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General Manager - Prescott Valley, Arizona (AZ)

Company: Columbia Association, Inc.
Location: Prescott Valley
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Thursday, November 3, 2022 Just Picture It! A career at LL Flooring! At LL Flooring, our vision is to become customers' first choice in hard surface flooring by providing the best experience from start to finish. Your contributions as a LL Flooring teammate will leave a lasting impression with our customer as they find FLOOR LOVE. With over 437 stores nationwide and two distribution centers, the career opportunities at LL Flooring are endless. If you're customer obsessed, seize the opportunity, and apply today! Starting Hourly Pay $21.00 + Over-time eligible GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY The Store Manager (SM) has total store P & L accountability and is responsible for the day-to-day and long-term operations and financial success of a retail flooring business with an emphasis on delivering consistently positive results. The SM is responsible for leading, planning, and directing a team of store associates and is accountable for all functional areas of the store, including driving sales, overall store financial performance, and execution of company initiatives, staffing, inventory control, and compliance with company standards. The Store Manager is accountable for setting the standards and expectations for all aspects of the store, but will often delegate tasks or operational activities to others and will supervise, inspect, train, and/or coach associates in order to accomplish all store sales and operational goals and customer service standards. Store Managers partner with Regional Managers to drive results and positive outcomes on a daily, monthly and annual basis. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION Reasonable Accommodations Statement To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to complete each essential function (job duty/requirement) satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities or sincerely held beliefs, to perform the essential functions. Contact HR for additional information. Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Set expectations and provide leadership, coaching and oversight for a team of assistant managers, sales and sales support associates dedicated to driving revenues and committed to providing outstanding customer service.
  • Manage the daily operation of a store including but not limited to; sales, gross margin, customer service, safety, inventory control, expense management, merchandising, promotional events, training, associate relations, scheduling, opening/closing, alarm response, cash management, SAP, and facility maintenance.
  • Ensure proper inventory levels, by product, to maximize sales opportunities.
  • Achieve sales plans, gross margin, inventory, profitability goals as well as all operational standards.
  • Builds strong business partnerships with Pro-Sales and Installations and, where appropriate, ensures that associates are accurately and consistently presenting these businesses to our customers.
  • Staff the store to the approved staffing matrix. Recruit, hire and develop an outstanding diverse sales and service focused staff to meet Company operating and sales objectives. Work with associates to create training and development plans, identify career opportunities and maintain a store staff succession plan.
  • Establish personal and individual associate sales goals and set performance expectations for each associate. Review results and provide feedback and coaching on a daily basis to ensure success.
  • Address all store performance management and associate relations issues in a timely and effective manner.
  • Utilize proper business processes, sales techniques, and planning tools; conduct competitive shops of the competition and identify process improvements focused on driving sales with new and existing customers.
  • Establish a store culture and climate of inclusiveness and respect where associates adhere to the highest standards of ethical conduct, teamwork and cooperation; foster an environment of open communication.
  • Set the standard for customer service provided by associates and focus on driving associates' sales by ensuring they are embracing all sales processes, including Pro-Sales, Installations and the "Journey".
  • Timely and accurate completion of all required reports, paperwork and maintain accurate financial records (e.g. reconcile daily cash report). Ensure/verify completion of daily bank deposits, audits and check sheets.
  • Ensure associates are aware of and comply with all laws, policies, safety standards, procedures and OSHA requirements. Immediately address and/or report violations; follow the letter and the intent of all policies.
  • Build productive, collaborative working relationships with the store team as well as with other Lumber Liquidators stores, third party vendors (installers) and corporate business partners.
  • Ensure all associates have completed required components of Company training programs and are adequately trained in all departmental functions. Act as a coach and mentor for associates.
  • Resolve customer service issues and complaints in a timely manner to the satisfaction of the customer and to the benefit of the Company within the four-wall accountability; "Act like an Owner, Think like a Customer".
