Store Manager Protege

Bridgestone Corporation
New Haven
Oct 06, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
**Opportunity Details:** **Overview:** **Bridgestone Retail Operations, LLC** employs over 22,000 teammates in North America and operates more than 2,200 company-owned stores. The store locations include Firestone Complete Auto Care, Tires Plus, and Wheel Works. With 2,200 locations across America and over $3 billion in tire and auto service sales, Bridgestone Retail Operations is the right place to build a career. Learn more! We are currently hiring for the position of: **Store Manager** If you're looking for a career with an industry leader that promotes heavily from within its own ranks, then you should keep reading! Firestone Complete Auto Care store managers have significant opportunities to advance within our store management ranks due to our accelerated career path. Most of our store managers receive a total compensation of between $55,000 to $100,000 or more + benefits! In our performance based culture our store managers earn a competitive salary and a bonus based on their store's profitability. **But first, a little bit more about us???** As today's consumers continue to hold on to their vehicles for a longer and longer period of time, they increasingly trust and depend on us to maintain what is often their lifeline and second largest investment. In fact, our unique business model actually makes us one of the few retailers that can excel in an economic recession or expansion. We have over 2,200 stores throughout the US and we're continually opening new locations each year. If fact, we are the largest automotive aftermarket retailer in the US and the world! Aside from being the industry leader, we provide outstanding compensation and rewarding careers. This includes a full line-up of benefits, including a 401K plan, and a commitment to ongoing training and professional development including an accelerated career path to management positions. **So you may be saying to yourself, "This sounds great, but I don't know anything about car repair!"** That's OKAY! We MUCH prefer to hire people with the right ATTITUDE, PASSION, DRIVE, and CUSTOMER CENTRIC OUTLOOK. We can teach the necessary automotive skills, but we CANNOT teach these qualities! In fact, many of our most successful store managers now joke that they didn't know a steering wheel from a brake pad before they joined our Manager Trainee Program! **Our Education and Development Programs:** Our Managers attend our New Teammate Orientation (NTO) where our talented automotive education managers provide a one week course and outline of our business. In addition, we offer many ongoing education courses for all of our teammates as they progress through our organization. **The million dollar question:** Do you have an outgoing personality, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a drive to succeed rapidly in a performance based culture? Maybe you're tired of just "sitting behind a desk." If you're looking for a career with unlimited potential as opposed to just another J-O-B. then this may be the opportunity you've been waiting for. We encourage those interested in learning to truly manage a business as part of our accelerated retail management track to apply today. **Responsibilities:** **Job Responsibilities of Retail Store Manager Trainee:** + Build teammate Capability and Retention + Build Teammate and Customer Satisfaction & Loyalty + Provide Tire and Auto Products and Services + Creating Results for Teammates, Customers, and the Company Involved in every aspect of the store operation. To include selecting, coaching and developing store teammates as well as merchandising, advertising and promotion of products and services. Success at this level opens up a wealth of additional challenging career opportunities. **Qualifications:** **_Requirements_** + Demonstrated success in retail sales management. + Valid driver's license required. + Pre-employment drug test/physical/background check will help assure we build teams of peoplewho can best work with others and serve customer needs. + A college degree is preferred and may be required. + Excellent base salary and bonus opportunities. **_Benefits, Privileges and Growth Opportunities_** + We offer over 31 Benefits and Privileges to include medical, dental, vision, 401k, cash balance retirement plan and more. + **_We are An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer_** , in fact, "One of our strengths is found in our commitment to serve a diverse customer population with diverse teams of teammates." + Over 100 years of success is an indication of the stability our workforce enjoys. **Store Address** _680 CHAPEL ST_ **Employee Type** _Regular Full-Time_ **Degree Preferred** _2 Year Degree_ **Requisition ID** _2016-85690_ **Location** _US_ _-_ _CT_ _-_ _NEW HAVEN_ **Region** _.._ **Category** _Store Management_