Branch Manager - Building Materials

Richmond, VA, US

Are you ready to lead a dynamic team that competes to win every day?  Beacon is looking for motivated, results driven top performers to help us maintain and grow our proven success in Richmond, VA.  

  

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 Branch. Secondary function is to provide Regional or District Manager any requested branch specific information to be reported back to corporate. 

  

Key Responsibilities 

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

  • Responsible for hiring, supervising and training inside sales team 

  • Dotted line responsibility for 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 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 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 assure 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 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 

  

Experience 

  • Customer service experience 

  • Experience in the building products industry 

  • Managerial/supervisory experience 

  • Must have a valid driver license 

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: Richmond