Commercial Building Material Specialist

Columbus, OH, US

Company: 001 - NORTH DIVISION 
Location: 1055 Kinnear Rd  Columbus, OH 43212, US
Employment Status: Regular 

Christine Susan Croteau

<span style="font-family:"AgfaRotisSemisans-Bold",sans-serif">Commercial Building Material Specialist


<span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. is one of the largest distributors of residential and non-residential roofing and complementary building products in North America. Beacon currently has 359 locations in 45 US states and 6 Canadian provinces and more than 4,000 employees. We are known throughout the building supply industry for having quality people, quality service and quality building products.


<span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Beacon Roofing Supply is publicly traded on the NASDAQ stock market under the symbol BECN. In June of 2006, Beacon Roofing Supply was named to the NASDAQ Global Select Market.


<span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">We are currently seeking a Commercial Building Material Specialist in our branch to a<span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">ssist customers complete sales transactions and stock building materials and supplies.


<span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">The Responsibilities Include:


  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Manage main phones in a prompt and courteous manner.
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Provide quality service to commercial customers using clear communication skills.
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Provide inside commercial support for Beacon Columbus OH branch and outside sales reps.
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Track large commercial projects.
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Obtain job quotes from vendors.
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Build and distribute job quotes to our commercial contractor customers.
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Process orders accurately and in a timely manner to eliminate unnecessary credits.
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Work with vendors and branches to coordinate jobsite deliveries.
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Communicate with credit for job accounts and bonding situations.
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Responsible for time off requests, yearly performance reviews and day to day management of office staff.
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Be the main contact for any issues involving cross functionalities (supply chain, credit, finance, HR).
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Receive payments in cash, check, or credit card and follow all Company procedures in processing all payments.




<span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:


  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Confidentiality – keeps all confidential matters concerning the affairs of Beacon Roofing Supply in full confidence.
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Technical skills – adequate skill in Mincron. 
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Communication Listening – extracts and uses information from oral communications
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Oral Communication – Effectively expresses himself in one-on-one communications.  
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Written Communications – Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. 
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Integrity – Maintains social, ethical, organizational and departmental norms.
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Attention to Detail – accomplishes total tasks, showing concern for all areas, no matter how small.
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Practical Learning – assimilates and applies new information.
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Tolerance for Stress – performs under pressure.
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Customer Awareness – look for opportunities to improve customer service orientation through better understanding and empathy for the customer experience.
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Can-do Attitude – Take personal responsibility for successful completion of each task.
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Adaptability – maintains effectiveness with varying tasks, responsibilities and people
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Impact – creates a good impression.
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Judgment – Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Beacon Roofing Supply Organizational Knowledge – is knowledgeable of the organizational structure, reporting relationships within the branch.  
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Policy Knowledge – is knowledgeable of departmental and organizational policies/procedures. Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Be able to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical solutions.  
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Efficiency - Able to multi-task and handle requests from multiple sources in an accurate manner
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Physical Demands -The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Contacts - All branch employees, including management, on a regular basis and Customers.


<span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">The Ideal Candidate Will Have:


  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Preferably a BS in Marketing/Sales, Business.
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Two years of Industry (or) Industry related experience in Commercial Roofing and Residential Roofing.
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Two years prior outside roofing sales or Inside Sales experience (preferably in the building material distribution industry).
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Must have experience in the building material distribution industry, particularly selling commercial roofing products, with demonstrated success in those products to a local contractor base.
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Mincron operating system.   Ability to learn software package.
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Internet, Word, and Excel.
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Products: Residential & Commercial Roofing, Residential Siding and Windows (Vinyl & Wood).
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Must posses the entrepreneur spirit, be self-motivated, and enthusiastic about our business.
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Must have excellent customer service skills and attitude.
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Must be detailed oriented and possess excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Must be analytical and able to solve problems.
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Must have good verbal and written communication skills.
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Must be ethical and honest.
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Must be dependable and have a current state issued driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record.
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Must be legally entitled to work in the United States.
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Must be able to pass a company required drug test.
  • <span style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">Must be able to read, speak and write the English language to communicate with vendors, customers and other branch employees.



Company: 001 - NORTH DIVISION 
Location: 1055 Kinnear Rd  Columbus, OH 43212, US
Employment Status: Regular 


Beacon's competitive advantage is our people and our value proposition is the differentiator. 

-— Christopher Harrison
Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer 

Nearest Major Market: Columbus
Nearest Secondary Market: Dublin