Sears Roebuck and Co.
Wilmington, DE 19808
Assistant Store Manager Trainee (ASMT) #1254-WILMINGTON, DE
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Assistant Store Manager Trainee (ASMT) #1254-WILMINGTON, DE
The ultimate goal of the program is to develop a Assistant Store Manager Trainee (ASMT) who is ready to become a Sears FLS Assistant Store Manager at the conclusion of a 4 ‐ 6 week training/overview program. The program consists of, but is not limited to, facilitated, job shadowing, on‐the‐job, self‐study, and online training. At the conclusion of his/her training, the ASMT must demonstrate a solid understanding of Sears Retail operations. The primary focus of the training will be in one of the following areas; Operations, Human Resources, Hardlines and Softlines merchandising, Loss Prevention and/or other areas as defined during the scope of the job including special projects and event assignments.
Job Duties/Responsibilities: • Learns the day to day operations of maintaining and managing a Sears Full Line Retail Store department. • Understands and participates in coaching selling skills & sales forecasting for a department. • 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 for a department. 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 for a department. • Learns how to manage associates schedules, monitor attendance and address issues accordingly. • 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 communication, 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 associates. • 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 within a department. Education Requirements Associates degree or higher, and/or equivalent retail experience is desired. 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 1‐3 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.
A comprehensive and competitive benefit program is designed to meet the needs of our associates and their families. Benefits eligibility depends on employment classification, location, and other variables. Benefits offered include:
An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
- Medical and Dental Plans
- Health Care and Dependent Daycare Flexible Spending Accounts
- Short and Long-Term Disability
- Company Paid and Optional Life Insurance
- Business Travel Insurance
- Merchandise Discount
- Adoption Assistance
- Kmart Advantage Rx
- ConSern Loans for Education
- Worklife Solutions
- Voluntary Benefits
- Commuter Benefits
- Sears Holdings Corporation Associate Stock Purchase Plan
- 401(k) Savings Plan
- Vacation Time with Personal Days
- National Holidays
About Sears, Roebuck and Co.
Sears, Roebuck and Co., a member of the Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) family of companies, is a leading broadline retailer providing merchandise and related services. Sears, Roebuck offers its wide range of home merchandise, apparel and automotive products and services through more than 2,700 Sears-branded and affiliated stores in the United States and Canada, which includes over 890 full-line and more than 1,350 specialty stores in the U.S. Sears, Roebuck also offers a variety of merchandise and services through sears.com, landsend.com, and specialty catalogs. Sears, Roebuck offers consumers leading proprietary brands including Kenmore, Craftsman, DieHard and Lands' End -- among the most trusted and preferred brands in the U.S. Sears, Roebuck is the 2011 ENERGY STAR® Retail Partner of the Year. The company is the nation's largest provider of home services, with more than 11 million service calls made annually.
About Sears Holdings Corporation
Sears Holdings Corporation is the nation's fourth largest broadline retailer with over 4,000 full-line and specialty retail stores in the United States and Canada. Sears Holdings is the leading home appliance retailer as well as a leader in tools, lawn and garden, consumer electronics and automotive repair and maintenance. Sears Holdings is the 2011 ENERGY STAR® Retail Partner of the Year. Key proprietary brands include Kenmore, Craftsman and DieHard, and a broad apparel offering, including such well-known labels as Lands' End, Jaclyn Smith and Joe Boxer, as well as the Apostrophe and Covington brands. It also has the Country Living collection, which is offered by Sears and Kmart. We are the nation's largest provider of home services, with more than 11 million service calls made annually. Sears Holdings Corporation operates through its subsidiaries, including Sears, Roebuck and Co. and Kmart Corporation. For more information, visit Sears Holdings' website at www.searsholdings.com.