PrimeSource Building Products

  • Territory Service Representative - Sacramento Area (2018-11953) - $25.00/hr

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    Territory Service Representative (Merchandising) - Sacramento Area (2018-11953) - $25.00/hr


    With more than $800 Million in annual sales, 1,100 employees and 34 distribution centers, PrimeSource Building Products is an international distributor of building materials serving residential, commercial, and industrial new-construction and remodeling markets as a value-added link in the distribution chain. One of the largest US building supply sellers, PrimeSource Building Products provides professional builders with the tools they need to complete almost any project. The company is a wholesaler and distributor that offers goods through more than 34 distribution centers in the US and Canada. Customers include lumberyards, home improvement centers, building supply dealers, industrial customers, and others in the residential, new construction, and remodeling industries. Core products distributed under the nationally known Grip-Rite® and Pro-Twist® brands include: Nails, screws, and collated fasteners; tools, compressors and accessories; residential and commercial roofing products; diamond blades and accessories, gypsum accessories, weather protection and covers, siding, insulation, adhesives and caulks, contractor bags and poly sheeting, building accessories; rebar and concrete accessories; and fencing and wire.  In 2015 Japan's ITOCHU sold PrimeSource to Platinum Equity, and a new President joined the company in April 2018.  For more information, please visit,, and



    PrimeSource Building Products, Inc., has an immediate opportunity for a Territory Service Representative (Merchandising) to support our Sacramento area territory. 


    This is NOT a Sales position. 


    You will be conducting merchandising duties between 50% to 80% of the time.  However, you will also support the Territory Manager in servicing the complete product mix with our Independents where you will interact with owners and Operations Leadership to write orders for the customers in the territory, in which you are assigned. 


    You will drive from Store to Store and be provided with a list of your customers for the day and stock product, clean display cases, and write orders, as needed.


    Hourly base salary AND you will be provided a Runzheimer GPS device and reimbursed for your daily travel on a monthly basis. 


    Must have a professional demeanor to interact and meet with business owners and to conduct product knowledge demonstrations


    Full time with benefits!


    The Territory Service Representative will work closely with Sales Manager and established Outside Sales Reps to provide support to existing business and promote end user purchases of products. Receive, store, and issue sales floor merchandise. Stock shelves, racks, cases, bins, and tables with merchandise and arrange merchandise displays to attract customers. May periodically take physical count of stock or check and mark merchandise.

    • Stocks shelves, racks, cases, bins, and tables with new or transferred merchandise, 50% to 80% depending on the need.
    • Cleans display cases, shelves, and aisles of discarded packaging material.
    • Ensures product is in stock and available for customers to purchase and will work with entire product mix.
    • Will write orders and service the assigned territories, which could take several hours (per customer)
    • Has full product knowledge of the line carried by each store.
    • Makes product suggestions to manager and evaluate product mix.
    • Tracks stock levels at customer location.
    • Assists Territory Managers in maintaining relationships with purchasing contacts, customer ownership and other critical personnel.
    • May occasionally attend contractor events, open houses, and conduct product knowledge seminars. 
    • Performs other tasks as assigned.

    We are looking for highly motivated, self-starters that have the following:

    • Demonstrate exposure to building materials, construction industry
    • Very good communication skills both written and verbal
    • Ability to present oneself well with individuals at all levels

    If you wish to join a company with excellent career opportunities, company benefits and competitive salary, we want to meet you.


    • Requirements: 
      • Must have a valid driver’s license and the ability to drive and use personal vehicle throughout assigned territory to service stores. Vehicle, insurance and must be in compliance to receive full car allowance reimbursement program.
      • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
      • Must be able to work safely in a retail construction environment.
      • Must have strong customer service skills.
    • Education & Experience:
      • High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED)
      • Required: Two or four year college degree preferred for advancement.
      • One to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
      • Exceptional interpersonal communications through voice and email.
      • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
    • Pluses:
      • Have working knowledge of and /or experience using basic hand tools.
      • Have knowledge of and/or experience working with building materials, lumber, and fasteners.
      • Have previous work experience in a home improvement retailer or other big box retailer type environment.

    PrimeSource has 34 centers across the country-employees that achieve success in this position will have opportunities for advancement nationwide. If you have work experience matches the above profile and you wish to join a company with excellent career opportunities, and company benefits, we want to meet you.

    EOE Statement

    PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. is fully committed to equal employment opportunity (EEO) and maintaining a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on race, gender, religion, age, color, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information and other non-merit factors.  All persons shall be afforded equal employment opportunity at PrimeSource Building Products, Inc.


    PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. prohibits discrimination in all aspects of its personnel policies, program practices and operations and relationships with employees and applicants, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring and merit promotion.  PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. promotes programs of affirmative recruitment and employment at all levels of PrimeSource Building Products, Inc..  PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. subscribes to, and will implement to the full extent, all applicable laws that promote equality of opportunity.


    PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from persons with disabilities, and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons. PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advanced on the basis of merit within PrimeSource Building Products, Inc.

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