Branch Manager
Elgin, IL
Posted on 10/4/2023
 Lansing Building Products

501-1,000 employees

Respect Lives Here
Company Overview
Lansing Building Products has supplied professional contractors with high-quality building products since its founding in 1955. Led by third generation President & CEO Hunter Lansing, we remain true to the family values and mission of Respect, Service and Excellence in everything we do. A certified Great Place To Work™, Lansing has nearly 2,000 associates in 112 branches serving customers in 35 states along with Home Office locations in Richmond, VA and Waltham, MA. We exist to make a positive impact in people’s lives and are focused on delivering a best-in-class experience to our associates and our customers.
Elgin, IL, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Customer Service
Sales & Account Management
Customer Success & Support
  • Prior B2B sales experience around the building materials, construction, or wholesale industry (preferred)
  • Previous experience leading and managing teams
  • Strong communication and social skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a group
  • Commitment to setting and achieving goals
  • History of strong ethics and high integrity
  • Responsible for all facets of branch operations, as well as, serving as the lead outside salesperson in your market
  • You will be engaged in business-to-business (B2B) sales of exterior building products to professional contractors and licensed remodelers
  • Manage the day-to-day functions of your branch through your branch operations manager, your "number two," who is responsible for the branch in your absence
  • Leaving your branch operations manager in charge, you spend approximately 80% of your time calling on contractors and re-modelers on their "turf."
  • Initially, we expect you to average 8 to 12 calls a day, dividing your time before established customers and new prospects
  • On most days, begins and ends the day at the branch, handling management or customer service opportunities and preparing for the next day
  • As branch manager, you receive a guaranteed base salary and share in the profit of the branch as an annual bonus
  • Provide leadership for the branch staff, which consists of a branch operations manager, a warehouse manager, inside sales associates, warehouse associates, and drivers