Assistant Branch Manager
at Rexel USA

Date Posted: 11/24/2019

Job Description

We are seeking an Assistant Branch Manager to join our Rexel team at our Oakland, CA location:

The assistant branch manager supports the mission and strategy of the branch.  This position is responsible for the day-to-day functioning of the branch and is acting manager in the absence of the branch manager.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to safety, personnel, facility, inventory, equipment including vehicles, and the overall business results.    

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Branch manager to drive profitability by utilizing company reports to maximize all aspects of branch performance.
  • As the reporting manager for Warehouse, Inside Sales and Counter employees, train and supervise associates, recognize personnel problems and take corrective actions as needed.
  • Deal effectively with daily customer service issues. Establish and maintain a relationship with key customers. 
  • Greet and assist call-in and walk-in customers with the selection and delivery of products and services. 
  • Conduct/oversee inventory control procedures and warehouse housekeeping practices.
  • Implement branch security and safety standards by conducting facility and asset inspections and taking corrective actions to support controls.
  • Participate in inventory control and advise Branch Manager of problems to ensure customer demand is met. 
  • Maintain branch facility, warehouse and office equipment. Schedule branch staff to ensure daily coverage including lunch, breaks, etc. 
  • Control and monitor branch operating expenses and implements corrective actions.
  • May be required to perform various duties which may include:  Shipping, receiving, stocking inventory, physical inventory, and customer assistance both on phone and at counter.


  • Demonstrate strong communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills. 
  • Knowledge of electrical products, inventory control and warehouse operations. 
  • Skilled in selling products & services, negotiating sales, pricing strategies, and terms
  • Knowledge of the territory is a plus
  • Previous sales experience is a plus
  • Working knowledge of P&L statements is a plus
  • Knowledge and ability to use Word, Outlook, Excel and ERP system such as Solar Eclipse. 


  • 2-4 years of demonstrated leadership abilities/supervisory training/supervisory experience required
  • 2-4 years in inside/outside sales, operations, shipping and receiving, plus familiarity with the distribution industry and industrial products required
  • Associate’s or Bachelors’ Degree preferred

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Oakland, CA
  • Job Type: Management
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 11/24/2019

About Us

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Our Focus on Smarter Solutions Made Us America's Premier Distributor Millions of US electrical customers trust the expertise, resources and relationships of Rexel USA, Inc. As the US presence of one of the world's largest electrical distributors, we apply our knowhow, productivity tools and hands-on business-building initiatives to help our customers thrive.

Not satisfied with simply delivering products, nearly half of our employees are dedicated to improving how we connect customers with the supplies, solutions and services they need. We've developed supply chain models that reduce inventory, raise productivity and cut installation costs.

We also help our customers uncover new opportunities. Our energy teams can slash the cost and raise the performance across a facility – from lighting upgrades to complete energy management solutions.

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