MNI DIRECT- Branch Manager

891 Albright rd
Rock Hill, SC 29730
United States

Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
To $72,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Some Travel

Job Description
*This location is under construction- The first few months will be a "road warrior" traveling to all the other locations to learn the role and the company before the branch opens.  
Branch Manager
Job Title: MNI Direct Branch Manager
Reports To: MNI Direct Business Manager
Responsible for providing our products to the landscape trade in the branch’s area, oversee the operation of the entire operation of the branch and ensures that all goals and deadlines are met in a timely fashion.
Primary Responsibilities
● Create a positive and challenging environment which is conducive to high performance and teamwork, and a great place to work
● Create an incident-free environment by emphasizing safety daily, leading by example, involving all team members, promoting a safety culture, achieving excellent housekeeping and workplace organization and executing clear safety policies
● Provide supervision, support, and training to the branch sales and site operations team members.
● Guide and coach the team in developing and maintaining outstanding service to Direct customers
● Coordinate customer support with Direct outside salesforce
● Plan and coordinate inventory, operation times, delivery schedules, and pick-up arrangements based on customer needs and sales plans
● Operate a prompt, accurate, and customer-oriented local delivery system for branch
● Create and maintain a cost-effective inventory system to ensure complete orders with fresh, high-quality plant material
● Provide timely input to reviews and analyzes all business aspects of the branch operations, including P&L responsibilities
● Provide information for periodic inventory adjustments, and other business metrics
● Plan, develop, maintain, and oversee yard facility and equipment for the branch
● Coordinate the purchase, reception, and turnover of plant material under branch control
● Train, supervise, and oversee safe operations of all facets of branch activities
● Prepare performance-related documents (appraisals & disciplinary) as necessary and submit to upper management for review, then to Human Resources
● Communicate with human resources regarding personnel and policy for branch
Required Skills, Knowledge & Training
● Education
o High School diploma required
o Bachelor’s Degree in Horticulture/Business preferred
o 3-6 years of sales management experience in related industry
● Skills and Training
o Have product knowledge at an expert level
o Strong communication, organization, and time management skills
o Have excellent general computer skills in Microsoft Office and Google Office Suite
o Possess expert Customer Service skills
o Ability to visualize problems and develop solutions; especially in customer and personnel matters
o Must be a leader; able to inspire others to achieve outstanding results
Physical Requirements
● Prolonged sitting, standing, walking, and lifting
● Ability to work a flexible schedule (M-F)
● Ability to work in severe weather conditions; both heat and cold
● Working in varied environments off-site