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Territory Sales Representative: Hardwood Lumber / Softwood Lumber Sales

Where: Southern Region 

About the Opportunity:  U-C Coatings is looking for a dynamic salesperson in the hardwood/softwood lumber industry to be based in the Tennessee region.  The position requires a strong knowledge of both primary and secondary hardwood markets.  There will be a heavy emphasis on growth in the region in addition to maintaining a current customer base.  This is a work-from-home position with heavy travel, up to 50% of the time.  The candidate must be a self-starter with a proven ability to work with minimal supervision.  Establishing long-lasting customer relationships and understanding the value of excellent customer service are of the utmost importance.  Our salespeople don’t just take orders; they provide expertise and bring value to our customers.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prospect for new customers in the assigned territory
  • Maintain current account base
  • Manage local warehouse inventory
  • Attend industry association meetings and trade shows
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Report regularly to management


  • Hardwood and softwood sawmills
  • Dry kiln concentration yards
  • Plywood manufacturers
  • Secondary wood manufacturers
  • Log yards

Territory:  KY, TN, MO, AR, LA, MS and AL


  • Minimum 3-5 years of sales experience in the hardwood lumber industry
  • Bachelor’s degree in Wood Science, Forestry or related field preferred
  • Understanding of consultative sales approach
  • Effective communication skills a must
  • Willing to travel up to 50% of the time
  • Proven record of sales success
  • Outgoing, personable, honest and dependable

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Base salary
  • Performance bonus
  • Health insurance
  • 401k plan
  • Life insurance
  • Paid vacation

Location:  Work from home.

About Us:  U-C Coatings is the premier manufacturer and supplier of wood protection products for the logging, lumber, furniture and woodworking industries, worldwide.  The quality of our products and the service to our customers has built our company and its reputation.  Quality and service are never compromised.

At U-C Coatings, our wide range of products conserves natural resources and improves production yields.  Our goal is to help our customers make more wood products, and more profitable products, from each piece of wood.