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Outside Sales Representative

Company: Lumber Specialties
Location: Dyersville
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

Now Building - Future Leaders!
Lumber Specialties, a division of US LBM is seeking an Outside Sales Representative for Southeast Iowa.
We're a people-first company that's passionate about continuous improvement. - Are you looking to join a company that promotes from within? If you enjoy working hard in a fast-paced environment, then -apply now -to join our team.
What you should know about working at Lumber Specialties:

  • We are all about teamwork! -All positions are hands-on, and we band together when necessary.
  • We support each other. -We have local and corporate team members to help you along the way and partner on projects as appropriate.
  • We are in a relaxed atmosphere; -this is not a suit-and-tie environment.
  • We care about our communities. - US LBM, our divisions, and associates are committed to contributing to the communities where we live and work.
  • We work hard. -We are a continuous improvement-driven organization and we are focused on keeping organized and on task.
  • We're built on safety. - We provide a safe and healthy workplace for all our employees. - Our employees go home in the same condition they came to work.

    How you will spend your day as an Outside Sales Representative:

    • You will sell construction products (roof/floor trusses, prefabricated wall panels, and other structural components) -to retail lumberyards and contractors region-wide.
    • You will build new relationships and support existing customers and contractors.
    • You will partner with your customers by assisting them with product selection, communicating -trends, new product releases, upcoming promotions, and delivery dates on purchases.
    • Be your customer's business partner.
    • You will prepare bids and material estimates from customer/contractor-supplied blueprints.
    • Coordinate project schedules, contractor schedules, and material deliveries.
    • You will assist in collecting accounts receivables.
    • You may prepare and input orders if necessary.
    • Read blueprints, and provide estimates on material needs.
    • Inform -the company of competitive prices, products, and area-related information.
    • Maintain current knowledge of daily and monthly sales and their relationship to budget and margin goals.
    • Research and order special products as necessary.
    • Travel regionally as necessary (company car provided).

      We want you to build your career with us! Can you check all of these boxes?
      Outside Sales Representative Requirements:

      • Special Skills. Ability to operate a computer, calculator, and cash register.
      • Technical Skills. Computer experience using MS Office Products.
      • Knowledge. Previous building material knowledge. (Preferred).
      • Licenses. Must hold a clear and valid driver's license.
      • Communication. Excellent interpersonal and customer relation skills (Required).
      • Education. Some college in Business (Preferred) or equivalent in experience.
      • Sales Experience. 3 years of Sales Experience in building materials or the construction industry.
      • Physical Demands. Ability to lift up to 25 lbs and up to 50 lbs on a random basis.
      • Teamwork. Ability to work as a team and help motivate others.
      • Excellence. Must have an excellent attendance history with a work ethic to match.

        Building your career with benefits:

        • The Usual. -Medical, Dental, and Vision (starting the 1st -of the month after 30 days).
        • The Good. -401(k) with company match.
        • The Best. -Paid Time Off and Closed Holidays.
        • Even Better. -Employee Discounts
        • How do we top that? -We support your educational and career goals with our continuing education programs, paid training, and promotion from within.

          Build your future today with Lumber Specialties.
          US LBM Holdings, LLC is an equal-opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, order of protection status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Lumber Specialties, Cedar Rapids , Outside Sales Representative, Sales , Dyersville, Iowa

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