Klumb Inside Sales

Klumb Lumber & Forest Products, Inc. has an opening for an inside sales professional experienced in lumber, and other building material products. The inside sales manager is responsible for driving the sales performance of the organization's products within the defined territory and or account base as well as assisting the outside sales team. This position sells the company's products and services using technical, organizational, and relationship driven practices to maximize sales and profitability

We are a wholesale distributor of interior & exterior building products from global and domestic manufacturers. Our dedication, honesty, and integrity, have been the building blocks of our long-term relationships and partnerships for over 50 years. We provide first class service and flexibility by meeting customer stocking and special-order needs.  Our professional team works closely with our customers to help them grow profitably through innovative products, on time delivery, quality delivery, and solution-based selling.


Essential Functions:
This position requires that the employee perform all essential duties as assigned by the Branch Manager of Klumb Lumber & Forest Products, Inc. which shall include the following:

 

  • Quickly and effectively solve customer problems. Build and maintain productive customer relationships. Readily adjust priorities to respond to pressing and changing customer needs. Recognize potentially adverse customer reactions and develop better solutions.
  • Set priorities, goals and timelines to achieve maximum productivity. Manage multiple projects and competing priorities. Display a high level of initiative, effort, and commitment towards completing assignments in a timely manner. Create his/her work schedule to meet branch objectives and customer needs.
  • Arrive to meetings on time and follow instructions, policies, and procedures. Fulfill commitments made to customers, peers, co-workers, and managers. Hold self and others accountable for high-quality, timely, and profitable results.
  • Maintain a collaborative approach in dealing with other Klumb Lumber employees. Demonstrate a genuine commitment to mutually beneficial solutions. Ability to operate in a sales environment.
  • Communicate verbally in an appropriate way for the audience he/she is speaking to. Communicate effectively with co-workers. Speak effectively before groups of customers, coworkers, and managers.
  • Monitor and review work for accuracy and completeness. Complete work according to procedures and standards. Understand verbal instructions
  • Support key outside sales initiatives including training, product knowledge sessions, and order entry functions.
  • Develop account and territory strategies to maximize sales and profitability.
  • Assist with physical inventories and other key branch initiatives as directed by branch manager.

Requirements: 

  • Knowledge of sales and customer service areas in the wholesale building material distribution industry
  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) preferred from four-year College or university; or two to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong negotiation, communication, presentation, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.       
  • Strong computer skills / Knowledge of Agility software system a plus but not required.
  • Valid Driver's License & acceptable driving record
  • Available position located in Loxley, AL.  Must live within reasonable commuting distance

Benefits:

  • 10 paid holidays
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Other benefits include access to medical, dental, vision, life and disability starting after 90 days
  • 401k