Hardware Sales Associate

    Truitt & White Lumber Company
    642 Hearst Ave., Berkeley, CA 94710
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    Job Description

    Hardware Sales Associate Job Description



    Truitt & White Lumber Company is a third generation family run business that has been selling quality building products to the building community since 1946. Our success is based on providing professional and knowledgeable service as we meet our customers building needs. We believe in building strong, honest, reliable and respectful relationships with our customers and employees.   


    Job Summary:

    The Hardware Sales Associate sells hardware, including, but not limited to, nails, bolts, screws, hand and power tools, electrical equipment, plumbing supplies, paint, and pipe products such as ABS, PVC, ADS pipes and fittings. Attention to detail and quality customer service skills are essential to the performance of this job. The key to being successful in this role is the ability to effectively communicate with customers, have a team oriented mentality and collaborate well with others. The applicant should expect to be on their feet for most of the day, and while this job requires mostly indoor work, it can be physically demanding. Applicants should be capable of lifting packages in the 25 - 75 pound range and be able to bend down to reach products on the lower shelves, as well as reach up to products on the higher shelves.


    Basic Responsibilities:

    • Provide exemplary customer service. You will be interacting with customers on a daily basis, so the interaction must always be professional, courteous and friendly

    • Prepare sales order documents

    • Retrieve merchandise from back stock room

    • Advise customers of products and/or tools that fit their needs for specific projects

    • Stock and maintain items on shelves

    • Be able to think quickly and come up with creative solutions for customer concerns or questions

    • Exemplary communication skills.



    • Working knowledge of various hardware and building products

    • Must be knowledgeable on Baldwin, Emtek, and Specialty Hardware

    • Effective communication skills

    • 2 years of Customer service

    • Bi-lingual is not necessary, but is a plus

    • Be able to lift 25-75 lbs


    Compensation and Benefits:

    • Work at a great company with great people

    • Opportunity to grow and develop

    • Competitive wage and benefit package

    • Compensation commensurate with experience

    • Paid vacation and Holidays

    • Medical and Dental Insurance plans

    • 401K Retirement plan



    The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by this job assignment. This is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. The employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the Truitt and White Lumber Company.


    Posting ID: 511833758Posted: 2020-07-14