Employment Opportunities

Position Posted On:
Kum and Go
6400 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, IA  50266
Job Title:
General Manager Trainee
Job Type:
Full Time
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Contact Name:
BJ Stokesbary  
Job Description:
Do you have what it takes to run a multi-million dollar store? We have a tremendous opportunity for college graduates to gain invaluable experience by managing their own store and learning how to manage and develop a passionate team. In this role, you’ll work with one of our experienced GM’s to learn the tools necessary to run a successful store of your own. At the end of your training, you will have the opportunity to run a store in any of our 11 states! Job Responsibilities: • Recruit, hire, train and develop the best personnel. • Coach and develop a successful team of co-workers that consistently surpass our customers’ needs with excellent service. • Collaborate with District Supervisor to diagnose and solve issues. Identify trends and develop targets for the betterment of the organization. • Provide co-workers with knowledge and information in a caring and charismatic environment. • Maintain quality service by establishing and enforcing company standards. • Assess store condition and customer service levels. • Manage controllable cost by educating staff on procedures for reducing inventory shrink, managing salary, cash, margin objectives and day-to-day operations expenses. • Exhibit the ability to be an active listener. Responding appropriately through words and actions. • Maximize store sales with merchandise programs, schematics, point-of-sale materials, and plus selling programs. • Use windows based PC systems, including Microsoft Office, Excel and Outlook for e-mail. Physical Requirements: • Lift 60 lbs. or more / Navigate in small spaces (cooler, back rooms and sheds) • Stand for 8 to 10 hour days, 6 days a week / Bend at knees, repetitiously (20-30 times a day) / Walk briskly • Read PC monitor for long period of times • Shovel Snow / Sweep Benefits: • Major Medical Health • Dental • Vision • Christmas Club • 401K Retirement Plan - Kum & Go, L.C. matches .50 cents to a dollar up to 8% • Paid Vacation Days • College Scholarships for associates and their families
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