An experienced Branch Manager with a hands-on mentality is required to join a small but successful branch of a family-run distributor with extensive experience of supplying automotive, industrial, marine and leisure markets across the Southwest.
As a Branch Manager you will oversee the day to running of the branch, taking a hands-on approach to sales, customer service, warehousing and delivery. You will manage an established and experienced team, fostering a positive environment and ensuring customer satisfaction and successful branch operation.
We are particularly keen to hear from candidates with an electrical wholesale, electrical distribution, automotive parts distribution, industrial distribution, engineering supplies or builder's merchants background, although this is by no means essential.
Branch Based - Commutable from - Exeter, Exminster, Cowley, Longdown, Dunchideock, Rewe, Woodbury, Crediton, Ashcombe, Cockwood, Lympstone, Pinhoe
From £26,000 dependent upon experience + branch based performance bonus + pension + 20 days holiday plus bank holidays + full product training
Previous supervisor / management experience is required, ideally in a distribution or wholesale environment. Hands on sales experience and the ability to develop business relationships. An understanding of branch operations. A technical aptitude with the ability and willingness to learn, retain and relay product information. Our ideal candidate may have experience of working within an electrical, industrial or Engineering wholesale environment or have an automotive parts distribution / motor factor The Role
Provide training, coaching development and motivation to the team. Be aware of and assess local market conditions and identify current and prospective sales opportunities. Direct all operational aspects including distribution operations. Liaise with buying and distribution teams at head office to ensure correct inventory levels are maintained. Manage branch health and safety requirements in line with HSE legislation and company health and safety policies. Work with the management team to achieve branch targets. Locate areas of improvement and propose corrective actions to leverage growth opportunities. Demonstrate a hands-on approach providing support and assistance across all areas of the branch. Apply in Confidence
To apply for the position of Branch Manager please forward your CV to Kayleigh Bradley, Senior Recruitment Consultant at Glen Callum Associates Ltd or call Kayleigh directly for a further chat on the job.
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