Chief Executive Merchant in Training (Store Manager)
Company: Floor & Decor
Location: San Gabriel
Posted on: January 12, 2022
At Floor & Decor we are always seeking top talent to join our
organization as a Store Manager in Training/Chief Executive
Merchant in Training (CEMIT) . These are key leadership roles for
our big box retail stores. Joining the organization as a CEMIT
requires flexibility to relocate to cities where we have stores in
need of Store Managers/Chief Executive Merchants (CEMs). CEMITs
join the organization preparing to take on the role of Store
Manager/CEM as quickly as needed, usually within 12 - 15 weeks.
Store Managers/CEMs own the box, run the box and get to create the
playbook that drives business success. The Store Manager/CEM serves
as the leader of a specialty big box retail store that sells hard
surface flooring and related accessories. The Store Manager/CEM is
responsible for developing and leading a high-performing team to
drive retail sales and achieve competitive results in a highly
complex store. The Store Manager/CEM is responsible for providing
strong leadership to the store team and executing solid sales
generation and operational strategies while ensuring customer
satisfaction, maximum productivity and profitability, proper
inventory control and compliance with company procedures.
Oversee retail store operations and store management teams to
ensure sales goals are met and exceeded.
Create and maintain successful partnerships with store, regional
and Store Support Center associates.
Use our CARE model to help associates create an environment that is
friendly, helpful, knowledgeable and efficient for customers.
Recruit, interview and select management team and sales associates
to ensure store is properly staffed with maximum scheduling
coverage, especially during peak traffic periods.
Train and develop a high-performing management team and ensure high
quality supervision, training and development of sales associates.
Create practices to decrease associate turnover.
Communicate performance standards and hold team members accountable
for achieving standards. Provide regular coaching, feedback and
performance discussions with associates.
Ensure brand standards, brand consistency, store presentation
standards and operating standards are achieved/exceeded and
Ensure compliance of payroll and business planning processes.
Monitor, maintain and follow company policies; support company
expectations and systems.
Minimum Eligibility Requirements
3 - 5 years of management experience leading a big box retail store
Must possess excellent customer service skills and a creative
merchant first mindset.
Proven ability to lead a large team and direct operations at all
levels in a high volume, highly complex store.
Strong background and substantial experience in merchandising,
sales generation, operations, inventory control, budget management
and managing profit and loss (P&L).
Demonstrated experience recruiting, selecting, hiring, onboarding,
developing and coaching a high performing retail sales and
Excellent communication, analytical, planning, organization, time
management, follow up and delegation skills.
Ability to exercise independent discretion and judgment in a
fast-paced environment and adapt to change with a sense of urgency.
Must work well under pressure.
Must be available to work retail hours as necessary and open and/or
close the store in an effective manner. Regular attendance and a
full-time commitment are essential functions of the job.
WORKING CONDITIONS (TRAVEL, HOURS, ENVIRONMENT)
Occasional travel may be required including air and car travel.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently
exposed to a warehouse environment and moving vehicles. The noise
level in the work environment is typically moderate to noisy.
Physical Work - Ability exert 30 - 60 pounds of force occasionally,
and or 20-30 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than
negligible up to 20 pounds of force constantly to lift, carry push,
pull, or otherwise move objects. The employee is often required to
use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is
frequently required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands,
climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
NOTE: All duties and responsibilities listed are considered to be
essential job functions and requirements, and are subject to
possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with
disabilities. Marginal functions of the position (those that are
incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties) have not
been included. However, the omission of specific statements of
duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is
similar, related or logical assignment to the position.
This job description does not constitute an employment agreement
between the employer and the employee and is subject to change by
the employer as the needs of the business and requirement of the
Monday - Friday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Benefits & Rewards
Bonus opportunities at every level
Career advancement opportunities
Relocation opportunities across the country
401k with discretionary company match
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Referral Bonus Program
Corporate Discount Programs
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and other Insurance Plans (subject to
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Floor & Decor is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to
equal opportunity for all associates and applicants. F&D
recruits, hires, trains, promotes, compensates and administers all
personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sex
stereotyping, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth and
medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or
breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression,
national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry,
medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status,
citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any
other status protected by applicable law.
This policy applies to all areas of employment, including
recruitment, testing, screening, hiring, selection for training,
upgrading, transfer, demotion, layoff, discipline, termination,
compensation, benefits and all other privileges, terms and
conditions of employment. This policy and the law prohibit
employment discrimination against any associate or applicant on the
basis of any legally protected status outlined above.
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