Backroom Production Supervisor - White Bear

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Employer is looking for Backroom Production Supervisor - White Bear in White Bear Lake, MN. This local job opportunity with ID 749755 is live since 10/15/2017.
Roles and Responsibilities:


This position is responsible for maximizing donations to ensure sales and revenues are met by providing leadership and guidance. Creates a store environment focused on customer service, safety and employee satisfaction, while executing store operations within organizational guidelines. Leads Goodwill-Easter Seals’ mission and values.

Minimum Requirements:

Store Operations




Ensures the retail store runs efficiently and effectively.

·         Maximizes donations and controls inventory levels by ensuring all saleable products reach the sales floor through monitoring and coaching production staff to achieve production expectations.

·         Leads donation attendants in creating a friendly and engaging environment with donors.

·         Models and directs excellence in customer service; ensures customer concerns and complaints are handled in a timely and satisfactory manner.

·         Assumes Manager on Duty responsibilities when assigned.

·         Responsible for effectively directing and controlling all day-to-day activities.

·         Ensures required reporting is accurate and completed on time.

·         Ensures proper authorization procedures at point-of-sale and maintains proper cash controls.

·         Follows policies and procedures and executes directives in a timely manner.

Talent Management




Ensures store employees are trained and developed and manages store personnel needs.

·         Generates high employee morale and productivity by creating an atmosphere that consistently recognizes and rewards individual initiative and teamwork.

·         Gives prompt, constructive (formal and informal) feedback; this includes helping employees create individual development plans, coaching employees on performance, and assisting in performance documentation.

·         Recruits, develops and leads a diverse staff and participates in hiring decisions.

·         Ensures employees are trained on organizational rules, policies and procedures.

·         Ensures participants’ work plans are complete and up to date; assists in completing participants’ work assessments; provides timely feedback and reporting to Case Managers on participants’ progress and issues.

·         Keeps immediate supervisor promptly and fully informed on all issues.

Community Services and Programs




Ensures continued community involvement and education around Goodwill-Easter Seals mission.

·         Meets weekly with management team to plan, update and improve business.

·         Educates customers and employees about GES’ Mission.

·         Understands and actively supports the organization’s inclusion and diversity efforts, and works respectfully and effectively across cultures.

Store Business Management




Ensures financial and business control through reporting and communication.

  • Makes timely, high quality decisions using analysis, experience and judgment.
  • Meets weekly with management team to plan, update and improve business.
  • Ensures retail initiatives are implemented and reinforced
  • Maximizes sales growth through execution of processing procedures, pricing, presentation and accurate entry into the Point of Sale system.
  • Maintains product flow to the sales floor, achieving stocking goals, salvage procedures and merchandising standards are met on a consistent basis.

Safety and Asset Protection




Ensures safety and protection of employees, assets and facilities.

  • Follows and holds employees accountable for adhering to loss prevention and safety procedures and initiatives; this includes ensuring that the team follows all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements, facilitating and participating in monthly safety meetings and drills with employees, and ensuring employee safety certification and training are complete and documented.
  • Actively works to reduce workers’ compensation incidents and customer accidents.
  • Ensures all customer accidents and workers’ compensation reporting is completed accurately and on time.

Additional Duties as assigned




Performs additional responsibilities as needed.



Knowledge & Skills



·         Ability to read, write and speak English sufficiently to communicate effectively with supervisors, employees and customers.

·         Proficient in Windows and Microsoft applications.

·         Ability to work independently and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously.

·         Excellent organizational and administrative skills with the ability to prioritize.

·         Strong attention to detail.

·         Strong analytical, problem solving and strategic thinking skills.

·         Strong people management and coaching skills.

·         Ability to build a strong team.

·         Ability to recruit quality individuals.

·         Strong conflict management skills.

·         Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately.

·         Ability and desire to provide excellent customer service.

·         Knowledge/expertise in working with persons with disadvantages and/or disabilities and barriers to employment.

·         Ability to interact with a diverse population in a human services setting.

Prior Experience



·         3 - 5 years of relevant experience.




·         Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in a related field.


Goodwill Industries, Inc/Easter Seals Minnesota is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating a diverse workforce.

Goodwill Industries, Inc/Easter Seals Minnesota will not discriminate against any employee or applicant based upon a person’s race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, disability, status with regard to public assistance, age, sexual or affectional orientation, familial status, ancestry, local human rights commission activity, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other protected class.


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