Branch Manager | Job Vacancy | Romsey, Southampton

Location: Southampton
Hours: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: Competitive
Application deadline: 15/12/2023

If you are an experienced Branch Manager or an aspiring professional looking to step up to a management role within the dynamic industrial automation industry, then we have an outstanding opportunity waiting for you at our Romsey, Southampton branch. Join our team and unlock your full potential today.

Branch Manager Job Role:

Our continued success comes from our passion for technology and commitment to customer service. We are a talented group across our UK and Ireland branch network and work to our ‘F-Plan’ of being Fast, Focussed, Flexible, Friendly and Fun – which explains why we have so many long-service awards across the Organisation.

Your main duties will include:

  • To lead the team to achieve their individual goals as well as the wider branch, region and company objectives
  • Ensure quotations and orders are followed up and processed accurately in a timely manner.
  • Managing stock levels within the branch paying particular attention to stock cleanses, stock turn, aged and returned stock.
  • Overseeing the logistics of the branch to ensure optimum use of delivery vans and couriers to meet customer expectations.
  • Reviewing customer accounts and working with the Finance department to reduce invoices in query and aged debt.
  • Managing supplier relationships and sharing supplier information where appropriate.
  • Maintain existing and develop new customer relationships.
  • To support the Regional Manager in growing and developing the branch.
  • Manage workforce levels and holiday approvals for the branch team
  • Assist the Regional Manager in recruiting new members to the branch when required.
  • Undertake regular team and individual progress meetings.
  • Ensure all team members are fully trained on company processes and procedures.
  • Oversee branch administration ensuring excellent customer service is achieved.
  • Review branch reports regularly and take appropriate action, where required, eg, GDNI, open returns etc.
  • Engage with and support marketing initiatives
  • Work alongside the Business Development team to maximize sales and customer service levels.
  • Branch responsibilities including being a key holder, Health and Safety, ISO9001 and ISO14001 requirements.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Ability to lead and develop a successful team;
  • Passion for sales combined with the ability to make sound commercial decisions;
  • Ability to embrace and manage change;
  • Be self-motivated and able to work autonomously;
  • Good time management to meet deadlines and follow through on commitments;
  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships with our colleagues, customers and suppliers.
  • Be happy to work in a busy, fast-paced and varied environment;
  • Forward thinking looking to continually improve the way we do things.


  • Minimum of 31 days annual leave including bank holidays
  • Training and development platform
  • Friendly and supportive working environment
  • Dress down Fridays
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Recruitment referral bonus
  • Free onsite parking
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Cycle to Work scheme

About Us:

For over 58 years BPX has built a reputation as a specialist technical distributor of industrial automation and control components, devices and solutions. This reputation comes from the commitment of our customer service, established supplier portfolio and technical support. We now employ over 160 people and from our 14 branch locations throughout the UK & Ireland provide a local service to our customers.

BPX remains a financially secure, family-run business offering the chance to work within a happy, friendly company with some wonderful and talented people.

If you like a challenge and believe you are the right person to lead and manage from our Romsey, Southampton branch, please click below and upload your CV. We look forward to hearing from you.

No agencies please.

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