General Store Manager

Herman's Supply Company - Pickering, ON (30+ days ago)

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Overview: The role of the General Manager is to assume the full responsibility for the complete management of the location, while improving the bottom line and protecting company assets. The manager will set his/ her goal to manage the store at a level of excellence as defined by the guidelines established by Senior Administration. This position requires a strong hands on leader with a take charge attitude.

Responsibilities include:
Manage a staff of up to 15.

Ensure that the yard and warehouse are maintained to company standards.
Responsible for opening and closing the store including securing company assets.
Understand and administer customer service initiatives in accordance with company policies in a mutually beneficial manner in order to ensure a lasting goodwill between our customers and the company.
Operate location effectively to minimize unnecessary operating costs.
Enforce Health & Safety regulations.
Responsible for overall store sales.
Actively and professionally solicit business from current and prospective customers for all applicable products and categories offered for sale by the company.
Provide useful, practical and professional sales advice to current and prospective customers.


Experience in the Building Supplies industry and contractor sales is a definite asset.
Experience and commitment to managing and driving sales while building/solidifying a customer base.
Exceptional management skills and experience with a strong ability to teach, motivate and lead staff.
Highly disciplined individual with experience adhering to company and industry policies and regulations.
Excellent organizational and scheduling skills with the ability to multitask.
Ability to effectively manage the operations division within the set operating budget.
Career minded person with a desire to perform at top levels.
Effectively work in a computerized environment.
Exceptional customer service skills.
Must be capable of lifting heavy materials.


Benefits of the Role:
Competitive compensation
Excellent employment package (medical/dental benefits, vacation, Corporate Health & Wellness programs)
Training, development and growth opportunities available
Full-time, day hours
HERMAN’S SUPPLY COMPANY is known for its’ exceptional customer service and professionalism. Est. in 1969, Herman’s is a dynamic leader in the building material supply industry, using cutting edge technology and a solid professional workforce. Our family-owned business has a history of developing talented professionals, building strong relationships and offering exceptional customer service.

Those with a positive attitude and a willingness to be a hands on manager required to be part of our team may attach a resume. Due to the high volume of applicants only those most qualified will be contacted