Dec 09, 2019

Assistant Store Leader- Kingwood / Humble

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Kingwood, Houston, TX, USA
Full-Time Retail

Job Description

Position Summary

Responsible for assisting with the overall day-to-day operations of the store including continuous development of effective store associates to achieve desired sales and profit results. Assess daily the stores ability to meet/exceed customer expectations for ease of shopping, variety, freshness, cleanliness, food safety and regulatory compliance. Assist with coaching and development of store associates through both formal and informal interactions. Demonstrate the companys core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions

Supervise and coach direct reports on the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provide feedback to direct reportsEnsure associates and location comply with laws and regulation applicable to the companyTechnical/Professional Knowledge, Compliance and Skills Achieve a satisfactory level of technical and professional skills or knowledge in position and/or related areas; keep up with current developments and trendsAssist with the management of labor and supply costs daily to meet customer service and financial targetsProvide timely feedback to department leaders and associates on individual and department performanceReduce turnover and increase retentionAssist the store manager in the hiring, onboarding, development and associate relations responsibilitiesServe as liaison providing feedback to Store Manager, District Manager and Coordinators on the effectiveness of Division merchandising and operational plans/programsBuild a proactive and productive relationship with union representatives and business agents, if the store is covered by a collectively bargaining agreementPromote and support strong relationships with local community organizations in the surrounding area in which the store operatesUtilize coordinators and other field staff to ensure store departments are achieving sales and profit goals and ensure implementation, and execution of division merchandising plansAssist the store manager in the regular store-level financial performance discussions to include developing budgets and other targeted goals with store associatesDrive sales working with department leaders to maximize sales and profits, reduce shrink and improve each store departments contributionAchieve/exceed weekly, period, and annual sales, wage budgets and profit budgets, and other targeted goalsWork with department leaders and associates to identify opportunities in the store, develop timely solutions and create action plans to ensure implementation of plansLead teams in the planning, implementation and execution of merchandising and operating initiativesAssist store manager and associates in the achievement of a favorable customer shopping experience

Minimum Position Qualifications

High School Diploma or GEDHave successfully completed the applicable Division Management Training Program

Desired Previous Experience/Education

Any supervisory responsibilities, retail experience, financial responsibility including budget preparation and management experience Bachelor's Degree



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