BlueLinx Corporation

  • Outside Product Specialist

    Job Locations US-MA-Bellingham
    Posted Date 1 month ago(2/19/2018 10:58 AM)
    Regular Full-Time
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  • Overview

    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.


    Outside Product Specialist focused on Retail Display, Hospitality Furnishings and Multi-Family market development is responsible for prospecting and driving specifications with architects, designers and fabricators in the New England area. This position will create and support incremental sales growth and awareness by prospecting accounts in defined key product categories to align the channel on our assigned product lines to meet the IMH growth objectives in our territory.




    • Understands the company’s vision, mission, and strategy; understands business unit objectives and sets/accomplishes individual performance goals accordingly.
    • Works with inside and outside sales representatives to identify new sales opportunities with new and existing customers for assigned product(s).    
    • Improves profitability, product penetration, product mix, and inventory turns with all customers for assigned product(s).
    • May be responsible for selling large volumes of assigned product to targeted accounts in geographical area. 
    • Ensures effective product performance and promotes good customer/supplier relations. 
    • Assists all customers with sales and technical support for assigned products.  Also, responsible for resolving all customer service issues related to assigned product.   
    • Develops sales solutions and competitive pricing strategies for assigned product(s). Communicates value proposition to customers. Propose sales solutions to customers and reevaluate solutions where necessary (may work individually or in conjunction with sales representatives).

    Provides product selection, product information, and pricing. Answers inventory and pricing questions for customers and sales.


    5-7+ years experience with BS / BA or equivalent industry experience preferred.


    Working knowledge of assigned product line, customer support/service, market analysis, sales forecasting, products, pricing, and inventory management.  Possesses well developed consultative selling skills, negotiation and communication skills.  Negotiates prices, provides market updates, prospects, evaluating current and potential sales.  Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite Software and relevant sales systems technology.   


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