FAMILY FARM AND HOME
We treat you like our friends and neighbors because we are your friends and neighbors.
We’re Family Farm & Home and we’re committed to supplying the rural lifestyle.
In 2002, the first Family Farm & Home Store opened its doors. Our success and growth experienced from day one continues to soar exponentially. Through hard work and dedication, our specialty farm retail brand has established a significant Midwest footprint. At Family Farm & Home, we are dedicated to the continued growth of our individual team members, as well as the organization as a whole. Family Farm & Home is an organization that strives for excellence and quality in all that we do and we exhibit an insatiable desire to continuously improve. With our consistent growth and aggressive plan for future expansion, we are looking for exceptional team members to join our “Family”. Whether it’s a career at a retail location, distribution center or corporate office, we are looking for individuals who are fast-paced leaders, ready and able to help take our brand to the next level.
Family Farm & Home is building a family dedicated to providing exceptional service, products, and prices focused on fulfilling the lifestyle needs of our customers who aspire to live, work and grow like we do.
Are you ready to help grow our “Family”?
Store Manager Job Summary:
The store manager must exemplify the company’s culture by consistently supporting and strengthening the basic philosophies of the company. Store managers require strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and supervise team members. The store manager will have expertise in company culture, merchandising, shrink control and operational aspects of the store. A successful store manager will be knowledgeable of the local market, customer base, seasonal opportunities, competitors and other specifics of the local market that may influence the business. The store manager is a role model, a leader, problem-solver, and strategic thinker, who is required to manage her/his time to achieve budgeted goals. Our store managers drive sales and profits through merchandising, inventory management, expense control, human resource management and controlling operating costs.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities, Include but are not limited to:
A. Promote Family Farm and Home mission statement and family values.
B. Promote an aggressive sales culture with an intense focus on superior customer service.
C. Responsible for maintaining a highly motivated team by hiring, coaching, counseling, disciplining and firing ofteam members; planning, monitoring, and evaluating job results.
D. Maintains professionalism and positive store morale.
E. Responsible for execution and performance of all store job responsibilities through his/her key associates and/or his or her own actions.
F. Completes store operational requirements by scheduling and assigning team members; following up on work results.
G. Provides feedback to the office, i.e., buyers, district managers and all other company officials.
H. Full profit and loss accountability for individual store locations.
I. Achieves financial objectives by assisting in the preparation of an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
J. Identifies current and future customer requirements by establishing rapport with potential and actual customers.
K. Establishes relationships and supports local community groups consistent with company values.
L. Ensures availability of merchandise and services by approving contracts; maintaining inventories.
M. Responsible for managing and protecting all inventory and company assets in accordance with company policy against theft and damage.
N. Verifies merchandise is received, stored and merchandised in all departments according to established operational and safety procedures.
O. Protects employees and customers and maintains the stability and reputation of the store by complying with legal requirements and providing a safe and clean store environment.
P. Helps determine marketing strategy changes by reviewing operating and financial statements and departmental sales records.
Q. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks.
R. Maintains consistent operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing, operational and personnel policies and procedures.
S. All other duties as assigned by supervisor or company official.
Store Manager Requirements:
A successful store manager must demonstrate excellent leadership and problem solving skills. They will be able to manage with limited supervision. Store managers need to have good oral/written communication skills in order to effectively interact with customers, vendors and other associates. It is necessary they be comfortable in the hiring and firing of team members. A successful store manager needs to understand aggressive customer service and be team-oriented. They will have good management and organizational skills. Additionally, it is necessary they understand and interpret data presented in statistical or numerical form and be able to use it effectively in assessing and coordinating the merchandise and operational aspects of the store operations. They need to be detail oriented and able to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment. Store managers must be able to stand for extended periods of time. They are required to be able to move and handle boxes of merchandise and fixtures throughout the store. They must be able to climb up and down ladders, reach, bend, twist, kneel, and lift up to 50 lbs. Finally, they will be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends, evenings, and holidays.