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Region Manager HVAC – Southeast

The opportunity to operate with the freedom and passion of an entrepreneur and lead the company’s fastest growing segment to further success.  Build talent, champion culture, and win financially.

Assignment: 4311
Title: Region Manager HVAC
Industry: HVAC & Plumbing Distribution
Reports To: Division Manager
Location: Southeast US

Our Client:

Our client is the nation’s largest privately held wholesaler of plumbing & HVAC products, dedicated to a culture of core values, high performance, and relentless focus on people.  As an organization of energized leaders, they have demonstrated a long history of growth and profitability and remain a world-class employer and business partner.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Select and recruit a world class team of Profit Center Managers through performance feedback and inspirational leadership
  • Promote a culture of high expectations, consistent practice of our core values, and a deep understanding of our Key Business Principles and Strategic Priorities
  • Manage key business and financial expectations
  • Develop key partnerships with Vendors and Customers
  • Identify and promote strategies to increase sales, improve financial results, and expand market relevance with the Region/Division

Position Requirements:

  • 10 years leadership and management experience in HVAC Distribution
  • A work history demonstrating progressive responsibility in the areas of P&L, growth initiatives and strong reputation for ethics and integrity
  • Willingness and ability for business travel 60% of the time, primarily within the region
  • Strategic thinker who possesses excellent general management, sales management and business development skills coupled with strong financial acumen
  • Strong history of sales and sales management while building influential relationships
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Is driven, energetic, well-organized, entrepreneurial, disciplined, unpretentious, resilient, courageous, and influential

Contact:

Ben Durshimer
Recruiter
bdurshimer@brookechase.com
941-914-9162

By |2023-01-30T12:25:17-05:00January 30th, 2023|Categories: Current Searches|

Chief Marketing Officer – Southeast

We are looking for a passionate Chief Marketing Officer to join our executive team.  You will report directly to the COO and lead our superb in-house marketing team.  Your duties will include managing all marketing operations, assessing, and improving existing initiatives, and devising new strategies to increase revenue.  To be successful in this role, you will be able to tailor marketing strategies to complement the organization’s objectives.  You will have excellent leadership and communication skills to successfully provide guidance to your team, and you will have a vast knowledge of current marketing trends.

Assignment: 4310
Title: Chief Marketing Officer
Industry: Woodworking
Reports To: COO
Location: Southeast

Our Client:

Our client is a well-established, highly respected, privately-owned manufacturer, this profitable company is experiencing its highest ever level of sales.  Its current investment in innovation and capital projects to expand into new markets and opportunities, and its long-standing commitment to the workforce ensure continued growth.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Planning, implementing, and overseeing all marketing and advertising campaigns
  • Liaising with sales and public relations teams to align objectives
  • Growing and developing the in-house marketing team
  • Building a network of reliable external agencies and marketing professionals
  • Conducting market research and staying abreast of competitor positioning
  • Contributing to new business development initiatives
  • Budget management

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, communications, or related field
  • A Master’s degree in marketing or a related field or an MBA may be highly desirable
  • More than 8 years’ proven experience in a marketing manager or business development role
  • Excellent analytical and leadership skills
  • Creative and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Exceptional knowledge of marketing techniques and platforms

Contact:

Gina Felicita
Recruiter
gfelicita@brookechase.com
941-914-9332

By |2023-01-23T11:02:02-05:00January 23rd, 2023|Categories: Current Searches|

Vice President Operations – Southeast

This is a career growth opportunity for an operational leader to be a creative and bold change agent.  This leader will head day-to-day manufacturing and operations for two facilities as the Vice President of Operations and transform the culture of the company to one of continuous improvement.

Assignment: 4307
Title: Vice President Operations
Industry: Plumbing Products
Reports To: Sr. Vice President
Location: Southeast

Our Client:

Our client is a privately held and leading manufacturer of luxury plumbing products that enjoys flexibility in design and customization capability.  With high demand and recent expansion, the company is positioned for continual financial growth.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee daily operations and manufacturing
  • Drive Continuous Improvement projects
  • Responsibility for production output, product quality, and on-time shipping
  • Growth
  • Work with Sales Team
  • Allocate resources effectively to produce optimum results
  • Implement strategies in alignment with strategic initiatives and provide clear sense of direction and focus
  • Monitor operations and trigger corrective actions
  • Foster a trusting relationship with workgroup and recruit, manage, and develop plant staff
  • Collect and analyze data to find places of waste or overtime
  • Commit and enhance plant safety procedures
  • Develop systems and processes that track and optimize productivity and standards, metrics and performance targets

