Job Description: A successful Branch Manager exercises complete responsibility for developing and managing a business operation that increases sales, profitability, market share, and customer and employee satisfaction by directing, coordinating and monitoring all sales, branch operations and personnel development activities.

Other Responsibilities Include:

Strategic Decision Making

  • Issues, problems, or opportunities and determines whether action is needed.
  • Integrates information from a variety of sources; detects trends, associations, and cause-effect relationships.

Delegating Responsibility & Follow Up

  • Allocates decision-making authority and/or task responsibility in appropriate areas to appropriate individuals.
  • Establishes appropriate procedures to keep informed of issues and results in areas of shared responsibility.
  • Builds timelines into assignments and task delegations; effectively communicates completion dates and expected results. Provides constructive feedback if expectations are not met, knows appropriate remedies and provides coaching to meet expectations.

Planning & Organizing

  • Identifies more critical and less critical activities and assignments; adjusts priorities when appropriate.
  • Determines project or assignment requirements by breaking them down into tasks and identifying types of equipment, materials, and people needed.
  • Allocates appropriate amounts of time for completing own and others¡¦ work; avoids scheduling conflicts; develops timelines and milestones.
  • Holds self and others accountable for deadlines and assignments

Team Development

  • Establishes good interpersonal relationships by helping associates feel valued, appreciated, and included in discussions
  • Demonstrates the behaviors, knowledge and practices that are expected of all associates at the branch
  • Provides resources to support development of product knowledge, ensures that opportunities for career development are available, and offers assistance to associates requiring additional training or tools to ensure success.

Technical/Professional Skills & Knowledge

  • Demonstrates a solid understanding of and successfully manages the sales, purchasing, warehouse and financial functions within the branch.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Education: High school diploma/GED required
    • (Bachelor's degree preferred)
  • Experience: Minimum 1 year in similar position
    • (3 years preferred)
    • Minimum 3 years in progressive position (5 years preferred)
    • Product/applications experience required
    • Wholesale distribution experience required
    • Supervisory experience required

Benefits

  • Competitive Pay
  • Medical / Dental / Vision Benefits available 1st of month following 2 months of service
  • 401k Plan after 6 months
  • 15 days paid time off per year
  • 5 Day work week Monday-Friday