Hajoca Corporation General Manager - Houma in Houma, Louisiana

General Manager - Houma


HajocaCorporation—Developing Entrepreneurs—since 1858

HajocaCorporation is the nation’s largest privatelyheld wholesale distributor of plumbing, heating and air-conditioning,industrial pipes-valves-fittings, pool and waterworks supplies for residential,commercial, industrial and infrastructure construction. We have over 400locations throughout the United States, representing the premier product linesin our industry.

Since1858, Hajoca has been blending the strengths and clout of a large company withfreedom and opportunity for employees. The company will continue to grow andprosper because our fundamental business philosophy works: emphasis onentrepreneurial spirit, expert knowledge, strong incentives for our employees,and devotion to Hajoca’s proven business principles of “Service, Integrity,Reliability.”

High-potentialcandidates with a bachelor’s degree and/or 5 years previous managementexperience learn every aspect of the distribution of plumbing, heating, andindustrial supplies through a rigorous hands-on program lasting from six monthsto one year. For this reason, our training offers an excellent fast-trackoption for external applicants interested in transitioning from their currentmanagement role (manager, assistant manager, operations manager, sales manager,etc.) to a role as the Manager of a Hajoca location (called a Profit Center).

Ourtraining includes learning about our corporate culture, codes of conduct, andbusiness model. In Hajoca’s decentralized culture, the critical decisions abouthow to run the business are made by the employees in the Profit Center whounderstand the unique needs of their local market.

Thosewho excel in our empowered environment are self-motivated, entrepreneurial,enthusiastic, energetic, and comfortable assuming the same high degree ofautonomy and responsibility as a business owner. Profits are shared withemployees, so individuals who understand how their actions generate resultshave the opportunity to enjoy significant financial rewards.

Duringthe training, prospective managers are given guidance from their mentors andregion managers in all aspects of running a business (from customer service topricing products to business operations). Learning occurs primarily throughon-the-job experience, and is supplemented with coaching from experiencedmanagers, book and computer courses, and annual workshops with other trainees,managers, and vendors.

Afterthe initial training period, the prospective manager will be promoted to amanagement position.

Thiscareer opportunity is full time and the compensation package includes:

  • A competitive starting salary

  • Annual profit sharing bonus

  • A comprehensive benefits program thatincludes medical, dental, and vision insurance with prescription coverage,401(k) and retirement cash account plans, life insurance, long-term disability,pre-tax flexible spending accounts, an employee assistance program,

  • Paid vacation, sick, and holiday time

  • Relocation expenses covered

HajocaCorporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (EOE andM/F/D/V.) We are a drug free workplace, with pre-employment drug screeningrequired. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a backgroundinvestigation.


Allinterested applicants must possess:

  • College degree or equivalent industry experience

  • A demonstrated history of leadership experience

  • Minimum 5 years of wholesale distribution experience

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintainquality relationships with employees, customers, and vendors

  • Ability to interpret financial data to determine thesuccess/failure of plans and take the appropriate action to adjust businessplans to ensure success

  • Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) skills

Job Operations/Management

Primary Location US-LA-Houma

Work Locations Houma 6679 West Main Street Houma 70360

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Organization Hajoca

Job Posting Feb 12, 2018, 11:39:23 AM

Req ID: 18000080