Branch Manager (Water Treatment Chemicals)


: $82,020.00 - $123,090.00 /year *

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Branch Manager (Water Treatment Chemicals)


NE - Lincoln

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Thousands of organizations across a variety of industries have depended on Hawkins, Inc. for the chemical products they need since 1938. Our Water Treatment Group (WTG) services a wide range of clients: municipal water and wastewater treatment systems, commercial swimming pools, industrial process and wastewater facilities, food manufacturers, agricultural growers, and the oil/gas industry. This is Hawkins' fastest growing division and we look to continue to provide excellent support to our customers.


We are looking for a dedicated Branch Manager with strong sales experience, excellent management skills and the ability to grow branch sales in the Lincoln, NE area. This unique position combines sales, mechanical know-how and travel throughout the region.

Click here to learn more about Hawkins Water Treatment Group.

  • Continue a positive and professional presence in the branch as well as the associated territory.
  • Call on potential new customers and complete sales transactions with new and existing customers to drive profitable sales.
  • Hire and train route sales team in safety/sales/customer service, establish sales targets for reps, and train in installation and service of equipment to achieve customer satisfaction and increased sales and profit.
  • Ensure customer product is delivered and monitored for safety, DOT compliance, customer satisfaction, retention of customer base, and increased sales and profit.
  • Obtain, manage and monitor bid sales for the branch.
  • Manage Branch costs and expenses to an acceptable level of operational expenses.
  • Maintain appropriate levels of inventory to reduce operating expenses and increase inventory accuracy.
  • Hold regular performance reviews/discussions with Route Sales Reps to improve/manage job performance to create knowledgeable, engaged and productive employees.
  • Produce and submit Branch Reports to allow for detailed analysis of Branch territory objectives.
  • Provide active participation in professional association meetings/conferences when necessary.
  • Establish and maintain a safe work environment and follow all safety and security processes.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Minimum of High School Diploma. Two years post-high school education a plus
  • Knowledge of water and wastewater treatment methods and equipment.
  • Ability to obtain a Class B Commercial Driver s License with Hazardous materials endorsement
  • Good driving record with no recent alcohol/drug related traffic violations
  • Ability to pass DOT physical and pre-employment drug screening
  • Self-motivated and hardworking individual
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and written
  • Ability to problem solve internal problems and customer issues and needs
  • Ability to perform math calculations
  • Willingness to work a schedule that consists of 10-12 hour days and requires some overnight travel
Physical Requirements
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 75 pounds
  • Must be able to push/pull up to 100 pounds
  • Ability to drive a straight truck with GVWR over 26,000 pounds and up to 45 feet in length
  • Ability to follow and meet all safety standards and requirements
All resumes/applications must be submitted online.

Hawkins, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status.

Hawkins, Inc. is a Drug Free Workplace Employer

Associated topics: ehs, environmental, environmental impact, environmental impact assessment, geologist, groundwater, pollution, sustainability engineer, water, water safety * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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