As a company with about 300 employees, new opportunities are always emerging. We encourage anyone interested in a rewarding position at Koopman Lumber to fill out the application as this database is the first place we look when an open position is identified.

Current Open Positions:

As determined by Store Manager or Supervisor

Responsible for receiving payment from customers for merchandise or service; growing sales by servicing customers, answering telephone inquiries, keeping displays and store well maintained, clean, organized and safe.


  • Responsible for consulting with and mixing paint for customers

  • Assisting with checking in, organizing inbound shipments of merchandise

  • Receiving payment from customers for merchandise or service

  • Waiting on customers

  • Keeping displays and store well maintained, clean, organized and safe

  • Keeping inventory counts accurate for the department

  • Provides customers with information on additional items related to purchases made

  • Provides the highest level possible of service to all customers

  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of the products sold, product usage, product prices and new products on the market

  • Operates cash register, including but not limited to taking payments on charge accounts and selling gift cards

  • May counts cash drawer at either opening and/or closing of the day
  • Interacts in a positive, pleasant and prompt manner with customers in person and on the telephone

  • Assists with questions regarding merchandise, location of merchandise in store, pricing and promotions

  • Refers store credit applications and bad checks to Credit Department

  • Attends and participates in all company-sponsored and vendor training programs as required

  • Promotes team concept and motivates fellow staff with a positive attitude at all times

  • Promotes company events and promotions to customers

  • Moving or stocking of items with use of forklift (after meeting of requirements and proper training)

  • Engage with outside sales paint staff in support of the paint operations and customer service

  • Engaging prospective professional painters and coordinating retention efforts with outside paint sales


  • Ability to operate cash register (computer) equipment

  • Ability to do math, read orders, follow instructions

  • Ability to communicate with customers, other employees and supervisors using verbal and written skills
  • Good telephone etiquette

  • Good interpersonal, communication and customer service skills

  • Knowledge and ability to use safe lifting techniques


  • Ability to stand up to 8 hours at a time

  • Ability to reach overhead to grasp materials
  • Ability to sit, climb or balance, lift, twist, and bend, stoop or squat to floor level on a repetitive basis
  • Strength: regularly lift, carry, push or pull up to 50 pounds

  • Manual dexterity


  • Working both indoors in controlled temperature, and occasionally outdoors in varying elements

Additional functions and duties may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

  • Outside Lumber Sales - Applications from experienced professionals always welcomed

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Corporate Office

  • Koopman Lumber, Inc.
    665 Church Street
    Whitinsville, MA 01588
    P: (508) 234-4545
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