Sears Store Manager - #2382 - Madison, WI in Madison, WI at Sears

Date Posted: 6/4/2018

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    53 West Towne Mall
    Madison, WI
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Job Description

Req/Job ID: 934994BR
Employing Entity: Sears, Roebuck and Co.
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Field Management
Store ID: 58152: FLS District MINNEAPOLIS

The ultimate goal of our Store Manager Training program is to ensure an individual is ready to become a
Sears FLS (Full Line Store) Manager 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


• High School Diploma or Equivalent required; Bachelor's degree preferred
• Minimum 3‐5 years' experience in retail merchandising, business development, Human Resources or
other relatable areas of business development is required.
• 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 levels. 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
• Leadership skills and abilities
• Dedication to customer service
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays as needed


Candidates should have a demonstrated history and an understanding of business complexities similar to successfully executing retail operations and performance strategies to those in a Sears FLS unit.



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