Contractor Sales Lumber and Building Materials

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Yantzi Home Design Smart
Work Type: 
Full Time
City / Location: 
985434 Perth Oxford Road Tavistock, Ontario
Rate of Pay: 
$18.00 to $23.00
Contact Info: 
Posting Date: 
Friday, April 30, 2021 to Saturday, June 12, 2021
Retail Services
Community Employment Services Fanshawe, London Campus

Nelson Park Plaza
155 Clarke Road
London, Ontario
N5W 5C9

  • Yantzi Home Design Smart and/or Yantzi Home Building Centre is a family owned and operated for over 65 years.
  • We are a home improvement centre supplying Lumber and Building Materials, Installed Sales of Floor Covering and Kitchen Cabinetry.
  • The Lumber and Building Material Counter and Contractor Salesperson will work in a fast-pace environment that involves constant interaction with customers and contractors, delivering friendly and courteous service while explaining product benefits and fulfilling customer's needs.
  • This position would be focused on sales and estimating from our service desk. You will be working with great people who are passionate about our industry.
  • Benefit Package and Deffered Profit Sharing Plan (DPSP)
  • Provide detailed product quotes on windows, doors, siding, roofing, decking, lumber and building materials as required to multiple people in a timely fashion while following through to ensure the customer/contractor is happy with their order.
  • Being familiar with pricing types, preparing quotations, placing special orders for customers as well as a variety of other related duties.
  • Providing solutions to customers' problems
  • Detail oriented with excellent follow-up practices
  • Potential to be self-driven, eventually do outside sales (new sales accounts/contractor and customer sites)
  • Performing all assigned tasks with sufficient speed and accuracy to avoid adverse impact on the level of service to customers and to achieve sales profitability.
  • Knowledge of construction and building materials
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings and blueprints
  • Proven history in building relationships and acquiring outside contacts
  • Friendly and helpful attitude toward customers
  • Good Mathematical skills
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and persuasively with employees, management, suppliers and customers to obtain accurate information for pricing, estimates, quotations etc.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills to deal with large customer base.
  • Willingness to learn
  • Prior retail building industry experience beneficial
  • Willingness to continually develop professionals skills and be knowledge based.
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team atmosphere
  • Proficient computer skills

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