General Manager

at Jiffy Lube Heartland Automotive

Woodinville, WA

Posted on Sep. 2, 2016

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Auto Services Shop Assistant Manager

Jiffy Lube Heartland AutomotiveEast Hartford, CT Full Time

Full Time

Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, 401K

Provides “hands-on” overall leadership and direction to store teammates to ensure store financial performance and guest service meets or exceeds company goals.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
The General Manager will train and supervise store teammates in the performance of the following functions. (See the job descriptions for each store position for more specific details.) In addition, the General Manager will perform many/most of these same duties as business needs require:

General functions that include but are not limited to: Complete all required computer-based training and other on the job training including General Manager training, enforce attendance, safety, uniform, and various additional company policies, attend or conduct store safety and policy meetings. There is tremendous management career growth opportunities in this role!

General Manager duties that include but are not limited to:
• Provide prompt and courteous guest service, answer questions, and investigate and resolve guest problems and complaints.
• Maintain inventory control with thorough knowledge of cost of goods, turn-ratio, ordering and receiving products, etc.
• Responsible for budgeting, sales forecasts, P/L performance, etc. as well as understand factors which affect sales and profit such as guest counts, marketing, weather, etc.
• Maintain or direct the maintenance of the building, equipment and grounds, including but not limited to the air compressor, HVAC, flooring, bay nets, oil/water separator, interior and exterior lighting, dumpster area, sump pump, waste oil system, tire rotation lifts, overhead doors, etc.
• Troubleshoot and coordinate the on-going maintenance of the POS system.
• Provide supervision and training to teammates including scheduling, coaching, performance management, and performance appraisals.
• Confront unacceptable performance, hold teammates accountable, and utilize appropriate teammate performance management techniques when necessary.
• Arrange for employment advertising, interview and select teammates. Initiate substance abuse and background checks as needed. Monitor staffing levels and adjust accordingly to maintain labor control. Conduct Teammate Orientation meetings if needed at your location.
• Provide safety, security, and environmental leadership for all store personnel with thorough knowledge of lockout / tagout procedures, MSDS, waste policy compliance, Spill Prevention Control & Countermeasures (SPCC) plan, the company safety manual, and OSHA & EPA resources and compliance. Be prepared to provide swift and accurate direction to teammates or guests who may become injured on the job and report all incidents no more than 24 hours after the occurrence.
• Open and Close the store as necessary.
• Complete daily, weekly and monthly paperwork and ship or store paperwork as necessary.
• Maintain and enforce proper cash controls.
• Partner with the Loss Prevention Department to ensure LP policy compliance; promote honesty and integrity in all business transactions; report incidents of theft of inventory, assets, and/or cash shortage over $10; and report all burglaries or robberies immediately to the LP Department after emergency services and your District or Market Manager are contacted.
• Assist at other locations as directed.

MANAGEMENT / SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
This position must select effective team members using the Heartland Interview Process, establish clear expectations to the team, delegate effectively, promote the Respect in the Workplace policy, maintain an Open Door policy, be approachable and communicate regularly with all team members, follow up on all issues in a timely manner, conduct staff meetings, hold subordinates accountable, confront unacceptable performance and discipline appropriately. This position is also required to demonstrate a desire to meet company goals, providing clear vision / direction / strategy to subordinates and to set the example for attitude, professionalism, and work ethic at the location.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
This is not an all inclusive list but is intended to give an overview of the requirements of the position. Reasonable accommodation will be provided under appropriate circumstances and in accordance with applicable law.

• Read, write and speak English.
• Must be able to operate equipment such as (but not limited to) overhead and floor mounted oil and grease guns, transmission jack, air conditioner service machine, differential pump, hand tools, radiator service machine, transmission service machine, tire rotation equipment, computer, telephone and cash register.
• Must be able to drive vehicles.
• Must posses effective and cooperative communication skills, including the ability to communicate with guests, teammates, co-workers, superiors and the Corporate office.
• Previous Lube Technician or automotive experience is helpful.
• 1 year retail experience as team leader
• Previous management / supervisory experience (retail and/or automotive strongly preferred)

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
• Must posses a valid driver’s license.

Heartland Automotive is an equal opportunity and veteran friendly employer.
Our Culture: Our mantra is “Promise to Care”. Heartland/Jiffy Lube cares about our employees and our guests. We have deep values that reflect how we care for one another and for our customers.