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Branch Manager
Location:
Roseville , California
Posted:
November 03, 2016
Reference:
10627
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Airgas, Inc, through its subsidiaries, is one of the nation's leading suppliers of industrial, medical, and specialty gases, and hardgoods, such as welding equipment and related products.

Airgas is a leading U.S.producer of atmospheric gases with 16 air separation plants; a leading producer of carbon dioxide, dry ice, and nitrous oxide; one of the largest U.S.suppliers of safety products; and a leading U.S. supplier of refrigerants, ammonia products, and process chemicals.

More than 17,000 associates work in approximately 1,100 locations, including branches, retail stores, gas fill plants, specialty gas labs, production facilities, and distribution centers.

Airgas also markets its products and services through e-Business, catalog, and telesales channels. Its national scale and strong local presence offer a competitive edge to its diversified customer base.

The Northern California & Nevada (NCN) Region of Airgas USA, LLC., is seeking a Branch Manager to join our Roseville, CA branch operations team!

JOB DESCRIPTION:
  • Leads, supervises, manages, motivates, and trains up to 10 employees engaged in the sales and distribution of gases and welding supplies.
  • Plans and prepares work schedules and assigns employees to specific duties.
  • Coordinates sales promotion activities and prepares, or directs workers preparing, merchandise displays.
  • Supervises employees engaged in sales work, taking of inventories, reconciling cash with sales receipts, keeping operating records, or preparing daily record of transactions for accounting department.
  • Orders merchandise or prepares requisitions to replenish merchandise on hand.
  • Ensures compliance of employees with established security, sales, and recordkeeping procedures and practices.
  • Answers customers' complaints orinquiries regarding welding equipment operation and service, as well as handling of gas cylinders.
  • Locks and secures store.
  • Prepares market and competitor information, annual sales analyses, and forecast for Area Manager.
  • Investigates and reports any injuries or accidents.
  • Maintains facility in a neat and orderly fashion.
  • Ensures vehicles/plant equipment are safe and maintained in good mechanical condition.
  • Maintains all DOT complaint service records.
  • Performs mathematical calculations.
  • Ensures all accounting and internal control policies and procedures are followed.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
  • Leads, supervises, manages, motivates, and trains up to 10 employees.
  • Ensures all customers receive quality customer service from company employees.
  • Completes and turns in sales-related paperwork (e.g. shippers, invoices, cylinder audits, month-end reports, etc.) in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrates full knowledge of all order-entry, data research, and other computer skills necessary to service customers and suppliers.
  • Ensures customer inquiries related to billing problems, cylinder balances, order statuses, times of delivery, etc. are promptly and courteously handled; provides follow-up as necessary.
  • Leads and promotes safety by organizing safety meetings and strictly enforcing safety rules.
  • Receives and returns phone calls, faxes, inquiries, etc. from customers and vendors.
  • Maintains and upgrades selling skills and technical/product knowledge.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES:
  • Assists customers with equipment set-up and demonstrates as necessary.
  • Ensures stock transfers and backorders are promptly and accurately completed.
  • Ensures subordinate complaints, grievances, etc. are effectively handled.
  • Consults with Human Resources on personnel issues.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • 3 years experience in welding industry and/or sales (preferably both).
  • Ability to perform heavy work -- routinely lift 25 - 75 lbs.; duties may include prolonged standing (up to 8 hours), sitting (up to 3 hours), frequent bending, twisting, and reaching (up to 4 hours), and occasional climbing on stairs, ladders, or trucks (up to 2 hours).
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to perform data entry in a computer and extract information on orders.
  • Ability to read and comprehend safety data sheets (SDS).
  • Ability to work independently and under some pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours necessary to meet customer and management expectations and respond after normal work hours when necessary.
  • High school diploma or equivalent; some college work or degree preferred.
  • Must be detail-oriented to complete approximately 2 hours of paperwork each day.
  • Must be able to work outdoors in temperatures ranging from -10 to over 110 degrees.
  • Must be able to operate in a drug-free workplace.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • 2 years supervisory experience.
  • AA/AS or BA/BS degree in business, marketing, or related field.
  • Familiarity with SAP, DOT, and FDA regulations and filling process for compressed gases.
Airgas offers a competitive compensation and benefits package (medical, dental, vision, life, disability insurance, 401(k) plan, and more).
Qualifications:
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability

A little about us:
Airgas is a company of hardworking men and women dedicated to helping our customers succeed.

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