Branch Director

Le Groupe Master - Saskatoon, SK (30+ days ago)

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Leader in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration industry for more than 65 years, The Master Group is the largest distributor of the HVAC-R sector in Canada. Its more than 850 dynamic and dedicated employees serve the industry in more than 38 branches and 6 distribution centers from coast to coast.
While actively involved in the operations, the Branch Director plans, organizes, directs, controls and evaluates the operations of its branch.

Principal tasks:
  • Interview, hire and establish a process for ongoing staff training;
  • Understand all company policies and procedures related to the position;
  • In partnership with Operations Director, develop internal succession plan to support business growth;
  • Develop and maintain good business relationship with all internal and externals parties;
  • Develop new sales initiatives, strategies to achieve sales objectives;
  • Promote and maintain a safe working environment;
  • Take ownership to ensure performance reviews are completed in a timely manner and action plans are in place for development of staff;
  • Lead, and coach the sales team to promote customer service excellence;
  • Proactively monitor industry developments to keep up with changes and make recommendations as needed;
  • Ability to resolve technical problems;
  • Direct and advise staff in the accomplishment of their tasks;
  • Plan, administer and control various budgets (contracts, equipment, inventory, supplies, etc.);
  • Maintain a good administrative management;
  • Support client services, offer technical support to clients and employees;
  • Plan and participate in the annual inventory.
Requirements:
  • Previous experience in HVAC-R industry with demonstrated product knowledge;
  • Professional schooling in a refrigeration program;
  • Previous retail management or supervisory experience (an asset);
  • Excellent aptitudes for leadership, motivation, and coaching;
  • Good interpersonal relationships and team player;
  • Strategic thinker and results oriented;
  • Ability to build a motivated sales team;
  • Demonstrated ability to identify business opportunities in relation to growth strategies;
  • Self starter with a determination to succeed;
  • Ability to work under pressure and in a fast-paced environment;
  • Strong business acumen with solid work ethic;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Displays personal and corporate integrity;
  • Ability to lift and carry heavy loads and climb ladders;
Work conditions:
  • We offer our employees a competitive salary based on experience;
  • Our group insurance program (medical, dental, short and long-term disability) supports our employees and their families
  • We contribute to your group RRSP;
  • We support the health of our employees by providing a Health Program (contribution to a membership in a fitness center).