Job type full-time
Full job description
Bluelinx is expanding its` outdoor living sales team in the northeastServes as outside sales product specialist assigned to a specific product or group of productsTypically has responsibility for an assigned geographical area (sales district or region)This role has extensive knowledge, typically technical, depth and experience within assigned product groupWorks closely with outside and inside sales representatives to support their customer baseAssists 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-upThe ideal candidate will be located in the boston, new jersey or maryland areas
About bluelinx holdings inc.
Bluelinx (nyse: bxc) is a leading wholesale distributor of building and industrial products in the united states with over 70,000 branded and private-label skus, and a broad distribution footprint servicing 40 statesBluelinx has a differentiated distribution platform, value-driven business model and extensive cache of products across the building products industryHeadquartered in marietta, georgia, bluelinx has over 2,000 associates and distributes its comprehensive range of structural and specialty products to approximately 15,000 national, regional, and local dealers, as well as specialty distributors, national home centers, industrial, and manufactured housing customers.
Bluelinx is an equal opportunity employer: veterans/disabled responsibilities:
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 productsAlso, 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 pricingAnswers inventory and pricing questions for customers and sales.
Where permitted by applicable law, must be fully vaccinated against covid-19 or active in the vaccination process (first shot received or scheduled to be received) to be considered for this opportunityReasonable accommodations for medical and religious objections will be considered.
Ability to travel regularly up to 75+%
Bs / ba in related field or equivalent industry experience preferredMs / ma / mba a plus.
5-7+ years experience with bs / ba or equivalent industry experience preferred; 3-5 years experience with ms / ma / mba
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.
Posted 30+ days ago