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Bargain Outlet - Full Time Area Supervisor in Warwick, RI at Headway Workforce Solutions

Date Posted: 3/5/2019

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Job Description

Excellence. Everyday. Everyone.

At E.C. Barton & Company, you’re more just an employee, you’re our partner. With a history that dates back to 1885, employment with us is about stability. Today is possibly the most exciting time to be a part of our small team. We offer excellent opportunities for advancement and participation in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan. Join us today!

We are looking for Area Supervisors for our Grossman’s Bargain Outlet stores. As an Area Supervisor, you will be responsible for merchandising and replenishment functions, as well as customer service for a specific area of the store.

Why You'll Love Working with Grossman’s Bargain Outlet:
  • Competitive compensation - $17/hr
  • Future growth opportunities
  • 100% Employee-Owned Company
  • Full Time Hours 

As an Area Supervisor, you will:
  • Set up displays for advertised items as well as using a plan-o-gram to merchandise.
  • Display products on gondolas, H-frames, shelves, floors, displays and/or end caps while using various machines and lifts.
  • Assist partners in assigned area with merchandise replenishment as needed.
  • Train store personnel in all areas of sales, product knowledge, and customer service per company policy and sales training programs.
  • Work with Store Manager, vendors, and buyers concerning merchandise replenishment problems.
  • Ensure that merchandise in assigned area has been properly 'signed' with the correct information for each product.
  • Provide courteous service to all customers by offering friendly greeting, determining needs, demonstrating or explaining product, and providing physical assistance with large or heavy merchandise as requested by customer.
  • Visit competition and complete Competitive Shopping Report.
  • Open and close store as assigned.
  • With Assistant Manager, continually evaluate all sales partners in assigned area, and assist in the formal annual performance appraisal.
  • Maintain safety and security procedures for both partners and customers according to company policies and procedures.
  • Complete all other tasks as assigned by management.

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • At least 1 to 3 years of supervisory/management experience.
  • Knowledge of building materials.
  • Strong customer service skills.  
  • Ability to perform store operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

Physical Demands of an Area Supervisor:
  • Ability to lift and move up to 100 pounds of merchandise such as steel doors, tub enclosures, bags of cement or sand, ceiling tiles etc. is required in stocking merchandise.
  • Ability to bend, stretch and climb ladders.
  • Ability and knowledge to use various forklifts and other mechanized equipment is essential for stocking merchandise and inventory taking.
  • Mental/visual application is required for the administrative work preparing, investigating, and completion of various forms, records, and reports.

About the Company:

E.C. Barton & Company has more than 100 stores in 17 states. Divisions of the company are Barton’s, Surplus Warehouse, Grossman’s Bargain Outlet, and E.C.B. Brokerage and Surplus Purchasing. E.C. Barton & Company has a presence in Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Missouri, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.

Headway Workforce Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetics, or protected veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Headway Workforce Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training, tuition assistance, education, social recreation programs and benefits.