Assistant Store Manager

Organization: Industries for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Posted: 2020/10/09

POSITION OBJECTIVES: Oversee receiving operations and validate status for incoming shipments. Perform and validate inventory count records. Process sales, orders and special orders. Ensure safety and security of store and personnel. Maintain outstanding customer relations with base personnel.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Assists Manager with day-to-day operations.
Oversees receiving operations and ensure all merchandise is properly received.
Monitors open back/special orders and ensure orders are filled in a timely manner. Understand Essentially The Same (ETS) requirements and ensure an ETS free inventory.
Assists Manager with training requirements and ensure personnel are properly trained and understand the operations manual, employee handbook and their position.
Assists with deliveries when needed.
Monitors inventory levels and counts to ensure inventory accuracy.
Performs other duties as assigned by Store Manager.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must:

Have minimum of 3 years retail, sales, customer service or other related experience, strong leadership skills and be customer focused.
Must have a H.S. Diploma or equivalent.  Degree is Retail management is preferred but not essential.
Must have a valid driver's license and the ability to pass DOT requirements.
Must be able to pass Military Base Security Clearance.
Be proficient in retail operations and management.
Have knowledge of general inventory principals.
Have good communication skills and be able to properly train and coach personnel and delegate as necessary to ensure tasks are completed in a timely and accurate manner.
Be familiar with military and government organizations and acronyms and have an understanding of military supply and logistics and the AbilityOne program. Individual must also have excellent computer skills. 


Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

Lift up to 50 lbs.
Use pallet jacks and hand trucks.
Operate a forklift.
Valid driver's license
Operate a delivery truck/van


Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. 

*        Light to moderate noise levels.

*        Moderate to low light levels.

*        Hazardous material. 

*        Seasonal Inclement weather.

IBVI is committed to maximizing employment opportunities for the blind and visually impaired. Blind and visually impaired individuals will be given hiring priority. We are required to fill certain positions with legally blind individuals. 

Compensation and Benefits: Vacation time, discretionary bonus, health insurance, dental, FSA, life and disability insurance and a 403B retirement plan with a generous company match. 

IBVI is a leading manufacturer, supplier and distributor of industrial office supplies, office furniture, customized kitting and promotional products.  We are looking for amazing people to join our team! Recognized globally as an industry leader in workplace accessibility, we are dedicated to employing a diverse workforce. 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the job described.

Industries for the Blind and Visually Impaired is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


Name: Michele Repischak

Phone Number: 414-778-3054