Manager Trainee




 The Manager Trainee Program is the fast track into Menards Management. The program is very structured and well defined to help prepare you for a career in retail management. You will become accustomed to basic store procedures, common policies and terminology.

 The program is a comprehensive 3½-month on-the-job training program, which can be done at any one of our store locations. During the program you will rotate through four training areas within the store, gaining knowledge and exposure, which will help develop your management techniques.

 Upon successful completion of the four training areas of the program, combined with a willingness to relocate, your first promotion will be to Assistant Department Manager. At this level, you are gaining management experience, and with your commitment to success it will lead to increased responsibility and career advancement!


 The minimum required training to qualify: 

  1. Associate's Degree in Retail Management, Marketing, Business, Accounting, Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, Hardware Merchandising, and Industrial Technology (construction related) plus two years post Associate's Degree work experience.
  2. Programs in residential and commercial construction, estimating and drafting given by vocational schools
  3. Non-MT qualifying Bachelors Degree with a minor in Business or Marketing

Or Accepted Bachelor Degrees:

Accounting, Banking, Advertising, Business Communication, Business Education, Business Systems Analysis, Construction Management, Corporate Communication, Business Administration, Human Resource Management, Management, Organizational Leadership and Supervision, Marketing, Merchandising Management, Organizational Management, Operations Management, Finance, Retail Management, Economics, International Business, Internet Marketing, Investment, Logistics Management, Management Information Systems, Entrepreneurship, Retail Studies, Agricultural Economics,Agricultural Management, Service Management, Purchasing & Supply Chain Management, Selling and Sales Management, Operations/ Production Management, Hospitality / Hotel / Restaurant / Tourism Management, Technical Management

The following must be from the Business College:

Analytical Consulting, Communication, Information Technology, Manufacturing Technology, Mass Communication, Organizational Behavior, Project Management, Strategic Management.




We offer excellent wages and a full benefits package, including: medical, dental, 401(k), Instant Profit Sharing program, paid vacations and holiday pay.  This is an hourly position; wage may vary depending on experience. You will also receive a Team Member Discount good at all Menard stores. You must pass a drug test and be able to work a flexible schedule, including daytime, evening, weekend and holiday hours.

How to apply

Apply in person at Menards 936 North 54th Street, Quincy, IL 62035