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Company Description

We are a respected International Wholesale Distributor of Building Products with branch offices throughout Canada and in various locations in the United States. With a 40 year track record of dependable service to the retail and industrial building material industry, we are an equal opportunity employer offering a competitive compensation package including company benefits. Taiga supports and encourages sound forest practices and the effective management of the forest resource for future generations to enjoy. We are a public company, listed on the TSX.

Job Description

Taiga Building Products, Langley branch has a FULL-TIME, PERMANENT opening for experienced Sales Representatives - Commodity Trader.

As a key member of sales team, the Commodity Trader reports to Branch Manager for maximizing sales of commodity and inventory management within assigned service area.

OUR COMPANY

We are a respected International Wholesale Distributor of Building Products with branch offices throughout Canada and in various locations in the United States. With a 40 year track record of dependable service to the retail and industrial, building material industry, we are an equal opportunity employer offering a competitive compensation package including company benefits. Taiga supports and encourages sound forest practices and the effective management of the forest resource for future generations to enjoy. We are a public company, listed on the TSX and were awarded winner of 2014 Canada's Top 50 Small and Medium Employers.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain and develop the Company's current client base and generate new business within assigned service area
  • Responsible for inventory management
  • Provide customers with relevant inventory information, superior customer service and after-sales service
  • Prepare various internal paperwork, processing orders, etc.
  • Develop a close working relationship with customers and suppliers
  • Identify key areas of opportunity by reviewing customers, competitors, and trends
  • Plan and implement promotional programs
  • Schedule, coordinate and conduct product demonstrations
  • Ensure maximum sales revenues are obtained
  • Attend periodic meetings and trade shows, as required
  • Maintain working knowledge of all inventories sold
  • Work with vendors to learn features of the inventories and sales techniques
  • Schedule, coordinate and conduct demonstrations
  • Provide customers with relevant information and service

Benefits and Features:

  • A fast-paced supportive culture that celebrates success and encourages individual growth
  • Significant growth potential within the organization
  • Opportunity to network, develop relationships and partner on projects with Taiga team members from coast to coast
  • Learn from an experienced team to develop knowledge in a wide range of building materials, commodity markets and all other aspects of our business
  • Opportunity to work with and learn from a diverse group of colleagues across Canada

Compensation:

  • We offer a competitive salary
  • Complete benefit package
  • Potential to earn significant bonus
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Insurance
  • STD and LTD
  • RRSP match
  • Paid training
  • Scholarships available

Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/COMPETENCIES

  • MUST - Minimum 5 years commodity trading experience
  • MUST - Post secondary degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • PREFERRED - Lumber industry experience
  • Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Team player, individual go-getter
  • Proven record delivering superior customer service and satisfaction
  • Strong relationship-building skills
  • Able to meet and exceed sales targets
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional and polished in appearance

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