Business Manager
Cleveland, OH;
Full time
1st Shift
Position Summary
This position is responsible for successfully developing and managing a business in alignment with our strategy and our organizational mission, vision and values. Responsibilities include managing Outside and Inside Sales efforts, branch administration, and providing financial results to meet company goals.
Primary Functions
  • Develop, execute, and manage a business plan to establish or grow a Branch. Manage all aspects of Profit and Loss Statement from budgeting to a year-end result in an effort to achieve acceptable profit level and ensure positive ROS and NOP growth. Use SAP CRM reporting to analyze business results. Work with corporate departments to help manage A R, Suppliers, Marketing Programs and Quality standards. (Measure by P&L Results)
  • Develop a culture of high performance and employee engagement by inspiring, developing, and motivating internal talent. Facilitate good discussions with employees in order to understand their professional goals and aspirations. Create an environment of open communication that fosters upward feedback and suggestions. Make well informed decisions, demonstrate initiative, exhibit autonomy and execute on organization initiatives. (Measure by Employee Engagement and Retention)
  • Executes and delivers upon a defined set of Best Business Practices for the Business Manager role. Includes managing Outside and Inside Sales, Direct Customer Involvement, Margin Management, Supplier Relationships, Inventory Management, and Training, as well as using Curbell Selling System, CRM and Sales Tools. Responsible for implementing Company initiatives at the local and regional level.
  • Education
    A Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, Communication, or Business related field, or equivalent experience.
    *Minimum of 2 years of management experience.
    *Previous inside and outside sales experience in Plastics Distribution.
    Job Specific Requirements

    *Experience in selling services in a business to business model; able to make group presentations.
    *Working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Knowledge of SAP, or similar system, preferred.
    *Experience with territory and sales management techniques
    *Interpersonal and communication skills.

    Valid Driver's License

    Physical Requirements
    *Ability to perform routine office tasks that includes operating a computer for long periods of time, sitting, filing and communicating on the phone
    *Ability to perform all physical functions consistent with travel including sitting in airplanes and driving for long periods of time
    *Must be able to lift, carry, push, pull a maximum of 50 pounds
    Innovative. Creative Problem Solving. Entrepreneurial.

    Perhaps not the words that spring to mind when thinking about purchasing plastics, but at Curbell, they are what set us apart from the competition. Finding solutions to meet our customer’s specific business challenges has made us one of the nation’s premier suppliers of plastic sheet, rod, tube, and related materials, supplying hundreds of plastic products to serve commercial businesses across the U.S.

    Sure, you can search online or in catalogs for the product you think you need and hope for the best. Or, you can benefit from Curbell’s expert advice on possible material options for your application or specific project. For over 75 years, Curbell has provided a full line of quality plastic materials, related products and specialized programs whenever and however you need them.

    The difference is our people. At Curbell Plastics, we choose employees who thrive on developing and implementing innovative approaches for their customers and who delight in finding new ways to go beyond expectations. They are rewarded with a corporate culture that values innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit, and that can provide rewarding career opportunities.

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