Career Opportunities

Location

 New Canaan, CT

Position

Floor Sales Associate – Paint

Summary

Northeast Building Supply is an organization focused on providing the professional trade, homeowners, contractors, and architects the best possible building materials and home center shopping experience. Based in CT, with locations spanning from Northwest, CT to Long Branch, NJ, Northeast Building Supply (NBS) is dedicated to creating a rewarding career for its 90+ associates. We are looking for a motivated, detail-oriented, and customer-centric Floor Sales Associate to support our New Canaan Branch – Weed & Duryea – a high end home and lumber center. Ideally, this candidate has experience in the paint industry, either previously supporting a paint department at a home center or working in retail floor sales at a paint Store. In addition, he/she will be responsible for assisting customers with all of their shopping needs including assisting customers in the selection, demonstration, and loading of merchandise.

Job Type

Full-time

Preferred Experience:

  • Prior work servicing retail and wholesale customers
  • Sales oriented and understanding of basic merchandising principles
  • Prior knowledge of paint industry; understanding of tinting and mixing paint products
  • Understands customer needs and how to present products
  • Ability to stock shelves and set modulars
  • Willingness to greet customers anywhere in store
  • General knowledge of hardware store and eagerness to learn Weed & Duryea layout
  • Execution of daily operational duties of store including opening and closing
  • Be proficient in executing all store services, such as mixing paint or cutting keys
  • Able to lift 40+ lbs.
  • Able to ring a register
  • Capable of driving a pick-up truck with small loads (IE: Grills, ice melt, firewood, etc)
  • Forklift experience or willingness to get certified

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Must be organized, have attention to detail and must conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times
  • Strong communication skills
  • Customer-centric personality and ability to represent the company brand out in the field
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We appreciate your support in keeping Northeast Building Supply a safe environment to shop. As Covid-19 cases rise in the tri-state area, we continue to ensure we have a safe and clean retail space for all of you. As we have been since the beginning of the pandemic, we are able to support curbside pickup for our hardware store and shipping out of our lumber department if you're not comfortable coming in. Click here for all location hours, addresses and phone numbers.