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Assistant Manager-Exempt

Company: Old Time Pottery
Location: Florissant
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

FLSA: Exempt

JOB TITLE:Assistant Store Manager

DEPARTMENT: Store Operations

REPORTS TO:Store Manager

SUPERVISES:Non-Exempt Store Team members


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.


  • Open the store a minimum of two days per week; close the store a minimum of two days per week.
  • 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.
  • Responsible for managing the store in the Store Manager's absence, leads Manager on Duty process.
  • Assist Store Manager, as directed, with scheduling team members.
  • Assist Store Manager, as directed, in providing adequate training for team members.
  • Review paperwork to identify business trends (including sales and profitability), expense control opportunities, potential shrink and errors.
  • Follow merchandise guide to ensure merchandise is displayed to maximize sells and inventory management is maintained.
  • Assist with the efficient flow and merchandise presentations per continuous flow guidelines.
  • Ensure that merchandise is presented according to established practices and Store Manager's directions, utilize merchandise fixtures properly including presentation, product pricing and signage.
  • Assist in merchandise guide implementation and maintenance.
  • 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, Team Member Handbook and company communications. Assist Store Manager in ensuring team member compliance.
  • Complete all paperwork and documentation according to guidelines and deadlines.


    • 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.


      • High school diploma or equivalent strongly preferred.
      • Three years of experience in a retail environment and one-year supervisory experience preferred.


        • Aligns motives, values and beliefs with Old Time Pottery, LLC 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 Manager with recruiting, hiring and training qualified applicants to fulfill a store need.
        • Ensures store compliance to federal labor laws and company policies and procedures.


          • 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.

            Date: 2/2019

            Old Time Pottery is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

            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.

Keywords: Old Time Pottery, Florissant , Assistant Manager-Exempt, Hospitality & Tourism , Florissant, Missouri

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