Field Operations Trainee (Entry-Level) in Denton, TX at 84 Lumber

Date Posted: 2/17/2021

Job Snapshot

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    Denton, TX
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Job Description

The position is an almost 100% travel position assisting stores with operations. It includes marketing, sales and management. An essential part of the position is flexibility. The position will provide an advanced education in management and operations and will provide valuable knowledge learned from multiple store Managers, Area Managers and DVP's.

Training:  At 84 Lumber we offer an excellent and comprehensive Early Development Program and Self Study Program, which successful candidates complete within 4-6 months.  All successful candidates attend a comprehensive 3-day training program at our Corporate Headquarters where you will get one on one training with our field experienced trainers.  There will be extensive training at our Chandler, AZ store.

Essential Functions

  • Assist with operations projects at various locations.
  • Fill in for Store Manager and Co-Manager vacancies.
  • Sell of dead, obsolete and overstock inventory.
  • Train store associates on advanced operations skills.
  • Assist in helping stores recover that are in disaster areas.
  • Sell lumber and building materials, conduct price quotes, process orders and returns, and develop excellent product knowledge
  • Create material estimates for customers in a timely manner
Additional Competencies

  • Marketing on craigslist or other online media.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of POS system.
  • Some P&L experience.
  • Self-Starter that is able to think outside the box.
Required Skills:
  • Experience working in a team atmosphere
  • Ability to multi-task in fast paced environment
  • Previous experience in retail or building industry highly preferred
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must take and pass drug test and consent to a background check
  • Must take and pass other pre-employment assessments
  • Work in outdoor/indoor conditions, and ability to load and unload lumber and other building materials with or without reasonable accomodations
The minimum requirements for this position are a Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university; or at least 2 years of specific experience and/or training related to the essential functions of the job; or equivalent combination of education and training.Supervisory Responsibility:
This position requires the ability to lead and direct coworkers as well as temporary labor from an outside vendor.
Work Environment
Work inside and outside of store locations.  Lifting up to 80lbs.
Physical Demands
This position requires frequent sitting, use of hands, talking, listening, climbing ladders and stairs. Periodically this position walks, stands and reaches. Rarely, this position balances, stoops, kneels, crouch or crawl.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Hours of work depends on store hours of operations, 45 hours per week.
Extensive travel to potentially any store in the company.


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