Boise Cascade Building Materials Distribution has an opening for a sales professional experienced in general line products. Please review the responsibilities and needed qualifications below and apply today!
Boise Cascade has been in the business of manufacturing wood products and distributing building materials for over half a century. Today we’re one of the largest manufacturers of plywood and engineered wood products in North America – and the only wholesale stocking distributor for building products that can service the entire United States. Because our business is built on relationships, our employees are critical to our success. And we’re committed to investing in them. That’s why we offer a benefits package designed to have a positive impact on all areas of your life – from health and well-being, career and community, to financial security and personal safety. We call it, Total Rewards. Here’s a look at what’s included:
General Line Product Manager will purchase, price, and market a group of general line products for warehouse and customer sales. General Line Product Manager develops and implements sales strategies, new products, promotions, and conducts sales presentations on assigned general line products. General Line Product Manager will monitor and maintain acceptable inventory levels, turnover, and margins to maximize branch profitability. Solicits direct and warehouse sales on all general line products. Work closely with location manager or location sales manager in promotion of assigned and new products. Maintain direct control over replenishment, pricing and inventory of assigned products. General Line Product Managers change prices as necessary and maintain catalogue price pages. Develop annual marketing plan incorporating vendor, division and product promotions. Maintain technical product knowledge. General Line Product Managers determine product market potential. Identify and evaluate competitive products, new markets, new product opportunities, and competitors. Work closely with division merchandising in selection of suppliers. Maintain customer relationships, quote prices, sell additional products. Assist operations manager in warehousing assigned products. Make presentations at dealers’ meetings, sales meetings, builder shows, etc. Demonstrate strong commitment to safety, quality, environmental awareness, and continuous process improvement. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Basic Qualifications: College degree or equivalent work experience in related job function. Working conditions are an office environment with minimal physical exertion.
Preferred Qualifications: Effective communication skills. Requires proficiency in utilizing computer software applications necessary for performing job responsibilities. Typically more than 7 years in building products industry or general line sales.
Competencies: Building Strategic Working Relationships, Sales Ability/Persuasiveness, Information Monitoring, Communication, Customer Focus, Tenacity, Negotiation, Initiating Action, Innovation, Adaptability, Decision Making, Risk Taking, Job Fit.