http://www.nbmda.org/
North American Building Material Distribution Association

Career Outlook

Distributors and suppliers in this sector focus on serving independent building material, kitchen and bath dealers. They also serve those that serve production companies involved in cabinetry, architectural woodwork, stock woodwork, store fixtures, solid surface fabricating, plastics fabricating, general and specialty woodworking industries.

Careers Represented

From accounting to warehouse manager, the distribution sector has positions available for a variety of interests. Here is a sampling of career possibilities – Accounting Clerk, Office Manager, Database Administrator, Customer Service Representative, Inside Sales Representative, Sales Assistant, Outside Sales Representative, Specifications Sales Representative, Information Technology Representative, Advertising / Marketing Coordinator, Social Media Coordinator, Branch Manager, Warehouse Staff, Operations / Warehouse Manager, Credit Administrator, Purchasing Agent / Buyer, Inventory Manager, Human Resource Administrator, Traffic / Fleet Coordinator, Truck Drivers / Delivery Personnel

Educational Opportunities

NBMDA can help you prepare for a career in distribution through valuable member offerings.

 

Brief Overview

North American Building Material Distribution Association (NBMDA)  is a trade association representing the leading wholesale distributors of specialty building materials for interiors including wood panels, surfacing materials, cabinet hardware, finishes and related woodworking production supplies. Membership is comprised of distributors and suppliers that serve the independent building material, and kitchen and bath dealer as well as those that serve production companies involved in cabinetry, architectural woodwork, stock woodwork, store fixtures, solid surface fabricating, plastics fabricating, general and specialty woodworking industries.

NBMDA represents a network of distributors and suppliers dedicated to pursuing the association’s mission of developing and promoting the effectiveness of distribution processes to improve member profitability and growth. As the industry changes, so does NBMDA.

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Typical Education

Just as careers in the distribution industry can vary so to can the education required for each position. If you have questions about careers in the building material distribution channel, feel free to contact info@nbmda.org.