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Branch Manager

Date:  Sep 22, 2021

Lethbridge, AB, CA, T1H 6X2

Company:  Sonepar
Shift Type:  Management

With over 60 years of industry experience, Gescan has 26 branches located across Western Canada. Gescan is a proud member of the Sonepar Canada family, one of the largest B-to-B electrical distribution networks in the world. Sonepar Canada has over 1900 employees working out of 114 offices between the unique brands. At Gescan, we leverage our strong global resource base, our local expertise, and our family-oriented values to deliver the best service to our customers and suppliers.

Are you ready to start a challenging new career? Are you a team player, enthusiastic, and motivated to achieve great things? Start a career like no other at Gescan, one of the largest electrical distribution networks in the world. We are passionate about offering our employees challenges, responsibilities, coaching and learning opportunities to bring their careers to the next level.

Scope of the Position 
Responsible for directing, maintaining, and controlling the branch location. Monitoring policies and procedures and making recommendations through consultation with the Operations Manager/Director of Sales and department heads. Monitoring daily performance objectives and making decisions to ensure branch’s objectives are met. Participating in establishing and maintaining the goals and objectives set for the branch. Developing quality team members as well as a solid customer base. Managing and encouraging optimal performance of all direct reports, including training. Ensuring a safe and comfortable working environment. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Providing guidance, direction and monitoring of internal staff, ensuring departments are working effectively towards common goals.
  • Ensuring all staff are properly trained for their roles and the training is updated as required.
  • Growing sales through developing, coaching and motivating sales and support teams.
  • Maintaining inventory levels at optimum.
  • Ensuring that customer satisfaction is maintained as per the required Branch Operational Scorecard level.
  • Participating in customer calls for sales and technical support (if applicable).
  • Assisting with Warehouse and physical plant planning.
  • Vendor relations and planning.
  • Strategic and future management planning.
  • Pricing Maintenance.
  • Participating in and/or recommending product training.
  • Solving customer / staff / company disputes.
  • Maintaining and growing business.
  • Outside sales – developing key relationships with customers including frequent on site visits.
  • Managing the Inside Sales staff.
  • Managing administrative and CSR functions within the branch.
  • Determining sales projections for fiscal year and tracking progress.
  • Conducting weekly sales meetings.
  • Resolving day to day personnel issues where management decisions are required.
  • Representing the Company to the local and industry community.
  • Other duties as required.


  • High School Diploma required.
  • College/University Diploma required (Business, and/or Sales and Marketing, or Technical focus preferred)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office required.
  • Minimum 5-7 years of related experience, preferable in a Sales/Distribution environment. Previous Management experience required. 



We are interested in knowing you more. Start an exciting new career and enjoy a number of employee benefits by applying online. Gescan is very thankful for your interest in joining the team, only individuals selected for interview will be contacted.  

More information on Gescan:  

Website: www.Gescan.com  
Twitter: @gescanwest  
Facebook: Gescan Canada  
LinkedIn: Gescan  
YouTube: GescanTV