Salary: $100,000 - $140,000

Job Title: General Manager

Location: Peoria, IL

SUMMARY OF POSITION: The General Manager is responsible for driving the overall success of the branch. From P&L performance to customer satisfaction to the overall culture of the branch. Needs to be a true leader that drives corporate initiatives while advocating for the best interest of his/her business.

SUMMARY: ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Budget: Conduct annual process and develop plan to exceed sales and gross profit objective to fiscal year. Communicate performance with staff.

* Grow Sales: Actively involved with current and potential sales opportunities

* Account Manager: Continually teach, expand, and recruit new account managers.

* Expand product categories: Regular meetings with account managers, Customers and suppliers to broaden product mix throughout account base.

* Customer cost savings: Promote documented cost savings. Insure we are meeting the commitments we have made to our customers. Document and communicate results.

* Pricing: Support the our Pricing program to enhance margins. Support our pricing process.

* Credit: Review weekly account receivable report with your credit specialist: Support credit when requested.

* Vendors: Work with Marketing and Supply Chain on vendor issues, special pricing, and growth opportunities. Promote positive relationships with our vendors.

* Purchasing and Integrated Solutions: Support departments to make sure all inventory reviews are completed: GSQ, Safety Stock, consigned cycle counts, obsolete inventory, etc.

* Customers Service: Insure we are providing the best customer service in the industry. Provide support to customer service team. Drive process adherence and efficiency.

* Expenses: Make sure we are getting a value for what is spent.

* Warehouse: Support our warehouse processes. Communicate any concerns to warehouse leadership.

* ISO: Provide leadership in supporting the ISO documentation process.

* Staff Development: Work with Human Resources to develop growth opportunities for your staff: Hiring, promotions, education etc.

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Strong interpersonal skills

* Good understanding of manufacturing and industrial distribution

* Highly effective time management skills

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Direct supervisory responsibility of Account Managers and office staff

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

* High School Diploma or equivalent required

* Bachelor’s degree in related area preferred

* Previous Experience in a similar position preferred

REASONING ABILITY:

Employee responds to highly complex situations that require demanding problem-solving abilities.

 

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