Website Airgas

Branch Manager Job Highlights

Title Branch Manager
Type Full Time
Experience 2-5 Years
Function Sales/Business Development
Location Corpus Christi, TX, United States
Company Airgas

Company Profile

Airgas, an Air Liquide company, is a leading supplier of industrial, medical, and specialty gases, hard goods/related products, safety products, ammonia products, and process chemicals.

Job Profile

The company is looking for a Branch Manager who will maintain a high turn-around rate and high-quality standard for all rental assets, ensure that all rental assets are repaired quickly and cost-effectively, and ensure the promotion of used equipment sales.

This position will work under the direction of the District Manager.

Educational Qualification

  • The applicants should have a Post-secondary education equivalent to one year of Business Management or equivalent.

Work Experience

  • The candidates should have 2 to 5 years of related working experience in an Industrial Industry.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Approves all branch purchase orders and invoices with a view to minimizing expenses.
  • Complies with all SOX requirements.
  • Ensures a safe work environment by following Airgas/Red-D-Arc’s health and safety guidelines.
  • Ensures A/R collections are performed by the branch in a timely manner, including proper cash management.
  • Ensures FA verification resolution during the fleet inventory audit process.
  • Ensures proper handling and tracking of all rental assets assigned to the branch.
  • Ensures that all branch equipment and vehicles are maintained to a high standard.
  • Implements all operational directives.
  • Monitors exception reporting to find and repair problems within the branch.
  • Participates in the annual budget process.
  • Sets mentoring in place and documents deficiencies with underperforming staff.

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

  • Ability to diagnose mechanical or electrical failures, and “set up” or assembly of specific packages required by the customer.
  • Ability to effectively build relationships with customers and co-workers.
  • Ability to work with a wide variety of people with different personalities and backgrounds.
  • Adaptable to set and prioritize work with varying exceptions.
  • Communicates well in writing by composing clear documents.
  • Communicates with clarity, verbally in one on one or group situations, and over the telephone.
  • Computer skills to produce effective spreadsheets, reports, documents, and presentations, as required. Knowledge of MS Office applications.
  • Must have strong interpersonal and management skills.
  • Requires high-quality presentation and negotiating skills.
  • Sales experience in either an industrial equipment rental or a welding equipment sales or rental environment (ideally construction, fabrication, and/or manufacturing sectors) is an asset.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to diagnose mechanical or electrical failures, and “set up” or assembly of specific packages required by the customer.
  • Basic knowledge of positioning equipment, welding applications, and equipment an asset.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License.
  • Sales or Operations experience in either an industrial equipment rental or a welding equipment sales or rental environment (ideally construction, fabrication, and/or manufacturing sectors) is an asset.

Benefits/Perks

  • The company offers a full benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, AD&D, Short Term/Long Term Disability Insurance, Vacation, Sick, Paid Holidays, 401(k) Retirement Plan with company match, Tuition Reimbursement and much more.

Employer’s Statement

Airgas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability.

To apply for this job please visit airgas.taleo.net.

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