Manager Trainee: MA

Boston MA
$55,000.00 - $65,000.00
Job Type
Full-Time Regular
Min Years Experience
Apply With

Our client, a Premier Dealer of HVAC Supplies in the New England Market to Contractors and Professionals, is looking to add Manager Trainees to their team throughout Southeastern Massachusetts. As a Branch Manager Trainee, you will be trained in all aspects of branch including Sales, Operations, and Administration, as well as provided extensive experience working in the wholesale plumbing industry. You will be working in a distribution warehouse environment.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Manage the overall operation of a branch location including hiring, discipline, and scheduling of employees to ensure cost effective and quality branch operations
  • Maintain inventories at adequate levels, promote sales, and maintain the appearance of the branch
  • Provide communication and motivational techniques in supervising, counseling, coaching, and disciplining associates
  • Lead associates, processes, and policies of the organization in order to profitably maintain and grow market share, sustain customer loyalty, and provide opportunities for growth
  • Responsible for policy and strategy implementation
  • Implement business strategies to achieve profitable business relationships and identify new revenue opportunities with major accounts
  • Responsible for the daily maintenance of the location
  • Responsible for the execution of the sales strategy
  • Plan and control expenses of a branch location with profit and loss responsibility
  • Performs all work in accordance with established safety standards and adherence to all safety policies, rules, regulations and procedures
  • Participate in leadership meetings and communicate associate concerns, policies and guidelines to the management team
  • Conduct regular associate meetings
  • Represent the organization to customers, associates and leadership as needed
  • Adhering to all policies, rules, regulations, and procedures
  • Performing other duties or functions as requested by management

Position Qualifications:

  • Ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Ability to effectively communicate in writing
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally
  • Ability to lead and motivate individuals and teams
  • Ability to efficiently operate computers, tablets and mobile devices
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
  • Ability to effectively utilize inventory and logistics system (Eclipse)
  • Ability to interact cordially and professionally with others
  • Ability to multi-task and effectively manage through stressful situations
  • Associate degree (AA) or equivalent experience (preferred)
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Excellent attention to detail and a well-organized approach to work
  • Able to prioritize the workload and work effectively under time pressure
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office

SnapDragon Associates is a small but capable group of thinkers and doers dedicated to offering a full slate of recruiting and consulting services. Our firm is highly regarded as the best in the industry for the fact that we are all lumber people servicing lumber, millwork, hardware, and building material manufacturers, wholesalers and retail companies. We specialize in providing these companies with Successful, Highly Qualified and Motivated Professionals.

You might say we are not a "Search Firm" but rather a "Find Firm."

Our proven results positively impact the bottom line of companies all over North America. The lumber industry is taking off as demand and production rise! The growth our clients are experiencing daily is creating a constellation of new careers. For a complete listing of our current opportunities please visit us online at or contact Chantelle directly at 603.621.9037 Ext. 114.