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Lumber Sales Representative

Company: Weyerhaeuser
Location: Seattle
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionThis position is part of Weyerhaeuser's Western Lumber Sales team located in Seattle, Washington. The successful candidate will use market knowledge, pricing expertise and analytical skills to generate sales orders that best match customer needs to available supply.This position will work closely with existing and new lumber customers to meet current and future volume needs in the residential, truss, treated, home center and industrial segments. This key role will drive sales volume, maintain and grow existing accounts and develop new customers within these segments.We are a small, fast-paced and people-oriented team, so each member is a vital partner and a key contributor to our overall success. The candidate will report to the Western Lumber sales manager and work from Seattle, Washington. This is primarily an inside sales role with up to 20% travel.Our Western mills produce approximately 2 billion board feet of lumber annually from eight lumber facilities located in Washington, Oregon, Montana, and Canada and sells to targeted customers in specific market segments. The sales organization operates in a team-based environment to ensure strong delivery of value to the business and timely delivery of quality products to customers.Successful candidates will:Thrive in a competitive and dynamic consultative sales environmentDevelop and implement sales, pricing and customer-specific strategiesUse product, customer and market intelligence to quickly respond to changing conditionsBuild strong working relationships based on trust and integrityDemonstrate teamwork and effective collaboration with othersPossess a strong work ethic, positive and professional attitude, take initiative and develop innovative solutionsQualificationsMinimum 8 years sales or purchasing experience in lumber and/or other commodity industries, or Bachelor's degree or higher in engineering, forest products, sales and marketing, wood technology or related field as well as 3 years sales or purchasing experience in lumber and/or commodity industries.Experience developing effective and lasting relationshipsProven track record of successfully handling multiple and complex transactions using data analysis, innovative thinking and problem-solving skillsDemonstrated negotiation skillsProven track record of successfully handling multiple and complex sales with program consultation, selling experience and financial acumen to generate profitable salesKnowledge of product end uses, market dynamics, transportation options and product supply channelExcellent business communication skills (verbal, written and presentationComputer skills including Microsoft OfficeAbility to travel 20% of the timePreferred:Master's degree in engineering, forest products, sales and marketing, wood technology or related fieldKnowledge of product end uses, market dynamics and transportationSAP or other order management experienceWeyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. Inclusion is one of our five core values and we strive to maintain a culture where all our people feel a sense of belonging, opportunity and shared purpose. We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce and supporting an equitable and inclusive environment that inspires people of all backgrounds to join, stay and thrive with our team.#KK1Job Customer Service, Design, Sales & MarketingPrimary LocationUSA-WA-SeattleSchedule Full-timeJob Level Individual ContributorJob Type ExperiencedShift Day (1st)Travel Yes, 20 % of the TimeRelocation Assistance Available

Keywords: Weyerhaeuser, Seattle , Lumber Sales Representative, Sales , Seattle, Washington

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