed to allow skill building to prepare interns for future sales opportunities in our Sales Trainee program for our Local Chemical Distribution, Bulk Chemical Distribution or Focused Industry teams.

The intern role will work closely with Univar’s Commercial team to pull and analyze data into workable prospecting files
Develop relationships with current and potential customers to understand current business needs
Identify multiple prospect contacts (high, deep and wide) at former customers, current house accounts and new prospect accounts
Support the sales teams with special projects
Participate in Univar’s Counselor Sales Program (CSP)
Learn and use Salesforce.com to record information gained on customer process/needs
Contribute ideas to improve processes and the customer experience
Document the lead generation process.


Enrolled as a current college student
Exceptional internet/phone skills and an out-of-the-box thinker.
Independent, driven, self-starter, with an ability to be flexible with the changing needs of a fast-paced distribution environment.
Excellent time management skills required along with strong organizational skills and the ability to handle diverse and significant workload.
Professional appearance and presentation required.
Strong written and verbal communication required.
Experience with Microsoft Office is strongly desired.

Please send your resume to collegerecruiting@univarusa.com