Branch Manager

ThinkingAhead

We are actively seeking the right individual to fill an immediate need for a Branch Manager at one of our largest stores in our footprint.

Position: Branch Manager/Operations Manager Luxury Kitchen, Bath & Plumbing Components & Equipment
Location: Waterbury, CT
Type: Full-Time, Permanent
Compensation: Commensurate with Experience
 
About the Company:  As one of New England’s premier purveyors of plumbing, HVAC, refrigeration equipment and components, this company has been effectively serving the needs of construction professionals with products and services for many decades.  With growth knocking on the door, the company is expanding at a great rate in both revenue and market share at all locations. Owning a market or territory has been the foundation and an integral part of the company for a long time.  This has always been accomplished by hiring the best employees in the industry and developing them.
 
About the Position:  We are actively seeking the right individual to fill an immediate need for a Branch Manager at one of our largest stores in our footprint.  If you have familiarity and experience with growing and managing a business, managing a team of high performing people, working in a sales environment, coupled with a commitment to great customer service, this is the position for you!
 
This is an entrepreneurial leadership position servicing a very well-known industry brand. The successful candidate will have full empowerment of building and growing one of New England’s best brands in this vertical and expanding the existing footprint above and beyond.  To develop the “best”, the desired candidate will bring to the table a fantastic run of success in growing top-notch, high quality successful operations and sales teams, and delivering high-impact sales outcomes and efficiencies.  The candidate must has a vision for the creation of the next level of the organization.
 
Education and Experience: The successful candidate must possess a Bachelor’s Degree and have a minimum of 5 to 10 years of operations and leadership experience in a B2B sales environment.
 
Job Duties: As Branch Manager you will be responsible for the following:
  • Be entrepreneurial in nature with an innovative drive for success
  • Provide leadership for the organization’s associates and all branch functions
  • Manage a team with focus on customer growth, policy and strategy implementation
  • Manage the overall operation of a branch location including hiring, discipline, and scheduling of employees to ensure cost effectiveness and efficiencies as well as exceed quality branch operations
  • Manage inventories at adequate levels, promote sales, and maintain the appearance of the branch
  • Perform communication and motivational techniques in supervising, counseling, coaching and disciplining associates
  • Performs all work in accordance with established safety standards and adheres to all safety policies, rules, regulations and procedures
 
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, marketing or engineering
  • 5 to 10 years of sales and management experience
  • Ability to take the initiative and maintain a strong work ethic
  • Industry experience and market knowledge is preferred
  • Experience with a start-up preferred
  • Ability to lead and motivate individuals and teams
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, multi-task and effectively manage through stressful situations
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office software
 
Opportunity:
  • The company maintains a very high reputation by delivering excellence throughout New England
  • Provides the assurance of delivering product on time and on budget and provide an excellent customer service experience for all clients
  • Complete benefit package
  • Excellent company training programs
  • Very competitive compensation package
  • Work hard and play hard culture
  • Long-term employment and career advancement is encouraged through hard work and delivery
  • Very high employee retention rate
 
Interested in the tremendous opportunity, please contact me directly.
 
Bill Glose
Practice Leader & Sales Manager
Mechanical Construction
O: 610-628-2240
bglose@thinkingahead.com
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