Hajoca Corporation is the nation’s largest privately held wholesale distributor of plumbing, heating and air-conditioning, industrial pipes-valves-fittings, pool and waterworks supplies for residential, commercial, industrial and infrastructureconstruction. We have approximately 400 locations, called Profit Centers, throughout the United States, representing the premier product lines in our industry.
Since 1858, Hajoca has been blending the strengths and clout of a large company with freedom and opportunity for employees. The company will continue to grow and prosper because our fundamental business philosophy works: emphasis on entrepreneurial spirit, expert knowledge, strong incentives for our employees, and devotion to Hajoca’s proven business principles of “Service, Integrity, Reliability.”
Do you have a strong work ethic and a high standard of integrity? Are you a natural leader who enjoys coaching and developing a team of enthusiastic professionals? Do you have the drive to run your own business and the sound business judgment to drive profits, expand market share and identify new markets? If so, then Richards Supply, a division of Hajoca Corporation, would like you to join the dedicated team at our Kalamazoo, MI location as a Profit Center Manager. Our team has been servicing the community for almost 100 years offering the very best in plumbing supplies. We are a close-knit group that works together to provide the best service to both new and existing customers.
As a Profit Center Manager with Hajoca your specific duties will include, but are not limited to:
•Achieve sales, gross profit, and profit sharing goals through recruitment, development, training, coaching, evaluation, and management of the Profit Center team.
•Determine targeted customer account potential, establish sales goals for those accounts, and hold salespeople accountable for achieving those goals.
•Achieve upper quartile performance in key financial indicators.
•Ensure the Profit Center meets or exceeds the service expectations demanded by each customer group
•Analyze financialreports and implement strategies to increase sales, improve productivity, and manage expenses.
•Build relationships in the community to understand the marketplace, increase market share and identify new markets.
•Conduct all business in accordance with Company policy and procedures.
•Maintain and insist upon a safe working environment in accordance with Company policy and procedures.
•Safeguard and maintain all Profit Center assets - buildings, fleet, equipment, inventory and receivables.
•Perform other duties as assigned by management.
Although Hajoca is a large company, we work in a decentralized environment where each of our locations is run by a Profit Center Manager as if it was their own small business. We give you the tools you need to succeed, investing in your personal and professional growth through targeted training programs, and reward team success through our profit-sharing opportunities and generous benefits package which includes:
•Medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage
•401 (k) and retirement cash account
•Pre-tax accounts for healthcare and dependent care
•Paid vacation, holidays, and sick time
Hajoca Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (EOE and M/F/Disability/Veterans.) We are a drug free workplace, with pre-employment drug screening required. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.
As a Profit Center Manager, you must be entrepreneurial, influential, and a sound leader. Excellent verbal communication and team building skills are essential and a Profit Center Manager must conduct all business in a professional and ethical manner.
All interested applicants must possess:
•College degree or equivalent industry experience
•Minimum 3+ years of wholesale distributionexperience
•Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain quality relationships with employees, customers, and vendors
•Ability to interpret financial data to determine the success/failure of plans and take the appropriate action to adjust business plans to ensure success
•Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) skills
Our ideal candidate will also:
•Have a comprehensive knowledge of industry products
•Previous experience with an inventory management system (e.g. Eclipse)
•A demonstrated history of leadership experience