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Store Manager - Building Materials

A Kempsville Building Material (a division of Carter Lumber) Store Manager is responsible for the overall operation of the store as well as developing and maintaining sales relationships with contractors and do-it-yourselfers.  This is accomplished by following the direction set by the Operations Manager in the areas of foundation, inventory, sales and profit.  Complying with policies and procedures, monitoring key employees, controlling inventory purchases and levels, developing sales and communication are all components of this position.  A strong belief in the mission and goals of the company are necessary to this position.

Requirements to be Considered for the Position:

  • Previous retail management experience, preferably in the building materials industry
  • Previous experience managing installed sales and outside sales programs
  • Proven track record in sales management, primarily dealing with contractors
  • Ability to direct and train others effectively as a team leader
  • Demonstrated ability to increase sales and profitability
  • Well developed problem solving abilities and strong conflict resolution skills


Responsibilities of the Position:

Store Operations:

  • Manages and implements the overall direction of the store.
  • Responsible for properly delegating and overseeing all aspects of inventory management, safety requirements and policies and procedures.
  • Effectively communicates sales and profit goals to ensure the support of the team.

Staff Management:

  • Responsible for setting the direction and managing areas of employment such as; hiring, communication, motivation, discipline, separation and other areas.
  • Ensures goals are outlined for employees and are met.

Sales & Relationship Building:

  • Manages the growth of the outside, inside and installed sales programs by ensuring that new prospects are obtained and current relationships and services are successfully maintained.
  • This is accomplished by building relationships, following up on key accounts and resolving customer complaints effectively.

Knowledge & Training :

  • Identifies personal growth needs and learning opportunities.
  • Completes required orientation and safety training.
  • Commits to continued learning on products, packages, procedures and more.
  • Encourages and oversees employee career development.

Benefits Provided:

  • Salary plus Bonus Potential
  • Medical Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Employer-matching 401(k) Plan
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