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Assistant Manager - FT

Company: Ace Hardware
Location: South Hadley
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Job Description: Assistant Manager

Position Summary:
The Assistant Store Manager is to oversee the daily retail operations, insure the highest standards of Helpful customer service, and direct those projects and responsibilities assigned and delegated by the Store Manager.

Essential Duties:
Open and close the store
Safety and security, as assigned
Knowledge of overall store policies, procedures and goals
Knowledge of management responsibilities and ability to "fill in" as needed for the Store Manager
Oversee the tasks assigned and delegated to the various store team members
Training of store personnel
Supervise in store personnel to insure optimum performance and amazing customer service
Assist in maintaining an accurate Inventory
General housekeeping, and be able keep the store in a safe condition for Team members and Customers.
Shop the competition monthly
Participate and sometimes lead the monthly store meetings
Oversee inventory order placement
Oversee inventory receiving and store stocking
Achieve sales and productivity goals as established by the Store Manager including keeping gross margin at acceptable levels
Maintain a safe working condition of store equipment and fixtures
Set a positive example by following company procedures
Develop promotions to increase store traffic.
Ensure that end-caps, cross merchandising and feature displays are properly merchandised and maintained
Demonstrate Helpful customer service, by greeting and assisting customers on the sales floor
Resolve customer claims and complaints in a manner that is timely, courteous and discreet
Authorize refunds in a manner that is consistent with company policy
Work with the processing of weekly hot sheets and price adjustments ensuring store bin tagging completed in a timely manner
Attend and assist with mandatory monthly store meetings
Other responsibilities as assigned by the store manager.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrated success supervising others in a retail environment and contributing to sales volume including, but not limited to personal salesmanship and "soft" suggestive selling.

Language Ability:
Must be able to read and interpret documents; speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Math Ability:
Should be able to calculate figures and amounts and apply basic concepts of math.

Reasoning Ability:
Should be able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists; also be able to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills:
Must have knowledge of retail computer systems, electronic cash registers, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Outlook. Knowledge of Ceridian Dayforce and Epicor Eagle a plus.

Certificates and Licenses:
None required.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
This job has supervisory responsibilities including overseeing the tasks assigned and delegated by the Store Manager to the various store team members as well as supervising in-store personnel to insure optimum performance and amazing customer service.

Work Environment:
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Flexible hours of availability are required due to the demands of the retail environment.

Physical Demands:
The minimum physical requirements for this position include:
Lifting at least 7 to 10 lbs on a routine basis; lifting may exceed 40 lbs in certain instances;
Bending, climbing and twisting are routine; the position requires the ability to retrieve, stock, and move product;
Manual dexterity; working with cash registers and computers, assembly of some products
The ability to see and read product labels, dispense product knowledge, and communicate with our customer base.
Ability to stand and walk store consistently for up to 4 hours or more at a time.
Ability to physically use a scanner to scan all merchandise and to use Point of Sale keyboard for all transactions.
Move and handle boxes of merchandise and fixtures throughout the store.

Keywords: Ace Hardware, Springfield , Assistant Manager - FT, Executive , South Hadley, Massachusetts

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