Mueller Industries

Hiring: Full time 


Position: Sales Associate/Outside Sales

On Campus: Career Fair 

Recruiter: Chrissy Chandler

 Mueller Industries, Inc. is an industrial manufacturer that specializes in copper and copper alloy manufacturing while also producing goods made from aluminum, steel, and plastics. Headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee it comprises a network of operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Great Britain, and China. Its companies’ products include tubing, fittings, valves, vessels, and related items for plumbing and HVACR related piping systems, as well as rod, forgings, extrusions, and various components for OEM applications. Products are distributed into sectors such as building construction, appliance, defense, energy, and automotive. In business since 1917, Mueller Industries is a publically traded company (NYSE: MLI) with annual sales exceeding two billion dollars. 

Job Summary: 

The Sales Associate position is part of the company’s Career Development Program (CDP). This entry-level, rotational training and development program is designed to prepare recent college graduates for full-time roles within Mueller Industries companies. Associates experience a twelve-month curriculum including classroom programs, on-the-job training, self-development courses, field travel, mentoring, and more. The first six months focuses primarily on company, industry, product, and operations education while the second six months focuses on specialized training and experiences that prepare associates for role readiness. Regardless of career path, these months provide associates with confidence, credibility, and an immeasurable hands-on foundation for future success. 

Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Successful completion of training coursework, tests, assignments, and projects. 

  • Productive, safe, efficient, and accurate on-the-job work assignments/rotations. 

  • Maintain a receptive mindset to development tasks, mentoring, and evaluations. 

  • Work collaboratively with a flexible, willing attitude and professional image/behavior. 

  • Once in a Sales role, individuals will conduct business and relationship development activities with customers within specific business segments. This entails selling, marketing, problem resolution, consulting, and other functions that promote ongoing business growth. 



  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution 

  • Minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA 

  • Possess and maintain a valid and unrestrictive driver’s license 

  • Must be geographically flexible to relocate within assigned region upon placement 

  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship 

  • Relocation and/or temporary living reassignment 

  • Cohabitation with other Career Development Program Trainees 

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (verbal and written) 

  • Energetic, competitive, self-motivated, and mature professional character 

  • Ability to take initiative, meet deadlines, and perform under minimal supervision 

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.) 

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