Store Manager (Mt. Vernon, IL)

ERB is accepting applications for a Store Manager (Mt. Vernon, IL)

Responsible for the achievement of the location business plan objectives and fulfilling the expectations of all stakeholders (owners, customers, and employees).  Provides leadership in evaluating, allocating, and managing human, physical, and financial resources for the location. Optimizes the profitable growth of the business, the personal growth of employees, and the satisfaction of customers.

Job Function:

Working conditions may vary from well-lit office environment to outside conditions that may include high noise levels and/or extreme outdoor temperatures.  Must be able to sit for up to 75% of the workday.  May occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.  Valid Driver’s License in good standing is required.  This job may require long days, flexible hours and some weekends.  Some travel is required.

 
Job Essential Duties:

  • Executes the business plan and achieves financial performance, including sales, budgets, and cost control, according to established goals for a location
  • Develops and maintains a positive relationship with all existing and new customers and resolves any elevated customer issues
  • Ensures that appropriate communication takes place within and across all departments at the store location which may include leading regular department management staff meetings and all employee meetings
  • Communicates the dealership values, principles, vision, and mission within their location
  • Communicates with other store managers to implement best practices and consistent processes for all departments within the organization
  • Supports corporate managers in implementing changes in any department within the location
  • Ensures the successful planning and execution of marketing activities and events
  • Oversees maintenance, security and a professional appearance of the facility and property for the location
  • May represent the company for the sale of machinery to key customers as needed
  • Provides input to the hiring, development and coaching, evaluation, and effectiveness of the management team and other employees within their store
 
Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Business or equivalent experience required
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Heavy Construction Equipment
  • Minimum of 2 additional years’ experience as a parts or service manager or in a sales role
  • Familiar with John Deere and competitive products
  • Experience dealing with elevated customer issues
  • Ability to lead and motivate others
  • Knowledge of financial metrics and a solid understanding of sales, parts, and service operations
  • Solid analytical, business planning, problem solving, and communication skills

No calls or agencies please. Erb will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

 

Erb is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

 

Erb Equipment Company has been serving its customers since 1944, and operates eight stores in four states - Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky. Erb's growth is primarily due to the following three commitments: Commitment to Service, Commitment to Excellence and Commitment to the Future, in providing Customer Service. Being ever mindful that no success is permanent, the Erb family continues their unending efforts towards professional customer satisfaction through their Commitment to Our Customer Partners.

 

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