Bridgestone Americas, Inc General Manager in HAMMOND, Louisiana
Established in 1991, Speedco is a leading provider of on-highway lubrication and preventative maintenance services for the trucking industry. Speedco provides fast, efficient and convenient service to commercial truck owner-operators and fleets. Speedco’s trained and dedicated teams strive to satisfy their customers with integrity, efficiency and quality service that is the best in the industry.
Speedco has a national network of 51 on-highway locations across the nation. Speedco is owned by Bridgestone Commercial Solutions, which is part of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations.
The General Manager’s position is responsible for leading, directing, and coordinating activities to obtain optimum efficiency and profitability of Speedco store operations.
This position is responsible for the technical and organizational development of the teammates, recruitment, and maintenance of staffing levels, operations and processes necessary to achieve financial, environmental, quality and safety targets.
This role will maximize the stores productivity, speed, and quality of service to meet company and customer expectations, while maintaining consistency with Speedco processes and consistency to Speedco service offerings. The General Manager will manage up to three store mangers who in turn supervise 12 to 25 employees.
Manage and lead overall store operations
Promote a safe work environment
Lead Speedco store operations to ensure Speedco processes and system requirements are achieved per internal & external standards
Interview and hire potential employees
Complete regular scheduled employee evaluations
Lead and promote teammate training programs
Lead and mentor teammates to drive company strategies; and adherence to processes and protocols
Be able to build and maintain a strong management team
Build the Speedco culture at store level and inspire Speedco teammates
Prepare weekly shift schedules along with daily shift assignments and activities
Time clock management
Responsible for profit and loss
Daily accounting functions
Champion our company’s initiatives
Inspect store cleanliness and maintain to Speedco standards
Manage inventory controls and ordering of product
Maintain store equipment and tools to Speedco standards
Address and manage daily operational activities
Maintain compliance with all regulatory agencies
Manage our quality improvement processes
Track, maintain and improve customer service
Complete any other assigned tasks delegated by corporate and Regional Management.
This position requires a High School education or equivalent, BS degree helpful
2 years or more of retail managerial experience along with a proven track record of positions with increasing responsibility
Experience with class 6, 7 and 8 semi truck mechanics and or lubrications helpful
Strong analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills
Working knowledge with Microsoft Word/ Excel/ PowerPoint
Excellent people relations skills
Ability to Lead by example and make decisions based on strong analytical insight
Ability to build trust and respect to promote store successes
Employee Type Regular Full-Time
Degree Preferred High School
Requisition ID 2017-110349
Posted Date 5/15/2017
Zip Code 70403
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As an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy of Bridgestone 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.