Assistant Branch Manager - Solar Products

Chicago, IL, US

Company: 001 - NORTH DIVISION 
Location: 155 W 84Th St  Chicago, IL 60620, US
Employment Status: Regular 

Latarius James Ferguson

Are you ready to lead a brand new dynamic team that competes to win every day? 

Beacon is looking for motivated, results driven top performers to help us grow our booming and fast growing Solar Products division in our brand new Solar Products location in the Chicagoland area.


 If you think you can keep up with our fast paced, team environment, join us in Solar distribution leadership and grow your career as part of our Beacon Nation!


Beacon Building Product is a vibrant and fast-paced environment where self-motivation, passion and resourcefulness are rewarded. We are one of the largest distributors of residential and non-residential roofing and complementary building products in North America. Beacon currently has over 550 locations in 50 US states and 6 Canadian provinces and more than 8,500 employees. We are known throughout the building supply industry for having the best team, integrity, exceptional service and quality building products.


Beacon Roofing Products is publicly traded on the NASDAQ stock market under the symbol BECN. In June of 2006, Beacon Roofing Supply was named to the NASDAQ Global Select Market.


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!


What can I expect?

Competitive pay / Bonus

Strong medical plans


Job security


Primary Function: 

To promote and generate sales of building products by assisting the Branch Manager in our brand new Solar Branch in Chicagoland!  

Secondary job function is to aid in the management of the branch staff to assure smooth daily operations.


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 District 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 Trend
  • 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 District 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 Allied 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.)
  • Solar Products experience is a BIG plus 


BEACON is an Equal Opportunity Employer 


Company: 001 - NORTH DIVISION 
Location: 155 W 84Th St  Chicago, IL 60620, US
Employment Status: Regular 

Beacon is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to be an inclusive and diverse employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status or any other legally protected status.

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: Chicago