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June 13, 2024 Sales and Business Development Expeditor / Inside Sales
Dick's Lumber
Edmonton

Position Summary:


The Expeditor / Inside Sales (EIS) person is a core service person to the business. Their primary purpose is to place and follow up on orders from both internal and external customers. The EIS is to maintain strong customer relationships with existing customers while developing new customers by offering professional, effective, and efficient solutions. The EIS promotes and sells existing and new products to meet Dick’s Lumber’s sales objectives. This position is highly transactional but also requires a depth of product and construction knowledge to gain credibility with the customers.

 

Responsibilities:

  • This is a full-time career orientated position and expected to be the employee’s primary job.
  • Be the primary point of contact and develop a professional relationship with both internal and external customers to build trust and loyalty towards Dick’s Lumber & Building Supplies.
  • Keep current on assigned customers projects.  Use information to provide a “value add” to the sales transaction by anticipating customer requirements, recommending additional products, and working to maximize the sales opportunity.
  • Make sure customers receive requested products and services in a timely fashion.
  • Follow up with customers to ensure satisfaction.
  • Resolve customer complaints and objections including investigating, interpreting policy, and taking the appropriate action to ensure customer satisfaction.  Refer difficult situations to Branch Manager.
  • Represent Dick’s Lumber & Building Supplies in a professional manner and ensure that the customer is treated with the utmost respect and courtesy.
  • Be aware of all building permits that are being issued in the Dick’s Lumber & Building Supplies trading area.
  • Maintain a connection with the designers, shipping, and other departments to ensure a smooth and problem free supply of products and services for the customer.
  • Use knowledge in aiding in the development of other Dick’s Lumber & Building Supplies staff members.
  • Participate in company’s initiatives to grow and develop Dick’s Lumber’s & Building Supplies business.
  • Aide in the establishment of annual objectives and budgets.
  • Work daily to achieve set objectives and budgets.
  • When called upon, fill in for other staff members as needed or scheduled.
  • Perform other job-related duties as required.

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of three (3) years sales and customer service experience in the lumber, building materials or construction industry.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Power Point) and Microsoft Outlook.
  • Strong knowledge of industry products, architectural/structural plans, and industry trends.

 

Qualifications Cont.:

  • High level of commitment to superior customer service.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills. Must be able to communicate and interact with individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Knowledge of a second language would be advantageous.
  • Attention to detail and effective analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Highly organized in prioritizing work, multi-tasking, and consistently meeting deadlines within a fast-paced work environment.
  • Demonstrated initiative with the ability to work in a collaborative team-based environment.
  • Above average interpersonal skills with the ability to be tactful and diplomatic and to develop and maintain strong professional relationships.
  • Ability to negotiate skillfully in tough situations with both internal and external groups.
  • Working knowledge of OH&S and WCB regulations.

 

Efforts:

  • Position requires the incumbent to always present a professional sales image to the customer.
  • Dress to be in Dick’s Lumber logoed attire (collared shirt) and or business professional attire.
  • Requires close attention to details.
  • Ability to process a high volume of transactions in a timely manner.
  • Some pressure and stress are related to various timelines.

 

Working Conditions:

  • Availability will be during store operating hours. Circumstances may dictate where some evenings and weekends are necessary.
  • Travel Time: Job will require less than 10% of the time to be on the road servicing and meeting customers or potential customers.
  • Busy, high-volume environment.
  • In many areas safety equipment such as steel toe shoes, eye, ear and head protection and safety vests are required.
  • Exposure to dust, noise, and debris in the lumber yard.

 

See accompanying Task List

 

Expediter/Inside Sales – Task List

 

 

  • Provide appropriate information on suggested products and alternatives explaining features and benefits and providing application advice as required.  Suggest add-ons to complete the sale.
  • Maintain a listing of all assigned customers and their quotes, updating regularly.  Advise Credit Department of potential changes to account or updates to account information.
  • Price volume orders as per guidelines, considering quantity, delivery, and load building requirements.  Use Dick’s Lumber Quote page to present prices to customers.  Receive approval for exceptions to price guidelines from management.
  • Prepare special orders, obtain the required information and specifications from customer, contact vendors to establish and confirm price and available delivery date.  Coordinate direct shipment or pick up from vendor.
  • Be aware of all changes to the local, provincial, and federal building codes.
  • Attend and participate in product knowledge sessions when offered, to expand knowledge base and liaise with other staff members.
  • Maintain superior knowledge of Dick’s Lumber & Building Supplies products and offerings along with competitive offerings and prices; provide customers with assistance in understanding specific products and services.
  • Source products from multiple vendors; source, price and promote special order products.
  • Continuous job tracking, reporting on wins, losses, and upcoming work.
  • Develop a list of leads and future projects for follow up.
  • Do all Price Previews on a daily schedule, submitting prior to 9:00 a.m. the day after shipped.
  • Take and place customer orders via customers’ preferred methods (phone/text/email/fax).
  • Prepare warehouse transfers and special orders when needed.
  • Provide a report to the Director of Sales & Marketing on daily activities.
June 12, 2024 Retail and Home Improvement Stores Retail Floor Manager-General Merchandise
Sommer Home Hardware Building Centre
Ponoka

