Branch Operations Manager

Date:  Jul 11, 2024

Gormley, ON, CA, L0H-1G0

Company:  WillScot | Mobile Mini
Req ID:  51390

At WillScot Mobile Mini (NASDAQ WSC), our 4000+ people are at the heart of everything we do. In addition to providing industry-leading pay and benefits, we provide opportunities for development and upward mobility, while investing in the communities we serve.  We are the undisputed leader in providing innovative flexible workspace and portable storage solutions, serving an incredible range of customers across all industries from 240+ locations across the United States, Canada, and Mexico.


Our values are our foundation. We constantly strive to diversify our teams to ensure we have the best and brightest talent. We’re deeply committed to creating an inclusive and equitable workplace where each person can contribute while being their authentic self. For more about WillScot Mobile Mini and who we are, click here.  Build your future with us!



The Branch Operations Manager (BOM) is responsible for ensuring the success of the branch operation and has responsibility and accountability for driving Safety, controlling costs, managing the branch operations workforce, and efficiently managing the inventory. Success will be accomplished through value driven execution that fully complies with WSMM policies and all relevant laws and regulations. The Branch Operations Manager will maintain excellent service standards, respond efficiently to customer inquiries, and strive for high customer satisfaction.




  • Provides direct and indirect managerial oversight to branch operational employees to include, as applicable: Production Supervisors, Shop/ Yard Labor, Field Service, Dispatchers/ Transportation Coordinators, Drivers, Branch Coordinator
  • This role will manage tasks, daily assignments and other daily duties for temporary workers and contractors as appropriate.  
  • Employs timely and clear communication to all branch employees
  • Utilize all internal systems to provide safe, timely, cost effective, high quality and efficient delivery of revenue activities.
  • Cost management through the oversight of ongoing maintenance, inventory and servicing of the fleet through efficient use of company resources (time, people, money, etc.)
  • Utilize forward looking planning tools and budgets; actively manages costs.  This includes all activities necessary to manage/operate a branch.
  • Ensures timely and accurate work order, off rent/damage bill, inventory and purchasing compliance.
  • Ensures accurate and readily available parts, VAPS and other resources necessary to conduct efficient operations.
  • Collaborates with HR and leadership to effectively manage & develop the branch workforce, ensuring the right recruiting and workforce training strategies are in place to advance company goals.  Assesses talent, implements employee development plans and creates and maintains a learning environment. Proactively seeks out top talent externally to maintain a robust pool of qualified talent.    
  • Efficiently manages and utilizes all aspects of logistics including safety, resources, DOT, route efficiency.



  • Ensures all off-rents are conducted within the determined timeline; units returned are thoroughly inspected for work order accuracy and capture any damage billing where appropriate. Relocates idle fleet and conduct work order assessment as required. Conducts fleet physical inventory counts at established frequencies.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the Work Order system and the drivers that impact inaccuracies, develops a strategy to ensure variances are minimal by ensuring work orders for idle fleet are accurate.
  • Issue and track vendor purchase orders 
  • Orders, receives, and distributes materials/VAPS to work teams/vendors on a timely basis to support unit completion requirements. Conducts parts and VAPS inventory counts.
  • Focuses on driving first-time quality and reducing service calls, communicates with shop personnel to conduct root cause analysis and creates permanent corrective actions.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Customer Service

  • Utilize the Net Promoter Score (NPS) feedback to communicate timely and identify process improvement opportunities.
  • Ensure On Time Deliveries, Returns, Relocations and Service
  • Drives high levels of product quality (First Time Quality)
  • Commercial readiness through operations excellence.



  • High school diploma, GED, or 3 years of applicable experience
  • 5 years’ experience managing one or more direct reports in a service shop/manufacturing/building construction environment OR 2 years of experience with WillScot Mobile Mini
  • Experience managing a unit or departmental budget OR 2 years of experience with WillScot Mobile Mini
  • MS Office/Excel/Word/Outlook experience 
  • Ability follow direction and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience applying creativity to problem-solving
  • Build sustainable relationships and trust with vendors through open, proactive communication
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple, changing priorities in a fast-paced environment



  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Experience working with customers
  • Experience with, SAP, Tableau, Hyperion, Teams/Zoom or Smartsheets.
  • Experience in areas including fleet management, logistics, inventory, dispatching building codes/permitting


Personal Characteristics

  • Lead by example through living our values:
  • Dedicated to Health & Safety
  • Committed to Inclusion & Diversity
  • Driven to Excellence
  • Trustworthy & Reliable
  • Devoted to Our Customers
  • Community Focused



Disclaimer: This posting describes the general nature and level of work performed and does not represent an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, or skills required. Collaboration and teamwork drive our success. Team members may be required to perform duties outside normal responsibilities from time to time as needed.


WillScot Mobile Mini provides equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


WillScot Mobile Mini embraces diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in all aspects of employment, including recruiting, hiring, promotion, termination, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. We are focused on building teams that include a variety of backgrounds, lived experiences, and skills.  The more inclusive we are, the stronger we will be!

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