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Job ID #:107041 Location:LA - Lake Charles
Functional Area:Store Management Position Type:Full-Time (32+ hrs/wk)
Minimum Experience:1 - 3 Years Minimum Education:HS Graduate or Equivalent
Advance Auto Parts What is a General Manager? At Advance Auto Parts, a General Manager (GM) is the senior leader in the store. The General Manager must be knowledgeable of all facets of store operations. Each GM must be committed to inspiring our team, helping our customers succeed, and growing the business and profitability with integrity. Key Duties and Responsibilities Consistently grow the business by exceeding all sales and profit targets, and managing payroll in conformity with company strategy and core values Create an effective work schedule that ensures appropriate coverage to improve results and provide high levels of customer service Monitor and manage inventory to ensure maximum profitability and product availability Maintain high standards of customer service, including prompt handling of all customer and Team Member concerns Maintain security and safety throughout the store at all times Maintain store appearance and merchandising at or above established standards Select, train, develop and retain quality Team Members; effectively coach Team Members to full potential Ensure management team values diversity and supports a fair and respectful environment for both Team Members and customers; including high performance, recognition, candid feedback and rewards for performance exists on their team Demonstrate an eagerness to be a team player and assist in other functions as assigned by District and Region leaders, and as needed, including, but not limited to: cleaning, organizing, stocking, operating POS equipment, truck loadingunloading, etc. Essential Job Skills Necessary for Success as a General Manager Working knowledge of automotive systems preferred Speak and write English (Spanish a plus); communicate effectively and build strong relationships with customers, peers and upper management Use Microsoft software effectively (Word, Excel required PowerPoint preferred) Calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, percentages, sales increases, and gross profit percent Ability to review and analyze business reports, such as profit and loss statement (P L) Hold others accountable, inspect work quality and give feedback in a way that is inspiring Ability to work an assortment of days, evenings, and weekends as needed Prior Experiences that Set a General Manager up for Success 2-3 years experience managing a team of 10 20 Team Members in a fast-paced and highly dynamic retail environment Successful experience managing profitability; proven financial and business acumen 070111 Education High school diploma or general education degree (GED), Bachelors degree in business or a related area preferred Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Must have a valid drivers license and be fleet safety certified ASE certification preferred, but not required Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a Team Member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the Team Member is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The Team Member must frequently lift andor move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift andor move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job, with or without reasonable accommodation. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is usually working inside; however, they will occasionally be outside and exposed to various weather conditions while performing such tasks as installing batteries and wiper blades. The employee is also occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock; explosives; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.