Store Managers are results driven leaders who drive the success of a retail operation by executing on strategy and following best practices. They have oversight of a store and must create a culture of high performance and high engagement while identifying and developing the next generation of leaders. A critical accountability of this role is driving execution: they must work through a team to lead the daily operations and drive the business results of a store. They must take a thoughtful approach to their work; consistently identifying what levers to pull to drive results. To maintain a strong customer focus and drive sales, they must create a culture that is highly engaging and promote a best-in-class customer experience. They must hold people accountable and consistently deliver on the promise to the customer. To prepare for the future, they also must identify, build, develop, and retain strong teams that include technicians, customer advocates (standard/large stores), repair specialists (standard/large), and Assistant Managers (large only), To be successful, they must be good communicators, strong team builders, and good collaborators. They must execute on the organization's best practices and processes. They must be flexible and adaptable as Safelite's business model continues to evolve.
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Team Development and Retention
- Responsible for the full cycle of talent fundamentals including selection, onboarding, training, development, performance management, culture, and engagement of their team.
- Identify the capabilities needed to meet the current needs of the store.
- Evaluate current capabilities, identify gaps, and prioritize stretch assignments for Customer Advocates, Assistant Managers, and Technicians.
- Provide regular coaching and development that focuses on recalibrations, productivity, quality, NPS and Value-Added Products & Services (VAPS)
- Create a rewarding and positive work environment that encourages retention of associates. Identify and address any barriers to retention, including managing associate work-related concerns.
Business and Strategy Implementation
- Execute on the annual plans for a store by delegating through the team, ensuring alignment with the district direction
- Quantify business outcomes (i.e., revenue, NPS, job completion rate, time to serve, wiper sales, quality, profitability, COE, associate retention, and engagement)
- Work with District Manager and Field Finance to inform the development of workforce plans
- Oversee the P&L for the store, ensuring that revenue and profit goals are met and understanding what financial levers to pull to move the market toward its goals, managing expenses, maximizing profits, and minimizing loss.
- Oversee all budgets and payroll.
- Responsible for every aspect of the store operations including safety, facility management, inventory management, and timecard records.
- Builds a culture that prioritizes driving a great, memorable, and easy customer experience.
- Monitor and address all customer service metrics (e.g., NPS)
Identifies and removes barriers and obstacles where necessary. ATTRIBUTES / EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Experience
- High School Diploma or GED; OR
- 5-7 years leadership and supervision experience, preferred
- Physical requirements are inclusive, but not limited to, the following:
- Ability to work from the Store location
- Ability to satisfy all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements as outlined in the Field Supplemental Handbook (i.e. nitrile gloves).
- Ability to occasionally lift windshields, up to 35 pounds
We're known as an auto glass company. That's the focus of what we do. But we're much more -- we're a growing and evolving service brand. And what really makes us unique is our people. Because at our core, we're a People Powered organization -- and our people come first and our culture matters. We'll help you find a fulfilling career path and encourage you to have a life. Let us be the best place you'll ever work.