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Branch Manager

Branch Manager

A Branch Manager / Branch Supervisor with a hands-on mentality is required for the flagship branch of a family-run distributor supplying automotive, industrial, marine and leisure markets across the Southwest.

The Branch Manager / Depot Manager will oversee an established and experienced team of around 15, fostering a positive environment and ensuring customer satisfaction and successful branch operation.

It is important for our candidate to have a sales focus; however, they should have some prior experience of operational functions such as health and safety, branch budgets and forecasting.

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 - Bristol, Bath, Long Ashton, Stoke Gifford, Portbury, Portishead, Congresbury, Chew Magna, Warmley, Saltford, Thonbury, Nailsea, Iron Acton, Yate, Keynsham, Clevedon

££competitive + branch-based performance bonus + pension + 20 days holiday plus bank holidays + use of a company vehicle + full product training

The Candidate

  • Previous supervisor / team leader / 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 background.

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 / Depot Manager please forward your CV to Kayleigh Bradley, Senior Recruitment Consultant at Glen Callum Associates Ltd or call Kayleigh directly on 07908 893621 for a further chat on the job.

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JOB REF 4024KBBM - Branch Manager - Distribution

Glen Callum Associates are a leading automotive and industrial recruitment agency for sales, operational and marketing positions.