Kitchen Design Product Sales Specialist
Gaylord MI Lumber - 1054 Old US 27 N (49734), 1054 Old US 27 N, Gaylord, Michigan, United States of America
Thursday, January 25, 2024
We are Builders FirstSource, America's largest supplier of building materials, value-added components and building services to the professional market. You'll feel proud of the work you do here every day to transform the future of home building and help make the dream of home ownership more achievable. At BFS, we believe building a successful career is not solely defined by a degree. Your experience, skills, and passion are just as important, if not more so. As such, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace that welcomes candidates from all backgrounds and experience levels.
Manages sales, supply chain and sales support activities related to an assigned product or product line, including inventory, purchasing, delivering, and service in order to maximize revenues and profitability, especially in relation to competitor products. Conducts comparative analysis against competitors and provides strategic planning of product direction and features.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Manages assigned product or product line to ensure maximizing financial goals set by senior management. Tracks product line performance against competitors while keeping current on industry trends and new product development.
Plans and manages sales efforts; oversees or initiates optimum purchasing schedule.
Visits customers on job sites to initiate sales and provide technical and customer support.
Develops short and long-range product line strategy plans including sales and profitability objectives and analysis of performance.
Monitors inventory and coordinates purchase and receipt in addition to arranging for service, warranty activity and delivery.
Develops and delivers product presentations and training to sales force and customers.
Works closely with Logistics, Marketing, Purchasing and other support groups to optimize sales initiatives for assigned products or product lines.
Analyzes consumer trends, channel dynamics and strategies that help maximize competitive edge in the marketplace.
Drives value-added sales process, manages complex proposals and ensures highest level of customer satisfaction by interfacing with vendors and Probuild Holdings business units to ensure a seamless experience.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Bachelor's degree in Marketing or Business Management or related field and five (5) years product sales experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Working knowledge of business-to-business selling
Advanced knowledge of products or product lines
Strong knowledge of construction industry
High level of self-motivation
Ability to think strategically, forecast and drive sales
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent presentation, negotiating, and influencing skills
Ability to use tact and skill in dealing with other staff, management and vendors
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and an enterprise resource planning (ERP) program
WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Subject to both typical office environment and outside locations with temperature and weather variations.
Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 pounds frequently and on occasion up to 80 pounds.
Work is performed on both company and customer sites and involves driving to customer locations.
Subject to both typical office environment and outside locations with temperature and weather variations, equipment noise and dust.
Frequent travel by car will be required.
Successful, innovative, and fulfilling careers are built here, and your professional development is a high priority. We invest in your future through the latest training, tools, and technologies. Highly collaborative, we work together to solve problems and find better ways to continually grow our business and careers every day. You'll be empowered to try new things, gain new experiences, and build a career with unlimited horizons. The scale and depth of resources that being the #1 building materials distributor in the nation provides a variety of opportunities for you to explore - all in a friendly, people-first environment. Join us to be more, do more, and build more, together at BFS.
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