Position Requirements:

  • Proven successful experience as plant manager (5 years+ in management role)
  • Familiarity with plumbing product industry equipment, technical expertise in fiberglass and solid surface materials
  • Ability to create accountability and to lead by example
  • Strong team building, decision-making and people management skills
  • Ability to develop and implement metric & KPI tracking, collect and analyze data and make recommendations for improvements
  • Lean mfg. toolbox
  • Process improvement experience
  • Robotics experience
  • Hands-on training and mentoring skills
  • Cross-functional team player
  • Ability to work in a family environment and understand family dynamics

Contact:

Ben Durshimer
Recruiter
bdurshimer@brookechase.com
941-914-9162

By |2022-12-16T15:21:09-05:00December 16th, 2022|Categories: Current Searches|

Vice President of Sales & Marketing – Major Metro Area

For a senior sales and marketing leader who wants to truly build something and leave their imprint on a company’s success, this is a unique opportunity to partner with the CEO in leading growth, developing strategic plans for sales and marketing, building the sales team, and influencing change and improvement throughout the organization.

Assignment: 4309
Title: Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Industry: Decorative Hardware
Reports To: President/CEO and Board of Directors
Location: Major Metro Area

Our Client:

Our client is a well-established, privately-owned and highly profitable decorative hardware company that has tremendous growth potential with newly renovated facilities and a CEO that sees opportunity to lead the company to an even higher level of success.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement strategic sales and marketing plans for volume and profitability growth
  • Assess, lead, hire, train sales, marketing, and customer service staff
  • Research and follow industry trends, competitors, product, and pricing
  • Build, maintain, and grow relationships with customers
  • Develop and manage sales and budgets
  • Manage forecasting and set performance goals accordingly
  • Further develop sales territories, analyzing sales by market segment, region, customer, product mix, and current and potential sales
  • Represent the company at trade association meetings

Position Requirements:

  • 7+ years of progressive sales/marketing leadership with a track record of growth in sales volume and profitability
  • Experience with a fashion building product sold through the dealer/distributor channel
  • Experience developing and implementing strategic sales and marketing plans and programs
  • Team building and leadership
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills
  • Financial acumen – budgets, pricing, margins, markups
  • Organizational and analytical skills
  • Change agent – ability to get “buy-in” lead cultural change
  • Cross-functional interaction
  • Market awareness – follow trends, competitors, pricing, new product and channel opportunities
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing or related field

Rick Mohrman
Executive Recruiter
rmohrman@brookechase.com
941-914-9328

By |2022-12-08T11:41:46-05:00December 8th, 2022|Categories: Current Searches|

Branch General Manager – South

The opportunity to operate with the freedom and passion of an entrepreneur and lead a growing branch to greater success.  From the shelf to the customer, own your process and your market.

Assignment: 4306
Title: Branch General Manager
Industry: HVAC & Plumbing Distribution
Reports To: Regional Manager
Location: South

Our Client:

Our client is the nation’s 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:

  • Plan, direct, and lead the Branch business, including sales and operations
  • Craft strategy and tactics to bring your Business Vision to life
  • Recruit, select, and develop a world-class team to execute the Vision’s Value Proposition
  • Ensure the Branch has a culture of ethics and integrity at all levels of the operation
  • Achieve and sustain growth and consistently high profitability in the business

Position Requirements:

  • Experience leading a wholesale distribution branch
  • P&L responsibility
  • Experience creating & executing growth strategy
  • Contractor / builder sales experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, sound business judgement, and capacity for continued growth and contribution to the company
  • Skilled in planning, prioritization, and execution
  • Team building experience
  • Able to build and maintain quality relationships with teammates, customers, and vendors – across a span, “boardroom to ditch”
  • Strong work ethic and a high standard of integrity
  • Technical product experience, subject matter expertise in HVAC is preferred

Contact:

Ben Durshimer
Recruiter
bdurshimer@brookechase.com
941-914-9162

By |2022-12-16T14:48:20-05:00October 5th, 2022|Categories: Current Searches|

Executive Recruiter

Due to current tremendous growth, Brooke Chase Associates is expanding its staff.  If you are looking to develop a strong career with a leader in the recruiting industry, want to make a significant contribution to the success of companies and a positive difference in the lives of the professionals you recruit, have potential for growth in leadership, and be rewarded for your performance, then this opportunity is for you.

