Branch Manager (Sales) - Fastener Division

Houston Wire & Cable Company Houston , TX 77020

Posted 7 days ago

Vertex Distribution is Seeking a Branch Manager (Sales) for the Houston Office!

Since 1881, Vertex Distribution has been a national leader in the fastener industry across the United States. Now a part of the HWC family of companies, we are experiencing accelerated growth, so we're in need of a Branch Manager at our Houston, TX office.

Bring your knowledge, know-how, and A-game to Vertex Distribution as the new Houston Branch Manager and help us grow!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management of the inside and outside sales team members in furtherance of aggressive growth

  • Engage in sales calls with principals, owners, and managers of targeted customer base

  • Create, develop, lead and deploy sales goals and metrics for inside and outside team

  • Ability to negotiate pricing with key customers and also provide negotiation assistance when necessary to sales team members

  • Perform managerial control over branch activity ranging from sales to operations to accounting, personnel & office administration

  • Resolve any challenges or issues arising on customer orders, supply chain items, vendor relations, deliveries, etc.

  • Work in conjunction with teams across marketing, purchasing, logistics, credit, A/P, and executive office staff

  • Aid in the maintaining of key external relationships with suppliers / vendors

  • Ensure appropriate controls are adhered to for accounting and credit purposes

  • Coordinate with key staff on operational activities, create and report on KPIs at the branch level

  • Keep in contact with the Vice President of Sales to ensure metrics and goals are met

  • Communicate issues and present solutions to those issues to appropriate management team(s)

Key Requirements:

  • A minimum of 3-4 years of Sales experience (preference given to fastener industry sales)

  • Previous supervisory experience, especially in a Sales function (is a plus, not mandatory)

  • Understanding of creating, deploying, and measuring sales goals

  • Good oral, written, and electronic communication skills

  • Working knowledge of distribution and its end user channel

  • Ability to identify and resolve problems and conflicts

  • Basic knowledge of profit & loss responsibility

Houston Wire & Cable Company (hereinafter referred to as "HWC") and all subsidiaries provide(s) equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. Learn more at

HWC // Vertex Distribution | Southwest Wire Rope | Southern Wire HWC was founded 1975, and has grown to also become the parent company of Southwest Wire Rope, Vertex Distribution, Southern Wire,, Haynes Wire Rope, and Southwest Synthetics Systems; and at our core, we have become one of the largest providers of electrical and mechanical wire and cable and related services in the U.S. industrial distribution market. With strategically located sales and distribution centers throughout the U.S., our team is focused on providing a single-source solution. We are committed to providing our customers value by offering high levels of industry experience, superior customer service, and a large selection of quality in-stock items.

10201 North Loop East, Houston, TX 77029

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