We are looking for a committed and entrepreneurial lumber trader with a great desire to grow a business with few restrictions and substantial financial and industry expertise support.
• Establish a solid business base buying and selling core products.
• Cold calling and developing/strengthening long-term vendor and customer relationships.
• Develop and grow key vendor and industry relationships to ensure a supply of a quality product.
• Develop new product sources from Western Canada and the USA.
• Trade on own account domestic or international as opportunities arise.
Desired Skills and Experience
• Ability to build strong softwood and/or hardwood mill relations.
• A strong knowledge of hardwood and/or softwood lumber, panel or specialty products, coupled with demonstrated successful experience selling these products.
• Relevant business contacts with the ability to build a strong and profitable book of business quickly.
• Strong phone sales skills with an aggressive approach.
• Good business acumen, team approach, professionalism, strong business ethics, creativity and persistence.
• Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with contacts at all levels