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Retail Floor Manager is responsible for:

 

Store operations, including inventory control, marketing, merchandising, sales, cost containment, and personnel management and motivation.

The floor Manager accomplishes their objectives by personal action and/or delegation of responsibility as appropriate.

All tasks are performed with sufficient speed and accuracy to ensure courteous and prompt customer service is maintained at all times.

 

DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:

Direct the complete retail operation of the store while following the guidelines of current company policy.

Implement all policies, procedures, and objectives as determined by the Dealer-Owner(s).

Analyze internal and external changes that affect the store’s operation or goals.

Make or recommend changes or adjustments.

Establish sales and productivity goals for operations and ensure that they are met.

Develop new operational plans and procedures as necessary.

Understand the POS system, and procedures related to purchases.

Ensure cash reports and deposits balance daily.

Maintain good communications with the Dealer-Owner(s), management and employees at all times.

Understand store traffic patterns and schedule accordingly.

Keep abreast of the competition in the store’s area and communicate findings with the Dealer-Owner(s) and staff.

Take an active role in inventory, warehouse, merchandising, marketing, and sales activities to provide an example for employees and to maintain familiarity with all phases of store operations.

Maintain safety training and loss prevention programs.

Ensure all new staff are properly trained and oriented to the company.

Facilitate prompt settlement of employee complaints and problems.

Take appropriate disciplinary action when employees violate company rules and/or policies.

Maintain complete and accurate records of such actions.

Conduct management and team meetings to discuss problems, review operational objectives, and recognize and celebrate accomplishments.

Develop and train personnel capable of assuming further responsibilities within the company.

Establish schedules for vacation, holidays, flextime, time-off, etc.

Maintain job descriptions for all employees.

Keep employees properly informed about the tasks assigned to them.

Evaluate employee performance.

Be accessible to all employees for questions or comments about their job responsibilities.

Provide an environment that encourages high employee productivity and morale.

Ensure that all personnel maintain the knowledge and skills necessary to provide good customer service and to maximize sales, with particular attention to add-on sales opportunities.

Recognize and reward employees who provide exceptional customer service and/or demonstrate excellent skills.

Set a good example by always following company policies and procedures.

Maintain good customer relations through your presence on the sales floor, knowledge of products and services, and ability to assist customers.

Facilitate the resolution of customer complaints.

Manage inventory to maximize profit.

Supervise the display of merchandise for maximum sales efficiency.

Prepare sales associates for sales and promotional activities.

Create in-store promotions to build traffic.

Work on additional duties and assignments as assigned by the Dealer-Owner(s).

Work in a safe manner in accordance with provincial and federal safety legislation.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

High School graduation or equivalent.

3 - 5 years of retail experience is an asset.

Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends, evenings, and holidays.

Ability to lead.

Ability to work co-operatively in a team atmosphere.

Excellent communication skills.

Job-related managerial training.

Willingness to continually develop professional skills and knowledge base.

 

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

Reports directly to the store’s Dealer-Owner.

June 12, 2024 Building Materials Sales and Distribution BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
DMC RECRUITMENT GROUP
TORONTO

Business Development Manager - Multi-family Residential (High Rise) Toronto, ON Building Materials

We are currently seeking an experienced Business Development Manager to lead client management and development activity across the Toronto market. Our client is a well known manufacturer of interior finish products primarily used in multi-family development applications. This position will be responsible for creating pull-through demand with high-rise, multi-family developers, specifiers and the distributors which support them within the territory. The role will inherit a developed and well-managed, active book of accounts and clients, with lots of opportunity to grow and expand market share further.

 

The successful candidate will develop long-term, strategic relationships with key high-rise multi-family Developers, Architects, Designers, and Distributors within the region. The role is unique in its management of the end-to-end ecosystem of the high-rise, multi-family development market segment, and will work closely with senior-level decision-makers at the developer & builder level, as well as with Architects & Interior Designers.

We are looking for an individual who is a self-starter, who can work independently and who has prior client management experience. Someone who understands the construction market and specifically the vital relationships between developers, designers, and distribution partners would be advantageous. A passion for interior design would also be viewed as an asset for this role.

