Branch Manager - Baton Rouge, LA.
Praxair - Baton Rouge, LA

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Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 300 company that supplies atmospheric, process, specialty gases, high-performance coatings, and related services & technologies is seeking a Branch Manager for our Baton Rouge, LA. location

The Branch Manager coordinates and directs the activities within the branch to meet or exceed sales and margin targets, maintains adequate inventory levels and monitors purchases to control expenses. The Branch Manager will be responsible for all branch operating costs and will manage 1 Retail location and will have 1 direct report.

Branch Manager

Coordinates and directs the activities in the branch to meet or exceed sales and margin targets.

Completes timely and accurate branch reporting on a daily, weekly and monthly basis in accordance with branch reporting schedule

Directs staff to perform their job duties in compliance with Safety standards

Proactively recognizes and provides training and development as needed

Builds effective relationships with customers through on-site visits, TM and Driver ride alongs and resolves customer concerns in a timely manner

Ensures efficient management of staff schedule and operations

Involved in establishing and updating processes and procedures to ensure staff performs job duties in compliance with Safety, SOX and other applicable government regulations

Oversees the process of setting inventory level targets to meet customer and sales expectations

Plans for future needs and monitors production/manpower levels to ensure continued efficiency


High School Diploma/GED required, Associates Degree in related field preferred

2+ years retail sales experience required

2+ years management experience preferred

Industrial Gas / Welding experience is preferred

Praxair is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer - M/F/D/V

Primary Location

LA-Baton Rouge



Job Posting

Feb 21, 2013

Unposting Date

Mar 20, 2013

Number of Openings




Job Type



Praxair Distribution, Inc.


8 hr



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Praxair makes lighter than airĀ and heavier than air gases available for practical applications. The largest North American industrial gas...