Summer Intern - Inside Sales Trainee - Hamilton, ON, Canada

Date: Mar 2, 2023

Location: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8H 7R4

Company: Applied Industrial Technologies

Our Purpose is to help our Customers, our Associates, our Suppliers, our Communities and our Shareholders in Achieving Superior Performance! This is what Applied Canada stands for. Applied® is a leading value-added distributor of bearings, power transmission products, engineered fluid power components and systems, specialty flow control solutions, and other industrial supplies, serving MRO and OEM customers. With over 50 facilities located across Canada and 650 Associates, Applied® supports the steel, mining, forestry, agriculture, automotive, oil and gas, food processing, power generation, pulp and paper, and transportation industries, just to name a few. In addition, Applied provides engineering, design and systems integration for industrial, fluid power, and flow control applications, as well as customized mechanical, fabricated rubber, fluid power, and flow control shop services. 


Applied Industrial Technologies is currently seeking and has an immediate opening for a qualified and motivated individual to fill the position of Summer Intern – Inside Sales Trainee at our Hamilton, ON location. The selected candidate will be part of our Applied Scholarship Program.

We are seeking dedicated students who are interested in building a lasting relationship with us by returning year over year for Summer terms with the ultimate goal of employment after graduation.

As part Applied’s Scholarship Program, at the end of each successful term the selected student will receive a scholarship award for their hard work. Upon returning each year and successfully completing a subsequent term, that award will increase in value!

The overall purpose of the role Inside Sales Trainee is to develop technical knowledge of Applied’s product offering in areas such as bearings, belts, gaskets, sheaves, bushings, roller chains, adaptors, etc and to develop proficiency in our end to end sales processes. They will play an integral role in helping our customers Achieve Superior Performance! 

Reporting to the General Manager, you will be responsible for:
•    Develop sound understanding of Applied’s processes, product offerings, clients, and markets
•    Respond to customer inquiries (walk-in, phone, and email)
•    Enter and process orders in SAP
•    Monitor and track orders through the systems
•    Help put stock away and assist with cycle counts 
•    Other tasks as required


•    Positive attitude
•    Excellent communication skills
•    Naturally mechanically inclined 
•    Organized and strong attention to detail  
•    Sales and customer service driven
•    An interest in learning new skills and pursuing a career in Technical Sales


Work for a corporation that believes in developing its people. Applied employees believe in the company and love the environment. Individual contributors with fresh ideas and passion for excellence are encouraged and rewarded.



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