Website Wawa Inc.
Wawa General Manager Job Summary: The General Manager (GM) is responsible for management of the entire store operation. The GM will lead the management team to ensure execution of organizational objectives, initiatives, and achievement of store and profit goals. Maximize store profitability through managing all controllable expenses, optimizing all revenue streams, and leading and developing a high performing team. Manages the fuel offer where applicable. The GM is responsible for customer and associate satisfaction, brand standards, and profitability. The GM will select, develop and effectively lead a highly engaged team.Principal Duties: Accountable to meet or exceed key performance metric targets/projections; deliver budgeted merchandise gross profit by executing the merchandise plan. Maintain awareness of store-level and organizational financial performance trends to help achieve store profitability. Manage financial plans for the store by reviewing and interpreting financial reports and take appropriate action as required to achieve goals. Ensure execution of all plans.Analyze income statement and utilize reports to ensure store’s profitability. Manage inventory to maximize sales, control costs and reduce waste; proactively recognize trends across the store. Manage cash management procedures.Analyze results and trends from audits (internal and external) and take the appropriate action to resolve/address issues.Ensure conditions across the store meet or exceed standards for safety, service, and overall operational efficiency by analyzing opportunities and ensuring execution of established policies, procedures, practices and programs. Adhere to work designs and implement improvement actions across the store. Manage all safety programs and ensure proper execution and compliance. Report and document all customer and associate incidences in the appropriate time frame. Ensure compliance to all federal and local laws and to all company policies and procedures.Responsible for leading change initiatives, championing programs and educating associates on the reason and need for change. Ensure programs are executed according to design, integrated and sustained.Ensure a positive shopping experience for all customers. Respond to customer complaints or inquiries. Solicit customer feedback, input, and information from various sources. Review information and create a plan to consistently meet the expectations of all customers.Responsible for staffing the store appropriately to cover the customer and business demands of a 24/7 business. Proactively identify hiring needs across the store. Share responsibilities for interviewing candidates by following a standard procedure. Consult with store management team in order to make final hiring decisions.Allocate resources, prioritize and delegate work, and effectively manage time through efficient scheduling and usage of labor hoursAllocate appropriate and adequate resources necessary for effective training execution as designed. Validate that all associates are trained to perform their jobs safely, effectively and to provide great customer service. Conduct all aspects of management training. Oversee and monitor the effective training of all associates to ensure proficiency of skills.Create and sustain an inclusive store atmosphere by taking intentional steps to understand the diversity of the store team and encourage mutual understanding and respect while promoting a productive, engaged team environment. Value store associates through celebration and recognition.Support the development of associates and store management team through appropriate talent management processes (e.g., performance management, development plans, career conversations, development opportunities). Provide overall direction and support for team and monitor and assess individual work in accordance with high standards of excellence. Provide feedback, coaching, support opportunities for development, complete performance appraisals, take corrective action when appropriate, and participate in hiring decisions.Build relationships with community partners to connect the store with its community. Use working knowledge of organization’s support structure to develop support network and make business connections. Proactively leverage tools, resources and information throughout the organization.Essential Functions: Ability to work well individually as well as in a team environmentExcellent oral and written communication skillsExcellent customer service skillsAbility to work with little or no supervisionDetail oriented and excellent organizational skillsExcellent analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skillsAbility to handle multiple projects simultaneously and independentlyExcellent interpersonal skillsProven self-starter with demonstrated ability to make decisionsExcellent leadership skillsUnderstanding of store finances and awareness of impact to businessAvailability to work all shifts, weekends, and holidays, based on business needsAbility to learn and utilize the store’s technologyBasic Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field preferredExperience leading, developing and selecting teamsExperience effectively implementing change and demonstrated results in executionLeadership experience in a fast-paced retail, food service, or fuel environment preferredProven and consistently demonstrated skills in the following:o Exceptional Customer Serviceo Relationship Buildingo Effective CommunicationJob Type: Full-timePay: $60,000.00 – $90,000.00 per yearBenefits:401(k)401(k) matchingDental insuranceEmployee assistance programEmployee discountFlexible scheduleFlexible spending accountHealth insuranceHealth savings accountLife insurancePaid time offParental leaveProfessional development assistanceReferral programRetirement planTuition reimbursementVision insuranceSchedule:8 hour shiftDay shiftHolidaysNight shiftOn callWeekend availabilitySupplemental Pay:Bonus payEducation:High school or equivalent (Preferred)Experience:Leadership: 5 years (Required)Work Location:Multiple locationsWork Remotely:NoWork Location: Multiple Locations