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Sales Trainee

Memphis, TN

Boise Cascade Company has been in the business of manufacturing wood products and distributing building materials for over half a century. We are one of the largest producers of engineered wood products and plywood in North America and a leading U.S. wholesale distributor of building materials. Because our business is built on relationships, our associates are critical to our success.

We are committed to investing in them and that is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package designed to have a positive impact on all areas on your life – from health and well-being, career, and community, to financial security and personal safety, with many benefits beginning on your first day of employment. Please review the responsibilities and needed qualifications below and apply today!   

Boise Cascade has an exciting opening for a Sales Trainee! Please review the responsibilities and needed qualifications below and apply today! 


The Sales Trainee will learn the organization’s policies, products, and/or services in preparation for sales responsibilities with the goal of developing a sales career in the building materials industry. Sales Trainees acquire knowledge of division and industry practices through on-the-job training in location sales departments, including but not limited to: Initiating sales, taking orders, anticipating and meeting customer needs.

Assigned product management, selection of product vendors, purchasing, pricing, monitoring inventory, and promoting assigned products. Contacting customers regarding market fluctuations and trends. Filling customer orders, acquiring basic product knowledge, and developing knowledge of customer quality expectations. Complete special projects as needed. Safety Awareness: Demonstrate strong commitment to safety, quality, environmental awareness, and continuous process improvement. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • Basic Qualifications: College Degree or equivalent work experience in related job function. Working conditions are an office environment with moderate physical exertion.  
  • Preferred Qualifications: Effective communication skills, and ability to work well with team members. Experience in the building materials industry a plus. 

Our Benefits

  • Medical + Dental + Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts + HRA 
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings
  • Annual Incentives 
  • Paid Time Off (20/yr) and holidays (10/yr)
  • Paid Parental Leave

Qualifications - Education - Required

Some college or better.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Salary Range: $36,600 USD to $71,000 USD - Full-Time

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