OldCastle District Sales Manager - Michigan Area in Houston, Texas

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Allied Building Products, a division of Oldcastle, is a national independent distributor specializing in commercial & residential exterior and interior building materials with over 200 locations from Hawaii to Boston. The company was founded in 1950 as a small family-operated business focusing on the metro NY/NJ region and through acquisitions across much of the United States is now established as a major industry player. We believe that our employees are our best asset. Allied still holds true to the core values of our humble beginnings that have made us a true success.

As a District Manager for Allied Building Products, you will have responsibility for a specific branch as well as overseeing additional branches in an assigned geographic area. Your job is to organize and coordinate the resources available to best service customers within your area of operations and maximize efficiencies.

Complete Job Description

  • Oversees profit center (operations, admin, etc.) for all assigned branches

  • Responsible for hiring, supervising and training inside sales team

  • Works with the Regional Sales Manager to align and evaluate the performance of the outside sales team

  • Determines the nature of profitable versus non-profitable business through precise decision making and trend analysis

  • Works with Regional Credit Manager to determine adequate account base

  • Work with Regional Dispatcher and Regional Trucking Manager to develop an integrated strategy for deliveries

  • Deals directly with corporate office on matters that concern day to day branch functions

  • Develops plans for increased district profitability

  • Markets Allied to internal and external customer base through advertising dollars and manufacturer information/incentives

  • Provides training to branch staff

  • Grooms future managers

  • Oversees District personnel to assure that they are reaching their full potential, and develops succession plan to allow for the growth of Allied and individuals.

  • Responsible for building and maintaining morale in the District

  • Demonstrates leadership qualities and sets an example for staff

  • Acts as support line for all departments

  • Promotes teamwork both within local team and region

  • Communicates regularly with vendors to establish and maintain strong relationships

  • Responsible for maintaining a high quality staff of the very best available people

  • Continues to work to improve the skills of existing employees

  • Acts as a safety leader and is responsible for monthly safety committee meetings

  • Ensures that all company policies and procedures are followed

  • Promptly communicates all vital branch specific information to Regional Managers

  • Completes all tasks on the Branch Manager's monthly checklist

  • Maintains ample levels of inventory to meet delivery and service expectations of all Allied customers

  • Maintains a working knowledge of Allied’s benefits and policies

  • Completes all WC/Accident reporting

  • Understands and utilizes the Trend system

  • Performs performance appraisals for all direct reports

  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Customer service experience

  • Experience in the building products industry

  • Managerial/supervisory experience

  • Leadership skills

  • Motivational skills

  • Customer service skills

  • Able to build and maintain relationships with people, customers, vendors, and employees

  • Organizational and time management skills

  • Ability to work well with people

  • Ability to work with employees to satisfy individual needs

  • Time management skills - Ability to prioritize many tasks

  • Ability to delegate tasks

  • Negotiation skills


  • Associates degree or equivalent experience is preferred

What Allied Offers You

  • Highly competitive base pay

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs

  • Group retirement savings program

  • Health and wellness programs

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion

About Oldcastle

Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

Allied is a great place to grow! If you're up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day.

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Allied Building Products is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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