Sales Associate (Lumber) - Retail
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Sales Associate (Lumber) - Retail

Posted on 06-Jan-2021 by Great North Homes Ltd.
Location Parry Sound, Town of Parry Sound

Job Description:

Great North Homes Inc. is looking to hire a Lumber Sales Associate

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing prompt, friendly, courteous, and efficient service to our customers. They will excel at building relationships with subcontractors, construction staff, and supervisors. They will assemble accurate and well-organized estimates and proposals in a timely manner, while monitoring progress and adjusting estimates as needed. Duties also include being familiar with pricing, local building codes, building permits, preparing quotes, lumber take offs, lumber sales, and a variety or related duties.

This is a full time, year round position. This position offers a base salary with a bonus structure and benefits program.

Skills Required:

  • 3+ years of progressive experience in the residential construction industry
  • Previous contractor sales experience strongly preferred
  • Previous experience in lumber estimating strongly preferred
  • Friendly and helpful attitude
  • Strong mathematical skills required
  • Willingness to continually develop professional skills and knowledge base
  • High School Graduation or equivalent
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office, with competency in AutoCAD
  • Forklift license considered an asset
  • Self motivate, prioritizes tasks and works independently
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with ability to meet deadlines

Responsibilities include:

  • Preparing work to be estimated by gathering customer information, project specifications, and related documents
  • Reviewing drawings for consistency
  • Assisting in managing lumber including preparing take offs from working or design drawings for budget purposes
  • Assisting customers in resolving on site lumber issues
  • Assisting in resolving problems and concerns, providing clarity and assistance to trades and sites related to upgrades, options sold, and scopes of work
  • Maintaining quality service by upholding standards and continually delivering professional, prompt service
  • Providing support to Great North Homes yard staff as required

This is a full time, year round position. This position offers a base salary with a bonus structure and benefits program.

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