Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, BlueLinx Holdings Inc., operating through its wholly owned subsidiary BlueLinx Corporation, is a leading distributor of building products in North America. Employing over 1,700 people, BlueLinx offers greater than 10,000 products from over 750 suppliers to service approximately 11,500 customers nationwide, including dealers, industrial manufacturers, manufactured housing producers and home improvement retailers. The Company operates its distribution business from sales centers in Atlanta and Denver, and its vast network of distribution centers located throughout the U.S. BlueLinx is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BXC.
Position Purpose Summary:
Serves as an inside product manager on a district inside sales team. Core responsibilities encompass pricing, inventory, promotions, marketing and forecasting activities for assigned product category(ies). Facilitates all aspects of the sales process for assigned product(s) to include identifying new opportunities; developing sales solutions; closing sales opportunities; negotiating pricing; providing outstanding customer service and follow-up. Partners with other sales personnel to ensure sales efforts are maximized and opportunities uncovered. May also have inside sales responsibilities for existing accounts through inbound and outbound telephone calls. Approximately 70% of an associate’s time is spent on Product Management activities and 30% on Inside Sales activities.
Good planning, organization, communication, problem solving and decision-making. A solid level of knowledge is needed in account management, scheduling, customer support and service, product knowledge, product pricing, sales support, warehousing, distribution, transportation and records management. Possesses strong telephone skills with the ability to identify key issues, evaluate facts and recommend appropriate action. Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite Software and relevant sales systems technology.
Years of experience: 7-10+ years of experience with BS / BA or equivalent industry experience preferred.