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Manager Sales

Location:
Suffolk, Virginia, United States
Posted:
February 20, 2018

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Wade E. Riddick

*** ******* ***** *******, ******** email: ac4jrg@r.postjobfree.com phone: 678-***-****

Fifteen plus years of rapid progression for excellence reducing costs, increasing productivity, driving innovation, and stimulating bottom-line growth for Fortune 500 organizations within challenging markets and economic conditions.

General Operations Manager

Multi-unit operations management Customer Relation Management

15 + Years with Wal-Mart Human Resource Management

Budgets and Forecasting Project Planning & Development

Effective Supervisor/Trainer Risk Management& Inventory control

General Operations Manager Facility Management Highly Proficient Problem Solver Team Building & Staffing

Education

Winston - Salem State University

(Bachelor of Arts - Business Administration/Business Information Systems)

Professional Experience

Big Lots September 2015 - February 2017 Store Manager

Supervise over 60 employees’ which includes two Assistant Managers, Receiving manager Furniture Manager.

Directly responsible for labor planning and achieving weekly labor target and administration of weekly, monthly and annual budget inventory control, Property and Loss (P & L), merchandising and customer services.

Conduct daily meeting with store leadership to communicate results and manager labor daily.

Conduct weekly meetings with managers to game plan merchandising execution, including space allocation as well as sales target.

Review all purchases daily, weekly and insure billing accuracy.

Direct and maintain company safety fire and sanitation programs to insure for the safety and well-being of all customers and associates.

Complies with all federal, state and local laws and regulation governing the operations of the store.

Develop and maintain team concept to create excitement around sales driving opportunities by clearly establishing targets and communicating results.

Managed a diverse associate workforce in a fast-paced environment while ensuring all company initiatives were implemented.

Managed and facilitated the recruitment development training and counsel of all associates.

Performed sales floor work, such as greeting or assisting customers and taking inventory.

Managed the movement of goods into and out of retail facilities.

Developed or implement product-marketing strategies, including advertising campaigns or sales promotions while in competitive pricing based on competition.

Planned store layouts and design displays for certain events and season.

Managed a diverse associate workforce in a fast-paced environment while ensuring all company initiatives were implemented.

Managed and facilitated the recruitment development training and counsel of all associates.

Effectively communicated to associates, manager, vendors and customers to address any issues promptly.

Ensured accuracy of daily accounting procedures.

Managed others and adhere to company human resource and personnel policies in compliance with state and federal laws.

Empowered associates to handle customers and associates complaints properly and professionally.

Received orders and sale merchandise daily to ensure in stock position is good and drive sales.

Trained and empower associates on policies and procedures to ensure store conditions remain above standards at all times.

Oversee the opening of a new facilities, including working with construction.

Vendor sourcing and negotiation base on company expectation.

Food Lion July 2012- June 2014 Store Manager

Oversee total operation of Grocery Store focusing on perishable and grocery department execution.

Supervise over 65 employees’ which includes one assistant manager, grocery manager customer service manager and 6 department managers.

Directly responsible for labor planning and achieving weekly labor target and administration of weekly, monthly and annual budget inventory control, Property and Loss (P & L), merchandising and customer services.

Conduct daily meeting with store leadership to communicate results and manager labor daily.

Conduct weekly meetings with department managers to game plan merchandising execution, including space allocation as well as sales target.

Review all purchases daily, weekly and insure billing accuracy.

Direct and maintain company safety fire and sanitation programs to insure for the safety and well-being of all customers and associates.

Complies with all federal, state and local laws and regulation governing the operations of the store.

Develop and maintain team concept to create excitement around sales driving opportunities by clearly establishing targets and communicating results.

Managed a diverse associate workforce in a fast-paced environment while ensuring all company initiatives were implemented.

Managed and facilitated the recruitment development training and counsel of all associates.

Effectively communicated to associates, manager, vendors and customers to address any issues promptly.

Ensured accuracy of daily accounting procedures.

Managed others and adhere to company human resource and personnel policies in compliance with state and federal laws.

Empowered associates to handle customers and associates complaints properly and professionally.

Received orders and sale merchandise daily to ensure in stock position is good and drive sales.

Trained and empower associates on policies and procedures to ensure store conditions remain above standards at all times.

Inventory stock and reorder when inventory drops to a specified level.

Wal-Mart -June 1989 to February 2012 - Store Manager

Supervised 350 employees.

Supervised 3 co-managers, 24 department managers, 7 assistant managers, 8 zone managers, and 9 office personnel.

Ran a store that produced up to $90 million sales volume.

Oversee activities directly related to making products or providing services.

Directed and coordinated activities of businesses or departments concerned with the production, pricing, sales, displays, merchandise or distribution of products.

Reviewed financial statements, sales and activity reports, and other performance data to measure productivity and goal achievement and to determine areas needing cost reduction and program improvement.

Managed staff, prepared work schedules and assigning specific duties.

Established and implemented departmental policies, goals, objectives, and procedures, conferring with board members, organization officials, and staff members as necessary.

Determined staffing requirements, and interview, hire and train new employees, or oversee those personnel processes.

Planned and directed activities such as sales promotions, coordinating with other department heads as required.

Determined goods and services to be sold, and set prices based on forecasts of customer demand.

Located, selected, and procured merchandise for resale, representing management in purchase negotiations.

Monitored departments to ensure that they efficiently and effectively provide needed services while staying within budgetary limits.

Performed sales floor work, such as greeting or assisting customers and taking inventory.

Managed the movement of goods into and out of retail facilities.

Developed or implement product-marketing strategies, including advertising campaigns or sales promotions while in competitive pricing based on competition.

Oversee the remodeling or renovating of several facilities including new construction.

Directed non-merchandising departments of businesses, such as claims, personnel, invoicing accounting, money center, customer service, and direct store delivery (DSD).

Planned store layouts or design displays.

Vender sourcing and negotiations.

Creating a positive high past working environment through delegating and empowering associates to perform at maximum level.

Professional Development & Certifications

Monitored loss prevention activities to prevent shrinkage internally or externally. Maintained an environment that was safe for both customers and associates. Carefully controlled all procedures to ensure all regulatory measures were met. Worked with regulatory officials such as WIC, OSHA, Fire Marshal, ATF, Health Inspectors, Department Of Agriculture, Weights/Measures and Hazardous Materials.

Established and promoted the highest standards of integrity and ethics.

Reviewed Associates performance and provided constructive feedback as needed. Provided learning opportunities, guidance and support concerning the development and training of all personnel. Promoted diversity through the implementation of mobility progress reports. Set clear expectations and goals for staff. Built trusting and collaborative relationships with inside and outside organizations.

Promoted a team based environment through respect and values. Demonstrated the importance and value of Associate engagement through personal activities. Merchandised store, based on season, community, area and geographic or demographics. Demonstrated the ability to multitask and meet projected deadlines. Coordinated and maintained key performance metric and score pads throughout the store.

Controlled payroll hours and monitored cash flow. Followed protocol and compliance guidelines when dealing with banking institutions. Conducted meetings with management and Associates regarding goals and expectations. Demonstrated sound financial management skills, including interpreting, analyzing and explaining financial data and essential information. Supervised budget and ensured financial performance was aligned with business strategies.

Food Safety Manager Certification – August 2011- Certification Number -20660190

References

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