Southern Pipe & Supply is one of the nation's largest privately-held distributors of plumbing, heating, air conditioning, waterworks, and industrial materials. Contractors, municipalities, and consumers rely on Southern Pipe family members (employees) to provide the expertise and service needed for shared success.
How to Get Hired
We asked Southern Pipe & Supply Company, Inc. for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.
What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?
Prospective employees must be caring individuals. A prospective employee must have a sincere respect for all employees in the workplace. A prospective employee has a high level of personal integrity- she/he is dependable, has a strong work ethic, and does things the right way. Lastly, a prospective employee must demonstrate personal leadership – she/he is altruistic (derive great joy from serving the customer and their fellow family members), understands and embraces change, and has a desire to learn.
What can prospective employees do to get your attention?
At Southern Pipe, our selection process focuses upon "hiring for attitude and training for skill". While past work experience and life lessons are important, attitude is most important. Demonstrate to us how your attitude can make you a valued member of our family.
What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?
Branch Operations - Branch opportunities include: warehouse, delivery drivers, inside/counter sales, showroom sales, outside sales and management positions. To learn more about branch opportunities, visit www.southernpipe.com, and locate the nearest branch in your area. Contact the branch manager for more information.
Central Distribution Center (CDC) - CDC opportunities include: shipping, receiving, long-haul driving and supervisory positions. To learn more about CDC opportunities, contact email@example.com.
Corporate Office - Corporate Office opportunities include: administrative and management opportunities in the support areas of Accounting, Credit, eCommerce, Human Resources/Training, Information Systems, Inventory, Marketing, Merchandising, and Purchasing. To learn more about opportunities at our Corporate Office, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Distribution Development Program (DDP) - This is our management trainee program. To learn more about DDP, please contact email@example.com.