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:
Provides technical assistance to builders, lumber yards, distribution centers and potential customers regarding usage of engineered lumber products (including drafting of floor framing layouts, telephone support, text, or training in the use of engineering software). Reads and interpret architectural blueprints for the purpose of generating a CADD layout. Responsible for
account planning, demand forecasting, and sales of focus inventory items. Works closely with full line sales, IMH, and National Accounts.
Communicates with logistics team on customer service issues.
Knowledge of multi-unit / multi-family construction and light-commercial construction methods, structure and wood frame construction. Understanding of "load flow" through a house from the roof ridge to the foundation. Working knowledge and understanding of load development and load flow tracking. Must be able to determine the magnitude of loads. Understanding of wood frame construction, blueprint analysis, numerical analysis, CADD software. Business knowledge, product knowledge, consultative selling skills (questioning, probing, listening), organizational and planning skills. Strong communication skills. Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite Software and relevant tools/technology.
Years of experience: 2-5+ years experience preferred with BS / BA ; 2-4+ years experience with MS / MA / MBA.