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Assistant Store Manager

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Job Type: 
Full Time
Employment length: 
Language requirements: 
Education requirements: 
Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Job experience: 
1 year to less than 2 years
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Job Location: 

A shared passion for
cars and trucks.

PartSource is a chain of automotive parts specialty stores that offer brand-name auto parts to the medium to heavy do-it-yourselfers, automotive enthusiasts and commercial installers.

As part of Canadian Tire Corporations growing network of interrelated businesses, PartSource employees are committed to ensuring that our commercial and retail customers enjoy a memorable customer experience. In return, our investment in our people includes a comprehensive total rewards package, including store discount programs and opportunities for career development.


Position Summary:

The Assistant Store Manager is responsible for providing support to the Store Manager and the store teams for execution of all operational directives. This is accomplished through ensuring optimal customer experiences, maximizing sales, expense and cost management, store presentation, and protection of company assets.


Customer Service

        Leads and supports the drive to build a Sales Obsessed Culture by providing an exceptional in store customer experience

        Supports the commercial sales team by providing customer service support.

        Ensures and leads execution of the Customer Experience, and provides resolution for all    customer concerns.


        Follows up on execution of PS visual compliance standards, store maintenance and pricing standards.

        Follows up on execution of price changes.

        Executes and or delegates delivery of  planograms, and merchandising directives.

        Supports the drive for managing / minimizing store shrink through team awareness, enforcement of audit compliance and standards and rigid inventory control.

        Ensures accurate execution and completes daily review of shipping /receiving/ returns processing and documentation according to company policies.

        Provides support in preparation for annual inventories.

        Follows and ensures compliance of all Cash and Audit, and OH&S policies and procedures.

        Provides support as required for overall Store and equipment maintenance and compliance for PS fleet, using FOS fleet management maintenance system, driver compliance, and appropriate certifications for all roles.

        Assumes responsibility for Store leadership in the absence of the Store Manager.


        Provides support to store team, through communication, coaching, feedback and ongoing support

        Follows up on individual sales goals

        Communicates in a clear and concise manner to team, leading effective huddles / meetings / coaching sessions, keeping team well informed of pertinent information.

        Follows up with Store team members on completion of required training, i.e. health and safety, assigned CTU modules, within required timeframes.

        Supports the Store Manager during team meetings.

        Participates as required in interviews and  hiring strategy for store


        Participates in recognition programs, in store contests, customer compliments, etc.

        Fosters positive and productive partnership with Commercial sales team  

        Actively provides constructive feedback to management on observations of team performance

        Supports the Store Manager in providing coaching to the teams on disciplinary issues consistently and impartially.

        Promotes and maintains a positive and motivating work environment.

        Provides mentorship to teams and influences continuous growth.



        Achieves personal sales and supports store sales targets

        Store Sales at or above budget

        Store shrink loss control

        Payroll at or below budgeted pay %

        Expenses at or below budgeted %

        Achievement of 95% on Store Audits


        Supervisory skills, proven ability to coach, and  store team, through effective communication, coaching, feedback and ongoing support

        Proven ability to take initiative and execute on plans

        Exceptional communication skills

        Excellent organizational skills

        1-3 years retail experience in a supervisory capacity

        High energy, enthusiasm and a drive to succeed

        Fundamental computer skills an asset

        Passion for automotive or automotive enthusiasts

        Able to work retail hours including scheduled evenings, weekends and holidays

What youll get

        Competitive salary

        Competitive bonus program

        Comprehensive Benefit package

        Employee Preferred Pricing on Hard Parts

        Comprehensive training in a variety of formats

Background Check Requirements:

As a condition of employment, this position is subject to the successful completion of the following pre-employment conditions:

  • Employment Verifications
  • Criminal Background Check

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates elected for an interview will be contacted.