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Management Program, Retail Operations Manager Trainee

Affton, MO 63123, USA ● Arnold, MO, USA ● Ballwin, MO, USA ● Barnhart, MO 63012, USA ● Bourbon, MO 65441, USA ● Brentwood, MO, USA ● Cedar Hill, MO 63016, USA ● Charlack, MO 63114, USA ● Chesterfield, MO, USA ● Crestwood, MO, USA ● Creve Coeur, MO, USA ● Cuba, MO, USA ● Edmundson, MO, USA ● Fenton, MO, USA ● Festus, MO, USA ● Florissant, MO, USA ● Gray Summit, MO, USA ● Imperial, MO, USA ● Kirkwood, MO 63122, USA ● Maryland Heights, MO, USA ● Mehlville, MO, USA ● Oakville, MO 63129, USA ● O'Fallon, MO, USA ● Olivette, MO, USA ● Overland, MO, USA ● Pevely, MO, USA ● Rock Hill, MO, USA ● Rolla, MO, USA ● St Charles, MO, USA ● St James, MO 65559, USA ● St Peters, MO, USA ● St Robert, MO, USA ● St. Louis, MO, USA ● Steelville, MO 65565, USA ● Valley Park, MO, USA ● Waterloo, IL 62298, USA ● Wentzville, MO, USA ● Wildwood, MO, USA Req #80
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Wallis Companies is celebrating 50 years in business!  Originally founded in rural Cuba, MO in 1968, today we employ 1,200 individuals in three states, across multiple business divisions (Wholesale, Retail Operations, Lubricants, Transport, Great River Wash, and Support Divisions). 

We're a proud Woman Owned Business, committed to doing good in our communities.  We're an award-winning Midwestern distributor for Exxon-Mobil, Phillips 66, BP and other amazing brands, committed to operational excellence and exceptional service.   #WeAreWallis

Convenience Store Management Program Trainees train with a current store manager and are responsible for learning how to run an efficient and profitable operation of a single unit location and P&L; assuming more manager duties each week of the program duration.
Assist the Manager in the daily operation of the store, development of all employees within the store and ensure the best customer service standards are in place. Management Program Trainees work an average of 50+ hours per week.

Promotion to Store Manager, or Assistant Manager, is based on performance, and position availability. Management Program Trainees are required to be open to working at several store locations across the greater St. Louis area (and/or surrounding rural markets). This may include all Wallis Convenience Store Brands: On the Run, Dirt Cheap, U-Gas.


This position has no direct reports during the Management Program Trainee period; however, this position will be responsible for the unit in the Manager’s absence.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist Store Manager and/or Assistant Manager in examining the marketplace for changes that may affect the business
  • Direct the shift to ensure maximum productivity of every staff member, including self
  • Accept responsibility for controlling the inventory and store security on the shift; Protect company assets at all times by following asset control policies
  • Advise Store Manager of any personnel situations or policy violations having an adverse effect on store operating performance; Report all accidents, maintenance issues and customer incidents to Store Manager immediately and complete proper paperwork and communicate through log book
  • Stay familiar with Company Policy Manual, bulletins, memos and other publications and communicate appropriate information
  • Ensure all communications with customers, suppliers, vendors, co-workers, etc. is professional and appropriate
  • Communicate store results to employees and celebrate store successes with the team
  • Ensure store merchandise is properly stocked on shelves and in coolers
  • Understand sales per labor hour and observe shift operating hours at all times; Follow the work schedule as posted, unless a change is deemed necessary by management; Properly post all hours worked and sign verifying all hours worked
  • Delegate any necessary tasks per shift and ensure proper shift change procedures are followed
  • Complete deposit and paperwork in timely manner
  • Assist Manager in meeting daily, weekly and monthly reporting requirements
  • Perform inventory counts on departments assigned by Manager and assisting the Manager in inventory management, including cash audits
  • Assist Manager in proper merchandising of the store to maximize sales and profitability
  • Be knowledgeable about all store promotions and employee promotions
  • Complete payroll and daily paperwork in the manager’s absence including the daily deposit
  • Assist in ensuring all equipment in store is functioning properly and is receiving proper preventative maintenance checks
  • Assist Manager in recruiting, onboarding and training efforts
  • Conduct monthly safety meeting as directed
  • Be knowledgeable about Balanced Scorecard structure and measures as well as the duties required to execute those measures successfully
  • Ensure proper operation, maintenance and profitability of the car wash, if applicable
  • Work an irregular schedule, including evenings and weekends; Assist in covering shifts with sometimes with short notice
  • Perform other duties not listed as required


QUALIFICATIONS
 

Education: Required: Equivalent to high school diploma; Strongly prefer Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree         
 

Experience: Required: Minimum 1-3 years of leadership experience (keyholder, Assistant Manager, Department Manager, Store Manager, etc.) in a convenience store, quick serve or other retail setting; Strongly prefer 4+ years
 

Language Skills: Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English in a manner that is sufficient for effective communication with groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public
 

Skills and Abilities: Skill using various procedures and applications to clearly prescribed standard practices which require the making of minor decisions and use of some judgment as to the method of performance        
 

Technology, Tools, And Other Requirements: Computer, Microsoft Office Suite: Outlook and Excel in particular, Cash Register, Telephone, Copy/Printer/Fax, Other equipment necessary for convenience store operations, Hepatitis A vaccination where required
 
 

Email Jobs@wallisco.com with your questions. Wallis Companies is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $25,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $48,000.00
Location on Google Maps
  • Affton, MO 63123, USA
  • Arnold, MO, USA
  • Ballwin, MO, USA
  • Barnhart, MO 63012, USA
  • Bourbon, MO 65441, USA
  • Brentwood, MO, USA
  • Cedar Hill, MO 63016, USA
  • Charlack, MO 63114, USA
  • Chesterfield, MO, USA
  • Crestwood, MO, USA
  • Creve Coeur, MO, USA
  • Cuba, MO, USA
  • Edmundson, MO, USA
  • Fenton, MO, USA
  • Festus, MO, USA
  • Florissant, MO, USA
  • Gray Summit, MO, USA
  • Imperial, MO, USA
  • Kirkwood, MO 63122, USA
  • Maryland Heights, MO, USA
  • Mehlville, MO, USA
  • Oakville, MO 63129, USA
  • O'Fallon, MO, USA
  • Olivette, MO, USA
  • Overland, MO, USA
  • Pevely, MO, USA
  • Rock Hill, MO, USA
  • Rolla, MO, USA
  • St Charles, MO, USA
  • St James, MO 65559, USA
  • St Peters, MO, USA
  • St Robert, MO, USA
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Steelville, MO 65565, USA
  • Valley Park, MO, USA
  • Waterloo, IL 62298, USA
  • Wentzville, MO, USA
  • Wildwood, MO, USA