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At Irby, a leader in electrical and utility distribution, successful associates drive and promote our mindset of Adapt, Dare and Learn. Do you enjoy a good challenge? Great, because we value bold thinkers who are excited to take on challenging tasks. We strive to be the best and we share our success with our associates, customers, suppliers and shareholders. We are always looking to expand our teams to continue to serve our customers and to grow our business. Ready to join us? Find what opportunities are waiting for you at Irby!
Irby is one of the ten largest electrical distribution companies in the United States, with nearly $1 Billion in annual sales and over 900 employees across more than 60 branches in 25 states. Irby has experienced incredible growth over the past 5 years. This presents many outstanding career & development opportunities throughout the country in various locations, including cities such as: Jackson, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Orlando, Syracuse, Nashville, Denver, Minneapolis and Oklahoma City.
Irby was a pioneer in the early days of the electrical business, founded in 1926, and continues to be an industry leader in philanthropic involvement and community activity. Irby is also part of the Sonepar family of operating companies, consisting of the finest locally managed electrical and industrial distributors throughout the United States. Sonepar is the world leader in electrical distribution.
The Branch Manager is responsible for overseeing and coordinating all operations of a branch. Duties include hiring staff, heading the onboarding and staff training process, building rapport with customers and vendors, and creating and implementing strategies to improve productivity and sales performance in effort to achieve the branch’s financial targets and successful alignment with the strategic goals of Company. This position is responsible obtaining optimum efficiency, local level accuracy, and maximizing profits by performing the following duties:
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Identify, evaluate and manage strategic risks and opportunities.
Ensure compliance with company and industry policies and procedures.
Increase the overall productivity of the branch by implementing relevant employee training, budgeting effectively, eliminating operational inefficiencies and capturing growth opportunities.
Maintain meaningful relationships with current customers and establish good relationships with new ones.
Develop and oversee sales and marketing strategies.
Manage daily operations, especially customer service and finance activities, and make improvements as needed.
Knowledge of Managerial best practices and company policies.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret business reports, and general compliance regulations.
Ability to lead, source, train, coach, and continuously develop staff.
Ability to effectively communicate, and present information.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions in order to achieve branch profitability and performance.
Why work for Irby?
At Irby, we are unique and embrace the Power of Difference*. Associates who work for us can grow and become active in different areas of the business such as leadership, operations, HR, outside sales and many more. One can expect to earn a wage that is competitive and provides a reliable/steady paycheck. Come join the Irby Family and learn what we are all about!
401K Plan, Competitive Medical Plans (medical, dental, and vision), Paid Vacation, Paid Sick, Paid Personal, Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care), Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Discounts, Long-term and Short-term Disability, Life Insurance and a Definitive Career Path.
Irby was a pioneer in the early days of the electrical business, founded in 1926, we continue to be an industry leader in philanthropic involvement and community activity. We are one of the ten largest electrical distribution companies in the United States, with a geographical footprint of 28 branches, spanning 7 states, composed of over 400 highly dedicated associates. Irby has experienced incredible growth over the past 5 years. As part of the Sonepar family of operating companies, we unite with a group of the finest locally managed electrical and industrial distributors throughout the United States. Sonepar is the world leader in electrical distribution.
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Sonepar USA is an independent, family-owned business with global market leadership in the B-to-B distribution of electrical, industrial and safety products, services, and solutions. It is a proud member of the Sonepar Group, the world's largest electrical distributor. Sonepar entered the US in 1998 and has continued to grow due to strategic acquisitions and organic growth. Today, Sonepar serves the market through a network of companies with over 700 locations nationwide. For more information, visit soneparusa.com.