Erick J. Parker
Norfolk, Va. 23502
Seeking a career opportunity that will utilize my 23 years of Store Operations and Asset Protection District Management experience and skills.
11/15-present: Store Manager, Hampton, VA.
Leading a team of associates to achieve all company designated sales, script shrink and customer service goals. Also, ensuring that all company driven programs are implemented properly and timely.
Hiring, training and developing that team to assume positions of increasing responsibility within the organization.
Coach and counsel associates on performance, attendance and policies to ensure a properly operating business unit.
Work with the Pharmacy Manager to ensure all patients care items are implemented and all patients have a pleasant experience in our store.
3/11-11/15 present: Asset Protection District Manager (APDM) Washington, DC Metro
Coordinate and conduct internal investigations for problems such as associate theft and policy violations involving operational losses.
Investigate and interview associates suspected of internal theft or fraud.
Implement company loss prevention programs to reduce loss; maintain inventory control and increase safety.
Identify potential for loss and develop strategies to eliminate it.
Perform and directly inventory investigations in response to shrink results outside of acceptable planned ranges.
Train Asset Protection staff, Store Managers, Pharmacy Managers and all other store associates on asset protect/loss prevention control measures.
Hire, train and supervise store Asset Protection Agents.
Monitor compliance to operational, safety and inventory control procedures including physical security standards at each store.
Visit stores ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.
11/09-3/11 Field Audit Supervisor
Conduct periodic internal audits to ensure compliance procedures are being followed.
Provide associates training on compliance related topics, policies and procedures.
Conduct and ensure all physical inventory prep measures were in place to achieve a positive inventory count.
Work with inventory crew chief to ensure all inventory day issues were corrected and physical inventory counting standards were in place and being followed.
1/03-11/09 Store Manager Rite Aid Pharmacy Washington, DC/Northern Virginia
Provide customer service by greeting and assisting customers and responding to customer’s inquiries and complaints.
Direct and supervise associates engaged in customer service, cash handling receipts, inventory reconciliation, inventory stocking and loss prevention.
Order inventory and maintain an in stock position to company standards.
Manage and adhere to strict sales, payroll and inventory budgets.
District Trainer: Trained newly hired Store Manager Trainee’s in the company sponsored training program.
Hire, train and staff all positions of the retail pharmacy store.
3/03-6/03Truck rental and insurance coordinator J. Price Idea lease-Hyattsville, MD
Coordination of truck rentals and processing of truck returns.
Inspect and adjust rental items to meet customer’s needs.
Answer telephones to provide information and receive orders.
Prepare rental forms, obtaining customer signature and other information such as required licenses.
Ensured that all rental trucks had the required insurance coverage and the coverage was not expired.
3/98-12/02 Store Manager; CVS Pharmacy-Washington, DC/Northern, VA.
Review the Profit and Loss statement, sales, payroll and other performance data measure productivity and goal achievement and to determine which areas needed improvement to meet company budgets.
Manage staff, prepare work schedules and assigning duties and task for completion by store staff.
Implement company policies, goals, objectives, and procedures to maintain and achieve company standards.
Determine staffing needs based on budgets, hire and train new associates to build a strong and successful store team.
District Trainer and District Expert: Trained newly hired Store Manager Trainees for the district as well as training current Store Managers n new company systems and programs.
1/96-3/98 Assistant Store Manager; CVS Pharmacy-Washington, DC / Northen,VA.
Assisting the Store Manager with the daily, weekly and monthly operations of the store.
In the absence of the Store Manager; assuming the payroll, customer service, hiring and task delegation of the store team to achieve the desired company goals and objectives.
9/90 - 12/95 Prep Technician and Used Car Detailer Green Gifford Motor Corporation-Norfolk, VA.
Cleaning the inside and outside of the purchased vehicle to get them ready for the sales lot and when they were ready for delivery to a customer.
Minor car repairs of fixing flat tires, changing car batteries and refilling basic car fluids.
3/88-3/90 Crew Trainer McDonalds-Norfolk, VA.
Training of all newly hired associates on all stations throughout the restaurant; while maintaining my own personal work assignments.
1/91 - 12/95 Norfolk State University - Norfolk, VA.
Received a Bachelors Degree of Science in Business Management from an (AACSB)
Accredited School of Business.
9/87 - 6/90 Booker T Washington High School -Norfolk, Va.
Received High School Diploma
Strong team player
Ability to work independently
Ability to manage people
Computer skills including Microsoft Word Perfect, Excel, Word and Power Point