W.W. Grainger Inc.

W.W. Grainger, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company and a perennial member of Fortune magazine's Most Admired Companies list. With 2016 sales of $10 billion plus; we are North America’s leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating products, with operations in Asia, Europe and Latin America.


Grainger is a business-to-business distributor of products used to maintain, repair or operate facilities. Millions of businesses and institutions worldwide rely on Grainger for safety gloves, ladders, cutting tools, motors, hand tools, janitorial supplies, fasteners and much more. These customers represent a broad collection of industries including healthcare, manufacturing, government and hospitality. They place orders over the phone, at local branches, online and using mobile devices.


More than 4,800 key manufacturers supply Grainger with more than 1.2 million products that are stocked in Grainger’s branches and distribution centers or sourced through a network of suppliers.

W.W. Grainger Inc. Phoenix, AZ, USA
Nov 13, 2018
Part time
Grainger Now Hiring Part Time Cross Reference Desktop Specialist in Phoenix, AZ We offer a competitive and comprehensive Total Rewards package including health benefits and 401K…Starting on Day1! ​ This individual enables sales growth through the successful completion of customer on-site cross reference projects for the sales force while providing information to support Grainger Sales Initiatives. This is achieved by identifying and converting customer items to an equivalent Grainger Redbook items using product and industry knowledge as well as knowledge of the items Grainger carries in the Redbook. Additionally the Cross Reference Specialist is responsible for time management and project tracking while ensuring positive customer impact. If interested; to learn more and complete your online application please use (click or copy/paste) the following link: http://bit.ly/2JM87N0 Duties Include Cross reference customer items to Grainger products in a complete, accurate and timely fashion Leverage product and customer knowledge to complete desktop crossing of customer items and data elements as needed Post completed information to the applicable databases to support department metrics Proactive communication with Field including Sales, Branch and Keep Stock, Customer, Supervisor and Project Planner related to progress and capacity. Executes desktop crossing strategy as defined by CRS leadership, customer and local sales team. Provide product standardization suggestions when applicable Requirements Include: 3-5 years of experience in related field preferred Knowledge of industry as well as Grainger product categories required Strong working knowledge of the Internet, Outlook, Excel and other various Microsoft applications Strong interpersonal and relationship development skills Able to communicate professionally with internal and external customers (written and verbal) Customer Service background preferred Process management skills in order to collaborate cross-functionally and meet project timelines Must demonstrate good business judgment, decision making skills and attention to detail Ability to manage multiple tasks with specific deadlines, clarify ambiguous situations, resolve outstanding issues and react quickly to changes in direction Demonstrated ability to quickly learn, become competent in, and effectively apply new processes and technologies as well as promote change in an environment of rapidly evolving technologies Strong technical knowledge on a variety of general MRO products to ensure seamless product transition to customers
W.W. Grainger Inc. Tempe, AZ, USA
Nov 13, 2018
Full time
Put your career in high gear! We are seeking Full Time Sourcing Specialist(s) to join our outstanding team of professionals in Tempe, AZ! Our Sourcing Specialist is responsible for locating sources for relevant products/services and providing quotations needed to support customers’ MRO needs. Identifying alternate sources and product/service solutions in support of business objectives and researching and recommending alternate solutions in support of customer objectives (i.e. lead time, functionality, cost savings, etc.). Negotiate cost and terms and conditions with suppliers. Determine/set price to sell to our customers. We offer a competitive and comprehensive Total Rewards package starting on Day 1! Competitive hourly wage Paid time off (PTO) and company paid holidays Employee stock purchase program Employee discount Networking opportunities through diversity & business resources groups Immediate 401K enrollment with company contribution Profit sharing plan eligibility Health & wellness benefits; including flexible spending accounts To begin your online application please use (click or copy/paste) the following link: http://bit.ly/2yWcJw9 Note: You MUST visit our career site and complete your online application in order to be considered. Please remember to attach your updated resume. Duties include but are not limited to: Identify sources for product/services in support of customer requests in a timely manner. Ensure proper product selections, matches, and/or alternatives. Make purchasing decisions based on customer need, market and competitor conditions, product specifications, supplier strategy, and business policy. Negotiate cost, terms and conditions with suppliers. Provide exceptional customer service by proactively contacting customer to resolve issues and to improve opportunity success rate. Maintain existing supplier relationships and initiate potential new supplier relationships. Support team members on product and source inquiries Requirements include: 1-3 years of experience in related field preferred Bachelors degree in Business, Communications, or related MRO purchasing experience preferred APICS and/or CPM certification preferred MRO product knowledge Excellent negotiation skills ‘ Excellent communication and customer service skills Proficiency with SAP, Microsoft applications including Access & Excel, PC applications, e-mail, and internet search Strong business acumen and decision making. Demonstrated capability to multi task in fast paced team environment Grainger is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an 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 protected veteran status.
W.W. Grainger Inc. Dallas, TX, USA
Nov 08, 2018
Full time
Grainger is expanding distribution of safety footwear and has an opening in our Dallas, TX market. We are seeking a candidate , with a CDL A license, who is sales-minded, customer service oriented and extremely self-motivated! We offer a competitive and comprehensive Total Rewards package including generous vacation schedule, health benefits,  401K w/company contribution ALL Starting on Day1! Competitive annual wage PLUS commission! Our Salesperson will drive mobile shoe store (45' tractor-trailer) to industrial customer job sites on pre-scheduled appointments to service company safety shoe benefit programs. Primary responsibility is providing exceptional sales and customer service to company employees No cold calling. Responsible for providing excellent customer service and efficient operations so as to grow sales and manage costs. To begin your online profile please use (click or copy/paste) the following link: http://bit.ly/2JMVVvu Requirements Include: 3-5 years’ experience in Sales or Customer Service Class A CDL and clean driving record REQUIRED Sales-minded Customer service oriented Self-motivated Strong communication and interpersonal skills Basic computer skills, ability to learn new systems/software Customer visits may require overnight travel Monday-Friday (average 1 to 2 overnights a week, might be 3 to 4 one week and 0 the week following, etc.) Must be able to stand for several hours, including frequent bending or reaching Main territory is approximately 100 mile radius Steel Toe shoes are required to be worn at all times Must pass physical and maintain a current medical card to drive Shoemobile. Random drug and alcohol testing is required by DOT Grainger is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an 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 protected veteran status.