Outside Sales Representative

Stock Building Supply   •  

Lakewood, WA

Industry: Real Estate & Construction


5 - 7 years

Posted 97 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, BMC is a best-in class provider of diversified building materials, trusses and components, doors and millwork, and targeted construction and installation services. With nearly 10,000 employees, we operate facilities in 17 states and 42 metropolitan areas. BMC stands for more than delivering building materials and construction services. We’re about helping professional builders get results through product and service selection, our expertise in local markets, and our commitment to safety and innovation. From residential to light commercial construction, we’ve got it covered. If you’d like to become part of an exciting, fast-paced organization, BMC is the company for you! 


We are currently hiring for the following position at our facility in Lakewood, WA:


Outside Sales Representative – Lumber & Truss


The Outside Sales Representative is responsible for maintaining a solid customer base and promoting BMC goods and services available to builders and customers.


Responsibilities include identifying potential customers, generating sales opportunities through research of client needs, presenting sales proposals and quotes to clients, visiting client operations and building sites, field measuring and management of field problems and service issues. The individual in this position is responsible for effectively organizing their time and for developing methods to contact each client. The Outside Sales Representative will identify and respond actively and with sensitivity to the needs of all customers, and to participate as a team player in all phases of the organization.


The individual in this position is also responsible for the preparation of reports of business transactions as well as researching and developing local market information to assist with pricing strategy and budgeting. The Outside Sales Representative will research and provide product knowledge and may also make job-site deliveries as required.


The requirements and qualifications for this position include:


  • Associate’s Degree in a related field or 5 or more years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to read blueprints and perform take-offs. Experience with lumber and truss sales and/or a background in the building materials industry preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to emphasize customer service and demonstrate effective relationship building skills.
  • The ability to manage time effectively, work independently, communicate effectively (verbal and written), and demonstrate effective problem solving is critical for this position.
  • Strong computer skills with a working knowledge of Word, Excel, and Outlook.


BMC offers an extensive benefits package with health, dental, vision, life insurance, and 401(k) with matching employer contributions. Interested qualified candidates should apply through this site.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by law.