Mendocino Forest Products Company, LLC

AWW - HSM - WDC - Inside Sales Representative

Job Locations US-CA-Woodland
Job ID 2021-2196

Overview

Inside Sales Associate Wanted!!  Allweather Wood, LLC. ( AWW) is looking for a dynamic Insides Sales Associate to join our Northern California Sales team in Woodland, CA! 

 

As a high performing Inside Sales Associate, you will serve a s a key point person and resource to establish and enhance sales relationships with customers. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 

 

The Mendocino Family of Companies (Mendocino Forest Products Company, Mendocino Redwood Company, Humboldt Redwood Company, and Allweather Wood), is a leading manufacturer and distributor of environmentally certified redwood, Douglas-fir, and preservative treated lumber products throughout California and the Western U.S. Our culture is based in environmental stewardship and community support. The company maintains Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC® C013133) certification for its forestlands, manufacturing, and distribution operations. 

 

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The key areas of focus for this position are as follows: 

Responsibilities

  • Interprets and implements management policies and operating practices
  • Serves as a key point of contact and resource for the sales team
  • Communicates inventory policies regarding shortages, price increases and pricing transitions directly to the customer
  • Participates in the development and communication of quarterly and year end data with program customers
  • Provides input regarding long and short-term planning of business objectives
  • Investigates and resolves significant customer matters including customer complaints as directed
  • Communicates order status and order issues to the sales team and other members of the organization as needed
  • Facilitates the proper handling and approval of customer documents
  • Acts as a liaison between customers, sales team, and other departments within the organization
  • Partners with the sales team to quote product details to the customer
  • Maintains current and accurate customer files and information
  • Prepares and processes sales orders; receives orders from customers and communicates pricing
  • Quotes stocking prices and special orders
  • Makes outgoing calls to sell stock product, aged inventory, and specials
  • Assists in inventory management working closely with the inventory planner to expedite orders and ensure full truckloads
  • Communicate and promote new products, training applications and promotions to customers
  • Reviews and resolves customer quality and shipment matters
  • Coordinates with the distribution center to expedite orders as necessary and assists with pre and post sales tasks
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Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in lumber sales/distribution or related field.
  • Must maintain and carry a valid driver license and remain eligible and capable of operating company vehicles including automobiles and trucks in accordance with company policy guidelines
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point
  • Ability to use a keyboard and mouse, Communicate, and read and interpret documents
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, verbal, or diagram form
  • Working knowledge of the lumber industry preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

 

Physical Requirements: 

  • Frequently required to sit for long periods of time; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands
  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to sit and communicate and frequently required to stand and walk
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms; pack or move boxes with accounting records.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision.
  • This position requires the employee to view a computer screen and use a keyboard for extended period.
  • Position has travel requirements of a local nature to other sites (within 10 miles).
  • Throughout the year the employee will be required to perform duties which may require driving or unloading boxes at storage site, in all types of environmental conditions.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • May work in or around warehouse or production areas.

 

Competencies:

Teamwork

Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback' contributes to building a positive team spirit; supports everyone's efforts to succeed.

 

Oral Communication

Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions.

 

Organizational Support

Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values.

 

Quality

Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.

 

Quantity

Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity.

 

Safety and Security

Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer, Valuing Diversity of our Workforce and Offering a Drug Free Workplace

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