Operations Manager – Building Materials

at Carter Lumber Inc
Location Richmond, Virginia
Date Posted September 19, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Permanent


A Kempsville Building Material (a division of Carter Lumber) Operations Manager is responsible for the operation of a professional lumberyard. Success depends on your ability to meet performance objectives and sales goals while controlling costs and expenses. Responsibilities include proper management of the store's inventory and employees. Effective communication with the field and internal departments are mandatory for the success of this position.

Requirements to be Considered for the Position:

Minimum of 5 years experience in a building materials environment, as well as sales, management, and operations
Previous experience dealing with contractors
Experience analyzing inventory activity
Demonstrated leadership qualities
Exceptional analytical and problem solving abilities
Outgoing personality and ability to build relationships with customers
Excellent written and verbal communications skills
Ability to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays

Responsibilities of the Position:

Store Operations:

Manages and implements the overall operations of a pro-oriented store. Responsible for the proper execution of all aspects of the policies and procedures of the company. Manages the overall yard activities and store office employees of a location, store inventory, conducts a weekly operational meeting with the management of the market, meets with the General Manager regularly to discuss sales and operational issues.

Staff Management:

Responsible for directing and managing all areas of store staff such as; hiring, communication, motivation, training, discipline, separation and other areas as needed. Responsible for all operational staff work schedules. Counsels employees on problematic situations and carries out corrective action when necessary.

Sales Management:

Manages inside sales force and ensures goals are met. Works closely with the General Manager and to monitor sales and profit goals and ensures they are on target.

Knowledge & Training:

Identifies personal growth needs and learning opportunities.
Completes required orientation and safety training.
Commits to continued learning on products, packages, procedures and more.
Encourages and oversees employee career development.

Benefits Provided:

Salary plus Bonus Potential
Medical Insurance
Vision Insurance
Dental Insurance
Disability Insurance
Life Insurance
Employer-matching 401(k) Plan


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