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Sales Internship

Department: LPT - Admin Office Services
Location: St. Paul, MN

Are you ready to join a team with awesome coworkers and engaged leaders?  Enjoy an exciting and challenging internship as you prepare for your career.  Use your talent to provide outstanding service and value. We supply top-quality lumber, tools, cabinetry, and hardware supplies for homeowners and contractors.  But Lamperts is “More Than A Lumber Company.”   Be the “Project Partner” to contractors and homeowners in making their construction vision a reality.

Lampert Lumber is a multi-location lumberyard company that has been in business since 1887. We have 33 locations in five states including: MN, WI, ND, SD, and IA. The specific location of the internship will be based on our company and candidate’s availability.

Apply for the Sales Intern position to learn more.   

What Will I Do?

Learn and support many facets of the lumber yard operation.  Roles may include:

  • Sales:
    1. Assist sales staff in estimating, ordering, scheduling customer orders.
    2. Learn construction products and share that knowledge with customers.
    3. Place and track product special orders.
  • Store:
    1. Provide friendly and effective customer experience to contractors and homeowners.
    2. Maintain displays and literature.
  • Inventory:
    1. Receive and locate stock.
    2. Perform cycle counts.
    3. Complete inventory transactions.
  • Operations:
    1. Fill orders in the warehouse.
    2. Join drivers on deliveries as a “helper.”
    3. Complete tasks to support Continuous Improvement projects.
  • Community/Customer Events:
    1. Represent Lamperts while participating in community events and festivals.
    2. Serve customers during “open houses”, education events and customer appreciation events.

What Is Needed To Be Successful?

  • Initiative to engage with customers and co-workers.
  • Desire to learn – products, construction methods, supply chain processes.
  • Aptitude to quickly learn multiple computer systems.
  • Ability to manage many simultaneous tasks.
  • Full-time student who is in good standing with their college or university.
  • On track to a bachelor’s or associate’s degree in an accredited program in Business, Sales, Construction, Logistics, Operations, or related fields.
  • Legally able to work in the United States.
  • Ability to randomly lift 50 lbs.  Ability to stand, walk or sit for extended periods.  Ability to bend or stoop.

What Is My Reward?

  • A great learning experience to prepare for careers in Sales or Construction.
  • The opportunity to develop your construction network.
  • A competitive hourly wage.
  • Full-time work for the duration of the internship.
  • Interns are not eligible for Lampert Lumber benefits.

Does this sound like the right fit for you?

Apply online at: http://www.lampertlumber.com/about-us/careers/

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