Cheektowaga, NY, US

As a Branch Manager for Beacon, you will lead a team of hard working individuals while overseeing the daily operations of a high volume branch in the building materials industry.


Complete Job Description

  • Manage and oversee all daily operations of Branch
  • Provide Regional Branch Manager any requested branch specific information
  • Oversee all aspects of profit center (operations, sales, admin, etc.)
  • Determine the nature of profitable versus non-profitable business through precise decision making and trend analysis
  • Work closely with Branch Credit Manager to determine adequate account base
  • Deal directly with corporate office on matters that concern day to day branch functions
  • Develop plans for increased branch profitability
  • Market Beacon to internal and external customer base through advertising dollars and manufacturer information/incentives
  • Provide training to all staff
  • Groom future managers
  • Oversee all branch personnel to assure that they are reaching their full potential
  • Responsible for building and maintaining morale in the branch
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities and setting an example for staff
  • Act as support line for all departments
  • Promote teamwork both within local team and region
  • Communicate regularly with vendors to establish and maintain strong relationships
  • Responsible for maintaining a high quality staff of the very best available people
  • Continue to work to improve the skills of existing employees
  • Act as a safety leader and is responsible for monthly safety committee meetings
  • Ensure that all company policies and procedures are followed
  • Prompt communication all vital branch specific information to Regional Managers
  • Complete all tasks on the Branch Manager's monthly checklist
  • Maintain ample levels of inventory to meet delivery and service expectations of all Beacon customers
  • Maintain a working knowledge of Beacon's benefits and policies
  • Complete all WC/Accident reporting
  • Understand and utilizing the Trend system
  • Conduct performance appraisals for all direct reports
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Previous managerial/supervisory experience
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with customers, vendors, and employees
  • Experience leading a team of employees towards a common goal
  • Motivational skills
  • Ability to work well with people
  • Ability to work with employees to satisfy individual needs
  • Ability remain organized while working with multiple tasks
  • Ability to delegate tasks
  • Must have a valid driver license


  • Experience in the building products industry is preferred



Beacon's competitive advantage is our people and our value proposition is the differentiator. 

-— Christopher Harrison
Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer 

Nearest Major Market: Buffalo