Store Lead (Complex) - Wm.
Directs facility operations by setting the standard for appropriate service levels; teaching and developing effective merchandise presentation (for example, accurate and competitive pricing, proper signage, maintaining in-stock and inventory levels, requesting merchandise to meet the needs of the community); providing direction and guidance on executing Company programs and strategic initiatives; ensuring quality assurance standards; and overseeing safety and operational reviews. Provides supervision and development opportunities for members of management and hourly associates by hiring, training, and mentoring associates; assigning duties; setting clear expectations; providing associate recognition; delegating business objectives effectively; ensuring diversity and inclusion awareness; and recruiting and developing qualified associates to meet staffing needs and achieve company growth potential. Directs and guides members of management and hourly associates on proper customer service approaches and techniques by modeling excellent customer service (for example, tour to teach); ensuring customer needs, complaints, and issues are successfully resolved within company guidelines and standards; building relationships with associates to ensure proper feedback; and answering questions or providing information to customers and associates. Drives and ensures the financial performance of the facility by confirming that budgeted sales, wages, and other expenses are achieved; assisting the store manager in leading the management team in controlling expenses and wages to ensure expenses are indexed to sales; creating and implementing plans to improve the financial performance of the facility; creating budgets to align with business need; and analyzing economic trends and community needs for budget forecasting. Participates in community outreach programs and encourages and supports associates in serving as good members of the community by establish...