Stores Manager Job Description

Stores Manager Job Description

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Stores manager provides support to Operations and Product Managers for automated manufacturing systems, manufacturing processes, and checking equipment, tooling and robust work standards.

Stores Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

To lead the recruitment, on boarding, training and development efforts in his/her stores, actively managing the succession planning process and ensuring all HR policies and procedures are adhered to
Create and drive a high performance culture across the Market by setting clear expectations and targets (using the SHINE PEP process) analysing stores’ performance, holding Store Managers accountable and giving appropriate and prompt feedback
Increases district sales and profitability through licensed store development
Recognizes and reinforces licensed store accomplishments by using existing organizational tools and programs by finding new, creative and effective methods of recognition
Prepares and analyzes costs associated with store payroll and other variable selling expenses on a historical and forecasted basis
Owns the monthly sales plan and payroll model
Works with all business partners to forecast stores expenses, monthly & weekly
Provides analytical and financial support to senior executive team, working cross-functionally with the Head of Stores
Communicates daily with the field, including Regional Vice Presidents and District Managers
Participate in the yearly budgeting process

Stores Manager Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Stores Manager

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PMP, PHR, CAPM, P2, ASE, TIPS, CPR, LCS, RCDD, PM

Education for Stores Manager

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the stores manager job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Retail Management, Business, Finance, Engineering, Marketing, Military, Leadership, Management, Education, Computer Science

Skills for Stores Manager

Desired skills for stores manager include:

Indus/Passport/Asset Suite 7 programs
Maintenance/operations planning processes
Equipment management and project implementation
AFMIS
Army Regulation 30-22
DLA SPV 100 and SPV 101
Engineering flows
Fully Automated Accounting System
International
Manufacturing

Desired experience for stores manager includes:

A minimum of 1-2 years supervisory experience, preferably in retail or an industry with large non-exempt populations
Must possess a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation for travel to bank, stores, meetings
Advanced retail math skills – calculate gross margin, sell-thru, turn
Assist in preparation of presentations, including BOD communication
Lead and manage a team of analysts providing opportunities for growth and development
5 - 7 years of related retail experience in Finance or Planning, including leadership of a team

