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Lansing Building Products

Private Building Materials 500 - 1,000 Employees 27 Active Jobs

In 1947, Ted Lansing was transferred to Richmond by CertainTeed Corporation as their Virginia roofing sales representative. In 1955, Ted received the news that his largest customer, Southern States Iron and Roofing Company was going out of business. Ted saw this as a great opportunity to start a new roofing supply business.With the blessing of his management at CertainTeed, Ted, along with two former Southern States men, JC “Dike” Griffith and James C. “Mac” McLane, formed a partnership trading as Ted Lansing Supply Company. Dike Griffith took care of the office while “Mac” McLane handled the physical warehouse operations. Ted was involved in selling, and as President, the overall management of the company. The partnership was changed to a corporation in 1957.The company grew slowly in the beginning. The first associate hired was John Watkins, who worked for many years before retiring from the Richmond warehouse. Expansion started in 1967 with the opening of the Norfolk location. It continued to grow with the opening of Roanoke in 1969, Newport News in 1972, Raleigh in 1974, and Charleston, SC in 1977.

Career Opportunities

With 73 locations across the United States, Lansing always has positions available somewhere in the company.  We are always looking for outstanding men and women to fill our sales and warehouse positions.

None of our positions absolutely require a college degree, and whenever possible, we promote from within our existing employee pool, so there are always opportunities for advancement.  Our pay and benefits packages are also competitive for our industry.

On a regular basis, we are recruiting for the following positions at locations across the country:

Our Leadership Team:  Branch Managers and outside salespeople, branch operations managers and warehouse managers.
Our Inside Sales Team:  Inside sales and window specialists.
Our Warehouse Team:  Warehouse associates and drivers.

Mission Statement

Lansing Building Products’ Mission Statement defines the principles upon which Lansing Building products was founded and grown.

The mission of Lansing Building Products is to provide superior service in supplying exterior building products to professional contractors while maintaining the highest ethical standards.

We will accomplish this by:

  • Showing respect for our associates, customers, and suppliers.
  • Giving our customers the best possible service.
  • Achieving excellence in everything we do.

Contact Us

8501 Sanford Drive
Richmond, VA 23228