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Manager

.Management | New Castle, IN | Full Time

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:
The Store Manager leads the store location’s operation of the fastest growing farm & home retailer in the Midwest.  The primary role of the Store Manager is to build revenue by equipping the store’s team of associates in product knowledge, understanding of the day-to-day store operations, sales, safety & loss prevention, store appearance, customer service, and merchandising. This position requires strong leadership skills and the ability to motivate and supervise associates. 

JOB DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
•    Direct the operations of the assigned store in alignment with Rural King’s mission statement.
•    Supervise and direct all managers and store associates. 
•    Has authority into the job status of associates: hiring, firing, promotions, and assignments.
•    Directs all store personnel to build revenue and meet sales goals.
•    Coordinate the efforts of all store personnel to build revenue and meet sales goals.
•    Ensure attractive, safe, and accurately priced merchandise displays and floor plans.
•    Recruit, train, & develop personnel. 
•    Take a hands-on approach with directing daily goals for the Assistant Store Managers.
•    Be a positive and professional “role model” for the team. 
•    Find solutions to associate and customer questions and concerns.
•    Responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the building and grounds.
•    Develop the product knowledge and sales techniques of the team. 
•    Demonstrate effective and consistent communications and interpersonal skills. 
•    Demonstrate effective problem-solving and analytical skills. 
•    Become an expert with standard concepts and practices within the retail environment.
•    Maximize inventory, cash control, and loss prevention techniques. 
•    Establish and preserve a positive work atmosphere. 
•    May be required to cross train and perform other duties

QUALIFICATIONS:
•    2+ years retail management experience.
•    Be an outgoing self-starter who enjoys working with people.
•    Ability to relocate within the mid-west.
•    Computer knowledge in Excel and Word.
•    Proficient User of computer software systems.
•    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 50 hour workweek (10 hour shifts, 5 days per week) with varied hours, days, night, and weekends as business dictates.
•    Must meet federal requirements to qualify to obtain a Federal Firearms License (FFL) and any applicable local requirements.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
•    Supervise and direct the assistant managers, department managers, and store associates. 
•    Has authority into the job status of associates: hiring, firing, promotions, and assignments.

MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT USED:
•    General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer.
•    Telexon gun, forklift, pallet jack, ladder, and other retail equipment. 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
•    Good visual acuity and ability to communicate
•    Ability to lift, push, and/or pull a minimum of 30 pounds repetitively and 31-50 pounds intermittently
•    Ability to stand and/or walk for long periods of time
•    Ability to use a ladder and/or pallet jack

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