Branch Manager (Allentown)

Sales Pennsburg, Pennsylvania


Description

Are you looking for a forward focus environment where you are continually challenged, and the atmosphere is affirming? Do you want to be a part of a team where you are often out of your comfort zone, but you wake up excited to come to work each day? How about a place where people are growing because they desire change and growth is modeled and expected? 
WHO WE ARE: 
Premier Trailer Leasing is a 'USA Today Top Work Places' and one of the largest trailer leasing and rental companies in the nation, specializing in long-term leasing and short-term rental services for over-the-road vans, flatbeds, refrigerated equipment and chassis with an inventory of 60,000+ trailers and a growing network of locations across the United States. At Premier you will find an environment where you are seen, heard, and valued. Join us and experience what it means to live a culture of C.A.R.E! 
JOB SCOPE: 
The Branch Manager has direct P/L responsibility of the Branch and overall supervision of staff members. This position reports to the Regional Vice President/GM and is heavily sales focused. 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 
  • Manages all branch functions and is responsible for overall branch performance.
  • Successfully promotes and advertises the Value Proposition of Premier Trailer Leasing.
  • Prospects and secures opportunities to quote on customer equipment requirements.
  • Follows up (by phone or visit) on quotations submitted to customers.
  • Ability to establish professional customer/vendor relationships with appropriate customer personnel (purchasing, engineering, manufacturing, quality assurance, management, other key personnel).
  • Responsible for all collection efforts.
  • Training and mentoring of subordinates.
  • Request additional help as required to meet branch obligations.
QUALIFICATION & EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: 
  • Required: 3-5 years working in operations and/or experience in the trucking industry, rental or customer service environments.
  • Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in business or like field plus 7 years previous experience working in sales and/or experience in the trucking industry, truck/trailer rental or customer service environments. Substantial experience as a sales manager also preferred.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 
  • Drive in excess of five hours per day.
  • Get in and out of automobile repeatedly each workday. (At least five hours per day)
  • When needed physically inspect trailers inside and out.
  • Must be able to get in as well as underneath a trailer.
  • Walking up and down flights of stairs as necessary as well as walking the yard.
  • Drive/fly in excess of 3 days per week.
TECHNOLOGY SKILLS: 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suites - Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.