Footwear Lead job in AUGUSTA

Company Name:
Sears Holdings
Footwear Lead job in AUGUSTA
Requisition ID: 342712BR
Job Function: Team Lead
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
State: Maine (ME)
State or Province/City: AUGUSTA
Location: 58 WESTERN AVENUE,AUGUSTA, ME 04330, US
Post Code: 04330
Post Date: 06/06/2014
Brand: Kmart
Business Unit: Stores - Kmart
Store: 07133: AUGUSTA, ME
Assist management with the training of associates and provide input about associate performance for Footwear associates responsibilities such as providing excellent customer service, selling to and servicing customers within the Footwear departments, providing customer assistance and ensuring basic merchandise replenishment needs are meet in order to delivery a positive customer shopping experience.
o Ensures customer care and selling are #1 priority
o Possesses knowledge of the store, services and location of merchandise and tours area of responsibility and prioritizes jobs that need to be completed
o Understands financials for the business including sales, gross margin and waste and displays strong skill sets in use of the RMU (Remote Maintenance Unit)
o Makes eye contact, smiles and greets all customers that come within 10 feet, demonstrates "take the customer to the merchandise" policy and assists customers in handling and solving customer needs, issues or complaints
o Utilizes available reporting to help maximize sales and reduce shrink
o Monitors shrink; takes appropriate action to minimize waste and follows corporate guidelines relating to MC&C (Merchandise Claims & Control) and known loss merchandise and demonstrates good use of EAS (Electronic Article Surveillance) by applying sensors on designated items and ensuring tags are deactivated as goods are sold
o Demonstrates strong skill set in suggestive selling techniques
o Ensures that promotional programs are maintained, signed and replenished for the entire event
o Ensures that layouts are set and labeled and unit integrity verified upon completion of layout and checks discounted clearance merchandise weekly and ensure that items are properly ticketed
o Promotes the use of credit card, Smart Plans, Replacement Plans, Shop Your Way Rewards and add-on sales
o Meets or exceeds the daily and hourly sales goals established for the Footwear department by using visual merchandising presentation to drive sales and maximize gross margin dollars and keeping up to date on product knowledge, trends and seasonality that impacts assortment and merchandising
o Completes the Counter Detail Program per the weekly schedule
o Maintains unit integrity and pricing accuracy to prevent waste
o Monitors Top 500 List and works with the Assistant Store Manager to prominently display merchandise for maximum sales results
o Assists in training fellow associates and ensures completion of compliance training of all department associates Uses the 4-Step process to train associates: Tell, Show, Watch and Support
o Performs supervisory responsibilities, including, but not limited to: making employment decisions regarding hiring, promoting, demoting, and terminating; conducting performance appraisals; and coaching and developing associates
o Performs other duties as assigned
o Strong reading, writing, verbal, and arithmetic skills
o Able to life and move merchandise, typically a minimum of 20lbs, but could be as much as 100lbs
o Able to understand and follow verbal and written instructions
o Repetitive bending, lifting, stretching and reaching skills
o Ability to be cross trained
o Must be 18 years of age or older
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