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Temporary Store Associate at Stock+Field in Streator, Illinois

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Title: Temporary Store Associate

Department: Store Operations

Reports To: Store Manager / Assistant Store Manager

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

After more than 55 years, Stock+Field (formerly known as Big R Stores) is closing its doors at all 25 locations. At each store we are hiring a limited number of temporary associates to augment our staff during the weeks leading up to closing. This is a temporary position and is not eligible for any benefits. Temporary Associates may be assigned to any function as store needs dictate, such as Receiving, Stocking, Departments (e.g. Sporting Goods, Housewares) and Cashiering.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

Provide prompt and courteous customer service centered around meeting the customers needsEnsure that the salesfloor is maintained in a neat, clean, and organized mannerPresent merchandise that is accurately priced and frontedReplenish product availability by merchandising new and existing freightMaintain efficient and organized stock roomMonitor and rotate date sensitive product to ensure timely sell throughFoster a safe and productive work environment for associates and customersBe diligent in protecting company assetsFollow all SOP guidelines and company policiesOther duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications
Must be sixteen years of age or overBasic Computer KnowledgeReading, Comprehension and Writing Skills

Preferred Qualifications

High school Diploma or equivalentPrevious retail experience

Personality and Relational Skills

Maintains a focus on Customer ServicePerforms as a team player
Always demonstrates a professional attitude with customers and co-workers, including during high pressure situationsPays close attention to details and learns from mistakesSeeks out work to be done and does not wait for work to be assignedSolves problems with minimal supervision

Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing.The position does require frequent lifting of merchandise.It is expected that the employee lift safely, using proper body mechanics and lifting devices. When lifting heavy items, up to 50 pounds, a team lift may be required.