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Store Manager

Company: Thorntons LLC
Location: Lombard
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

The Store Manager (SM) of a Thorntons Convenience Store is responsible for managing all aspects of the business, under the supervision of the General Manager (GM), to ensure that Guests are delighted with a fast, friendly, fresh, clean, and in-stock shopping experience, teaching and demonstrating core values, and supporting the GM in achieving store goals and initiatives. The SM assists the GM in maintaining a Staffed, Stable & Scheduled environment by providing a consistent Team Member experience through training, coaching, and recognition, while fostering a safety culture by Believing in Zero.RequirementsEssential Job Functions (Responsible to)Believe in Zero: Drive a safety culture by ensuring a clean, organized, and safe environment for all Team Members and Guests. Ensure proper procedure is followed relating to safety, accidents, and incidents including reporting, investigations, and documentation Create a place of welcoming and belonging for our Guests and Team MembersOversee the daily execution of the Store Operating System through management of the Game Plans to deliver a consistent Guest/brand experience that enables the store to achieve performance targets and improve financial performance; ability to delegate tasks accordingly and follow up to ensure completion Deliver the Budget: Manage top line P&L performance and control key financial lines; understand reports and research any variancesDeliver Growth: Engage and lead company initiativesOversee fresh food production to ensure food safety requirements are always met and par levels are maintained for a craveable and consistent offering, while growing sales and controlling wasteFavorite Place to Work: Develop well trained Team Members by following Thorntons training processes as prescribed while demonstrating our core values. Support and guide Team Members through career path while holding Team Members to a high standard of execution through coaching and accountability via Thorntons Progressive Discipline ProcessAssist GM with recruitment process and schedule all Team Members to ensure adequate coverage for all shiftsTrain and empower Team Members to de-escalate Guest service issues by making an impression that will LAST (Listen, Ask, Solve, Think)Communicates with Team Members in a positive manner that motivates and inspires them to act in accordance with Plan to WinComply with all federal, state, and local inspectors by taking immediate and appropriate action, and communicating and maintaining records of all inspections, certificates, and necessary recordsPerform additional duties as assignedKey RelationshipsRegion Manager General ManagerGuest Service RepresentativeHuman Resource ManagerRecruiterTrainerAuditorSkillsContributes to setting work priorities and direction, supporting the team in achieving goals and objectivesDemonstrates a positive and approachable presence, even during stressful situationsRecognizes positive performance, celebrates team achievements, and addresses poor performanceProvides feedback effectively and with empathyCollaborates with GM to deliver high-quality Guest serviceFosters team camaraderie, collaboration, and cohesionProactively identifies potential issues and works with GM to take action to avoid workplace disruptionsUses "active listening" to understand viewpoints of others. Adjusts one's position/view to try and resolve conflictValues the differences that individuals bring to the teamKnowledgePrinciples and processes for providing Guest Service. This includes Guest needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of Guest satisfactionPrinciples and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or servicesPrinciples and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, and trainingExperienceMinimum one (1) year of management in retail and/or food and beverage industriesExperience with the following applications a plus; oPeoplematteroKronos oPDI or ESOEquipment/Special ExpertiseNARequired or Preferred Qualifications/CertificationsHigh School Diploma or GED (required)Food Certifications (preferred)Must have valid drivers licenseOther ConsiderationsMust be able to climb a ladder to clean windows, stock shelves, make price changes, etc.Pursuant to New York City law, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (meaning you have completed the initial vaccine series, booster shots not required) and, if hired, present proof of vaccination by start date. Physical RequirementsMust be able to climb a ladder to clean windows, stock shelves, make price changes, etc. Daily Standing, Pushing, Pulling, Reaching, Bending, Squatting, Climbing, Walking and Lifting up to 50 lbs. Occasional Sitting and Driving required.Exposed to extreme weather conditions and temperaturesLong periods of standingExposure to gasoline fumes and cleaning productsAdditional Information

  • Thorntons LLC is committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer, and providing reasonable accommodations to qualified candidates and employees pursuant to applicable law. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. If you require reasonable accommodation as part of the application process please contact applicationaccommodations@mythorntons.com 9 am 5 pm EST M-F.

Keywords: Thorntons LLC, Lombard , Store Manager, Hospitality & Tourism , Lombard, Illinois

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