Sears Store Manager - #1053 - Saugus, MA in Saugus, MA at Sears

Date Posted: 8/6/2018

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    1325 Broadway
    Saugus, MA
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Job Description

Req/Job ID: 935565BR
Employing Entity: Sears, Roebuck and Co.
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Field Management
Store ID: 58131: FLS District BOSTON

Sears is searching for a Store Manager Trainee for our Saugus, MA location. This individual would start as a Store Manager Trainee until graduating from the program - then transition to a Full Line Sears (FLS) Store Manager. The goal of the Program is to develop an individual to manage a Sears Full Line Store at the conclusion of a 6‐12 week training/overview program.
The program consists of, but is not limited to, facilitated training, job shadowing, on‐the‐job, self‐study and
online training. At the conclusion of his/her training, the SMT must demonstrate a solid understanding of Sears Retail
operations. The focus of the training will be in areas including Operations, Human Resources, Hardlines and
Softlines merchandising, Auto Center operations, Loss Prevention and other areas as defined during the
scope of the job including special projects/event assignments.


• Ensures productivity of associates in meeting expectations in an efficient manner, with high integrity.
• Learns how to effectively coach associates for success within the organization through effective
associate observation, timely feedback, recognition and performance management/performance reviews.
• Learns recruitment process of new hires to fill open and anticipated labor needs of hourly and salaried
• Learns the business model of other SHC partners including Licensed Businesses, Product Repair Services,
Home Delivery. Works closely with each to ensure understanding of the respective support areas while
achieving mutual business goals and ensuring customer satisfaction levels are achieved.

Job Requirements

Responsibilities/Skills/Experience Requirements:

• Learns the day to day operations of maintaining and managing a Sears Full Line Retail Store.
• Understands and participates in coaching selling skills & sales forecasting.
• Identifies sales opportunities and changes approach to drive a different outcome.
• Identifies local merchandise assortment opportunities and partners with necessary field and support center resources to rectify and solve.
• Learns to analyze margin and profit levers. Develops action plans to address opportunities.
• Review and adjusting merchandise assortment opportunities by applying knowledge gained during training.
• Maintains national presentation, signing and pricing standards. • Learns how to manage associates schedules monitor attendance and address issues accordingly

Required Skills:

• Leadership skills and abilities
• Dedication to customer service
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays as needed
• A Minimum 3‐5 years experience in retail merchandising, business development, Human Resources or other relatable areas of business development is required. Preferred Skills: Candidates must have a demonstrated history and understanding of business complexities and their role in successfully executing retail operations and performance strategies similar to those in a Sears FLS unit.