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General Manager

Company: Advance Auto Parts
Location: Warren
Posted on: November 11, 2021

Job Description:

General Manager



Salary $48,000 Plus Bonus

A General Manager must be committed to inspiring our team, helping our Customers succeed and growing our business with integrity. Professional level sales and management position capable of supporting functions on both sides of the business. The role requires understanding of store systems, automotive systems, parts knowledge and has the ability to identify, troubleshoot and project assist for DIY. Responsible for developing and maintaining Professional Customer relationships and program growth. Is accountable for achieving financial metrics and maintaining service and appearance standards. Position is exempt and requires a minimum of 50-55 hours per week (excluding meal break periods). The average schedule is 5-6 days a week, 11 hour shifts, including rotating nights and weekends, with an hour for lunch. Additional hours may be required based on staffing, store conditions, sales to target, and other business demands. General Managers are required to work a schedule based on the needs of the business.

Primary Responsibilities

Achieve overall store sales goals and service objectives
Manage and grow Professional Customer relationships/sales, including building and holding team accountable to executing Customer action plans
Selection, hiring, development, performance mgmt., coaching, scheduling and engagement of store Team Members
Ensure execution of all inventory and operational standards
Coach all Team Members to deliver on Customer expectations (DIY and Professional)
Manager on duty responsibilities (touch base/coaching, floor/phone mgmt., task assignment and completion, safety, open/close duties)
Ability to lead change management
Embrace diversity and foster a respectful environment for both Customers and Team Members
Secondary Responsibilities

Provide DIY service including battery installation, testing, wiper install, etc.
Assist District/Region in other functions upon request
Success Factors

Friendly communication
Ability to locate and stock parts
Safety knowledge and skills
Ability to become ASE P2 certified or ASE ready equivalent
Ability to execute and train project and product quality recommendations
Advanced parts lookup and sourcing
Ability to source from numerous places including special order, FDO, second source, etc.
Ability to execute and train all store operational processes and procedures, and testing and diagnostic equipment for DIY services
Ability to execute and train inventory systems and store equipment
Ability to execute and train POS and Parts lookup systems
Ability to review and analyze P&L statement
Ability to recruit, select, hire and develop quality Team Members
Ability to build and grow relationships with Professional CustomersEssential Job Skills Necessary for Success as a General Manager

Working knowledge of automotive systems preferred
Speak and write English (Spanish a plus); communicate effectively and build strong relationships with Customers, peers and upper management
Use Microsoft software effectively (Word, Excel required; PowerPoint preferred)
Calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, percentages, sales increases, and gross profit percent
Ability to review and analyze business reports, such as profit and loss statement (P&L)
Hold others accountable, inspect work quality and give feedback in a way that is inspiring
Ability to work an assortment of days, evenings and weekends as needed

REM-01 WS-01 WS-LC

Shift start: 7:00AM
Shift length: 5 - 10 hours
50 Hour Schedule 5 - 10 Hour Days Must be available any day

  • Health, dental, vision insurance - available after 30 days
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) plan

  • Must pass drug screen
  • Must pass background check
  • Can lift 50 lbs
  • Must be at least 21+ years old
Prior Experience that Sets a General Manager up for Success

2-3 years of experience managing a team of 10 - 20 Team Members in a fast-paced and highly dynamic retail environment Successful experience managing profitability; proven financial and business acumen Education, Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

High school diploma or general education degree (GED), Bachelor’s degree in business or a related area preferred.

Must have a valid driver's license

ASE certification preferred, but not required

About Advance Auto Parts

Advance Auto Parts, Inc. is a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider that serves both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers. Advance operates stores and Worldpac branches in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Company also serves independently owned Carquest branded stores across these locations in addition to Mexico and various Caribbean Islands.

Keywords: Advance Auto Parts, Warren , General Manager, Other , Warren, Ohio

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