Location: Saugus, MA, United States
Job ID: 2019-14833
Job Title: Associate Manager (Bilingual Spanish required)
Who we are:
As one of the largest for-profit thrift operators in the United States, Canada and Australia for value priced pre-owned clothing, accessories and household goods, our mission is to champion reuse and inspire a future where secondhand is second nature. We supply our stores with gently-used, one-of-a-kind items that have been donated by the community to local nonprofit organizations. We purchase these items directly from our nonprofit partners, redirecting billions of pounds of used items away from landfills and on to our store racks and shelves for reuse, and providing our partners with valuable funding for their community-based programs and services. You’ll often hear us say that we are “Thrift Proud.” It’s the millions of loyal customers who visit our 300+ stores and our more than 22,000 team members that make it possible. Learn more about the Savers® family of thrift stores, our impact, and the #ThriftProud movement at savers.com.
Our brands are Savers (in the U.S.), 2nd Ave (in the U.S.), Value Village (in the U.S. and Canada), Unique (in the U.S.), Village des Valeurs (in Quebec) and Savers Australia.
What you can expect:
What you get:
Comprehensive onboarding and training from day one.
In-house expertise! Our training department / Savers University develops and delivers robust training to every team member across our organization — from new hires to senior executives. We develop around 90% of our training internally, and partner with a variety of renowned providers to supplement our offerings.
Benefits offerings including:
What you’ll be working on:
The Associate Manager - Production increases sales and profits by being responsible for the oversight of the day-to-day production workflow in assigned department(s). This includes upholding company standards for accurate pricing, high standards of freshness and condition of merchandise, shop-able racks, full merchandise utilization, efficient workflow and productive work pace. The Associate Managers supervision takes the form of hands-on work and oversight of others. The Associate Manager makes work assignments, checks quality, volume & speed of work. Working side-by-side with team members, the Associate Manager will observe, assess, train and coach performance, as well as set an example for the pace of work and will contribute to the productivity of the department.
Essential Job Functions:
Direct and supervise the work of departmental production team members. Inform team members of operating plan targets and progress against targets. Assist with recruiting, selecting and training team members. Provide regular observation, interaction, and coaching of team members. Help with team member counseling and performance reviews. Fulfill manager on duty responsibilities. Provide effective onboarding of new team members.
Work productively through hands-on involvement of sorting, hanging, tagging, pricing, rolling, auditing and recycling of merchandise. May work in assigned department(s) or rotate through departments. Train and coach item put out volume, spread of put-out prices, and seasonal back stock. Supervise production workflow techniques/efficiencies and standards in assigned department(s). Conduct departmental quality control checks throughout all production stages: during production, prior to rolling, on the floor and at recycle off the floor. Assist the Production Manager in supervising the morning maintenance program to ensure the sales floor is ready for business each morning; capture and leverage learnings. Ensure all sellable items go to the retail sales floor.
What you have:
Minimum Required Education, Training and Experience:
Travel: Related to position only within geographical area and essential functions or other areas as assigned
Work Type/Location: Varies on geographic area of role
Savers is an eVerify employer