Branch Manager (Manufacturing) Kimberley

Agent: Michelle Campbell

  • Our client is looking for a dynamic Branch Manager who can manage staff, control branch debtors, ensure proper stock management, and foster a positive environment within the branch. Ensuring customer satisfaction is key. This position will be ideal for someone hands on, committed to the expansion and success of the business by implementing strategies that increase productivity and enable sales targets achievement.


  • Company: Manufacturers and Supplies
  • Location: Cape Town
  • Date Posted: 13th July 2020
  • Industry: Heavy Industry Manufacturing
  • Nationality: South African - OPEN
  • Salary: Negotiable - Benefits: MA, Pension, Co.Car & Allowance, Cell
  • Qualifications: Neg depending on experience
  • Assignment: Permanent

Job Description

  • Manage distribution operations, customer service, human resources, administration and sales
  • Analyse local market conditions and identify current and prospective sales opportunities
  • Do forecasts, financial objectives and business plans
  • Meet goals and metrics
  • Budget management and allocation of funds to be appropriated correctly
  • Provide training, coaching and development to the staff.
  • Locate areas of improvement and propose corrective actions that meet challenges and leverage growth opportunities
  • Understand 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
  • Achieve Sales / Margins / OPEX and PAT targets
  • Ensure that branch debtors are properly managed
  • Ensure that adequate stock is carried so as to service the customers Address all redundant and slow-moving stock so as to ensure that this is kept to an absolute minimum. Identify and Implement innovative and creative ways to sell this stock
  • Ensure that the stock is secure and that all efforts are made to alleviate any stock losses at the Branch.
  • Build, Motivate and maintain a strong team to support the objectives of the Branch.

Minimum Requirements

  • Matric
  • Relevant Tertiary Qualification advantageous
  • Min 3-4 years’ experience in managing a branch – dealing with Financials, Transport, Operations, Sales, Customer Service, Warehouse etc.)
  • At least 5 years’ experience within the steel industry – product knowledge / background and experience - ESSENTIAL
  • Product knowledge / background and experience in steel & tubing is essential

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