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Window and Siding Sales Specialist
A Carter Lumber Window and Siding Sales Specialist is responsible for presenting, estimating, and selling windows and siding products, as well as establishing a rapport with customers in the community. Identifies and updates market labor rates for window and siding installation and incorporates these rates into estimates. Communicates and trains store personnel and maintains builder awareness on products. A strong belief in the mission and goals of the company are necessary to this position.
Must possess 2+ years of window and siding estimating or window and siding sales
Must have working knowledge of window and siding installation practices and codes
Ability to read blueprints
Demonstrated ability to increase sales and improve profitability
Excellent organizational, communication and customer service skills
Experience in individual or group training is a plus
Decision making abilities and problem solving skills
Knowledge of Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Valid driver’s license and acceptable DMV record
Sales & Relationship Building
Develops customer relationships by meeting with customers to determine their needs and suggesting products to best suit the application.
Responsible for maintaining and increasing the sales of windows and siding products.
Gives presentations to builders and provides expert advice on product features and benefits.
Performs material takeoffs of roofing and siding products necessary to perform installation in accordance with building codes, manufacturers requirements and industry standards.
Ensures products are ordered and shipped on time.
Keeps lines of communication open between team members at the store and customers to ensure that service is accurate and timely.
Meets with vendors to determine direction of store programs.
Knowledge & Training
Identifies personal growth needs and improvement opportunities; seeks to obtain product information; learns about building packages and products.
Provides window and siding training to builders, installers and store personnel.
Ensures employees are kept current on vendor programs.