Commodity Product Manager at Boise Cascade Company in Rochelle, Illinois

Posted in General Business 9 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Overview

Boise Cascade Building Materials Distribution has an opening for a sales professional experienced in lumber, panels, and other commodity distribution products. Please review the responsibilities and needed qualifications below and apply today!

Boise Cascade has been in the business of manufacturing wood products and distributing building materials for over half a century. Today we're one of the largest manufacturers of plywood and engineered wood products in North America - and the only wholesale stocking distributor for building products that can service the entire United States. Because our business is built on relationships, our associates are critical to our success. And we're committed to investing in them. That's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package designed to have a positive impact on all areas of your life - from health and well-being, career and community, to financial security and personal safety, with many benefits beginning on your first day of employment. We call it, Total Rewards. Here's a snapshot of what we offer:


  • We care about your Health, Well-Being, and Future:

    • Medical + Prescription, Dental + Vision
      • Flexible Spending Account, Health Reimbursement Account, Preventive Care


    • Life and Accidental Death Insurance, 401(k)/Roth Retirement Plan Options with Employer Contributions

    • Tuition Assistance, Employee Assistance Program



  • We offer paid Time Away from Work:

    • 8 Holidays, Personal/Vacations Days

    • Disability Benefits, Parental Leave



  • We Appreciate you:

    • Competitive Base and Incentive Pay for all positions

    • Service Recognition Program

    • Professional development and career progression opportunities



Responsibilities

The Commodity Product Manager sets product lines, selects vendors, monitors performance, and assists in purchasing lumber product lines in support of the location sales goals. Screens appropriate product lines and negotiates with vendors. May solicit direct and warehouse sales of all commodity products to customers. Manage product lines to obtain most favorable terms, prices, service, and promotional support. Commodity Product Managers work closely with sales, marketing, and vendors to develop custom programs, block and special buys, promotions, and product support. Develop, maintain and gain relevant knowledge of products, production process, industry, market, and competitor analysis. Facilitate direct buys and delivery between customers and suppliers, if needed. The Commodity Product Manager may quote prices, take orders, negotiate transportation rates and mode, and provide delivery dates. Evaluate monthly reports to optimize product line performance and contribution. Maintain division SKU master on assigned product lines. Monitor receipt of rebates and special discounts to ensure vendor compliance. The Commodity Product Manager will demonstrate strong commitment to safety, quality, environmental awareness, and continuous process improvement. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications : Requires bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in related job function. Office environment with minimal physical exertion.

Preferred Qualifications : Prefer 3-5 years of experience in related job function. Lumber trader and panel experience preferred. Previous experience in a lumber-related purchasing and/or sales or general line product management in the building materials industry. Candidate must have effective communication skills and the ability to work independently or with teams/groups.

Competencies : Active Learning, Building Trusting Relationships, Creating Demand Through Insight, Establishing Customer Value, High-Impact Communication, Initiating Action, Innovation, Monitoring Information, Sales Negotiation, Sales Persuasion, Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills.