Branch Manager – Slough

  • Permanent
  • Anywhere


About Us

Marubeni-Komatsu Ltd are the sole UK distributor for the world leading premium brand Komatsu and one of the UK’s largest distributors of construction, quarrying and utility equipment. We are proud of our reputation for ‘best in class’ products, service commitment and continuous innovation and growth.

We aim to be our customers first choice with a multi-site UK operation to drive sales and deliver excellent aftercare and customer support. We focus on improving productivity by changing the way our customers work and we excel in fuel efficient machine solutions.

We are looking for a passionate, business focused Branch Manager to join our successful team.


We are looking for a Branch Manager to manage the total operation of the depot and maximise efficiency and profitability in order to achieve targets.

Reporting to the Branch Manager this role is ideal for a result driven and problem-solving individual.

What is the purpose of the role? 

Manage the performance of the teams to deliver revenue and service agreement sales and profitability targets

Control work in progress (WIP) to within targets set.

Approve and control the use of suppliers and sub-contractors in order to improve costs and standards of work and check invoices.

Ensure utilisation of labour is in accordance with targets set and that service jobs are efficiently controlled.

Ensure that claim settlement on warranty recovery equals job cost or is greater.

Resolve all invoice disputes within 14 days; adhering to the authorisation levels set and using commercial common sense.

Deal with any health and safety or environmental issues at the depot including those under RIDDOR and if necessary, report such issues to H&S Manager

Promote good housekeeping practices at the depot to ensure a healthy and safe well-disciplined working environment.

Make regular visits to customers as the representative of the company overseeing the depot operation.

What skills and behaviours are we looking for? 

Industry and product knowledge – essential

Management experience and managing field based / diverse teams – essential

Ability to work under pressure

Good people manager with experience of dealing with employee relations issues

Ability to build good relationships

What we can offer you: 

Competitive salary

Pension scheme

Up to 27 days holiday linked to service, plus Christmas shut down

Flexible working 

Company Car or Car allowance

Annual performance-based bonus

Life insurance

Employee Assistance Programme

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