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Department Manager

Plumbing & Hardware | Paducah, KY | Full Time

Job Description

Rural King America's Farm & Home Store.  We have the right products for your farm, home, and the outdoors at exceptional prices while delivering superior customer service & product knowledge from our family to yours.

 

We are looking for Full Time Department Managers in the following areas:  Plumbing & Hardware.

 

JOB SUMMARY:

Department Managers execute the inventory maintenance (scanning outs), merchandising, pricing, stocking, and zoning strategies and practices for their department. They initiate outstanding sales and service, maintain exceptional store safety, appearance, and cleanliness. They assist customers with purchasing decisions, locating merchandise, and price questions. This position is also required to help with carry-outs and load-outs. This position requires strong leadership skills and the ability to motivate associates.

 

JOB DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Merchandise, stock, and assemble merchandise when required

  • Ensure quality customer service and staff supervision and training

  • Be familiar with standard concepts and practices within the retail environment

  • Train floater and associates working in your area with store standards, pricing integrity and product knowledge

  • Assist customers with purchasing decisions and load-outs

  • Keep the department organized – including recovery & safety

  • Develop product knowledge

  • Scan out, lows and overs weekly or as needed

  • Set POG neat, clean and orderly.

  • Ensure Price Busters, Advertised, and Best Value items are signed correctly

  • Perform cycle counts

  • May be required to perform other duties

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1+ years management experience preferred, with knowledge of specific department.

  • Strong communications (written, oral and interpersonal skills)

  • Ability to interact with the team in a fast paced environment, remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient.

  • Ability to multi-task and coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner.

  • Ability to work independently without supervision.

  • Flexibility with hours: ability to work a 40 hour workweek with varied hours, days, night, and weekends as business dictates.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Direct store associates in assigned department

 

MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT USED:

  • General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer.

  • Telexon gun and other retail equipment.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Good visual acuity and ability to communicate

  • Ability to repetitively lift, push, and/or pull a minimum of 30 pounds

  • Ability to stand and/or walk for long periods of time

  • May work under stressful circumstances at times

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.