Experience Minimum of 2+ years experience in a B2B sales, Business Development, or Territory Management position with a proven track record of success Prior knowledge of working with specifiers to educate, promote and hold specifications through to application is desired. Experience working in a CRM environment for project tracking is an asset. Technical & Professional Abilities Excellent written, verbal communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills Track record of returning value to audiences and does not rely heavily on price-driven execution - able to sell on value, not just price. Strong computer knowledge and command using MS Office Suite Additional Requirements Solution-oriented, curious, active listener who is empathetic and able to develop collaborative solutions Results oriented and target motivated.

This role has an uncapped commission plan to reward sales performance. Forward-thinking, innovative and can manage change effectively A positive, can-do attitude that exhibits passion and optimism, a strong work ethic, and integrity are essential A team-oriented approach and use of effective collaboration, as well as a strong sense of personal accountability, are required for success in this role Thank you for your interest. DMC Recruitment is proud to be the exclusive recruitment partner on this strategic hire. Please apply by responding to this advertisement as soon as possible. Referral reward: C$500

June 12, 2024 Building Materials Sales and Distribution TERRITORY SALES REPRESENTATIVE
DMC RECRUITMENT GROUP
Calgary or Edmonton

Territory Sales Representative

 

Location:

Alberta (Calgary or Edmonton preferred)

 

Industry:

Building Materials - Exterior Building Products Manufacturer

 

Compensation:

Competitive base salary + bonus + car + RRSP + health benefits

 

About Our Client:

Our client is a leader in exterior building products, recognized for their high-quality and progressive approach to product development and market trends. With a clear drive to be at the forefront of the industry, and a rich history of strategic acquisition, our client offers an exceptional culture that values work/life balance and boasts long employee tenure. Now is an exciting time to join our client, as the company is experiencing a significant period of experiences nice growth which will present an exciting and stable position, as well as future opportunities for career advancement long into the future.

 

About the Role:

Our client is seeking an outgoing and inspired Territory Sales Representative to support the growth of their business in Alberta and BC. The Territory Sales Rep will play a crucial role in driving growth and building strong relationships with our client’s dealer partners, builders, architects, designers, and distribution partners.

 

Responsibilities will include:

Developing and executing sales strategies, maintaining and expanding the customer base, and using company marketing initiatives and CRM data to connect with prospects.

The TSR will provide in-field training to customers, provide key product questions, and deliver regular feedback to management.

This role requires travel throughout the territory and occasional overnight, evening, and weekend commitments (trade shows, etc).

 

Key Responsibilities:

Develop and execute sales strategies to increase business and exceed quarterly goals.

Cultivate new customer relationships and generate brand awareness.

Maintain and grow existing customer base.

Engage dealers and end-user customers to enhance collaboration and customer expansion.

Make regular joint sales calls with distributor representatives on target accounts.

Provide in-field training and presentations in various settings.

Communicate effectively with inside sales and customer service support teams.

Stay up-to-date with our client’s product offerings and market conditions.

 

About the Candidate:

Highly driven and professional with a strong sales background.

Experience managing a region of customers through in-person meetings and regular correspondence.

Building materials experience would be advantageous but is not required.

Our client has a strong willingness to train individuals with the right transferrable skillsets, attitude and prior territorial management experience, regardless of product.

Strong organizational, time management, and scheduling skills.

Proficiency in CRM software (Salesforce or similar) and common office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record.

 

Why You Should Apply:

This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated sales professional who thrives in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. If you are passionate about building long-term relationships and want to make a significant impact in the Alberta and BC market, our client offers a competitive compensation package that includes performance-based incentives, comprehensive training, and professional development opportunities. Join a company that values their people, product and are committed to excellence as part of a team that is dedicated to supporting and investing in your growth.

If you are a driven sales professional with an interest in the rewarding career paths that the building materials can offer, or an industry veteran looking for a new opportunity, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity. We are hiring this role with priority on behalf of our client, so please apply via the DMC website. Referral reward: C$500

June 12, 2024 Retail and Home Improvement Stores Yard Manager
Sommer Home Hardware Building Centre
Ponoka

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Yard Supervisor oversees all yard personnel and activities, including serving customers in the yard and maintaining receiving, unloading, and delivery schedules. They must execute supervise compliance with safety and fire regulations. The Supervisor is accountable for all materials and equipment in the yard. The Yard Supervisor must perform all assigned tasks with sufficient speed and accuracy to support store efficiency and a high level of customer service.

 

DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assist and communicate with customers, management, employees, wholesaler / manufacturer representatives, and delivery personnel.

