Goodwill Industries of Michiana, Inc
  • 25-Sep-2018 to 31-Dec-2018 (EST)
  • Merrillville, IN, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Store Discount, Vacation, Holidays, Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement & Retirement Savings Options


JOB OBJECTIVE:

The Manager in Training will learn all aspects of the Store Manager's position and will direct the smooth operation of a fast-paced retail store and present a positive image of Goodwill to the community. Position reports to the District Manager. The Manager in Training is responsible for the supervision of all store personnel.

  

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Learns to Supervise Work Force
  • Supervises store employees on a daily basis.
  • Supervises orientation and training program for new employees.
  • Participates in sales meetings monthly.
  • Schedules hours within set limits.
  • Participates in the interviewing, hiring and termination decisions for all store personnel.
  1. Learns to Supervise Stock Procedures
  • Supervises handling of donations, returns, oops, stock transfers.
  • Quotes prices not on the price list.
  • Checks condition and placement of stock.
  • Maintains store appearance and shopability.
  • Works to reduce internal theft and shoplifting.   
  • Ensures 2 textile audits are completed per textile hanger per day and all other processed racks are counted and tracked on the appropriate paperwork.
  1. Learns to do Administrative and Clerical Operations
  • Administers company policies and procedures.
  • Supervises daily bank deposits, replenishes change fund and picks up bank bags.
  • Handles refunds.
  • Issues Goody Bucks.
  • Runs register and makes change.
  • Handles customer complaints.
  • Routes mail.
  • Maintains store operating money and petty cash fund.
  • Maintains records of store as required.
  • Makes recommendations to the District Manager based on analysis of records.
  • Supervises the placement of signs in sale areas and windows for promotions and special events.
  • Reports need for repairs to Retail Operations Specialist, the District Sales Manager or Vice President of Transportation.
  • Supervises the ordering of cleaning and maintenance supplies.
  • Supervises inventories and supply requisitioning.
  • Attends meetings as required.
  1. Learns Security and Safety
  • Maintains safety and security of the premises and merchandise.
  • Seeks to eliminate pilferage and prevent burglary.
  • Eliminates fire hazards and unsafe conditions.
  • Conducts emergency drills and instructs workers in fire prevention and safety procedures.
  • Maintains a safe working and shopping environment.
  • Fills in as needed to cover schedule in absence of other store employees.

 

 

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Must be well groomed and personable.
  • Must have good eyesight, speech and hearing.
  • Must have good physical stamina and moderate mobility as well as the ability to lift, bend and work on feet for at least four (4) hour periods.
  • Must have ability to distinguish colors.
  • Must have ability to move filled boxes, barrels and Z-racks weighing no more than 50 pounds.
  • Must have ability to read, write and do simple math functions.
  • Must have ability to work well under pressure.
  • Must have ability to exercise good judgment.
  • Must have effective communication skills.
  • Prior supervisory experience.
  • Must have prior experience in dealing with the public and the ability to do so tactfully.
  • Must be sales oriented.
  • Must have a telephone.
  • Must have a valid driver's license, access to and ability to drive a car, and vehicle insurance.
  • Must be bondable.
  • Must have ability to carry out established organizational and departmental policies and procedures as described in the Staff Manual, Sales Manual and Manager's Black Book.
  • Must have ability to be a working Manager.
  • Must have ability to work a flexible schedule; opening and closing the store, working long days as necessary.
  • Must be able to pass drug screen before receiving store keys and random drug test thereafter.
  • Results of limited criminal history check must meet company standards.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

  • Standard retail environment with significant dust.
  • Light industrial area.

EQUIPMENT USED:

  • Cash register (electronic/computer).
  • Credit card encoder/Checkrite verification machine.
  • Telephone.
  • Promotion on paging and message repeater.
  • Calculator.
  • Dolly.
  • Z-racks.
  • Tach-it gun.
  • Barrels.
  • Copy machine.
  • Voice mail.
  • Fax machine.
  • Computer.

 

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