Praxair, Inc. ST Branch Manager in Benton Harbor, Michigan

Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 300 company that supplies atmospheric, process, specialty gases, high-performance coatings, and related services & technologies is seeking a Branch Manager in Benton Harbor, MI.

The Branch Manager coordinates and directs the activities within the branch to meet or exceed sales and margin targets, maintains adequate inventory levels and monitors purchases to control expenses. The Branch Manager will be responsible for all branch operating costs and will manage 1 Retail location and will have direct reports.

Branch Manager

  • Coordinates and directs the activities in the branch to meet or exceed sales and margin targets.

  • Completes timely and accurate branch reporting on a daily, weekly and monthly basis in accordance with branch reporting schedule

  • Directs staff to perform their job duties in compliance with Safety standards

  • Proactively recognizes and provides training and development as needed

  • Builds effective relationships with customers through on-site visits, TM and Driver ride alongs and resolves customer concerns in a timely manner

  • Ensures efficient management of staff schedule and operations

  • Involved in establishing and updating processes and procedures to ensure staff performs job duties in compliance with Safety, SOX and other applicable government regulations

  • Oversees the process of setting inventory level targets to meet customer and sales expectations

  • Plans for future needs and monitors production/manpower levels to ensure continued efficiency

  • High School Diploma/GED required, Associates Degree in related field preferred

  • 2 years retail sales experience required

  • 2 years management experience preferred

  • Industrial Gas / Welding experience is preferred

  • No DUI/DWI or other alcohol (driving) related convictions within the last ten (10) years

Job: *Business Management

Title: Branch Manager

Location: Michigan-Benton Harbor

Requisition ID: 16002557