Under the supervision of the Department Manager gives daily direction to the associates in one of the Departments within the store, to include: merchandise presentation, inventory control, pricing, sales enhancements, stocking and customer service activities.
Supports Management in achievement of Departmental Sales, Gross Margin, Inventory Shrinkage and Payroll Goals
Provide daily direction to the associates within the Department
Prepare To-do / Task lists
Execute all Merchandising directives... i.e. “Top 25 list”, “Extreme Savings” items, etc. & maintain all planograms as set by the Corporate Office.
Supports a strong commitment to world class customer service and ensures a pleasant and productive shopping experience for all customers
Assist Management to staff the Department with “service” oriented associates; participates in interviewing and makes recommendations for selection; coordinates training; consults with Department Manager and gives input on preparation of performance appraisals; prepares weekly work schedules; coaches and motivates associates to promote positive customer relations and a productive team-oriented work environment
Resolves customer and associate opportunities.
Assists with: coordination of all “Special Events”; maintenance of pricing and UPC integrity; determining proper assortments; accuracy of inventory; proper display, signing and pricing of all advertised items
Assists the Department Manager in carrying out Supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Company’s policies and applicable laws, including: interviewing; training; planning; assigning and directing work; measuring and evaluating performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems; maintaining a positive, harassment free working environment for all associates
Other duties, assignments and responsibilities as needed.
Must have open availability and a strong knowledge of receiving and inventory control.