General Manager – B2B Wholesale

Bridgewater Resources UK

Joining this successful wholesale business in Shrewsbury as a General Manager, you will divide your time between field sales and branch management responsibilities. You will pro-actively gain new business and also look after a number of existing accounts. On top of this you, will have autonomy and freedom over running the business in general, overseeing stock, purchasing, staffing, logistics, trading hours and much more.

The Opportunity

You’ll be joining a successful electrical wholesale distribution business that is part of a market-leading £1.5 billion turnover group. The group continues to grow through acquisitions and the high-quality service they provide to their clients. They pride themselves on building long-lasting relationships with their customers, suppliers and employees.

As a General Manager, you will:

  • Develop and maintain relationships with both new and existing customers
  • Be responsible for the running of the entire business, including full P&L, managing and mentoring employees, driving sales, marketing, logistics and purchasing
  • Ensure the achievement of your set targets and objectives
  • Drive sales growth and company performance


To be successful in this role, you should be:

  • From a B2B technical sales background
  • Experienced working within the wholesale and distribution sector
  • An excellent negotiator who is able to spot and capitalise on new business opportunities
  • Motivated with a proven track record of developing relationships with both suppliers and customers
  • A natural leader who is keen to step up to management or looking for a new challenge within their managerial career


  • Starting salary of £40,000 – £45,000 (upper limit negotiable depending on experience)
  • A lucrative bonus linked to your performance
  • A package including a car, mobile, laptop and healthcare
  • Company pension scheme

Do you think you have what it takes? Apply today to find out more.


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