The Cook & Boardman Group, LLC
  • 14-Nov-2018 to 13-Jan-2019 (EST)
  • Bradenton, FL
  • Bradenton, FL, USA
  • Exempt Full Time

Established in 1955 The Cook & Boardman Group, LLC is a privately owned distributor and specialty-subcontractor. We are the premier provider of architectural hardware, doors, doorframes, and related building specialties for non-residential building applications throughout the US. Our operating units trade names include Cook & Boardman; Precision Doors & Hardware; Martin Architectural Products; Architectural Building Supply; RDL Supply; Hollow Metal Specialists; Delta Door and Hardware; Pinnacle Door & Hardware; Specialized Architectural Products; Door Pro Systems; Contract Hardware of Florida and Exactitude. Today, we operate from 35 locations and our family of companies works with customers across the United States.

We are currently recruiting for a Division Manager for our southern Florida region


Position will oversee, direct and manage all day to day facets of business within the Bradenton, Tampa, Clearwater, Fort Myers, Tallahassee and Jacksonville offices. Monitors sales activity to ensure profitability within the branches as is associated with The Cook & Boardman Group as a company; and establishes operational goals while staying abreast of changing needs within the organization and branches.

Job Duties:

    • Assigns, instructs, trains and provides direction to all levels of management within the district
    • Acts as liaison between Cook & Boardman and the area branches by making regular visits and interacting with managment and empoyees
    • Reviews and manages personnel assignments with managers and employee.
    • Assigns, instructs, trains and provides directions to managers and employees in the performance of their jobs
    • Oversees operational practices making sure that each branch runs smoothly and meets projected revenue and sales goals
    • Reviews the following on a recurring basis: sales reports, productions reports, department expenses, labor costs, employee attendance reports, and other reports and documents related  to organizational operations 
    • Monitors costs and establishes cost controls
    • Reviews annual preliminary budget for the branches, monitors compliance to the final approved budget
    • Works closely with customers to promote sales and to assist in solving problems as they arise
    • Works to ensure excellent customer relations, both with internal and external customers
    • Frequent interaction with Commercial Contractors including: assisting in closing sales, problem solving, and general customer relations management
    • Meets and develops relationships with key supplier reps that interact with the branches
    • Manages and performs all personnel management duties with the assistance of Human Resources 
    • Manages all facets of financial activity relative to the branch P&L's
    • Coordinates with, reports and makes recommendations to senior management in orger to grow market share, improve customer experience and drive growth
    • Ensures that each branch delivers value and excellence to their clients
    • Cultivates and grows a strong team of committed branch managers that will maintain profit margins and implement the business plan
    • Applies innovative approaches and techniques to keep updated with the competition
    • Performs other related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

•   Bachelor's Degree in relevant field Required
•   5-7 years of experience in distribution management or related type of building/construction materials required
•   Experience in commercial doors, frames, hardware preferred
•   Experience managing a branch preferred
•   5+ years of direct management experience preferred
•   Prior experience interacting with contractors and industry professionals Required
•   Intermediate to advanced level of experience in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  •  Strong leadership, decision making and communication skills
  •  Ability to motivate others
  •  Entrepreneurial mindset
  •  Business development and strategy implementation knowledge
  •  Ability to sell, manage and drive growth
  •  Excellent oral and written communication skills, competency in grammar and excellent attention to detail
  •  Ability to build strong working relationships at all levels, internal and/or external to the organization

Please apply by submitting your resume via this job posting.

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