Move throughout the yard to monitor the activities of employees, assist customers, check inventory status, and verify the safety and security of the yard.

Assume responsibilities for all yard activities.

Supervise yard personnel, keeping productivity at peak levels.

Supervise customer service in the yard.

Develop and maintain receiving, unloading, and delivery schedules.

Supervise the maintenance and safe operation of yard equipment, including forklifts, carts, pallet jack, radial arm saw, etc.

Report out-of-stock items and surplus items to the appropriate personnel.

Oversee the work schedules of all full-time and part-time employees assigned to the yard.

Supervise compliance with safety and fire regulations.

Establish and maintain policies which minimize waste and employ labour hours productively.

Bring actual or anticipated operating problems promptly to the attention of management.

Make suggestions for rule or policy changes when such changes would improve sales, profits, efficiency, morale, and/or operations in general.

Provide a good example for employees under your supervision by following company policies and procedures.

Acknowledge customers in a friendly manner and provide assistance when required.

When filling orders, consider add-on sales when possible, and train employees under your supervision to do the same.

Work on additional duties and assignments as assigned by management.

Work in a safe manner in accordance with provincial and federal safety legislation.

Report any potential hazards and unsafe behavior to management in order to have the situation corrected.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

High School graduation or equivalent.

Retail experience is an asset.

Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends, evenings, and holidays.

Ability to lead.

Excellent communication skills.

Excellent mathematical skills.

Ability to read, comprehend, and interpret written and printed materials and information provided in numerical and statistical form.

Ability to work co-operatively in a team environment.

Must be able to safely operate equipment required for efficient yard operations, including a lumber cart, forklift, pallet jack, order picker, banding machine, ladder, radial arm saw, etc.

Be able to complete deliveries with 5 ton and 1 ton truck.

Class 3 Drivers License with air required.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to move materials weighing up to 100 pounds around the yard, placing them on or removing them from trucks, pallets, etc.

 

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

Reports directly to the Assistant Manager or Store Manager.

June 11, 2024 Building Materials Sales and Distribution Estimator, Swan River or The Pas - Swan Valley Co-op
Swan Valley Co-op
Swan River

Swan Valley Co-op is hiring an Estimator at our Home and Building location. This person will provide estimates for The Pas, Manitoba and surrounding area, but can be located in either Swan River or The Pas, MB. This position will require some travel between locations, as needed.

June 10, 2024 Lumber Milling and Production Manufacturing Labourer-Wall panels, Star Building Materials Ltd.
Star Building Materials
Calgary

Job Overview Reporting to the Production Manager-Wall Panels, as the Manufacturing Labourer – Wall Panels you will perform general labour activities and provide support to the Production team. You also assist in ensuring cleanliness and organization of the job site.

June 10, 2024 Manufacturing and Production Production Manager, Star Building Components
Star Building Components
Leduc

Job Overview Reporting to the Manufacturing Manager, as the Manager, Production you will ensure doors, joints and trusses are manufactured in an accurate, efficient and safe manner. You also lead and plan priorities, schedules and workflows to continuously improve processes, tools and infrastructure.

June 7, 2024 Manufacturing and Production Production Coordinator, Truss Production
Star Building Materials
Calgary

Job Overview Reporting to the Manufacturing Manager, as the Production Coordinator, Truss Production you will coordinate production and release of orders in a timely manner. You also ensure products are manufactured and delivered to clients within expected timeframe to enhance customer satisfaction.

June 4, 2024 Finance and Accounting Credit Manager
Star Building Materials
Calgary

Job Overview Reporting to the Controller, as the Manager, Credit you will plan, direct and coordinate all credit and collection functions for the designated business unit to protect company assets while enhancing customer relationships.

June 4, 2024 Building Materials Sales and Distribution Lumber Yard Retail Specialist
Delcan Building Materials
Fort Macleod

JOIN OUR TEAM: LUMBER YARD RETAIL SALES SPECIALIST NEEDED

Are you a seasoned professional in the field of building materials looking to take the next step in your career? Delcan Building Materials Ltd. in the heart of Fort Macleod, AB, is actively seeking a dynamic and knowledgeable full-time Lumber Yard Retail Sales Specialist to enhance our team.

 

Position Details:

Utilize your expertise in all aspects of building materials and operations within a bustling lumber yard retail setting. Demonstrate your proficiency in operating a POS system, showcase your computer skills, and execute precise building blueprint takeoffs. Strive for excellence with qualities like punctuality, a strong work ethic, a willingness to take direction, self-motivation, and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively.

