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Building Products Consultant 

Category Sales and Marketing  

Are you a highly motivated individual with good communication skills looking to be a part of a growing company? If you want to build something you can be proud of, check out our new position in our Newport location.

LaForce is looking for a driven individual to consult with property and facilities management on their building needs. LaForce is a leader in door, frame, hardware, security, and building specialty products servicing the commercial construction industry.

In this position you will work directly with the customer to identify needs and offer solutions. Common customers include, but are not limited to, educational and hospital facilities, government and manufacturing.

Job description video:

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provide expert opinions, analysis, and recommendations to organizations based on industry knowledge and expertise.
  • Problem solve and troubleshoot the needs of the customer.
  • Demonstrate value in the products you recommend.
  • Grow customer base through prospecting and cold calling.
  • Travel to customer sites within the metro area to meet with clients and discuss needs.
  • Develop relationships with current customer base.
  • Maintain a fluid line of communication through the quote/order life cycle with internal departments, vendors, and the customer.
  • Continuously learn and expand product knowledge.
  • Meet and exceed sales budget.


  • 3+ years in construction, especially positions related to consulting, project management, and solutions providing is preferred.
  • Bachelor's Degree plus 1-3 years of outside sales experience, or a combination of experience and education.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to handle basic math problems and read measurement tools.
  • Mechanical aptitude and interest a plus.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Valid driver's license and good driving record.
  • Self-starter attitude.


  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, dental, vision, life insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Matching 401k plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Volunteer and Wellness Programs
Position Requirements  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Sales: Commercial Building Products  
Location Minneapolis  
About the Organization Strength in its people. Strength in its industry.

If you're looking for a stable and growing company to call home, this is it! LaForce offers great benefits and a fun, professional working environment. As LaForce grows, we have many opportunities for you to grow with us!

Established in 1954, LaForce has grown to be one of the largest distributors of commercial door opening products, solutions, and services in the United States consisting of doors, frames, hardware, security integration, building specialties, and much more. We have expanded to a total of 15 locations in 8 different states and have roughly 600 employees. As a family owned business, LaForce values their employees and their talents. Come work for LaForce and find a place to develop your career.

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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