Idaho Forest Group
  • 06-Apr-2018 to 13-May-2018 (MST)
  • Coeur d'Alene, ID, USA
  • Full Time

Built on Tradition

From its Coeur d'Alene, Idaho headquarters, the closely held, family-owned company is now one of America's largest lumber producers, with capacity for over one billion board feet per year and markets around the globe. The company holds high standards when it comes to product, process and company objectives. This is a healthy, growing company big enough for its national and international markets, but with hometown ethics and pride in a job well done. Excellence is the goal in caring for our team members, customers, and natural resources.


Lumber Sales Trader

Idaho Forest Group is looking for a Lumber Trader to manage the sales and delivery of lumber.  This individual will be focusing on inventory, cost, and logistics associated with executing our lumber sales strategy. This position is based at our corporate office in Coeur d'Alene, ID and will report to a Sales Manager.


Essential Functions

  • Responsible for initiating sales, taking orders, anticipating, and meeting customer needs
  • Proactively contact customers regarding market fluctuations and trends
  • Develop and grow key industry relationships
  • Responsible for assigned product management, pricing, monitoring inventory, and promoting assigned products
  • Actively work with all team members (logistics, operations, and production) to maximize sales volume, gross margin, and customer satisfaction
  • Develop market analyses, reports, and forecasts to allow informed business decisions across the lumber division
  • Administer contracts, communicate and follow-through with paperwork 
  • Utilize available tools to increase work efficiency and to understand historical market data and key analysis to drive sales planning
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • Experience in lumber sales, lumber purchasing and/or account management required
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in a related job function required
  • Ability to work independently or with teams or groups with limited supervision
  • Effective communication skills 
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office products with emphasis on Word and Excel
  • Able to work extended hours when necessary to support business initiatives


Total Rewards

We understand the value of our team members and how each and every one plays such a vital role in the day to day success of Idaho Forest Group.  Idaho Forest Group looks for driven people with strong work ethics, morals and values.  When we find them, we want to keep them.  Therefore, we offer competitive total rewards compensation.

Idaho Forest Group has a wide range of benefits including Health Care coverage, Flexible Spending accounts, Annual Incentive Plan, Wellness programs, Life and Disability protection, 401(k) benefits, PTO, Holiday pay, Family and Self Care Leave, Scholarships, and more.  We value a good balance between career and personal life and encourage a healthy lifestyle.

Idaho Forest Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by law. If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process, please contact Human Resources at 208-762-2912 or

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