We are looking for a Department Lead with Keys for Schenectady, New York
The position work hours are based on the needs of the business. This includes weekdays, as well as nights, weekends and holidays as necessary. The Department Lead with Keys reports directly to the Store Manager
Areas of Responsibilities:
· Assists in the achievement of financial objectives of sales, payroll and controllable expenses including shrink in assigned store.
· Responsible for compliance of company policies and procedures.
· Must be a role model and leader; solving problems by making informed decisions and obtaining partnerships when necessary.
· Leads employees to use time wisely in order to achieve maximum results.
· Responsible for ensuring the highest level of customer service throughout their store and ensures cashiers provide friendly,
speedy checkout service to our customers.
· Meets merchandising, replenishment and recovery standards to ensure store is “Customer Ready” every day.
· Maintains housekeeping standards of the sales floor and support areas.
· Works in conjunction with the Store Manager to ensure operational excellence, which includes markdown compliance, timely
freight processing and payroll control.
· Assists in the reduction of internal/external shrink through proper loss prevention controls. ·
· Communicate effectively with employees, supervisors, Corporate Office personnel, peers and keeps Store Manager aware of
store issues and merchandise needs.
· Other duties as assigned
· Results driven; takes the initiative to achieve sales
· Strong decision-making skills
· Positive attitude; flexible
· Ability to communicate in a clear, concise, understandable manner; to listen attentively to others and to keep supervisors
· Able to establish priorities, multi-task and manage time wisely to meet deadlines
· Computer literate
· Bilingual (Spanish) a plus
· 1+ years store management experience; big box, apparel preferred
National Stores, Inc. is a family-owned, family-oriented company that was established in 1962 and grew from a single store in downtown Los Angeles to more than 350 convenient locations in twenty-two states and Puerto Rico. National Stores, Inc off-price stores include: Fallas, Fallas Paredes, Fallas Discount Stores, Factory 2-U, Anna's Linens and Falas (in Puerto Rico). Our stores offer a big selection of quality brand name and private label clothing and shoes for the whole family and items for the home. Our philosophy is "First place to shop! First place to save!" and we are committed to providing quality merchandise while keeping our prices the lowest anywhere. We are conveniently located in power strips, specialty centers and downtown locations in the same neighborhoods and smaller communities our customers and employees call home. We are growing -- join our company and grow with us!