A career opportunity for an entrepreneurial distribution pro to be the #2 leader of the largest HVAC branch in this company’s fastest growing segment.  As a change-agent, be rewarded for implementing best practices and achieving extraordinary growth.

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

Our Client:

Our client is the nation’s largest privately held wholesaler of plumbing & HVAC products, committed to a culture of ethics, integrity, and dedicated service.  They have demonstrated a long history of growth and profitability, sharing their financial success with their team members along the way.

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