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Branch Manager - 27740
Are you ready to grow sales and lead a passionate and
hard-working team eager to drive our business forward and exceed
Apply Now and move your career forward with Airgas as a Branch
Manager in Warwick, RI!
What you will do:
The Branch Manager has overall responsibility for the critical
issues of branch operations and profitability including: safety,
sales, sales growth, budgeting, gross margins, operating expenses,
customer service, inventory, equipment, building and vehicles,
community relations, accounts receivable and resolution of
Directly manages the day to day branch retail operations
including safety, retail sales, warehousing and distribution. Leads
and manages a team consisting of Counter Sales, Warehouse, Drivers
and Customer Service employees.
Assists with development and execution of marketing plans to
support the penetration of key market segments in collaboration
with our Sales and Operations teams and outside vendors.
Coordinates sales promotion activities, merchandising and
displays also opportunities for Airgas-wide conversions. Manages
inside sales, sales growth and sales margins.
Collaborates with outside sales to ensure order accuracy and
properly scheduled customer deliveries by Airgas trucks.
Manages branch inventory, daily hard goods inventory cycle
counts and maintain showroom and warehouse appearance.
Manages all hard goods receiving and all dynamic deployment
(hard goods inter-branch orders) for completion timely and
Leads and manages the annual/bi-annual physical hard goods
Monitors SAP reports daily such as open order/delivery reports,
billing and delivery block reports and open Purchase Order (PO)
reports. Provides Daily Cash Reconciliation (DCR) ensuring daily
completion addressing any issues prior to deposit.
Oversees employee training in procedural areas such as following
all Airgas Standard Operating Procedures (SOPS) and safety
regulations. Partners with Airgas hardware vendors to schedule and
hold monthly vendor product training sessions.
Manages branch operating expenses including overtime and office
supplies. Works with corporate accounts receivable to manage branch
credits and collections.
The above job functions are illustrative of the duties and
responsibilities associated with this position and are not intended
to be all inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties to
meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
Qualifications What you will need:
Minimum of five (5) years of experience in sales and/or
distribution of gases and welding supplies or similar industrial
products and two (2) years of prior demonstrated management or
Demonstrated planning skills: Identifies requirements;
allocates, and effectively uses information, personnel, time, and
other resources necessary for mission accomplishment; establishes
appropriate courses of action for self and/or others to accomplish
specific goals; develops evaluation criteria and tracking systems
for monitoring goal progress and accomplishment; and specifies
objectives, schedules, and priorities.
Interpersonal skills: is aware of, responds
to, and considers the needs, feelings, and capabilities of others;
deals effectively with others in favorable and unfavorable
situations regardless of their status or position; accepts
interpersonal and cultural differences; manages
conflict/confrontations/ disagreements in a positive manner that
minimizes personal impact, to include controlling one’s own
feelings and reactions; and provides appropriate support to
Role Model: Sets a good example of how to do the job;
demonstrates personal integrity, responsibility, and
accountability. Provides advice and assistance to help others
accomplish their work. Directs/motivates self.
Leadership skills: Establishes work standards and
expectations for self and others. Appropriately assigns/delegates
work and authority to others in the accomplishment of goals. Keeps
goals and objectives in sight at all times, monitors progress
toward goals, and works to overcome barriers and obstacles.
Provides coaching, advice, and assistance as required.
Appropriately assesses contributions and performance of employees;
provides appropriate recognition, and deals with problems as they
arise. Instills in others a sense of pride in the job at hand.
Excellent customer service skills. Demonstrates a clear,
direct and effective speaking manner for the purpose of explaining
information to customers and employees exhibiting a positive
Strong detail oriented problem-solver:
Identifies existing and potential problems/issues. Obtains relevant
information about the problem/issue, including recognizing whether
or not more information is needed. Objectively evaluates relevant
information about the problem/issue. Identifies the specific cause
of the problem/issue. Develops recommendations, develops and
evaluates alternative course of action, selects courses of action,
and follows up.
Lives by Airgas safety programs, OSHA, and all related rules,
regulations, procedures which are applicable to this position’s
Preferred: High School Diploma or GED. Associate’s or Bachelor’s
Proficient working knowledge of Microsoft Office
applications (Word, Excel, and Outlook). Prior SAP experience
We take care of you: Airgas offers a full benefits package that
includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D, Short Term and
Long Term Disability Insurance, Vacation, Sick, Paid Holidays,
401(k) Retirement Plan with company match, Tuition Assistance and
Who we are:
Airgas, an Air Liquide company, is the leading U.S. supplier of
industrial, medical and specialty gases, as well as hardgoods and
related products; one of the largest U.S. suppliers of safety
products; and a leading U.S. supplier of ammonia products and
Dedicated to improving the performance of its more than one
million customers, Airgas safely and reliably provides products,
services and expertise through its more than 18,000 associates,
over 1,100 locations, robust e-Business platform, and Airgas Total
Access® telesales channel. As an Air Liquide company, the world
leader in gases, technology and services for Industry and Health,
Airgas offers customers an unrivaled global footprint and
industry-leading technology and innovations.
What do our Team Members have to say about being part of the
“Great place to work with great growth potential” - Director,
“Opportunity to advance and a great safety program” - Driver,
“Fun people to work with and flexible management” - Sales
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status,
Job Employee Status : Regular
Primary Location : United States-Rhode Island-Warwick-02888
Schedule : Full-time
Job Posting : Jul 14, 2020, 7:14:19 PM
We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified
applications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran
status, or any other protected characteristic. To view the EEO is
the Law poster, click here. Airgas, an Air Liquide Company invites
any applicant and/or employee to review the Company's written
Affirmative Action Plan or Policy Statement. This plan or policy
statement is available for inspection upon request by contacting
Human Resources at 855-269-5732.
Airgas, an Air Liquide Company and its group of companies does
not discriminate against qualified applicants with disabilities and
is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to the known
disabilities of such individuals so as to ensure equal access to
benefits and privileges of employment. If you are an individual
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