Lumber Trader

Stouffville ON

Job posting date Related department
1 month ago Sales

In light of opportunities in our residential lumber business, and with the goal to help us grow and strengthen our offering, we are looking for an exceptional individual to fill a position as a Lumber Trader, based in Stouffville, ON.


The role of the Lumber Trader is to buy and sell softwood lumber and panels for a specific region in Canada.  The incumbent will deal with lumber mills, utilizing marketplace knowledge and trends.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual who will work with an experienced sales team and have the opportunity to exercise judgment and eventually assume responsibility for growth in the lumber business.


  • Manage the buying and selling transactions of softwood lumber and panels;
  • Manage the wood and panel inventories in different Stella-Jones plants and distribution centers;
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with Canadian buying groups;
  • Actively build relationships with existing and future customers;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Highly communicative;
  • Critical thinker (use of common sense);
  • Personable & has understanding of building/managing strong business relationships;
  • Negotiation skills;
  • Solid decision-making and strong analytical skills;
  • Demonstrated professionalism and strong business ethics;
  • Good business acumen;
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines;
  • Time and stress management;
  • Ability to work well independently as well as part of a team;
  • Intermediate computer skills (MS Office)

The candidate will work with a dynamic, highly motivated and supportive team with many years of experience and market knowledge.  The team functions as an inclusive unit, in a fast-paced, exciting environment.

To apply, please send your resume to: