Assistant Store Manager
Company: Big Lots
Posted on: January 9, 2022
Description Primarily responsible for freight processing and
merchandising functions within the store and is accountable for
merchandising and storeroom organization standards. Leads, directs,
and at times, actively participates in various aspects of the
merchandising process, including freight prep, truck unload,
stocking, re-lays, financial management, and inventory control.
When serving as Manager on Duty, leads and provides direction to
store associates performing all cashiering, customer service,
recovery, and furniture-related activities on the sales floor.
Works collaboratively with store leadership to drive overall store
performance. 1. Leads and directs activities related to truck
unload, freight flow, backroom organization, ticketing merchandise,
stocking shelves, and reconciliation of inventory transactions
according to operational and merchandising standards. 2. Leads and
supervises the freight team. 3. Establishes plans to accomplish
merchandising initiatives and achieve defined goals. 4. Utilizes
company tools, reports, and feedback to effectively analyze trends
and refine plans. 5. Ensures that the appearance of the store's
interior and exterior are maintained to standards, primarily
regarding merchandise presentation and signage. 6. Ensures that
price changes and signage are correctly reflected on sales floor.
7. Participates in the interviewing, selection, hiring, and
training of associates in collaboration with store leadership. May
complete performance evaluations as directed. 8. Administers
appropriate disciplinary action to associates, including
recommendations for termination, in partnership with the store
leadership and in accordance with company guidelines. 9. Assists
with store scheduling and payroll processes on a daily and weekly
basis. 10. Serves in the Manager on Duty role as needed including
opening and closing the store. When serving in this role, provides
leadership and direction to floor associates and ensures that
store, merchandising, and customer service standards are
continuously met, including merchandise presentation, signage,
recovery, and cleanliness. Drives the customer experience and
ensures resolution of customer issues. Qualifications 1. High
School Diploma, GED, or equivalent work experience required. Must
be 18 years of age. 2. Minimum three years retail management
experience preferred. 3. Strong organizational, communication,
leadership, presentation, and interpersonal skills required. 4.
Strong decision-making and problem resolution skills required. 5.
Ability to lift, carry, push, and pull a minimum of 50 pounds
required. Ability to unload freight, to move product on and off
store shelves, to walk, stand, bend, stoop, or kneel for long
periods of time, and to move freely throughout store on a continual
basis required. 6. Availability to work a variable schedule of at
least 40 to 45 hours per week, including nights, weekends, and
holidays required. 7. Ability to travel between stores with some
overnight stays required. 8. Demonstrated visual merchandising
skills required. 9. Basic English literacy, math, and PC skills
required.We will consider for employment all qualified applicants,
including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent
with the requirements of applicable state and local laws.
Keywords: Big Lots, Las Cruces , Assistant Store Manager, Executive , Alamogordo, New Mexico
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