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:
Responsible for the supporting sales process of assigned National Accounts. Supports long-term account strategies, including analysis of product, pricing and product introductions. Develops, monitors, and analyzes sales forecasts and related data including profitability, and rate of sale. Facilitates all aspects of the sales process to include identifying new opportunities; developing sales solutions; closing sales opportunities; negotiating pricing; providing outstanding customer service and follow-up.
Sales experience, knowledge of product pricing, purchasing, account management, warehousing, transportation, safety, business development, customer service and support. Financial acumen (specifically financial statements), strong analytical skills (both qualitative and quantitative). Planning, negotiation, decision-making, innovation, change management, persuasiveness and strong interpersonal skills. Teamwork, ability to function well at different levels in a team environment. Territory management and target marketing skills. Ability to manage multiple priorities, sense of urgency, innovative, problem solving. Customer focused. Consultative and relationship selling skills. Proficiency using Microsoft Office Software and relevant sales systems technology. Certification may be required; preferred 0-2 years of experience with BS/BA; 0-1 year w/ MS/MA/MBA.