If you are a dynamic distribution leader with experience implementing current best practices in a growth environment, this role will be an opportunity to be a key business partner and decision maker in an entrepreneurial business model.  This leader will have real impact through leveraging technology and developing a team to improve productivity and capacity.

Assignment: 4305
Title: Assistant General Manager
Industry: Plumbing HVAC Distribution
Reports To: Branch General Manager
Location: Georgia

Our Client:

This branch oversees the company’s largest US HVAC business, which is the fastest growing segment for a well established and highly respected name in the industry.  Their model of empowering local management, their consistent core values and ethics, focus on team culture, and a belief in sharing success financially with team members have made this company a long-standing story of growth.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • A “right hand” leader, managing the location from a #2 position
  • Help create and implement strategy for growth and day-to-day operational excellence
  • Recruit and onboard high potential teammates
  • Assess, identify, and implement necessary process, procedure, technology/tools for logistics optimization
  • Work collaboratively and strategically with other key business leaders to achieve and grow a market leadership position

Position Requirements:

  • 5+ years leading in wholesale distribution of a building material to contractors (plumbing/HVAC a plus)
  • Excellent and inspiring communicator and collaborator
  • Creative thinker and entrepreneurial innovator
  • Skilled in strategic planning and tactical execution
  • Ability to personally sell (ideas and/or products)
  • Ability to recruit and build a high-performance team
  • Ability to understand and interpret complex financial and purchase/sales data
  • Skilled in supply chain dynamics and logistics
  • HVAC subject matter expertise a plus, but not essential
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred


Ben Durshimer