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Branch Manager

Company: Gypsum Management and Supply
Location: Laredo
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

GMS is the leading North American distributor of gypsum wallboard, acoustical ceiling products and other specialty building materials. Founded in 1971, GMS now operates a network of more than 250 distribution centers nationwide. For more information about GMS, visit or any one of our subsidiary company websites.

Summary of Position:

The primary function of a branch manager is to manage and direct all operation and sales activities of the assigned yard/branch while providing excellent service and delivery execution.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Meets profit goals for the yard
  • Maximizes opportunities for improving net profit and develops ways to correct negative trends
  • Maintains relationships with customers and understands their needs maximum profit performance
  • Assists sales team with developing new customers and follows up on sales leads
  • Assists credit with overdue accounts receivables
  • Sets pricing and determines appropriate pricing for yard
  • Responsible for post-delivery customer audit program to improve business processes
  • Responsible for overall customer satisfaction and order accuracy programs
  • Resolves customer complaints about service delivery and product quality
  • Orders board and materials within general company purchasing guidelines
  • Maintains inventory levels and records in the yard
  • Oversees responsibility for inter-office procedures
  • Responsible for accurate input and confirmation of sales orders, customer information and related reports which support sales order entry process
  • Approves all credit memos and return authorizations
  • Ensures that yards staffing and equipment will meet delivery needs
  • Ensures trucks and team members are scheduled appropriately
  • Establishes and maintains the overall operational and delivery strategies
  • Overall responsibility for managing variable expenses within budgeted targets
  • Maintains proper maintenance and equipment protection program
  • Understands and plans for equipment depreciation
  • Ensures equipment is maintained to company operating standards
  • Overall responsibility for yard safety, cleanliness and injury/accident prevention
  • Responsible for overseeing and enforcing safety programs and procedures
  • Investigates all accidents and injuries thoroughly

Other Competencies:

  • Ability to self-manage, show initiative and be proactive
  • Communicate professionally, both verbally and in writing to coworkers and customers

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of related work experience
  • Strong Microsoft office skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of managing a profit-making operation by setting and meeting goals
  • Demonstrated knowledge of overall distribution business

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to remain in stationary position 50%Frequently, will move about inside the office and warehouse
  • Must be able to operate basic office machinery
  • Must be able to communicate with team and management and be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.
  • Constantly working in office and warehouse environment

Mental Demands:

  • Must be able to problem solve and prioritize tasks
  • Must be able to manage stress depending on tasks
  • Must be able to multitask
  • Must be able to receive and analyze information
  • Must be able to quickly communicate solutions if problems occur
  • Must be able to demonstrate a high degree of sound judgement

Company Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability & Life Insurance
  • 401k
  • Paid holidays & vacation days

This job description is subject to change at any time.

Launch your career with a national building materials distributor and discover opportunities for growth and advancement. Our people have the independence and authority to make a difference. We invest in relationships, and every person is important. Our highest priority is serving others. We passionately pursue a safe work environment along with a relentless focus on operational excellence. We believe you can never go wrong doing the right thing.


Keywords: Gypsum Management and Supply, Laredo , Branch Manager, Other , Laredo, Texas

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