Assistant Branch Manager

Albuquerque, NM, US

Beacon is looking for motivated, results driven top performers to help us maintain and grow our proven success. If you think you can keep up with our fast paced, team environment, join us in building materials distribution leadership and grow your career as part of our Beacon Nation! We are looking for bright minds that share a passion for people and our customers and can deliver on expectations. If you are ready for this challenge, please apply today! 


Beacon Building Products is currently seeking an Assistant Branch Manager that will assist the Branch Manager in directing the effective and efficient operation of a branch ensure we are providing quality products and high levels of service, while ensuring the continued profitability of the branch.  


Primary Function:  


To promote and generate sales of building products by assisting the Branch Manager.   

Secondary function: Supervises the Counter staff and, as necessary, drivers and warehouse staff. Perform the duties of Manager in the Manager’s absence.  


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Ability to execute all tasks of inside/outside sales positions and is a role model 

  • Responsible for facilities management, overall branch cleanliness and showroom merchandising   

  • Manages all day to day activities of the staff in the absence of the Branch Manager 

  • Schedules and approves hours for Inside Sales and Office staff 

  • Trains all new hires on best practice, provides hands-on coaching and is a mentor in development 

  • Accountable for all selection and performance of branch personnel 

  • Completes all appropriate training programs 

  • Demonstrates an in-depth knowledge of Mincron 

  • Troubleshoots issues when problems arise 

  • Determines best practice for branch staff and leads change initiatives 

  • Executes team building and motivation exercises with branch staff 

  • Demonstrates quality leadership and imparts company's ideals to staff 

  • Works with Branch Manager to learn and contribute to improving branch performance 

  • Promotes teamwork for all branch staff 

  • Assists in vendor and customer communications 

  • Promotes relationship building to sales staff 

  • Performs other duties as assigned 


Professional Skills: 

  • Ability to work well with people 

  • Ability to understand needs of employees 

  • Knowledge of all equipment and Beacon products 

  • Customer service skills 

  • Written and verbal communication skills 

  • Ability to prioritize many tasks 

  • Time management skills 

  • Ability to delegate tasks 

  • Follow-up skills 

  • Negotiation skills 

  • Willingness to develop new and existing skills through educational programs with both company provided, and vendor supported training. 



  • Customer service and supervisory experience 

  • Knowledge of computers 

  • Managerial experience in a team-based environment 

  • Experience in multitasking 

  • Experience in general accounting practices 

  • Experience in inter-personal employee relations (reviews, goal setting, etc.) 

“Our goal at Beacon is to cultivate an environment where all ideas are welcomed, and all our people feel empowered.”

Nearest Major Market: Albuquerque