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As of the present moment, Interstate + Lakeland Lumber is seeking qualified candidates for a Counter Sales position Shrub Oak, NY; and a Millwork Assistant position in Bethel, CT. Click on the tabs above for more information on each open position.


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Interstate + Lakeland Lumber is currently seeking qualified professionals to join the IL team. You can find information about our open positions in the tabs on this page. To apply for a position at Interstate + Lakeland Lumber, please email your resume to: HR@interstatelumber.com.



Counter Sales Associate

Shrub Oak, NY

To apply, please email your resume to: HR@interstatelumber.com

Job Type: Full-time

Interstate + Lakeland Lumber, is seeking an Inside Counter Sales Associate for our newly renovated Shrub Oak, NY location.

While products are important, our success is due to our greatest asset, our people. Interstate + Lakeland Lumber is a team of dedicated professionals with great expertise and knowledge of the products we sell and our industry in general. This knowledge sets us apart and enables us to provide consistent and unsurpassed customer service.

To continue the commitment to servicing our customers, we are currently seeking an Inside Counter Sales Associate to join our Shrub Oak, NY, Inside Sales Associate team. The ideal candidate must have a can-do attitude, be a quick learner and get along well with others.

Summary/Objective: The Counter Salesperson is responsible for providing customers with outstanding customer service which includes Point-of-Sale in-person, phone, and by email sales communication. You will need to be knowledgeable about the lumber building materials and hardware accessories. This role needs to be able to follow the manager's directions and complete task as requested.

Essential Functions:

  • Ability to follow instructions and communicate effectively
  • Ability to learn about our products and keep up to date product knowledge
  • Process sales in an accurate manner
  • Balance cash registers
  • Provide Outstanding Customer Service
  • Assisting customers who purchase /or pick-up merchandise at the store.
  • Process Sales Orders generated at the counter.
  • Provide customers with reliable information regarding product specifications and pricing.
  • Assisting team Members in servicing customers, answering phone calls, stocking merchandise and pulling orders for deliveries.
  • Process Cash sale returns and refund paperwork
  • Maintain cleanliness of counter area and ensuring merchandise displays remain stocked, current and neat
  • Ensure that store displays are categorized properly
  • Miscellaneous projects as assigned

Other Duties:

  • Assist with customers in the yard as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Competencies:

Reliable transportation; excellent written and oral communication skills; excellent negotiation skills; pro-active planning and time management skills required. Working knowledge of construction industry product knowledge and home building requirements Highly self-motivated and positive attitude

Required Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and organizational skills are essential.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • 2 Years of Building Materials Counter Sales Experience

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

  • Physical demands include lifting, carrying, standing, kneeling, and walking,
  • The employee must frequently lift and move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and move objects up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving forklifts, noise, vibration and extreme weather conditions.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full-time position. Work schedule varies and requires employee to work every other Saturday and responsible for closing the store on occasion. Typical hours are Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturdays from 8:00am to 12:00pm


    To apply for this position, please email your resume to: HR@interstatelumber.com.



    Millwork Assistant

    Bethel, CT

    To apply, please email your resume to: HR@interstatelumber.com

    Job Type: Full-time

    Interstate + Lakeland Lumber, is seeking a Millwork Assistant for our custom millwork shop in Bethel, CT.

     

    Summary/Objective: We are seeking a Millwork Assistant to join our Mill Shop team.  The position requires an individual to assist the Lead Millwork Technicians as necessary, to achieve the desired productivity levels. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, learns quickly and thrives in a fast-paced environment. The position is responsible for general manufacturing duties involving handling of wood and related materials. This role also requires occasional Mill shop based deliveries

    Essential Functions:

    • Ability to determine and pull proper materials needed for each task.  

    • Physically able to lift heavy boards and sheets of plywood to process through various machinery in the production of goods.

    • Prepare products for finishing and/or shipping including but not limited to, filling nail holes and voids, sanding and priming of mouldings and millwork.

    • Must be able to safely operate the following: cut off saws, jointers, planers, table saws, shapers, sanders, pneumatic nail/staple guns, chop saws, routers, table saws, hand tools and other various specialty machinery to manufacture components from lumber, plywood and other wood products.  

    • Must be able to exercise independent judgment when undertaking assignments.

    • Must be able to safely use dangerous powerful machinery and wear personal safety devices such as safety glasses, hearing protection guards and safety shields at all times.

    • Maintain a safe working environment, identifying and correcting potential safety concerns and hazards.

    • Packaging finished products to ship by palletizing, stretch wrapping and banding.

    • Must be able to follow written and oral instructions, paying attention to details.

    • Work on a production line within a team concept

    • Ability to produce final product with in the project deadlines.

    • Maintain machines and tools on a daily basis.

    • Maintain cleanliness of shop, performs routine service on equipment 

    • Assist lead workers as necessary and performs other duties as required.

    • Make shop-based deliveries when needed

    Competencies:

    • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

    • Ability to meet project deadlines

    • Practical mathematics and measuring skills 

    • Must follow company policies, safety instructions and wear required protective equipment.

    • Able to function effectively as part of a production team.

    • Dependable, self-motivated and works well with others.

    Required Education and Experience:

    • 1 to 3 years or Carpentry/Woodworking/Constructions experience
    • Prior Assembly experience
    • Manufacturing – Mill Shop 3-5 years
    • High school diploma, GED or equivalent
    • Must be able to follow directions + follow specific work procedures/steps
    • Experience with hand and power tools
    • Experience with reading architectural shop drawings
    • High Mathematical aptitude

    Work Schedule: Monday to Friday  6:30am to 3:30pm

    Location: Bethel, CT

    Benefits: Competitive wage and benefits package including; 401K Medical, Dental and Vision             Insurance, Life Insurance, STD, PTO, FSA, Dependent Care.

    Salary: Commensurate with experience

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