Branch Manager

Elizabeth, NJ, US

Are you ready to lead a dynamic team that competes to win every day?  Beacon seeks 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! 


What can I expect? 

  • Competitive pay / Bonus 

  • Strong medical plans 

  • Overtime 

  • Job security 


Primary Function 

Manages and oversees daily operations of the Branch. The secondary function is to provide the Regional or District Manager with any requested branch-specific information to report to corporate. 


Key Responsibilities 

  • Oversees aspects of a profit center (operations, admin, etc.) 

  • Responsible for hiring, supervising, and training inside the sales team 

  • Dotted line responsibility for the outside sales force 

  • Determines the nature of profitable versus non-profitable business through precise decision-making and 

  • trend analysis 

  • Works closely with Branch Credit Manager to determine an adequate account base 

  • Deals directly with corporate office on matters that concern day-to-day branch functions 

  • Develops plans for increased branch profitability 

  • Markets Allied to the internal and external customer base through advertising dollars and manufacturer 

  • information/incentives 

  • Provides training to all staff 

  • Grooms future managers 

  • Oversees all branch personnel to ensure that they are reaching their full potential. 

  • Responsible for building and maintaining morale in the Branch 

  • Demonstrates leadership qualities and sets an example for staff 

  • Acts as a support line for all departments 

  • Promotes teamwork both within local team and region 

  • Communicates regularly with vendors to establish and maintain strong relationships 

  • Responsible for maintaining a high-quality staff of the very best available people 

  • Continues to work to improve the skills of existing employees 

  • Acts as a safety leader and is responsible for monthly safety committee meetings. 

  • Ensures that all company policies and procedures are followed 

  • Promptly communicates all vital branch-specific information to Regional Managers 

  • Completes all tasks on the Branch Manager's monthly checklist 

  • Maintains ample levels of inventory to meet delivery and service expectations of all Beacon customers 

  • Maintains a working knowledge of Beacon benefits and policies 

  • Completes all WC/Accident reporting 

  • Understands and utilizes all needed systems and technology  

  • Performs performance appraisals for all direct reports 

  • Performs other duties as assigned 


Professional Skills 

  • Refined leadership skills 

  • Energetic, motivational skills 

  • Customer service skills 

  • Knowledge of building material business 

  • Able to build and maintain relationships with people, customers, vendors, and employees 

  • Organizational and time management skills 

  • Ability to work well with people 

  • Ability to work with employees to satisfy individual needs 

  • Time management skills · Ability to prioritize many tasks · Ability to delegate tasks · Effective negotiator 



  • Customer service experience 

  • Experience in the building products industry 

  • Managerial/supervisory experience 

  • Must have a valid driver's license 

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

Nearest Major Market: New York City