Location: Lake Country Home Hardware Building Centre
Date Posted: July 22, 2021
Application Deadline: August 1, 2021
- 3:30 pm
Responsibilities The Contract Sales person is responsible for providing prompt courteous and efficient service to customers, advising them on appropriate merchandise and related items. His or her duties include being familiar with pricing, local building codes, types of building permits issued, preparing quotations, as well as a variety of other related duties. The Contract Sales person must perform all assigned tasks with sufficient speed and accuracy to avoid adverse impact on the level of service to customers and to achieve sales profitability.
DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:
Communicate product knowledge to the customer as appropriate.
Process special orders for non-stock or out of stock items.
Be familiar with and maintain up-to-date information on pricing.
Know local building codes.
Know types of building permits issued.
Know prices, practices, and policies of the company's
Help customers solve building problems.
Update yourself with practical knowledge of building materials and lumber products, including their uses, advantages, and disadvantages.
Be familiar with current yard inventory and surplus items.
Maintain professional confidentiality of all store and customer records.
Friendly and helpful attitude toward customers.
Good mathematical skills.
Must be able to communicate effectively and persuasively with employees, management, suppliers, and customers, to obtain accurate information for pricing, estimates, quotations, etc.
Willingness to learn.
Prior industry experience beneficial.
Willingness to continually develop professional skills and
Ability to work co-operatively in a team atmosphere.