Manager Trainee in Training

Website 84 Lumber

Job Description


Are you looking for a profitable, lifelong career? Would you thrive on a team that challenges you to be your best at a family-owned company that is founded on growth, stability, and the idea that “nothing is impossible”? 84 Lumber is hiring immediately and has the career for you!

WHO IS 84?

84 Lumber is the nation’s largest privately held supplier of building materials, manufactured components and industry-leading services for single and multi-family residences and commercial buildings. With over 310 facilities and plans for even more locations, the opportunities to learn and grow with the company are endless.

84 Lumber is always looking for future leaders and takes pride in promoting nearly 100% from within. You can control your own destiny at 84 Lumber. If you invest in yourself, we will invest in you!


  • Monthly incentives
  • PTO, sick and personal days
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Holiday pay
  • FSA medical and dependent care
  • Annual profit sharing and 401(k) with employer match (decided each year based on company profits)
  • Employee discounts and more!

The Management Trainee is a full-time, entry-level position in the management career path. The trainee will be responsible for learning total store operations, with the ultimate goal of moving up the ladder into a manager position. Within the first 6-12 months, you can be promoted (based on performance and position availability), which can lead to up to a 40% increase in annual pay. Trainees are typically promoted to General Managers within three to four years. Manager Trainees must complete learning plan and course of study as outlined within the assigned time frame and must be willing to relocate for management position.

  • Sales in a retail environment
  • Freight handling and forklift training, certification, and operation
  • Creating material estimates from blueprints
  • Maintaining and merchandising store inventory


  • Payroll, Invoicing, Inventory and POS Systems
  • Microsoft Office Suite (previous experience preferred)
  • Interpreting and analyzing common financial reports
  • Reading blueprints and creating material lists
  • Responding to common inquiries or complaints from customers


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

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