 

What We Offer:

At Delcan Building Materials Ltd., we understand the value of our team members and are proud to provide: Competitive wages corresponding with your experience and expertise. A comprehensive benefits package designed to support your well-being and professional growth in our organization.

 

How to Apply:

If you are ready to embark on this exciting opportunity, we invite you to send us your cover letter and resume to jobs@delcan.ca. Your application must include both documents to be considered for this role. Please note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Join us at Delcan Building Materials Ltd. and be a part of a vibrant and thriving community dedicated to excellence in the lumber and building materials industry.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent Benefits: • Dental care • On-site parking • Paid time off • Vision care Day range: • Monday to Friday • Weekends as needed

Work Location: In person

May 31, 2024 Customer Service, Product Support, and Communications Customer Service Representative, Star Building Materials Ltd.
Star Building Materials
Calgary

Reporting to the Customer Service Supervisor, Star Building Materials, as the Customer Service Representative – Inside Sales you will process orders and respond to inquiries in a professional and timely manner to maintain positive relationships with customers.

May 29, 2024 Trucking and Transportation Boom Truck Driver
Star Building Materials
Calgary

Reporting to the Shipping Supervisor, the Boom Truck Driver loads, delivers and unloads building products to various customer sites. They are also responsible for keeping the equipment they operate in good working condition. The boom Truck Driver operates the truck mounted crane, unloads shingles onto the roof, and delivers drywall.

May 29, 2024 Building Materials Sales and Distribution Inventory Integrity Analyst
Star Building Materials
Calgary

Reporting to the Purchasing Manager, as the as the Inventory Integrity Analyst you are responsible for analyzing inventory, cycle counts and records of POS systems to maintain accurate inventory subledger for the business unit. You also assist in developing and implementing inventory control procedures and policies.

May 24, 2024 Building Materials Sales and Distribution Outside Sales Representative
Bailey Metal Products
Edmonton

About Bailey Founded in 1950 by Sam Bailey, The Bailey Group of Companies (BGC) is a family-owned and operated Canadian company recognized as an industry leader. With manufacturing locations in Ontario, Quebec, Alberta, and British Columbia, the BGC has grown tremendously over the past 70+ years, producing roll-formed products and providing steel slitting services for the commercial and residential construction industry. Our people, products, and industry are our pride while innovation and our customers are at the core of our business. Our associates are the key to achieving our vision of being the leaders in this industry, which is why we work hard to create a safe and healthy work environment where associates can achieve growth and development. Apply now, for this exciting opportunity!

 

Why Join Our Team?

- Market competitive remuneration package

- Employer-paid comprehensive benefit package

- RRSP matching program

- Education support program

- On-the-job training

- Employee referral program

- Personal protective equipment allowance Position Summary The Outside Sales Representative is responsible for selling products through the achievement of opportunity-based sales.

 

The Outside Sales Representative will reach his or her business targets through effective management of designated territories and physical visits to customer sites. This individual will also develop ongoing, profitable relationships with customers and continually maintain a professional image of the company. Integrity, passion, and in-person presentational skills are essential for this role.

 

What you’ll do:

- Maintain and foster relationships with current customers ensuring the customer’s needs are being met.

- Penetrate all targeted accounts and radiate sales from within the client base.

- Emphasize product features and benefits, quote prices, and prepare sales order forms and/or reports.

- Build and foster a network of referrals to create new opportunities for revenue growth with a focus on value-added products.

- Generate and develop new customer accounts to increase revenue, by cold calling if necessary.

- Build and maintain ongoing awareness of new products and competitor activities.

- Always maintain professionalism, tact, diplomacy, and sensitivity and represent the company in a positive manner.

- Actively manage call schedule to adequately cover assigned territory in a time-efficient manner.

- Use marketing data using applicable sales management software tools to maximize sales efficiency and effectiveness.

- Maintain accurate records, including sales intel reports, expense reimbursement forms, and other documentation.

- Assist in creating a request for proposal (RFP) responses to potential clients.

 

What you’ll need:

- Building Materials/Construction/Manufacturing sales experience preferred.

- Prior knowledge of Bailey Products is considered an asset.

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.

- Ability to conduct presentations.

- Proficient with Microsoft Office programs; Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word.

- Valid driver’s license and clean driver’s abstract.

 

Working Conditions:

- Frequent travel is required, often up to several hours of driving per day.

- Ability to travel to, attend, and conduct presentations.

- Overtime as required.

 

Learn more about us at https://www.bmp-group.com/. We thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We are an equal-opportunity employer committed to providing and maintaining a fair, equitable, and diverse workforce. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Applicants should advise Human Resources if they require any type of accommodation during the recruitment process.

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