Sherwin Williams Company Branch Manager in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

WELCOME TO SHERWIN-WILLIAMSSherwin-Williams is the largest paints and coatings company in the world. With $15.8 billion in sales, more than 4,100 stores, and 140 manufacturing and distribution centers worldwide. Our 60,000 employees across the globe are diverse, innovative and passionate. With a variety of rewarding and challenging opportunities, Sherwin-Williams is a great place to launch and grow a career. Find yours and join us today.The Branch Manager is responsible for managing the operations of the Automotive Branch Facility. Functions managed include sales, profit, expenses, supervisors/leadership of branch personnel and safety/security of the facility. The Branch Manager will ensure the Branch provides the highest level of Trademark Customer Service.The core responsibilities and duties associated with this position include, but are not limited to, the following:* Consistently meet and exceed sales and PBT goals* Develops and implements branch market plan based on market conditions, branch mission and financial/budget objectives.* Ensures customers are serviced appropriately to meet their expectations.* Supports Sales Rep selling activities.* Handles customer complaints within area/region guidelines.* Ensures all transactions are handled properly through the computer operating system.* Ensures all customer orders are accurately prepared and records maintained.* Manages the merchandising of the branch according to area/region or company guidelines.* Maintains branch inventory levels to maximize sales and inventory turns.* Conducts physical inventory in a timely and accurate manner.* Ensures that the branch warehouse area is organized* Ensures safety, loss prevention and security practices are followed by all branch employees according to policy and corrects or reports non-compliance.* Review management/financial reports on a frequent basis to optimize financial performance of the branch.* Ensures that branch staff performs at a level appropriate to meet branch objectives by clearly communicating assignments and expectations, conducting performance appraisals and administering discipline as required.* Builds positive relationships with employees, customers and external vendors.* Holds regular meetings with employees to discuss progress and coaches when needed.* Adhere to company safety standards at all times.* Additional duties as assigned.BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:- Must be at least 18 years of age.- Must have a valid driver's license.- Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status.- Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. frequently and up to 100 lbs. on occasion- Must be able to operate a computer and communicate via the telephone.- Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing- May work in areas where toxic, flammable, and hazardous materials are present.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:- High School Diploma or equivalent- Must have at least 1 year in customer service related position- Must be advanced in all aspects of Microsoft Office- Demonstrated ability to work with word documents and spreadsheets- Demonstrated high level of both verbal and written communication skills- Demonstrated ability to perform basic math calculations and financial ratios relative to a PandL- Demonstrated ability to make independent decisionsPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:- Previous experience in a sales related role- Previous experience in automotive after market industry- Bachelor's DegreeWho we are -At Sherwin-Williams, we're proud of the company we keep - our family of loyal employees. To learn about our company and our culture go to .Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information, creed, citizenship status, marital status or any other co