Executive Recruiters are responsible for:

  • New Business Development – developing and building client relationships
  • Conducting Searches – recruiting, qualifying, interviewing and placing top level candidates

You must:

  • Excel in sales as a “Hunter, not a Gatherer”
  • Be strong in building and managing business relationships
  • Be goal-oriented with high energy and a take-charge attitude
  • Have excellent organizational skills with attention to detail and follow-through
  • Have good computer skills (MS Office and CRM)

Contact:

Larry Roth
Advisory Board Member
larrytroth@att.net
312-440-0399

By |2022-08-30T16:16:42-04:00August 25th, 2022|Categories: Current Searches, Join Our Team|

Recruiter

Due to current tremendous growth, Brooke Chase Associates is expanding its staff.  If you are looking to develop a strong career with a leader in the recruiting industry, want to make s significant contribution to the success of companies and a positive difference in the lives of the professionals you recruit, have potential for growth in leadership, and be rewarded for your performance, then this opportunity is for you.

In this role you will assist experienced Executive Recruiters in conducting search assignments, identifying, recruiting, and qualifying top level candidates.  Here you can develop the expertise to grow into an Executive Recruiter position.

Duties include:

  • Investigative phone and computer research and data collection
  • Recruit calling
  • Candidate screening and interviewing
  • Client interface, including weekly reporting

You must have:

  • Prior sales experience
  • A strong desire and willingness to learn
  • An outgoing and assertive personality
  • Strong communication skills – oral and written
  • A strong work ethic with a passion to succeed and high energy
  • Computer literacy – proficient in internet research, CRM database use, and MS Office including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint

 

By |2022-08-26T10:53:48-04:00August 25th, 2022|Categories: Current Searches, Join Our Team|

Research Associate

Due to current tremendous growth, Brooke Chase Associates is expanding its staff.  If you are looking to develop a strong career with a leader in the recruiting industry, want to make s significant contribution to the success of companies and a positive difference in the lives of the professionals you recruit, have potential for growth in leadership, and be rewarded for your performance, then this opportunity is for you.

This is a great entry position leading to the Recruiter Associate role.  Research Associates are responsible for assisting Executive Recruiters in identifying, recruiting and qualifying top level candidates.

Duties include:

  • Investigative phone and computer research
  • Data collection and database input
  • Recruit calling and candidate screening
  • Schedule coordination with clients, candidates and BCA staff

You must have:

  • Prior sales experience preferred
  • A strong desire and willingness to learn
  • An outgoing and assertive personality
  • Strong communication skills – oral and written
  • Computer literacy – proficient in internet research, CRM database use, and MS Office including Outlook, Word, Excel

 

By |2022-08-26T10:54:24-04:00August 25th, 2022|Categories: Current Searches, Join Our Team|

Assistant General Manager – Georgia

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

Contact:

Ben Durshimer
Recruiter
bdurshimer@brookechase.com
941-914-9162

By |2022-12-16T14:55:37-05:00August 17th, 2022|Categories: Current Searches|

Chief Executive Officer – Mid Atlantic to Mid South

A unique and exciting opportunity for a dynamic manufacturing business leader to create a new business from the ground up.  Under the guidance and with the financial backing of two industry leading companies, the CEO will prepare and execute a business plan, build and lead and executive team, oversee the start-up of a manufacturing facility, and continue to grow the organization, including further potential facility start-ups to broaden geographic reach.

Assignment: 4299
Title: Chief Executive Officer
Industry: Architectural Millwork
Reports To: Board of Directors
Location: Mid-Atlantic to Mid-South

Our Client:

Two forest products industry leading companies, now combining efforts in a new joint venture domestic manufacture moulding business.  These companies represent global reach, vertical integration, product diversity, and a history of profitable growth.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare for business start-up with the goal of becoming operational in Q4 2023
  • Prepare and execute a business plan to include Procurement, Production, Sales, Pricing and Logistics
  • Build and lead an Executive Team for the leadership and sustainable growth of the company
  • Continue to grow the organization, including further potential start-ups in other geographical areas

Position Requirements:

  • Successful P&L company/division leadership experience
  • Manufacturing operational experience with wooden finger joint mouldings and millwork in an automated environment
  • Start-up experience – brownfield, greenfield, or major facility expansion, including capital project leadership
  • Visionary team builder – track record of hiring, managing and leading a team to success
  • Proven track record of successful overall business planning and execution
  • Excellent communication skills – all levels and formats
  • Strong customer facing skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field

Contact:

Nichole Trieste
Recruiter
ntrieste@brookechase.com
941-914-9332

By |2022-05-09T10:29:40-04:00May 9th, 2022|Categories: Current Searches|
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