Russell Feed & SupplyStore ManagerNorth Texas Metroplex We operate under the simple idea that animals make better people, and we’re here to help make better animals. Does promoting and supporting folks in your community with their agricultural endeavors, whether through an urban garden, backyard chicken coop, FFA project, or 1,000 head cattle ranch, excite you? Are you a self-starter, passionate, not afraid to get your hands dirty and always game to give 110%? If this sounds like you, you might be a fit for the Russell Feed & Supply team. Company: Russell Feed & Supply is a locally-owned and operated feed store chain in the North Texas area. Russell Feed currently has 8 locations, a distribution center and offices, and a hay distribution center. Our stores offer a wide variety of products, including pet food & supplies, animal health products, horse tack & supplies, livestock feed & supplies, hay & shavings, propane, lawn & garden items, organics, and more. Mission Statement: To be a leader in retail agribusiness through aggressive merchandising, innovative products, superior customer service and ethical business practices while providing value to our customers, employees, community and ownership. Position: We are a growing company & are looking to expand our management team. Store managers, as well as corporate positions, report directly to the company’s Operations Manager. Qualifications:Must be ethical, honest & hardworkingRetail management experience preferredIndustry knowledge and experience preferred (livestock, pet, lawn & garden)Wide variety of interpersonal skills- ability to inspire and motivate others, deescalate tense situations, and problem solveAbility to work under pressure and handle challenging situationsDecision-making and delegation abilityComputer skills- point of sale system and cash register experience, Microsoft Excel skills a plusBusiness acumen- understanding and knowing how to influence sales, margins, financial reports, inventory turns, labor-to-sales, etc.Physically capable of staying on your feet all day, as well as lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds on a regular basis in order to do carry outs and stock store Responsibilities:Although this list is nowhere near comprehensive, it provides an idea of the duties and tasks of a store manager.Prioritize safety- Safety is our #1 priority at Russell Feed. It is the responsibility of the manager to ensure a safe atmosphere on a daily basis for all people who come in contact with the store. This includes but is not limited to daily patrolling the store for safety hazards, weekly safety briefings with staff, and immediately identifying and correcting anything that could be a riskEffectively hire, train, manage and motivate a store staffOpen and close the store, as well as complete required daily paperwork, cash handling and bank depositsEnsure EVERY customer receives superior customer serviceAlways possess a positive attitude—we believe the tone at a store starts from the top-down and that a manager is held accountable for the store’s atmosphereWork well with other managers, stores and corporate staffConduct regular reviews of store staffInventory control and management—keeping store fully stocked, recognizing seasonal items, identifying slow-moving items as well as products the store needsMaintain an appealing store appearance, especially cleanliness and fresh displays, endcaps and marqueesFielding customer complaints and finding a resolutionAdhere to manager dress code and all company policies Salary Range: Russell Feed & Supply offers competitive pay, as well as a bonus program based on store performance. Benefits: Medical insurance, vacation and sick days, 401(k) match program, employee discounts, paid holidays. Benefits accrue over time. Time Commitment: Our managers aren’t clockwatchers. A willingness to work extra and commitment to the store are a must. However, we are a family company and understand the importance of work-life balance. Our managers are typically scheduled for 47 hours a week, including Saturdays.Apply for this job.