Kum & Go General Manager Trainee in Greeley, Colorado

General Manager Trainee

Location:Store 942 - 6503 29th Street, Greeley, CO 80634

Employment Duration:Full time

About Kum & Go

At Kum & Go, we are striving to become the #1 convenience retailer in the U.S. We're excited about this effort and serious about achieving it. One way that we are progressing toward this part of the Kum & Go Vision is by truly embracing our culture and the elements that comprise it.

Our culture is driven by five core values:

  • Passion - "We love what we do, and it shows in our work."

  • Integrity - "We do the right thing, even when it is difficult."

  • Teamwork - We believe that greatness is only achieved in unity."

  • Caring - "We have genuine compassion for our customers, associates, families and communities."

  • Excellence - "We expect and deliver superior performance."

Description

Are you ready to accelerate your career and leverage your leadership in a fast-paced retail environment? We are currently looking for General Manager Trainees to join our dynamic company! As a Kum and Go General Manager Trainee, you will work closely with experienced General Managers and Supervisors to assist with attracting, retaining, and developing store talent to achieve the highest levels of service to our valued Kum & Go customers. This position will also understand and execute the Company Vision through standard operating procedures and day-to-day store operations, which includes managing the store’s profit & loss statement and asset management (ensuring store/property are in great condition). The General Manager Trainee will partner with the store team to achieve our vision of becoming the #1 Convenience Retailer by 2021.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Coaching and developing a successful team of associates that consistently meet our customers’ needs and lead by example.

  • Motivating the store team to execute store goals.

  • Perform daily and weekly administrative functions, including book work, bank deposits, competitive price surveys, order process, purchasing and researching out of stock merchandise.

  • Build knowledge, proficiency, and ownership in food.

  • Respond to the needs and requests of clients and Kum & Go management and staff in a professional and expedient manner.

  • Promote the Kum & Go vision and values internally and externally.

  • Exhibits professionalism in appearance, conduct and judgment

Education/Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED required. Bachelor degree preferred.

  • Previous experience leading a team and P& L experience required.

Minimum Skills and/or Knowledge Required:

  • Proficient computer skills (Excel/Word)

  • Ability to understand and utilize financial and operational data

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including ability to adapt to change

  • Ability to multi-task while maintaining high detail orientation

  • Strong drive for success

  • Broad availability to include nights, weekends, and holidays

  • Professional and approachable appearance

  • Ability to demonstrate core values; Teamwork, Excellence, Integrity, Caring, Passion

Kum & Go Leadership Competencies:

  • Communication: Delivers clear, effective communication and listens to others

  • Conceptual Thinking: Recognizes patterns, trends, themes, and connections in information to develop innovative ideas and solutions

  • Constructive Engagement: Expresses ideas and disagreements, constructively resolves conflict, and encourages others to do the same

  • Customer Orientation: Meets the expectations and needs of internal and external customers

  • Decision Making: Makes good decisions in a timely manner

  • Empowerment: Takes initiative and solves problems

  • Talent Development: Maximizes potential and improves overall performance

  • Influence: Proactively builds relationships and influence others

  • Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving: Accurately assesses problems, and effectively and efficiently arrives at solutions

  • Strategic Thinking: Understands the current state and is able to visualize the ideal state and how to achieve it

Kum & Go is one of the largest privately-held, company-operated convenience store chains in the United States, and is headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa. With approximately 440 stores across 11 states throughout the Midwest, we are distinguished from our competitors by our excellence in customer service. Our entrepreneurial company is taking progressive steps to increase how the brand is leveraged to support our tremendous growth. Kum & Go considers people to be their greatest asset…come join us!