Stores Manager Examples

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Stores Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of stores manager. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for stores manager
  • Recruits, hires, and on boards direct reports
  • Maintains a fully staffed store through succession planning, building bench strength, and filling all openings in a timely manner
  • Leads training, on-going development and performance feedback for all associates and the Management Team
  • Develops, builds and maintains ongoing, collaborative, working relationships among the store team to achieve the goals of the organization
  • Leads and coaches a timely resolution of associate concerns and customer situations
  • Influences and promotes a climate which encourages others to do their best
  • Create effective teamwork between the selling organization and the Alterations department
  • Create effective teamwork within the Alterations department
  • Maintain a consistent high level of customer service within the department by recruiting, selecting, training, and developing quality professional Alterations associates
  • Monitor and ensure that all Alterations systems, procedures and pricing policies are consistently utilized
Qualifications for stores manager
  • Achieve or exceed all statistical, productivity, financial and performance goals
  • Deliver ongoing education, assessment and performance feedback to associates with regard to quality, productivity, service and alterations policy and procedures
  • Forecast workload and monitor associate schedules (to include strategic vacation planning) in order to maintain appropriate departmental coverage
  • Utilize technical expertise to train existing staff, evaluate/test candidates and to make Alterations business decisions
  • Responsible for upkeep and service to all workroom equipment including boiler/steam support
  • Responsible for supply orders and organization
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Stores Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a stores manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for stores manager
  • Identify, recommend, and execute local/regional marketing initiatives for Retail and Outlet stores that align with overall brand strategies and achieve specific performance metrics
  • Develop and execute marketing plans to support new store openings and anniversaries
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with critical stakeholders including Retail sales management, Retail Merchandising, Planning and Allocation, Retail Operations, Visual Merchandising, Ecommerce, CRM, Advertising, Creative, and Finance
  • Establish relationships with mall marketing teams and other local/regional marketing partners and vendors
  • Provide program recaps to evaluate KPI’s and ROI, ensure budget adherence, and inform future strategies
  • Manage stores’ Gift With Purchase program, monthly marketing toolbox, and other special projects
  • Organize and maintain marketing team tools including calendars, dashboards, budgets, and store lists
  • Maintain knowledge and execution of industry best practices for in-store marketing performing ongoing benchmarking with competing luxury brands
  • At least 5 years marketing experience, Retail experience preferred
  • Seek and be available for store employee feedback, ideas, and concerns
Qualifications for stores manager
  • Good verbal and written communication skills needed, Fluency in a second language is an added benefit
  • Experience working in a centralized, functional team environment with direct reports on multiple continents
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong, collaborative relationships and alliances with customers and colleagues
  • Demonstrated ability to resolve problems and initiate enhancements through technology, research, and networking skills among organizational teams and professional organizations
  • High degree of adaptability, strong problem-solving skills, and ability to manage multiple conflicting priorities
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality for sensitive Human Resources issues and projects
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Stores Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a stores manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for stores manager
  • Oversees and maintains relationships with external licensees, professionals and consultants
  • Manage all phases of the accounts athletic apparel business – product presentations, assortment planning, order bank management – inquiries regarding orders, shipments and products, inventory management, forecasting, in-store presentation, and outbound marketing
  • Provide service and support to Director of Department Stores customer service, marketing and planning functions
  • Travel to buying offices as needed
  • Position will be based in Baltimore, MD
  • Lead and support operational initiatives
  • Commit to Occupational Health and Safety standards
  • Ensure all stock items are appropriately identified in SAP
  • MRO and Inventory management
  • Mapping Demand and supply planning process
Qualifications for stores manager
  • 1-2 years minimum of full cycle recruitment practices
  • Working knowledge of state and federal employment laws and outside regulations
  • Must have outstanding written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • 5 to 7 years Retail Construction Experience required
  • Tech Savvy/Computer Knowledge
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position for a minimum of 50% of time
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Stores Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of stores manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for stores manager
  • Follow up, liase and coordinate planning results with purchasing, Production planning, production, Maintenance and stores, update the plan accordingly to get the material in the right time, with the right quantity and optimize the supply network
  • Prepare and manage warehouse procedures and guide lines
  • Efficient receipt, storage and issue of material and spare parts
  • Administer, improve and develop the warehouse activities to achieve maximum efficiency, effectiveness and quality of service
  • Co-ordinate with health and safety officer to comply with health and safety regulations
  • Manage team’s individual, performance and reward and training & development within clear improvement plans, using IDevelop, Supply Chain and Procurement Academy tools and CAP framework and PIP’s to drive performance and efficiencies towards world class standards
  • Evaluate all documents and SAP entry pertaining to warehouse operations, supervise general housekeeping and cleanliness of the warehouse
  • To supervise Engineering stores warehouse security system
  • Compile list of obsolete stocks and ensure they are written off
  • To verify the items as per the packing list and goods received note to assess any physical damage or wrong supply or discrepancies/shortages and report the same claims
Qualifications for stores manager
  • At least four years of experience supervising at least seven stores in the women’s fashion apparel business, preferably with a lifestyle brand, are required
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferable and 5-7 years sales experience within the professional beauty industry or retail
  • To supervise and verify stock and discrepancy sheets and conduct reconciliation for discrepancies in consultation with Audit, Finance and IT departments
  • Apply SAP, EISC and stores management processes and standard work procedures
  • Ensure team members adhere to real time SAP entry per shift as required by business standards
  • To adhere to ISO 9001 and 14001 policies and procedures
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Stores Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a stores manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for stores manager
  • Maximising of staff to utilise resources within departments
  • Review and comment on internal procedures affecting Goods Inwards, Despatch, Stores and Inspection and identify areas where new standards or procedures may be required
  • Optimising kitting processes & delivery of kits to the shop floor maximising striving for 100% Kitting on Time In Full
  • Contribute to stock reduction projects / Re-use of packaging materials / Cost effective deliveries
  • Preparation of procedural documents/instructions covering processes under his/her control
  • Ensure that Stores complies with relevant EH&S legislation, including Manual Handling Regulations
  • Conform and comply with current Health & Safety Regulations
  • Conduct self-audits to monitor compliance with established procedures
  • React to day to day problems associated with the operation of his/her responsibilities
  • Maintain a clean and orderly working environment
Qualifications for stores manager
  • Must have 3-4 years of experience as a HR generalist, HR representative, or similar capacity in a large multi-regional company
  • 4 years and above experience of working within MRO environment and a strong warehouse management back ground
  • Excellent computer skills required (windows, explorer, outlook and Ms
  • Fluency in Amharic & an excellent command written & spoken English
  • People management experience is critical
  • Any Degree (BCOM / MCOM / BSC / MSC / BBA) / Diploma in EXIM management / Logistics

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