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Building Material Sales 



Shaw/Stewart takes pride in our 130-year history and values the customers who got us here. We are an established company, positioned and ready for growth. As a Building Material Salesperson, you are expected to create and maintain lifelong customer relationships. You will be accountable for prospecting clients, building and cultivating new and existing relationships, estimating, material takeoffs, job site consults, preconstruction meetings, pre bids and proposal presentations. Our sales staff are bound by shared values and goals and promote the highest quality service to our customers. Your role is critical to the overall success of the organization.


  • Develop new business to achieve annual growth objectives
  • Develop and execute business plan
  • Relationship management
  • Achieve annual sales and gross margin budget
  • Execute company sales process


The successful Building Materials Salesperson is a persistent, goal oriented and competitive self-starter. At Shaw/Stewart, your opportunities are limitless! You excel at consultative sales and are committed to partnering with prospects to uncover the best solutions. The successful candidate thrives in an autonomous environment. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are key.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 2+ years in Construction or Building Material Trade or equivalent education
  • 2 + years of sales experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, and Outlook)
  • CRM experience, Salesforce preferred
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check


  • Project Management
  • Associate degree or higher
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
About the Organization Founded on a commitment to building lasting and trusting relationships with customers, Shaw/Stewart Lumber Co. (Shaw/Stewart) delivers by responding to customer needs and providing creative custom solutions. For more than 130 years, Shaw/Stewart has served the Twin Cities' luxury homebuilders, remodelers and commercial general contractors.

Value to Employees: Shaw/Stewart offers employees opportunity to drive their careers in a results oriented environment. As an employer who values relationships over transactions, Shaw/Stewart employees can expect transparency, integrity and loyalty.

Company Culture: As a respected and well-known industry leader, Shaw/Stewart focuses heavily on providing quality products and exceptional service to customers. It's evident in Shaw/Stewart's focus on continuous improvement in day-to-day activities and company core values:

• Integrity- Do the right thing, even when it's not popular.
• Exceedingly High Standards -Take pride in our work knowing it's a reflection of us.
• Be a Champion- Be confident, positive, and humble.
• Customers for Life -The lifetime value of the customer is our priority.
• Ownership - Take full responsibility for the outcomes of our actions.
EOE Statement Shaw/Stewart Lumber Co. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, drug free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable.  

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