Boise Cascade Building Materials Distribution has an opening for a Division Product Manager for international and imported products in our Massachusetts office! 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:
This position deals primarily with international and imported products. Ability to speak or understand Portuguese, Spanish, or Russian not required but can be benefitial in this role.
Evaluate product lines, manages vendor relationships, negotiates pricing, terms of purchase, promotional support, purchase rebates and discounts, monitors region/location performance, and assists, or is directly involved in purchasing commodity wood products in support of location product managers. Advises and guides branches on market conditions, forecasting, inventory management, margin improvement, and coordinates block buys to leverage scale. Maintain Division SKU file on assigned product lines. Assist with training of Location Product Managers, supports margin improvement goals, turns, GMROI targets, and baseline measurements. Responsible for expanding vendor relationships and growing location sales. Candidate must have strong communication skills and the ability to work independently or with teams/groups. 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: Prefer advanced knowledge of product, production and industry, 5 years’ experience in commodity wood products purchasing or lumber-related purchasing and/or sales or general line product management in the building materials industry. BMD location experience a plus.
Competencies: Building Strategic Working Relationships, Sales Ability/Persuasiveness, Information Monitoring, Negotiation, Communication, Customer Focus, Decision Making, Initiating Action, Innovation, Continuous Learning, Coaching, Risk Taking, Impact, Job Fit.