Lumber Trader (Houston)

  • 800 Town and Country Blvd, Houston, TX 77024, USA
  • Full-time

Job Description

We are looking for a committed and entrepreneurial lumber trader with a great desire to grow a business with few restrictions and substantial financial and industry expertise support.

  • Establish a solid business base buying and selling core products;
  • Cold calling and developing/strengthening long-term vendor and customer relationships;
  • Develop and grow key vendor and industry relationships to ensure a supply of a quality product;
  • Develop new product sources from Western Canada and the USA;
  • Trade on own account domestic or international as opportunities arise.


  • Ability to build strong softwood and/or hardwood mill relations;
  • A strong knowledge of hardwood and/or softwood lumber, panel or specialty products, coupled with demonstrated successful experience selling these products;
  • Relevant business contacts with the ability to build a strong and profitable book of business quickly;
  • Strong phone sales skills with an aggressive approach;
  • Good business acumen, team approach, professionalism, strong business ethics, creativity and persistence;
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with contacts at all levels;
  • Ability to travel.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.