Sales and Marketing

General Manager, Industrial Distributor – Hamilton / Brantford



General Manager, Industrial Distributor – Hamilton / Brantford Hamilton, ON

Please submit your resume directly to Kevin Pedersen via email at

If you enjoy sales, mentoring a team, and overall responsibility of operating the success of a business, this may be the role for you.

The Opportunity

Our client is a leading supplier of industrial parts and services with branches across Canada.

They need an experienced General Manager who will oversee the sales and support staff of the Hamilton and Brantford, Ontario locations. You are responsible for branch P/L, sales development and strategic planning.  Excellent growth opportunities in this global company.

Key Account Responsibilities and Functions

  • Responsible for overseeing both locations overall sales and operations. This includes developing and presenting sales and operating budgets for both locations to senior management – further responsibilities for forecasts, expenses, productivity, and inventory/asset management.
  • Oversee a team of about 17 individuals, supporting teams by continuously monitoring sales performance, ensuring all team members are meeting sales targets/margins, delivering excellent customer service, and staying up to date on product knowledge.
  • Support sales teams by attending sales calls and activities to build and maintain positive client relationships.
  • Ensure locations are following health and safety protocols.
  • Collaborate with other locations/branches to ensure smooth operations.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Marketing related fields or an equivalent related technical degree.
  • Demonstrated sales team management, with strong decision making and leadership capabilities.
  • Technical background in Bearing, Power Transmission and Material Handling or related product is a strong asset
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong computer literacy.

Please quote Job Reference #36293

Please submit your resume directly to Kevin Pedersen via email at . No cover letter, please.

Executrade is one of the largest and most comprehensive full-service recruitment firms in Western Canada, with 11 divisions and locations in Edmonton and Calgary. We have over 47 years of experience helping client companies and candidates achieve their business goals and vision. Our success is due to our people, the strong relationships we build, and the continuous and robust evaluation and refining of our recruitment and staffing processes.

Individuals interested in this employment opportunity must obtain the necessary approvals from the Government of Canada – Citizenship and Immigration department, prior to applying for this position. In accordance with the Canadian Immigration laws, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada for employment opportunities. Detailed information can be obtained from

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