• Sales
  • Anywhere

Deering Lumber

Founded in 1866, Deering Lumber operates three locations in Maine, supplying building materials to customers across southern and coastal Maine and along the New Hampshire Seacoast.


US LBM is one of the leading and fastest growing distributors of specialty building materials in the United States, with a team of over 14,000 employees located throughout the country. Since our founding in 2009, we have acquired over 60 companies and have expanded to more than 400 locations serving 37 states. US LBM is a dynamic organization that promotes an outstanding culture that focuses on the value of its customers and associates. Developing our people is critical to our strategy and encouraging our culture of empowerment.

A Brief Overview
The Outside Sales Representative generates and secures new sales to increase the profitability of the company. This position maintains existing accounts while generating new business through cold calls and following leads.

What you will do

  • Promote, sell, and secure new accounts for the company.

  • Provide existing accounts with necessary products, time, and information.

  • Assist with the selection of products best suited to customer needs.

  • Prepare, coordinate, and communicate price quotations, terms of sales, delivery dates, and service obligations to customers/contractors.

  • Resolve customer complaints and problems.

  • Assist in the collection of accounts receivable.

  • Coordinate project schedules, contractor schedules, and material deliveries.

  • Prepare and input orders as necessary.

  • Informs company of competitive prices, products, and area-related information.

  • Maintain current knowledge of daily and monthly sales and their relationship to budget and margin goals.

  • Research and order special products as necessary.

  • Estimate materials from blueprints supplied by customer/contractor.

  • Adhere to Conflict of Interest or Non-Compete agreement if in place.

  • Comply with Company’s attendance policy by maintaining regular and predictable attendance.

Education Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED Required

Experience Qualifications

  • 3 years of sales experience in building materials or related industry Required

Skills and Abilities

  • Working knowledge of building materials industry and products, ability to negotiate prices and contractual agreements.

  • Estimating from blueprints, ability to use calculator and computer.

  • Strategic Mindset – Seeing ahead to future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategies.

  • Plans and Aligns – Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.

  • Business Insight – Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization’s goals.

  • Collaborates – Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

  • Communicates Effectively – Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

  • Must be able to walk throughout yards, plants, and offices.

Licenses and Certifications

  • DL NUMBER – Driver License, Valid and in State Upon Hire Required


  • Must have valid driver’s license.

Travel Requirements

  • 50%


Building Your Career With Benefits:

  • The Usual. Medical, Dental and Vision (starting the 1st of the month after 30 days).

  • The Good. 401(k) with company match.The Best. Paid Time Off and Closed Holidays.

  • Even Better. Employee Discounts and Company Cookouts.

  • How do we top that? We support your educational and career goals with our continuing education programs, paid training, and promoting from within.

Build Your Future Today With Deering Lumber.

Deering Lumber, a Division of US LBM Holdings, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, order of protection status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law.

To apply for this job please visit uslbm.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com.