Bilingual Branch Manager



  • Engineering & Technical
  • Job Code: 9D5123651011
  • Posted: October 11, 2018
The Job has been filled
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client in the heavy equipment industry to recruit for a Bilingual Branch Manager.

Reporting to the General Manager, the Branch Manager position is responsible for the overall management of 15 staff including technicians, sales professionals and a parts department. You will be accountable for profitability of the service, parts and rental departments of the branch.

The Role:

  • Successful leadership of the branch, resulting in growth
  • Responsible for the financial operations
  • Support the sales department by controlling expenses and ensuring a smooth workflow within the branch for sales
  • Plan and assign service technicians to enhance operation
  • Plan and assign Preventative Maintenance
  • Analyze and check the discounting of the rental rate
  • Monitor GLM expenses and parts gross profit to ensure it meets company forecasts for the year
  • Manage the rental repair costs and Work in Process
  • Check van expense and ensure maintenance of vans is completed
  • Monitor and schedule rental fleet maintenance
  • Approve service related items
  • Assist in the purchase and disposal of rental fleet trucks
  • Assist in creating a culture and a team that works together to meet client’s needs and achieve desired results
  • Evaluate the performance of associates, sets goals and provides formal and informal feedback on a regular basis
The Ideal Candidate:

  • Minimum college diploma or equivalent related experience
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a Service/Branch manager role in the Material Handling industry
  • Technical knowledge of material handling equipment required
  • Previous experience in building maintenance practices an asset
  • Coaching and counselling skills 
  • Must be bilingual in French and English
  • An ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) 
  • Strong problem solving, planning and project management skills

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Danika Prud'homme, Branch Manager - Ottawa Region. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. #LI-OTT


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Danika Prud'Homme


Branch Manager, National Capital Region

  • 613.691.5203

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