Top Building Material Distributor is actively seeking a Product Manager with Lumber experience. The right candidate will have experience with lumber, purchasing, price and market knowledge.
Responsibilities include -
-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.
-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.
Experience with lumber or other building materials is required
College degree preferred but not required