Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Transportation and Logistics
Specialty Manager
Location 08690, Trenton, New Jersey, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 1/11/24

The Production Manager is responsible for the oversight, leadership, and achievement for the back production area and obtaining set production and sales goals. The Production Manager directs all aspects of daily production, leading the team and driving the business. Key responsibilities include building, leading and retaining motivated high performing teams through effective leadership of Retail Merchandise Processors. The Production Manager maintains standards of excellent customer service, delivering customer service with respect, dignity and building loyalty to the Goodwill brand. The position is a member of the Retail Team.
Specific Duties

Follow all Goodwill policies and safety procedures. Must possess professional etiquette.
Executes retail operations plan to achieve required targeted growth in daily, monthly, quarterly and yearly goals for profit, revenue, and production for a Retail Store location.
Maintains the day to day operations of the store, including managing and meeting employee and customer needs and opening and closing of retail store.
Coordinates with the Store Manager to analyze and develop innovative cost effective product generation; monitors product levels daily to achieve bottom line sales budget against targets. The Production Manager must also be able to identify where donations originate from when processing.
Makes decisions on matters relating to the day to day retail operation within his/her defined work area.
Records production data on a daily basis.
Ensures that the store complies with all policies and procedures relating to Loss Prevention and Safety; influences any changes necessary to meet statutory requirements, ensuring minimum risk to staff members and the business.
Interviews, hires, and identifies top talent; proactively manages and reviews the performance and progress of subordinates.
Coordinates with various Goodwill Divisions.
Must maintain a clean and neat personal appearance at all times. Must wear company issued uniform.
Regular attendance is required.
All other essential duties as assigned.

Drive Results Devising ways to effectively execute plans by establishing milestones and checkpoints for driving projects and business initiatives to completion, leading to a standard of excellence and meeting all revenue and operating income goals to fulfill Goodwills mission.
Leadership Ability to lead effectively in a demanding, fast paced, team environment. Possess the ability to motivate others to achieve. Collaborative team player able to partner with others to achieve business outcomes; concerns with the teams success as well as individual performance.
Communicate Effectively Communicating ideas and information effectively, whether verbal, written, or electronically, across differing organization functions. Using a style of communication that is appropriate to the situation and people being addressed. This includes strong active listening. Fostering collaboration at every level of the organization.
Exceed Customer Expectations Identifying customer and/or internal partner requirements and expectations as standards to be surpassed; making decisions and taking actions that demonstrate a will to win in the marketplace.
Demonstrate ability to be self-motivated and take initiative.
Solution orientated, decisive by nature.
Strong work ethic with good attention to detail.
Influencing and negotiation skills.
Make Sound and Timely Decisions Using knowledge and experience to make sound decisions that will impact business goals and strategies; creates an environment where other Leaders and/or Team Members are empowered to make decisions.
Apply Business and Financial Reasoning Commercially sound with a good understanding of profit and loss accounting and the influence of operating factors (e.g. volume vs. price). Understanding how the financial performance of ones business unit contributes to the success (or failure) of the overall organizational mission, We put People to Work.
Acquire and Retain Top Talent Creating the highest quality workforce by ensuring talent acquisition and talent management processes focus on attracting, hiring, developing, promoting, and retaining high performers, thus ensuring Goodwill becomes a best in class organization.
Value and Respect Diversity Interacting sensitively with others and within teams; acknowledging the feelings and responding to the concerns of Leaders and/or Team Members; and recognizing the potential contributions of all Leaders and/or Team Members.
Honesty/Integrity Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.
Reliability The trait of being dependable and trustworthy.
Enthusiastic Ability to bring energy to the performance of a task.
Accuracy Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
Ability to communicate and understand instructions, both verbal and written, in English.
Must be able to work a flexible schedule on short notice, including night, weekends and occasionally long hours.
Must have valid drivers license in good standing.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Ability to be flexible and assist other areas of the store when needed.
Vision corrected to within normal limits.
Ability to function in a hectic work environment with occasional periods of high stress.

High School or GED equivalent required. Two (2) years work experience in retail management, preferably thrift. One (1) year of customer service or public contact experience required. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.