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Sr. Merchandising Team Lead

Company: Old Time Pottery
Location: Florissant
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description FLSA: Non-Exempt JOB TITLE: Senior Merchandise Team Leader DEPARTMENT: Store Operations REPORTS TO: Store Manager SUPERVISES: Non-Exempt Store Team members GENERAL SUMMARY: Assist with efficient management of operations, merchandise presentation, inventory control and training. Ensure a safe working environment while providing for the protection of company assets. DUTIES and ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: -- Responsible for managing the store in the Store Manager---s absence. -- Open and close the store as directed by the Store Manager. -- Authorize and sign for refunds and overrides; verify deposit and deposit money in bank. -- Assist in ensuring the financial integrity of the store through strict cashier accountability, key control, and adherence to company security practices and cash control procedures. -- Assist Store Management, as directed, with scheduling team members. -- Assist Store Management, as directed, in providing adequate training for team members. -- Follow merchandise guide to ensure merchandise is displayed to maximize sells and inventory management is maintained. -- Assist with the efficient flow and stocking of merchandise. -- Ensure that merchandise is presented according to established practices and Store Management---s direction; utilize merchandise fixtures properly including presentation, product pricing and signage. -- Assist in maintaining accurate inventory levels by controlling damages, markdowns, paperwork and facility controls. -- Conduct safety meetings; help to maintain a clean, well-organized store and facilitate a safe and secure working and shopping environment. -- Provide superior customer service leadership. -- Follow company policies and procedures as outlined in the Standard Operating Procedures manual, Employee Handbook and company communications. Assist Store Management in ensuring team member compliance. -- Complete all paperwork and documentation according to guidelines and deadlines. KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS: -- Proficient in reading, speaking and writing English. -- Ability to read and interpret documents such as diagrams, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedures manuals. -- Ability to perform mathematical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and percentages. -- Knowledge of cash handling procedures including cashier accountability and deposit control. -- Ability to learn and perform cash register functions to generate reports. -- Knowledge of inventory management and merchandising practices. -- Effective oral and written communication skills. -- Effective interpersonal skills. -- Knowledge of cash, facility and safety control policies and practices (deposits, store keys, CALL program, etc.) -- Good organization skills with attention to detail. -- Ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of situations where limited standardization exists. WORK EXPERIENCE and/or EDUCATION: -- High school diploma or equivalent strongly preferred. -- Three years of experience in a retail environment and one-year supervisory experience preferred. COMPETENCIES: -- Aligns motives, values and beliefs with Old Time Pottery, Inc. values and culture. -- Supports ownership by tapping into the potential of others. -- Acts as a liaison between the corporate office and store team members. -- Fosters cooperation and collaboration. -- Interacts with staff tactfully yet directly and maintains an open forum of exchange. -- Demonstrates responsiveness and sensitivity to customer needs. -- Applies basic principles of retail (i.e., peak inventories, merchandise flow, etc.) -- Provides continuous attention to development of staff. -- Assists the Store Management with recruiting, hiring and training qualified applicants to fulfill a store need. -- Ensures store compliance to federal labor laws and company policies and procedures. WORKING CONDITIONS and PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: -- Constant walking and standing. -- Frequent and repeated bending/twisting, from the waist to stock merchandise, unload trucks or assist customers. -- Frequent handling or grasping of merchandise and equipment such as pricing guns, box cutters, stocking carts, pallet jacks and shopping carts. -- Frequent and proper lifting of up to 25 pounds from floor to waist. -- Frequent carrying of merchandise of up to 25 pounds. -- Occasional and proper lifting of up to 25 pounds from waist to overhead. -- Occasional squatting and kneeling to stock merchandise, unload trucks or assist customers. -- Occasional work above the waist and/or shoulder. -- Occasional climbing --- ascending/descending using a ladder. -- Occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. -- Occasional driving/providing own transportation to make bank deposits, attend management meetings and to other Old Time Pottery stores. -- Gross handling/finger dexterity. -- Forcible push/pull of up to 200 pounds of force using large material handling equipment. -- Fast-paced environment; moderate noise level. This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position and is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. Job responsibilities may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/ her supervisor. Company Description Since 1986, Old Time Pottery has brought great bargains and stylish home decor into the homes of millions of people. Started as a single store operation in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, we now cover the Southeast and Midwest with 39 stores, each the size of 2 acresor more At Old Time Pottery you will find a huge and ever changing selection of home decor and everything you need to entertain and live in styleat prices that cant'--- be beat We are famous for low prices because we buy in huge volume from the industry's largest suppliers. That, along with our low cost warehouse style stores, allow us to offer you the best deals on stylish home decor.

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