Central Alberta Co-op is here to serve our members and customers with products and services that help build, feed and fuel individuals and communities. We are a different kind of business, being member-owned means that any profits are returned to our members and stay in the local economy. We live where you live, work where you work and help grow the economy right here.
We invite applications for a Hardware Manager to join our team at our Red Deer Home Centre.
The Hardware Manager is responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of the Hardware department at the Red Deer Home Centre.
Full-time: 40 hours/week
Availability requirements: mornings, days, evenings, and weekends.
Key Responsibilities in this role include:
Prepares, administers and is responsible for the sales, margin, direct interest and inventory turns of the Hardware department.
Ensures all staff adhere to Co-op standards regarding merchandising, signage, staff appearance, housekeeping, Health & Safety and Loss prevention.
Ensures an outstanding level of service is provided, staff attitude is appropriate, and the Hassle-free guarantee program is followed.
Actively makes marketing efforts, adheres to advertising standards and create innovative marketing plans.
Ensures all departmental facilities and equipment meet the image checklist, management of assets and maintenance schedule.
Provides input for the annual budget and ensures claims, invoices and other paperwork is done timely, accurately and meets policies and procedures.
Follows proper recruitment and orientation practices and ensures the administration of human resources policies to develop positive relationships with all employees.
Conducts ongoing meaningful written conversations with employees to provide performance feedback and complete performance reviews semi-annually for Team Members.
Responsible for developing a quality yearly staff training plan and ensures it is followed.
Takes initiative for ongoing self-development in areas identified by Team Leader.
Other duties related to the position.
Post-secondary education in a related field would be considered an asset.
Certificates or equivalent training would be considered assets.
5+ years of related work experience in the field.
2+ years of experience in leading staff/subordinates, including leading sales and controlling operational costs.
A team player with the ability to coach team members to enhance performance.
Excellent communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to resolve internal and external issues.
Strong decision-making skills.
Ability to handle multiple demands is required - adaptable, organized, creative, efficient and committed.
Willingness to work extended hours when required.
Central Alberta Co-op is proud to offer a supportive working environment based on our Brand Values of Excellence, Integrity and Responsibility. We are pleased to offer the following:
Full Benefits Plan including Extended Health Care, Dental, Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability Insurance.
An environment that allows for learning, collaboration, growth and professional development.
Employer Matched Pension Plan (6% Matched)
Employee Family Assistance Program
Competitive wages paid biweekly
Retail Purchase Rebate
To be a part of our exciting story, apply online by March 29, 2020. Please include a resume, cover letter, and 3 references.
We appreciate your interest. However, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.