Our Assistant Managers support the Store Manager in leading teams to maximize the financial output of the store through the optimization of talent, operational execution, and delivery of a rewarding experience for customers and associates. Our Assistant Managers manage a team of high-achievers, who have a passion for excellence, continuous improvement and obsess about getting things done. They are expected to embrace our Mission Statement and Success Drivers for the Assistant Manager position and model Harbor Freight Tool’s Core Principles.Profit MaximizationDrive sales to exceed financial goalsSupport a results-driven store environmentPlan, prepare, and ensure successful execution of special eventsManage payroll and expensesOperational ExecutionIs a Subject Matter Expert in all operational processesEnsure the execution,educationand understanding of all Standard Operating ProceduresManage and participate in the timely and accurate completion of workloadEnsure compliancetocompany policies and proceduresTalent OptimizationSelection and retention ofhigh qualitytalentTraining and developmentPerformance managementPromote a team atmosphereCustomer ExperienceEnsure and model a helpful customer experienceEnsure items are in-stockEnsure items are priced rightMaintain a safe, clean, and organized storeEnsure a consistent and appropriate level of safety, both in staff behavior and in facility maintenanceSuccess DriversDrive For ResultsUses data to set priorities and translates goals into action plansConsistently pushes self and others for resultsManages internal and external communicationsDeveloping Direct Reports and OthersIs a people builderProvides challenging and stretching tasks and assignmentsHolds frequent development discussionsMotivating OthersCreates a climate in which people want to do their bestMotivates and inspires direct reports and teamsMakes each individual feel their work is importantManaging and Measuring WorkClearlyassigns responsibility for tasks and decisionsSets clear and measurable objectivesMonitors process, progress, and results and provides effective feedback Decision QualityMakes good decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, experience, judgment and partnershipSought out by others for advice and solutionsSuggests solutions that are correct and accurateCustomer FocusExperienceMinimum of two yearsâ experience in retail managementEducationTechnical, Trade, or Vocational degree or High School graduate/Equivalent or 2 years Management or Functional ExperiencePhysical RequirementsAbility to communicate with customers and associates in person and via e-mail and telephone. Ability to intermittently lift, push and/or pull up to 50 pounds.Requires standing and moving for an entire shift.Ability to lift, bend, kneel, climb, crawl and/or twist.Ability to safely climb up and down a ladder.Ability to become forklift certified and physically able to operate a forklift in accordance with IIPP.AvailabilityAbility to work an open schedule, including evenings, holidays, overnights and weekends as necessary to meet the needs of the business. Regular attendance is an essential function of the job.