Aitkin Hardwoods is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic inside and outside sales representative.

Job ID: 9254893     Close Date: 08/26/2017

Job Location:    
Aitkin Hardwoods
45216 State Highway 210

How to Apply:    
Mail (postal): David Schaefer
45216 State Hwy 210
Aitkin, MN 56431

Email:  Dave@aitkinhardwoods.com

Main Office: (218) 927-1736

Fax: (218) 927-1736

In Person: David Schaefer, Division Manager
45216 State Hwy 210
Aitkin, MN 56431



Job Title:  Wood Flooring and Paneling Sales

Work Type: 

  • Work Days: Weekdays
  • Work Vary: No
  • Shift: First (Day)
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • Work Type: Regular

Salary Offered: $35,000.00 – $40,000.00 Yearly
Benefits: Holidays, Sick Leave or PTO, Vacation or PTO

Physical Required: No
Drug Testing Required: No
Education Required: High School Diploma/GED

Experience Required:  18 Months

Required Skills:

  • Ability to sell to retail and commercial customers.
  • Developing effective sales strategy to continually increase sales.
  • Effective at cold calling for new customers.
  • Communicator through emails, text, face-to-face and by phone.
  • Basic computer skills in sending messages and spreadsheets.
  • Able to calculate board footage,
  • Efficiently organize and prioritize one’s work.
  • Individual is a problem solver for the potential or current customer.

Preferred Skills: 

  • Extensive contacts in the wood flooring and paneling industry, knowledge of characteristics of wood (moisture content, grain direction, laying wood flooring).
  • Able to travel to potential customer’s place of business or home and determine the needs of that customer.
  • Inventory control knowledge and determining cost of sales are a plus.
  • Ability to recommend new product lines consistent with the company’s focus.

Driver’s License:     Class A Required

Job Description:    
Inside sales for wood flooring, paneling and custom millwork manufacturing business. Business is primarily hardwoods (native Minnesota species) though softwoods (pine) is secondary. Product lines also include specialty doors and stairs parts.

Individual is a backup to the Division Manager – David Schaefer

You are encouraged to visit our webpage for a description of our company, AitkinHardwoods.com.

We are a veteran-owned corporation.

Refer to ID Sales Aitkin Hdwd when applying

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