Profit Centre Manager

Guillevin International - Edmonton, AB (30+ days ago)

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Guillevin International ranks among Canada's largest distributors of electrical material. It is also a major distributor of safety products and equipment as well as industrial supplies. Its knowledgeable employees working in more than 100 Profit Centres in key locations across Canada ensure Guillevin's success by distributing a wide variety of products from selected world-class manufacturers. We are currently looking for a Profit Centre Manager to lead the team in our Safety and Industrial branch located in Edmonton, Alberta.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Establish and implement short, mid and long term business plan which will determine the opportunities, objectives and goals of the Profit Centre in terms of sales, customer service, cost control, asset management and profitability
Develop long term profitable relationships with select key customers in trading area
Strong customer focus opn industrial as well as commercial and residential
Manage and maximize profitability through cultivation and development of territory
Identify and take advantage of unrealized opportunities for expansion in the Profit Centre’s region through existing and potential customers as well as products
Identify, attract, develop, motivate and retain outstanding employees
Communicate timely with Senior Management on market and business related issues and opportunities
Behave in an ethical and professional manner reflecting the values of the Company
Engage and cultivate strong, long term relationships with key suppliers
Increase the Profit Centre’s profitability through systematic control of costs, expenses, and investments
Prepare and follow through on Annual Business Plan as well as Goals and Objectives for each employee.
Has understanding and can influence favourably Medium and Large Capital Projects in trading area
Participate in cyclical and annual physical inventory preparation and counting
Manage the Profit Centre in accordance with our Standard Practice Instructions

REQUIREMENTS:
Ideally College/University graduate, or minimum Grade 12 education
Ideally 2-4 years related sales experience
Strong abilities in leadership, negotiating and management
Results driven and oriented
PC and Microsoft Office literate
Strong interpersonal communication skills
Strong verbal, non-verbal and analytical skills
Highly organized and goal-driven
Energetic and positive professional attitude
Ability to attract, develop and coach team, and wants to be Team Leader
Ability to multi-task and highly adaptable
Strong willingness to learn and develop skills
Sound judgement and thrives on Entrepreneurship
Understanding of inventory Management and Purchasing functions.

Guillevin offers exciting and challenging careers as well as a competitive Benefits Program.

Guillevin ensures equality in the recruitment and selection process by making employment decisions based on qualifications, relevant experience, knowledge and capability, demonstrated skills and accomplishments.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

The masculine gender is used solely to simplify the text.