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Company: Bob's Discount Furniture
Location: New London, CT
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Retail, Wholesale, Apparel


The Assistant Manager is the direct leader of all front line associates in the department that are direct reports.

The Assistant Manager is responsible for employee time keeping and payroll matters as they pertain to direct reports.

In this position, the Assistant Manager must exemplify company core values and foster a positive culture of growth and development for all employees.  The ability to work with a diversified workforce and maintain constant open communication on all policies and procedures is essential.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Validate and confirm employee time record responsibility

  • Work with HR and department management for employee coaching and discipline of policy and procedure violations

  • Work with management to evaluate and write employee reviews

  • Coordinate with HR to set up interviews of new associates

  • Conduct daily standup meetings to keep the staff informed of current events and provide updates on department and company initiatives

  • Meet customer commitments by focusing on quality and accuracy – minimizing damage of product

  • Monitor work flow to ensure all tasks are being completed in time

  • Communicate with management any impacts to the business that will affect team results.

  • Drive a culture of safety by:

    Following all safety policies; lead by example

    Ensuring the team is maintaining the housekeeping standards

    Participate in daily standups to discuss the safety tip of the day

    Participate in safety committee by:

    Assigning a safety committee representative

    Providing a platform for safety committee feedback to be shared with the team

  • Being committed to support the business as needed through being able to work flexible hours, including holidays and weekends, as well as perform additional duties as assigned

  • Understands the physical details of all duties being performed within the department and can support with their own  labor when needed:

    To stay in touch with the details of the job

    To support the goals of completing the work

    Boost moral by working hand and hand with front line associates

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Multi-tasking in a fast paced warehouse environment

  • Focused on executing the tasks assigned by management

  • Effective communication skills including written, verbal and listening

  • Required to stand and walk 80% of the time in order to oversee the business

  • Experience in using a warehouse management system (WMS) – preferably SAP, as well as Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel

Desired Qualifications

  • Minimum 1 year of Lead experience

  • Minimum 3 years' experience in a warehouse environment

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Effective computer skills

Bob's Discount Furniture is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to reasonably accommodating qualified persons with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential duties of their position.

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