Assistant Store Manager Trainee

Walgreens - Somerset, NJ (30+ days ago)3.7


"SUMMARY

Rite Aid -- now Walgreen's Store #2579

The primary purpose of this position is to learn all aspects of operating a retail store. The incumbent is also required to perform all tasks in a safe manner consistent with corporate policies and state and federal laws.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Attend all Management Development Program (MDP) training classes.
  • Learn about all of the possible situations that can occur in a retail store to prepare for the
  • Assistant Store Manager or Store Manager position. Assist the Store Manager with the operation of the retail store and complete his/her duties in his/her absence.
  • Enforce all policies and procedures to ensure excellent customer service is provided and to maximize the P&L performance of the store.
  • Ensure the appearance of the store is pleasing to the customer and meets the requirements of the corporate office.
  • Ensure the store opens and closes at the appropriate time.
  • Ensure the proper procedures are followed for cash transactions and bank deposits.
  • Interact with vendors to order ad, seasonal, and basic merchandise and ice cream (where applicable) for the store.
  • Ensure all merchandise is set up according to plan-o-grams received from the corporate office.
  • Execute weekly sales ads and price changes.
  • Process recalled, damaged, outdated, and transferred merchandise.
  • Receive merchandise deliveries from vendors and Rite Aid distribution centers.
  • Verify vendor invoice information is accurate and enter it into the accounts payable system.
  • Prepare the retail store for physical inventory by ensuring merchandise on the sales floor and in the stock room is in order and easy to access.
  • Analyze operating reports and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Utilize Staffworks® software to complete the associate work schedule.
  • Remain knowledgeable of the One-Hour Photo department and film processing, if applicable.
  • Assist the Pharmacy department when there is a high volume of customers. Request store maintenance when required.
  • Assist with the general maintenance of the store, both inside and outside.
  • Enforce all fire and safety rules and regulations set by the company and governmental agencies.
  • Provide leadership and development for associates by communicating career opportunities, providing regular performance feedback, and demonstrating RAPTAR (Recognition, Appreciation, Praise, Treat Associates Respectfully) behaviors.
  • All duties described in this document are to be performed in keeping with the core values and service attributes consistent with the Rite Aid brand and strategy.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • In accordance with state law, candidates must satisfy minimum age requirements to sell and/or supervise the sale of alcohol and/or tobacco products.
  • Ability to pass drug test.
  • Committed to providing customer service that makes both internal and external customers feel welcome, important, and appreciated.
  • Ability to preserve confidentiality of information.
  • Ability and willingness to move with purpose and a strong sense of urgency.
  • Ability to work weekends and extended days on a frequent basis.
  • Ability to work day or evening hours.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize a variety of tasks/projects.
  • Familiarity with industry/technical terms and processes.
  • Ability to work within strict time frames and resolute deadlines.
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED), plus one (1) to two (2) years' of retail experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience."
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