General Manager

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Position Details - General Manager
General Manager
Date Published
November 12, 2014
End Date
November 21, 2014
Chicopee , MA
Job Description
General Manager
Full-Time Position Available
317 Meadow Street, Ste 1, Chicopee, MA
The Fastenal Company would like to invite ambitious, hard-working individuals to apply for the position of full-time General Manager. Applicants should be able to bring new ideas and improvements to business practices; remain fair, respectful and moral in all situations; and work well both independently and as part of a team.
Since 1967 Fastenal has grown from a single store to nearly 2,700 locations, each providing tailored local inventory and personal service for our customers. As we've expanded across the world, we've retained a core belief in people and their ability to accomplish remarkable things - if given the opportunity. From this philosophy stems an entrepreneurial culture that challenges every employee to run their own business, create their own success, and rise up to become company leaders.
As a growth company with a solid financial position, that typically doubles in size every four to five years, we are committed to training, promoting from within, and creating opportunities for our employees. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and are looking to make your mark as part of an elite growth company, you won't find a better fit than Fastenal.
Working as a full-time General Manager, you will be responsible for all aspects of the store business. Support responsibilities may include purchasing, receiving, packing orders, deliveries, sourcing and inventory management as needed to assure success of the business. This position is for our store located at 317 Meadow Street, Ste 1, Chicopee, MA.
The duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
o Developing and executing a sales plan in a local territory to reach/exceed business goals
o Demonstrating excellence in business to business selling on a daily basis
o Effectively communicating business statistics & progress toward goals to motivate the performance of others
o Modeling and promoting career opportunities to personnel
o Developing and training others to achieve optimal business results as well as personal goals
o Demonstrating the ability to lead others
o Performing all aspects of running a small business as required
The skills and qualifications required for this position include:
o Ability to demonstrate Company values of Ambition, Innovation, Integrity, and Teamwork
o A valid driver's license and the ability to meet our driving record requirements
o The ability to lift, slide and lower packages that typically weigh 25lbs-50lbs and may weigh up to 75lbs
o The desire to practice integrity and professionalism in all aspects of the business
o Excellent written and oral communication skills
o A positive attitude, effective problem solving ability, and dedication to providing optimal customer service
o The ability to learn and perform multiple tasks in a fast paced, dynamic team environment
o Effective time management and organizational skills
o Keen attention to detail and a sense of urgency
o Strong computer skills and math aptitude
o An Associate's Degree in Business/Marketing OR equivalent industry experience and knowledge of the local market
o At least one year of Fastenal or related sales experience is preferred
o Previous managerial experience and product knowledge are a plus
o Ability to pass the required drug test (applicable in the US, Puerto Rico, and Guam ONLY).

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