Assistant Store Manager - Hardlines - #7619 Atascadero, CA in Atascadero, CA at Kmart

Date Posted: 9/12/2018

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    3980 El Camino Real
    Atascadero, CA
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Job Description

Req/Job ID: 951881BR
Employing Entity: Kmart Corporation
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Field Management
Store ID: 07619: ATASCADERO, CA

The Assistant Store Manager in Training (ASMIT) is responsible for learning and retaining the knowledge provided through hands on training to apply once promoted to Assistant Store Manager. This includes assisting Store Manager in managing the store including establishing priorities, following up to, and supervising store associates. Working with direct reports and other managers in order to ensure the implementation of corporate merchandising, operations, and human resources programs and directives. Controlling expenses and works to reduce expense when possible. Following up on all asset protection procedures to reduce invisible waste.

Job Requirements

• Participates in comprehensive 16 week Assistant Store Manager in Training program to adequately prepare for transition to Assistant Store Manager
• Gains thorough understanding of Assistant Store Manager expectations related to financial, merchandising, human resources, loss prevention, safety, marketing, process execution, leadership skills and team building, as well as Kmart culture and initiatives
• Participates in job shadowing and hands on experiences to learn practical application of learning's
• Works with Subject Matter Experts throughout the store and district to understand each department and how each department impacts the store and each other
• Completes all assignments throughout the course of program, including self-study and e-learning
• Passes post-module evaluations, in addition to end of program certification
• Able to work flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays
• Performs other duties as assigned

• Extensive knowledge of store merchandising and retail management practices and procedures
• Effective verbal and written communication skills necessary to communicate with all levels of internal and external associates
• Analytical ability necessary to gather and interpret information and then implement developed and approved solutions
• Strong organizational skills necessary to receive disseminate, and follow-up to corporate information flow
• Strong leadership skills
• Availability to work during critical retail time frames including Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, holidays, or other event-related times
• Proven ability to manage and mentor team members, lead and influence cross-functional working groups and achieve results
• Microsoft Office computer skills including Word, Excel and Outlook

• Minimum of two (2) years retail experience or preferred equivalent
• Bachelor's level degree
• Experience leading groups across multiple departments

• High school diploma or equivalent
• Less than one year of related experience
• 18 years of age or older



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