Architectural Product Specialist - California Region, USA
Loewen
Steinbach, MB
Architectural Product Specialist
(California Region – USA)
Creative, driven, independent, quick learner, organized with a proven track record of developing trusted relationships with architects in the residential and commercial building market… if this describes you, let’s talk!

Who We Are

Loewen is a manufacturer of wood
windows and doors designed and built
for premium residential new
construction, renovation/restoration
and distinctive light commercial
construction.

We foster a safe, positive environment
and encourage innovation, growth and
teamwork through a foundation of
open communication and respect. We
have a culture where diversity is
valued and where you have the
opportunity to make a difference.

Our Mission:
To enrich people's lives by creating exceptional experiences

Our Guiding Principles:
Courage
Respect
Integrity
Innovation
Stewardship
Passion
Together we share a passion for
design, precision craftsmanship and
relationships as we achieve our vision
to be the world’s leading supplier of
luxury windows and doors.

How to Apply:
Please apply on-line by submitting your resume and salary expectations to: http://www.loewen.com/careers

To Learn More:
Visit our website to learn more about
Loewen at: http://www.loewen.com

Follow this link to learn more about what we do:
http://youtu.be/GaIsaFGdEjY

What You Will Do:
Drive sales through growth of existing accounts and generation of new business opportunities for Loewen dealer partners by developing current and new relationships with architects and designers within the residential and commercial building/construction community.
Provide the highest level of customer service to the Architectural community
Partner with the Architectural community to create window and door design and product selections to complete their projects for the purpose of generating project specifications.
Work closely with the architectural community to support and help project manage their design through design, fabrication and installation when possible.
Call on the Architect community to present and promote products and build awareness for the purpose of generating project specifications.
Participate and be an active supporter in appropriate AIA (CRAN) and/or BIA member meetings or events
Conduct luncheon seminars to provide education on product characteristics or new products.
Provide timely and accurate technical information for product specifications and quotations.
Follow up to make sure that product information as provided is sufficient and specifications meet requirements for quotes and order entry.
Communicate with outside sales representatives, offering sales support and backup during absences.
Achieve/exceed targeted new architect and new builder calls per month within a specified territory.

What You Bring:
Outside sales or architectural sales experience is essential with knowledge of building materials – windows and doors is preferred
Familiar with architectural specifications and construction design elements
High level of responsiveness to customer needs
Ability to effectively present in front of varying sized groups both formal and informal
Excellent technical aptitude is essential.
Handling objections by taking initiative & finding creative solutions is critical.
Ability to clearly communicate and build/maintain strong relationships within architectural community is essential.
Demonstrated consultative selling skills.
Proven time management focus and ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
Team player who has a record of achieving and exceeding company and team objectives.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications and CRM tools.
Knowledge of the architectural community in the California Region of the USA is preferred
Ability to travel along with a valid passport / driver’s license

What Loewen Offers:
A respectful work environment that is built on a foundation of open communication, teamwork and our guiding principles
A culture where diversity is valued and where you have the opportunity to get involved and make a difference
A comprehensive benefits package including 401K

We thank all candidates for applying. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.