Career Info

Position: Paint Specialist

Department: Paint

Position Summary

Using paint expertise sell, advise and guide customers regarding purchase of paint products. Foster and build relationships with commercial and residential customers to expand their patronage within the store.

Essential Functions

  • Build relationships with commercial and residential customers, expand business to other store areas.
  • Communicate known projects to other areas of the store to promote business in other departments.
  • Greet, assist and advise contractors and homeowners regarding paint needs
  • Use various equipment and machinery to match and mix paint; must be able to visually distinguish slight color variations
  • Demonstrate department and product knowledge in the following areas: types paint (i.e. premium vs. economy, paint finishes (i.e. flat, satin, eggshell, and semi-gloss),faux and decorative finishes, painting tools including paint sprayers, power washers, edgers, rollers, brushes, and different uses of adhesives, solvents and caulk
  • Order product, stock shelves, neatly and safely display products with corresponding information
  • Gather knowledge of competitors current product offerings and pricing to provide comparative information and sales
  • Ensure pricing information is kept current and that customers are made aware of discounts and promotions
  • Operate cash register, input sales orders into company database and track them through delivery or pick-up processes

Perform other similar duties as assigned by supervisor.

THE DESCRIPTION ABOVE REPRESENTS THE MOST SIGNIFICANT DUTIES OF THIS POSITION BUT DOES NOT EXCLUDE OTHER OCCASIONAL WORK ASSIGNMENTS NOT MENTIONED. THE INCLUSION OF WHICH WOULD BE IN CONFORMITY WITH THE FACTORS ASSIGNED.

Qualifications

  • Good math skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Knowledge of paint and related products
  • Good math and computer skills
  • Prior retail experience
  • Understanding of Point of Sales application (POS)

Education

  • High School Diploma or GED

Please email cover letter and resume to: hr@carrhardware.com

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