  • Maintain operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures. Conduct audits as required; take corrective and preventative action as necessary.
  • Ensures that accurate and thorough information is entered into the company's customer tracking databases. Ensures that customer follow-up is completed in a timely manner and that proper and detailed notes are continuously entered for the entire customer's sales process. Additional Requirements:
    • Excellent written, verbal and negotiation skills; effectively communicate with a diverse workforce and customer base.
    • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and delegate tasks and duties to store staff in a complex retail environment.
    • Effective project management and time management skills.
    • Well rounded budget management experience and retail math skills.
    • Proactively assist team members, managers and associates. Step in and help when and as needed.
    • Manage special projects and perform other duties as assigned.
    • Ability to effectively problem solve by analyzing situations and applying creative and timely solutions.
    • Customer Focus - Establish and maintain effective customer relationships. Seek to understand customer needs and deliver solutions that meet customer expectations.
    • Accountability - Follow through on commitments. Take personal responsibility for decisions, actions, and failures.
    • Collaboration - Cooperate with others to achieve shared objectives and get work done. Consider interests of others as well as one's own.
    • Instill Trust - Show consistency in word and action. Treat others with respect. Operate with honesty and integrity.
    • Change Management - Adaptable to a fast paced, shifting work environment; willing to remain flexible to accommodate changing business conditions, work requirements, customer and scheduling needs.
    • Detail Oriented - Attention to detail, ability to focus on the project or task at hand, adherence to Company policies and requirements while consistently delivering error free results.
    • Leads by example in following the Company Code of Business Conduct (Ethics), all applicable tenants of the Lacey Act and other laws, policies and procedures. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS Education:
      • High School graduate, GED or equivalent required; Bachelor's Degree preferred Related Experience, Qualifications and/or Certifications:
        • Five to eight years of related sales/retail/customer service experience; minimum of three years of direct managerial experience (developing, leading teams and/or managing associates)
        • Experience recruiting, assessing, selecting and developing associates, preferably in a retail environment
        • Must possess a valid driver's license and acceptable driving record (Required) Computer Skills / Special Equipment Knowledge:
          • Basic Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook)
          • Outstanding telephone skills
          • Experience with payroll scheduling system desired
          • Point of Sale (POS) experience preferred
          • Ability to drive/operate a forklift required (forklift certification required prior to operating equipment) WORK SCHEDULE
            • In general, a Store Manager's work week consists of 5 days which will include Monday, Tuesday, and Saturday plus two other days within the same work week. Store Managers routinely work up to fifty (50), and sometimes more, hours per week based on business, staffing and customer needs.
            • Store Managers are expected to be regularly involved in store opening and closing as well as working some Sundays, evenings and holidays as required by staffing and business needs. Some travel may be required.
            • Periodically, Store Managers may find it necessary to arrange their schedule to fill store staffing gaps due to associate absences, scheduled Paid Time-Off, special/promotional events or other business demands. WORK ENVIRONMENT Store Managers generally work in a retail sales and warehouse environment that involves the use of office equipment, such as computers and telephones, machinery/mechanical equipment, ladders and heavy equipment (forklift). Some exposure to moderate noise, outdoor elements (heat and cold) and airborne particles.

              INDHP At LL Flooring, we are committed to being a company that delivers an inclusive, diverse team and culture which understands, values, and adapts to the needs of our associates and customers. LL Flooring is an equal opportunity employer.LL Flooring does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, citizenship status, religion, age, disability, veteran status, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other status protected by state or locallaw. If you need assistance or to request a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, related to the search for employment opportunities or to complete an application, please contact us atrecruiting@llflooring.com LL Flooring adheres with the California Consumer Privacy Act Notice for California Consumers (CCPA Notice). To find out more click here,CCPA Supplemental Notice .

Keywords: Columbia Association, Inc., Prescott Valley , General Manager - Prescott Valley, Arizona (AZ), Executive , Prescott Valley, Arizona

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