Opportunities

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Reading Rock is always looking for passionate people to join our team.  For questions regarding employment opportunities, please contact Traci Keith at 800.482.6466.

  • ARCHITECTURAL CONSULTANT - Cincinnati, Ohio

    Description
    This position is a trusted advisor of building solutions to the architectural and design build construction community.  The role is dynamic and primarily focused on commercial markets including, but not limited to retail, healthcare, hospitality, education, government, office, and multifamily.  Regional travel may be required.  

    Responsibilities include, but not limited to
    · Network:  Be involved in industry associations to improve existing relationships and identify new clients for future business opportunities.
    · Prospect:  Utilize industry-leading database software in combination with internal lead management resources to identify, prioritize, and follow up on target project opportunities.
    · Educate:  Create and/or conduct AIA-approved presentations to educate Reading Rock clients for product awareness and positioning.
    · Consult:  Work with industry design professionals in a consultative fashion toward “Basis of Design” specifications for Reading Rock solutions.
    · Sales:  Participate in sales strategy and negotiations if and where applicable.
    · Team:  Lead and maintain regular contact with team members throughout the specification and sales life cycles to ensure high success rate.
    · Strategy:  Stay abreast of competitive industry landscape and assist with short- to long-range strategic planning.
    · Policy:  Maintain compliance with Corporate policies.
    · Other position-related duties as needed & assigned.

    Experience
    · Sales:  Five (5) years of Consultative experience preferred.
    · Construction Industry: Five (5) years preferred.
    · Education: Business, Engineering, or Architectural college degree from an accredited program preferred.
    · Certification:  CSI Construction Specifier preferred.
    · Technology: CRM (ideally Salesforce) and Microsoft Office experience preferred.  

    Key Competencies
    · Proactive, team-based philosophy toward client satisfaction.
    · Presentation skills with many and various audience types.
    · Highly organized with effective time management skills.
    · High business acumen with excellent oral, nonverbal, and written skills.
    · Negotiating and Influencing at all levels of the enterprise.
    · Ability to read and understand construction plans and specification.
    · Valid driver’s license and good driving record.
    · Ability to lift 50 lbs.

    To Apply: Applications accepted until position is filled. Email or Fax a Resume, cover letter and any letters of recommendation to Careers@readingrock.com or 513-326-2977.

  • OPERATIONS AND PURCHASING MANAGER - Building Materials

    Description
    This is a strategic leadership position at Reading Rock focusing on three (3) business units – Reading Rock Residential (RRR/installed products), Reading Rock Building Materials Division (RR/brick and block) and Tri-State Tile (TST).  

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to
    · Strategic Vision:  Liaison with Senior Management and active participant in the development and implementation of strategic plans.
    · Team Leadership:  Lead by example and implement continuous improvement initiatives for team members of various departments both in personal and professional development.
    · Safety:  Maintain and monitor conformance with Reading Rock Safety Core Value.
    · Budget Achievement:  Manage people, products, and processes within budget expectations by way of financial report reviews and team member metrics.
    · Asset Management:  Be the principal in charge of RRR business unit assets including facilities, grounds, equipment, and vehicles.
    · Policy:  Develop and enforce written policies in accordance with the success factors of each business unit.
    · Operational Excellence:  Document, identify, and clearly communicate existing and new Best Management Practices including purchasing, scheduling, inventory, and logistics.
    · Purchasing:  Provide analysis, strategy, and execution leadership to optimize the purchasing program for material at four (4) distribution points.
    · Supplier Relations:  Create and preserve existing and new third-party supplier relationships.
    · Other position-related duties as needed & assigned.

    Experience
    · Organization Management and Leadership: Required.
    · Construction Industry: Minimum of ten (10) years preferred.
    · Education: Business college degree from an accredited program required.
    · Technology: ERP and Microsoft Office required.  CRM preferred.
    · Human Resources: Recruiting and retention experience required.

    Key Competencies
    · Proactive, team-based philosophy toward client satisfaction.
    · Highly organized with effective time management skills.
    · High business acumen with excellent, oral, nonverbal, and written skills.
    · Critical and lean thinking and the entire supply chain.
    · Negotiating and Influencing at all levels of the enterprise.
    · Root Cause and Corrective Action methodologies.
    · Valid driver’s license and good driving record.
    · Ability to lift 50 lbs

    To Apply: Applications accepted until position is filled. Email or Fax a Resume, cover letter and any letters of recommendation to Careers@readingrock.com or 513-326-2977.

  • COUNTER SALES-CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE

    Description
    Responsible for timely, accurate and thorough handling and communication of customer information to assure deliveries which meet or exceed customer expectations.

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to
    · Accurately and thoroughly enter orders for all customers in a timely manner.
    · Process cash, account, and counter sales, assist showroom sales, and correctly file corresponding paperwork.
    · Schedule deliveries within company terms and conditions.  Work with distribution to meet corporate delivery standards.
    · Maintain constant communication with yard and management regarding customer/product issues and receive and communicate information in this role in a professional, informative and instructive manner.
    · Initiate Customer Concern Form when processes or product quality dictates.
    · Vigorous compliance with all SOP’s, company policies, procedures and performance standards.  Help control expenses in any area of the company at all times.
    · Support the efforts of the sales staff to gain market share and increase revenue at your RDC with the ultimate goal of achieving the divisional budget.
    · Effectively drive the sales of tools, accessories, ponds, natural stone, pergolas, and lights as budgeted.

    Requirements
    The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and quality-driven with the following skill set:
    · Demonstrate commitment to superior internal and external customer service and team orientation
    · Ability to follow written and oral instructions, understand and record customer orders accurately, communicate verbally with customers and co-workers in a clear manner
    · Ability to plan and prioritize workload
    · Strong math and calculation skills
    · Strong computer skills
    · Made2Manage experience helpful
    · High school graduate or equivalent
    · At least 1 year of previous related work experience preferred
    · Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

    To Apply: Applications accepted until position is filled. Email or Fax a Resume, cover letter and any letters of recommendation to Careers@readingrock.com or 513-326-2977.