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Branch Manager

Date: May 19, 2022

Location: Sault Ste. Marie, ON, CA, P6B 4J8

Company: Sonepar

For over 50 years, Dixon Electric has been servicing the electrical industry with a combination of integrity, stability and trust. We take pride in our ability to provide customized solutions to exact specifications for each one of our clients, as a full line electrical distributor. Through the collaboration between Dixon Electric, our manufacturers, suppliers and our clientele, we have been able to create a synergistic environment that benefits all.

Dixon 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 Dixon, 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.

 

Overview:

 

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.

 

 

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.

 

Requirements:

 

  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in electrical, mining, sales, and/or distribution.
  • High School Diploma required.
  • College/University Diploma preferred (Business, and/or Sales & Marketing, or Technical focus preferred).
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office required.
  • Previous leadership experience preferred.

 

We are interested in knowing more about you! Start an exciting career and enjoy a number of employee benefits by applying online. Dixon thanks all applicants, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.  

To explore and learn more about Dixon, please visit http://www.dixonelectric.ca/

 

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Sonepar is committed to providing a safe environment for our employees, customers, and the communities we serve. We believe the COVID vaccination adds a layer of protection that complements the extensive and necessary health and safety protocols that we have taken to date. In order to be considered for employment at any Sonepar location you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.