Your Local Whitinsville Walmart is hiring a Home (Housewares & Furniture) Team Lead
Hourly Rate - $20.00 - $29.00
An individual must be able to successfully perform the essential functions of this position with or without a reasonable accommodation.
Provides and models customer service by acknowledging the customer; identifying customer needs; assisting with purchasing decisions; locating merchandise; resolving customer issues and concerns; promoting products and services; maintaining a safe shopping environment; and appropriately representing and supporting the company.
Supports the achievement of financial goals by communicating and collaborating with other team leads and store management on business objectives; delivering daily operational guidance to teams; and monitoring inventory flow processes and service standards.
Leads team associates effectively by operating as the manager on duty; prioritizing and delegating daily workloads; monitoring and communicating team staffing needs; ensuring area processes are executed effectively; setting clear expectations; communicating goals; maintaining open dialogue with team associates; providing consistent follow up to verify workload completion; ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures; and participating in the hiring, promotion, coaching, training, and evaluation of associates.
Maintains area merchandise presentation and inventory accuracy by leading and guiding teams in receiving, stocking, and rotating merchandise; removing damaged or out-of-date goods; setting up, cleaning, and organizing product displays; zoning the sales area; signing and pricing merchandise appropriately; binning and picking merchandise; preparing, handling, packaging, labeling, and storing food to meet safety and compliance guidelines; operating and sanitizing food-related equipment; completing bin audits; working inventory exceptions; correcting shelf capacities; securing fragile and high-shrink merchandise; following proper procedures for handling and disposing of hazardous materials; and following opening and closing procedures in area of responsibility.
Develops, communicates, and implements processes and practices to meet business needs by collaborating with managers, co-workers, customers, and other business partners; analyzing and applying information from multiple sources; monitoring progress and results; and identifying and addressing improvement opportunities.
Demonstrates, promotes, and supports compliance with company policies, procedures, and standards of ethics and integrity by explaining, guiding, and demonstrating how to apply these in executing business processes and practices; implementing related action plans; using the Open Door Policy; and assisting management with correcting ethical and compliance issues and problems.
Leads and participates in teams by using and sharing resources, information, and tools; determining customer needs and business priorities; coordinating and executing work assignments; providing advice, feedback, and support to ensure timelines and work quality are achieved; and modeling and helping others with how to adapt to change or new challenges.
An individual must be proficient in each of the competencies listed below to successfully perform the responsibilities of this position.
Leads Inventory Operations - Helps associates understand and apply safe and correct ways to handle, move, and display goods, and does the same in own work. Carries out the inventory process to help improve replenishment and receiving and to reduce shrinkage. Identifies poor inventory practices and low in-stock levels in assigned area, and reports them with ideas for corrective action. Demonstrates and helps others with the safe and proper use and maintenance of inventory tools and equipment.
Customer/Member Centered: Satisfy the Customer/Member - Uses information and feedback to determine customer/member expectations. Works with others to exceed customer/member expectations. Seeks out ways to improve customer/member service. Teaches others how to find and use resources to respond to customer/member requests.
Planning and Improvement: Plan for and Improve Team Performance - Plans work based on business priorities and explains to others what is needed to get work done. Identifies and oversees the tasks needed to reach goals. Looks for and suggests ways to improve performance and results.
Influence and Communicate: Communicate and Promote Commitment - Gives the information needed to gain support for ideas or plans. Builds trusting relationships and works with others to reach goals. Shares clear priorities and work practices with others. Prepares written work that is accurate and complete. Communicates in a respectful and professional manner.
Adaptability: Adapt to Requirements - Adapts to changing demands and business needs. Encourages and embraces change, even when others hesitate. Builds the knowledge and skills to handle challenges and tasks. Sets an example for others when implementing changes (for example, readily carries out improvement efforts, handles change-related issues). Shows support for, commitment to, and trust in changes.
Judgment: Make Informed Choices - Makes timely and effective decisions, even when information is not clear. Identifies and uses policies, procedures, and guides to make the right choices. Uses resources, data, tools, and facts to set priorities and make informed decisions. Identifies what might be a problem and corrects it or clearly describes it to those who can correct it.
Execution and Results: Oversee Work and Get Results - Makes sure work is completed to expectations. Executes plans and manages own and others' time so that priorities are met. Gives others the support and information they need to get results. Organizes tasks and makes sure they are completed on time.
Ethics and Compliance: Oversee Performance to Ethical Standards - Clearly explains policies and procedures and teaches others how to act in accordance with them. Guides associates on how to use the highest standards of integrity and ethics in their work. Helps managers find and correct ethical and legal problems. Treats all associates fairly and with respect.
Talent: Provide Information and Feedback - Guides and teaches associates on how to perform their work. Assigns tasks to associates and provides the tools they need to carry them out. Gives clear, constructive feedback on performance to associates and leaders. Recognizes associates for their positive contributions. Shows concern for associates and is available to meet with them. Looks for and follows up on developmental opportunities.
The following physical activities are necessary to perform one or more essential functions of this position. Observes associate, customer, or supplier behavior.
Enters and locates information on computer.
Moves up and down a ladder.
Presents information to small or large groups and individuals.
Communicates effectively in person or by using telecommunications equipment.
Creates documents, reports, etc., using a writing instrument (such as a pencil or pen) or computer.
Grasps, turns, and manipulates objects of varying size and weight, requiring fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.
Visually locates merchandise and other objects.
Visually inspects equipment.
Safely operates large power equipment.
Reaches overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping.
Moves, lifts, carries, and places merchandise and supplies weighing up to 25 pounds without assistance.
Visually verifies and reads information, often in small print.
Sits for long periods of time.
Stands for long periods of time.
Working in the following environment is necessary to perform one or more of the essential functions of this position.
Moves over slippery surfaces in the work area as well as other areas that may become slippery during inclement weather.
May work with substances that require special handling
Works in areas requiring exposure to varying temperatures, extreme heat or cold, and/or wet, damp, or drafty conditions.
Works varying shifts as required.
1 year’s retail experience
6 months retail fresh experience
6 months supervisory experience
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $20.00 - $29.00 per hour
- 401(k) matching
- Dental insurance
- Employee discount
- Flexible schedule
- Health insurance
- Paid time off
- Parental leave
- Vision insurance
- 8 hour shift
- Day shift
- Monday to Friday
- Night shift