Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, BlueLinx, is a leading distributor of building products in North America. Employing over 1,500 people, BlueLinx offers thousands of products from suppliers all over the world to service over 10,000 customers nationwide, including dealers, industrial manufacturers, manufactured housing producers and home improvement retailers. The Company operates its distribution business through a 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 P&L, top line sales, gross margin and all direct costs of an assigned geographical sales and distribution district. May have multiple sales territories and distribution facilities in assigned district. Responsible for all aspects of sales and operations within district (e.g. sales, customer service, logistics / distribution management, inventory, and personnel). Supports and drives sales force effectiveness and key productivity initiatives.
Strategic planning, negotiation, financial acumen (specifically financial statements), strong analytical skills (both qualitative and quantitative), forecasting, decision making, innovation, change management, persuasiveness and strong interpersonal skills. Strong leadership and teamwork abilities to function well at different levels in a team environment. Territory management and target marketing skills. Ability to manage multiple priorities, sense of urgency, problem solving and customer focused. Extensive product knowledge, consultative and relationship selling skills. Proficiency using Microsoft Office Software and relevant sales systems technology.
Years of Experience: 10+ years of experience in related field preferred; 8+ years with MS/MA/MBA.