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Club Manager in Training

at BJs Wholesale Club in West Lebanon, New Hampshire, United States

Job Description

Join a team of more than 25,000 team members, comprised of our home office and over 215 clubs and 3 distribution centers in 17 states. We’re committed to delivering value and convenience to our Members, helping them save every day on everything they need for their family and home. BJ’s Wholesale Club offers a collaborative, team-oriented environment where all team members can learn, grow and excel.

Job Summary

The Club Manager is the leader of a BJ’s club. Responsible for leading the operations and profitability of the club, delivering on company strategic priorities, providing market-leading value on merchandise and services, setting the guide for excellent member experiences, managing Team Members, developing talent, and ensuring a safe and positive environment and experience for Team Members and Members.

Leadership:

+ Know their business/business acumen. Exhibit strategic thinking and sound decision-making thorough knowledge and utilization of business data.

+ Lead through change. Model leadership competencies, build credibility and act as a champion for business growth.

+ Communicate effectively. Provide the information teams require to be successful.

+ Build high performing teams by creating a culture of collaboration. Provide honest and timely direction, follow up and feedback that will drive business results and support team member engagement.

+ Deliver results. Execute business expectations within expected timeframes by setting clear expectations, utilizing follow up and accountability.

Team Members:

+ Teach, coach and lead through the club level training process. Support team member engagement within all areas of responsibility to enable the application of policies, procedures and compliance.

+ Drive a culture of development, strategic thinking and acting, ethical decision making and engagement. Lead with the team member and member in mind to address any and all concerns and to escalate any concerns, as appropriate.

+ Ensure a safe and positive environment and experience for the team members.

+ Embrace inclusion and diversity, by working together with collaboration and respect. Acknowledge team member success, work as a team to achieve goals, identify and retain top talent.

Members:

+ Guarantee service excellence through all points of contact.

+ Set service standard expectations for all team members. Provide team support and empowerment to resolve every member concern.

+ Ensure a safe and positive environment and experience for the members.

+ Daily commitment to GOLD Member Standards

+ Greet, Anticipate, Appreciate (GAA)

+ Fast, Friendly Full, Fresh, Clean

Club Standards: Lead teams to deliver GOLD club standards daily.

+ Define and model GOLD- Grand opening look daily

+ All items stocked and promotional plans executed

+ Maintain visible accurate signage

+ Clean and organized, inside and out

+ Perishable areas stocked and rotated with cold chain maintained

Know Your Business:

+ Acquire a deep knowledge of key metrics and reporting for total club and department performance.

+ Drive performance and profitability by using reporting to identify trends and areas of opportunity.

+ Have the foresight to see a breakdown in process and correct it before it negatively impacts club performance metrics.

+ Communicate a simple message to your team on the connection between consistent operational performance and achieving club financial targets.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities, and Key Accountabilities

+ Learns quickly and adapts to change. Effectively communicates to team members to enable them to do their jobs effectively by sharing necessary information, explaining the “why’s”, and keeping messaging simple

+ Exhibits strong decision-making capabilities that align with the Company’s strategic priorities and support the achievement of club operational goals and objectives.

+ Effectively leads the team by managing with vision and purpose, clearly communicating and giving direction, and validating results.

+ Creates a club culture where team members feel challenged, know how to be successful, are encouraged to do their best, and are recognized for their accomplishments.

+ Manages staffing, talent and builds a strong bench by encouraging team member growth and development, holding team members accountable, having difficult conversations, and providing honest and actionable feedback.

+ Directly manages Asst. Club Manager, Coordinator, Meat Manager, Fresh Manager, Optical Manager, Asset Protection Specialist and PIC’s. Assist with the hiring process, training and development and performance management.

+ Leads and effectively manages all human resources functions; labor scheduling, adherence to labor model and standards, and team member relations.

+ Leads Optical Manager to effectively manage the optical business.

+ Learns quickly and adapts to change. Effectively communicates to team members to enable them to do their jobs effectively by sharing necessary information, explaining the “why’s”, and keeping messaging simple.

+ Exhibits strong decision-making capabilities that align with the Company’s strategic priorities and support the achievement of club operational goals and objectives.

+ Maintains awareness of local competition and current trends in the retail marketplace.

+ Controls operating costs and establishes operational efficiencies.

+ Implement new concepts to maximize profitability.

+ Embraces the Company’s core values / purpose and ensures team members do the same. Drives Team Member and Member Engagement. Creates a great shopping experience for members that is dedicated to exceeding member expectations.

+ Meets planned profit objectives through effective techniques, technological improvements and productivity enhancements. Monitors expenses and adjusts expenditures as necessary to achieve profit objectives.

+ Attains planned sales volume through effective supervision of warehouse management and communication with the Home Office.

+ Maintains a roadmap for achieving targets in key performance areas designated by Home Office, such as productivity (sales/hours, audit, shrink, turnover).

+ Maintains all club policies and procedures.

+ Performs other duties as assigned, including working in other departments as needed.

+ Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of this job.

Qualifications

+ 4+ years of experience as a retail store, supermarket, or warehouse operations manager required.

+ A strong drive for results and solid work ethic is required. Must be honest, straight-forward and committed to providing high levels of service to members.

+ Excellent communication skills required. Must be able to lead and motivate a large team.

+ Solid understanding of profit & loss statements, shrink control, staff development, merchandising, customer service, problem solving, and conflict resolution required.

+ High school diploma and/or college degree preferred.

+ Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including managing/supervising cross-functional teams, training team members, and driving and communicating results.

+ Completion of company training program preferred.

+ Open shift availability required.

+ At least 18 years of age.

Environmental Job Conditions

+ Most of the time is spent moving about frequently on hard surfaces. There may be a need to occasionally position oneself to examine or scan merchandise, which may also require bending, pulling, reaching, climbing and/or stooping.

+ Frequently requires lifting objects up to 30 pounds. May require lifting and moving heavy and/or awkward objects in excess of 30 pounds with assistance.

+ Located in a comfortable indoor area with frequent exposure to temperature extremes and loud noises. There may be occasional exposure to cleaning agents.

Headquartered in Westborough, Mass

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Job Posting: JC192972164

Posted On: Sep 23, 2021

Updated On: Sep 29, 2021