Dexter Axle

Branch Manager

US-PA-New Holland
4 weeks ago(11/21/2017 2:56 PM)
Job ID
2017-2649
# Positions
1

Overview

Rockwell American, a Dexter company, the premier supplier and manufacturer of axles, doors, venting products and related components in the utility trailer, boat trailer, recreational vehicle, heavy duty and manufactured housing markets, has an opportunity for a Branch Manager at our New Holland, PA location - conveniently located near the Philadelphia area.

 

Dexter is an industry leader with a highly developed distribution network and plants in the states of Indiana, Oklahoma, Georgia, California, Tennessee, Florida, and Texas and in the provinces of Ontario and Alberta in Canada. Dexter has achieved its many years of success through a commitment to the principles of superior quality, continuous improvement, and unparalleled customer service. 

 

In 2013, Dexter expanded our product offering with the acquisition of Unique Functional Products (UFP), a leading axle manufacturer in the marine industry. In the late 2014, Dexter Axle Company also acquired AL-KO Axis. In 2015 Dexter acquired the Titan Brake and Actuator business. In September 2016, Dexter purchased Rockwell American. In December of 2016, Dexter purchased the heavy duty axle and suspension manufacturing assets of Ingersoll Axles, along with the light duty axle manufacturing assets of Standen’s from the IMT Group. In February of 2017, Dexter purchased the axle, brake and actuation business assets from Tie Down Engineering.  Dexter is well known for providing superior quality, service, and support.

 

For more information about our company, access Dexter's web site at www.dexteraxle.com.

 

Dexter offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits. Dexter’s benefits package includes Health, Dental, Vision, Life, STD, LTD, FSA, HSA, and 401(k) Plan with company contributions.

Position Summary

The Branch Manager is responsible for managing branch operations to support sales and profitability.   Overall responsibility for branch location including safety, employees, inventory, and equipment in accordance to company policies, practices and procedures.      

 

 Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Direct all operational aspects including distribution operations, customer service, human resources, administration and sales
  • Assess local market conditions and identify current and prospective sales opportunities
  • Develop forecasts, financial objectives and business plans
  • Meet goals and metrics
  • Manage budget and allocate funds appropriately
  • Bring out the best of branch’s personnel by providing training, coaching, development and motivation
  • Locate areas of improvement and propose corrective actions that meet challenges and leverage growth opportunities
  • Share knowledge with other branches and headquarters on effective practices, competitive intelligence, business opportunities and needs
  • Address customer and employee satisfaction issues promptly
  • Adhere to high ethical standards, and comply with all regulations/applicable laws
  • Network to improve the presence and reputation of the branch and company
  • Stay abreast of competing markets and provide reports on market movement and penetration
  • Ensure that all branch personnel perform their job duties in a safe manner and that they take all reasonable precautions to avoid work-related accidents. Hire only personnel that demonstrate an understanding of safe work practices and will commit to following the safety procedures of the company. Hold regular and frequent safety discussions and meetings to continually reinforce the safety message.
  • Performs other tasks or duties as assigned.

 

Requirements

 

Requires Bachelors Degree in Business and Marketing or a comparable discipline and at least 6 years related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Desires the following:

 

Proven branch operational management experience, or similar role

Sufficient knowledge of modern management techniques and best practices

Ability to meet sales targets and production goals

Effective team leader

Familiarity with industry’s rules and regulations

Excellent organizational skills

Self-starter, results driven and customer focused

Leadership and human resources management skills

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