84 Lumber
International Sales Rep
At a glance
Location: US-FL-Palm Beach Shores Map
Posted: 08/16/2019
Closing: 09/15/2019
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
84 Lumber
Job description

The International Sales Rep will manage the sales and activities for the Caribbean and Central America. The incumbent is responsible for establishing relationships with a wide variety of builder customers; calling on them at either their jobsite or office location and selling them lumber and other building materials. The position requires that the incumbent be able to read residential prints and create material lists and estimates from those prints. The position involves international travel.  Ability to speak, read and write in multiple languages (including English) is preferred.

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for  reviewing pricing, reviewing bids.
  • Developing short and long term strategies for inventory, logistics, and marketing. 
  • Work closely with Purchasing to help establish price margins and inventory availability.
  • Product sourcing and overseeing special orders.
  • Inventory control and oversee receiving inventory.
  • Container / Flat rack logistics, loading and paperwork.
  • Also working with any local accounts set up by department director.
  • Must be able to travel within Florida and Internationally.

Job requirements
Required Skills
  • Ability to maintain and grow customer base through prospecting, development, quoting, and follow-up.
  • Computer literate with Microsoft Office and email.
  • Ability to read blue prints and prepare a material take-off list.
  • Ability to lift building materials. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures and government regulations; write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals; effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form; deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Required Experience
  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED); or 1 to 3 months related experience and/or training.
  • Minimum 3 years sales experience in building materials supply.
  • Demonstrated selling experience, working knowledge of sales forecasting and account management.
  • Industry contacts preferred.
International Sales Rep