Branch Manager


Nederland, TX, US, 77627

Company:  9298-Eads Distribution

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Provide management, expertise, leadership, training, and coaching to all branch employees including:
    • Introductory, Quarterly, & Annual Performance feedback/reviews, as well as coaching and performance improvement plans.
    • Weekly, Quarterly, and Annual Sales meetings as well as setting Sales Goals for given intervals.
    • Sales Tactics, Customer Service Advice, and Product Expertise to enhance overall sales environment.
    • Ongoing development of Inside & Outside Sales teams.
  • Call on and, when necessary, entertain Engineers, Contractors, and Industrial Clients to facilitate better customer relationships and help promote ongoing business partnerships.
  • Be strategic, organized, and technologically savvy in your approach to managing your sales team & territory including, but not limited to:
    • Planning sales calls to achieve maximum customer face time each day.
    • Use of LinkedIn and other social networks to track current and potential customers, network with potential and existing customer contacts, and perform new customer research.
  • Collaborate with sales team members on strategic plans and accurate forecasts for sales territory and assigned accounts using previous sales, industry, and market data.

Preferred Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in Industrial Distribution, Engineering & Management, Mechanical, or Industrial Engineering, or Sales/Marketing; equivalent experience may be substituted for degree requirement.
  • Minimum 5-7+ years’ experience in Outside Sales/Account Manager/Territory Manager role within the industrial marketplace required.
    • Minimum 2+ years in a Sales Management role required; demonstrated ability to manage diverse sales team.
  • Previous experience with Process Flow Control equipment required; Valves (Control, Ball, Butterfly, Gate, etc.), Instrumentation, Actuators, and Hoses strongly desired.

FCX Performance, an Applied Industrial Technologies Company, is a leading process flow control company providing technical mission critical products and services to more than 15,000 end users, OEMs, and EPC firms across a broad range of industries and markets.

Founded in 1923, Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT) is a leading value-added distributor and technical solutions provider of industrial motion, fluid power, flow control, automation technologies, and related maintenance supplies. Our leading brands, specialized services, and comprehensive knowledge serve MRO and OEM end users in virtually all industrial markets through our multi-channel capabilities that provide choice, convenience, and expertise.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to or call 216-426-4389 to let us know the nature of your request.

Nearest Major Market: Beaumont

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