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 outside sales product specialist assigned to a specific product or group of products. Typically has responsibility for an assigned geographical area (sales district or region). This role has extensive knowledge, typically technical, depth and experience within assigned product group. Works closely with outside and inside sales representatives to support their customer base. Assists outside and inside sales representatives in all aspects of the sales process for assigned product group to include identifying new opportunities; developing sales solutions; closing sales opportunities; negotiating pricing; providing outstanding customer service and follow-up.
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.