Store Manager – 001945

Bridgestone Americas

Company Overview

Bridgestone Retail Operations (BSRO) is part of Bridgestone Americas and employs over 22,000 teammates in North America. BSRO operates more than 2,200 company-owned stores, including Firestone Complete Auto Care, Tires Plus and Wheel Works locations. With locations across North America and more than $3 billion in tire and auto service sales, Bridgestone Retail Operations is the right place to build a career.

Whatever role you fill, when you represent the Bridgestone name, you are a valued teammate, and part of our larger mission to “Serve Society with Superior Quality.” We start by offering each teammate more than just competitive pay. We provide formal training, performance incentives, paid vacation and holidays, competitive healthcare packages for full-time and part-time employees, and a 401k plan to help build towards your future.

We believe people can only provide superior service and quality to others when they are allowed to bring their whole self to work and know they are supported. We believe in championing all perspectives, individuals and teams because we understand the importance of seeing the world and our business through many different lenses. We are building a team as diverse as the world we serve. So, show us what you’re made of. Show us the smart stuff, the tough stuff, the bold, beautiful and brave stuff. Because who you are is what we need.

Job Category

Retail

Position Summary

Responsible for every aspect of the store operation, which includes: selecting, coaching and developing store teammates as well as merchandising, advertising and promotion of products and services.

Responsibilities

Customer service

Drive store sales & promotions

Build Customer Satisfaction & Loyalty

Creating Results for Teammates, Customers and the Company

Understand alternative tire sourcing and competitors

Payroll, budgets and store goals

Responsible for record keeping and relevant financial information

Manage, schedule and assign staff according to their skill level

Attend paid training to stay up-to-date with new developments in the automotive service industry

Follow up with customers to obtain feedback and ensure they are satisfied with received

Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma or equivalent

Demonstrated success in retail sales management

Problem solving as it relates to customer complaints

Aptitude to manage inventory, order scheduling, and ongoing merchandising displays

Must be able to assist customers for personal sales as well as complaints to ensure customer retention and loyalty

Teammate and customer communication skills

Negotiation and conflict resolution skills

Must have a valid automobile drivers license at all times and be able to drive customer and company vehicles

Must have completed all current and required Firestone Complete Auto Care education courses & modules required for this position

Preferred Qualifications

High school degree or equivalent is required

2 year college degree or equivalent

Our Crew Knows Benefits

Health benefits that start on day one of employment, for all of our full-time teammates:

Paid vacation and holidays

On-the-job training and company-funded ASE certifications

Tuition reimbursement program

401(k) match

Vision and Dental Coverage

On demand pay (daily pay) program available

Our Values Give Back To You

Professional Development: No matter where you’re at in your career, we’ve got the resources to help you level up.

Community & Involvement: We pride ourselves on working with our local communities and giving back where we can.

Integrity & Teamwork: Part of what makes our teams different is our family-like mentality and drive to do things right, always.

Bridgestone is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. It is our policy to consider for employment all individuals regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Employment Eligibility

If hired, a Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification must be completed at the start of employment. Temporary work authorization or the need for sponsorship may disqualify you from employment.