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Ohio District Manager in Cincinnati, OH at Messer Construction Co.

Date Posted: 3/8/2019

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Job Description

Messer Construction Co. is an award-winning construction manager and general contractor that provides leadership for complex commercial building projects. An employee-owned company, Messer now stands as one of the nation’s leading health care and higher education builders. Messer’s footprint has grown to ten regional offices located across the Midwest and Southeast: Raleigh and Charlotte, North Carolina; Columbus, Cincinnati, and Dayton Ohio; Louisville and Lexington Kentucky; Indianapolis, Indiana; and Knoxville & Nashville, Tennessee. Messer employees live where they work, resulting in the company’s sustained commitment to building better communities. Messer is seeking an Ohio District Manager to manage the rental operations in the Ohio region.


This position supports Messer's Rental Division operations in Cincinnati, Columbus, and Dayton region market place. This individual will focus on managing all aspects of the rental operations in the Ohio region, and support the expansion of rental division services in those regions. This individual must possess basic sales skills with a high level of organization and time management skills, as well as be able to manage multiple regional locations with creative solutions. A customer service mindset, communication skills, availability to travel frequently and the ability to perform at a high level without direct supervision are essential. This individual must be a self-starter, self-motivated person, and be able to interact with people at different levels in the organization.


  • Good communication skills/ customer relations skills
  • Self-starter, ability to work with minimal guidance
  • Ability to travel and work non-routine hours as required
  • Organized and efficient with strong time management skills
  • Strong knowledge of the Rental Equipment competitive landscape and how strategies and tactics work in the marketplace
  • Ability to make Quality and Strategic Decisions that meet rental division focus
  • Skilled at sizing up people and building strong teams
  • Able to drive employee growth through the IDP process
  • Able to delegate work then manage and measure results
  • Manage direct reports firmly and fairly and in a timely manner
  • Relishes leading effective teams to achieve goals
  • Willingness to learn and grow professionally with an eye on advancement opportunities
  • Computer and mobile devise skills used as a tool for strong communication, with mastery level experience in \u0022point of sale\u0022 systems
  • Knowledge of the construction process and the ability to apply equipment solutions
  • Ability to analyze options and arrive at creative solutions to problems that are appropriate to Messer's business applications and philosophy
    • Exemplify the highest degree of professionalism/ethics
    • Possess an understanding of global company and divisional goals through attendance of company management meetings and other meetings as appropriate


    • Create facility strategies in the regions and maintain adequate staffing and inventory to assure the delivery of all rental division products and services     
    • Provide and promote value driven solutions to our projects that will differentiate the rental division as a consultancy service for internal and external customers
    • Own the profit/loss results for your area of responsibility and educate staff by driving metrics and measurement as a tool to achieve financial success
    • Implement the strategic direction of the rental division in the Ohio district to drive consistent delivery of all services
    • Create and implement strategies to drive growth
    • Establish and maintain the strategic partnerships of the rental division in an effort to provide \u0022one stop shopping\u0022 to our customers
    • Implement and manage the MES program as well as all rental division programs established from time to time
    • Utilize the operations executive and business manager to provide financial and operational support that drives growth
    • Support and promote Lean performances and efficiencies of operations at all times
    • Drive safety policies and procedures of the company in everything you do
    • And all other duties determined by the management of the rental division


    • 5-10 years of Equipment Rental Industry Experience
    • Demonstrated experience in managing multiple location businesses with P/L responsibility
    • College Degree Preferred


    • Possess all auditory, speaking and communicating capabilities
    • Physical requirements: sitting, standing, walking, bending, twisting, climbing, pushing, pulling, lifting up to 25lbs., seeing and reading

    Supported by Operations Executive and Business Manager

    Reports to Rental Division Vice President

    All Messer employees are required to comply with our Substance Abuse Prevention Policy as a condition of employment. Messer may condition offers of employment upon taking and passing of a post-offer/pre-employment drug screen. In accordance with DOT regulations, applicants for positions that require driving a commercial motor vehicle at any time will be asked to undergo drug and at our discretion, alcohol testing prior to employment and will be subject to further testing throughout their period of employment. Applicants will also be asked to sign forms for release of information from previous employers in all cases where driving a commercial motor vehicle was one of your functions. Failure to sign will prevent Messer from employing you in such a position.

    We provide an excellent and comprehensive compensation package with unlimited opportunity for personal and professional growth. If you would like to join our team of employee-owners and are interested in a challenging and rewarding career, please visit our website at

    Messer is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.

    Messer is committed to a diverse workforce.


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