Manager in Training

Manager in Training

$20.00 / hour to start
Full-time

So, you want to be a Manager at Mounds Pet Food Warehouse? Then this is the job for you! We are hiring Managers in Training for all Mounds locations: Middleton, Fitchburg, Janesville, Madison, and Sun Prairie!

Mounds Pet Food Warehouse has been in business for over 50 years and is an award-winning business because of the people who work here. Work is more than just work when you are surrounded by passionate people giving back to others. Join the Mounds team and make the world a better place, one pet at a time!

Take advantage of a generous employee discount, feel at ease with our great health benefits, and know that we have paid leave, paid holidays, and family-friendly work hours.

OUR BENEFITS INCLUDE:

➙ A positive, collaborative culture that promotes employee success
➙ Paid sick and vacation time (full-time employees)
➙ Family-friendly hours: Our stores are closed on these holidays: New Year’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas
➙ Unbelievable benefits: Health plan, dental, short-term, and long-term disability
➙ A generous employee discount
➙ 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match
➙ Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) – Mounds is Employee Owned!
➙ Career advancement opportunities
➙ Paid training
➙ Steady hours

Managers in Training work 40 hours per week in the physical store Monday – Friday 8 am -8:30 pm, Saturdays 8:30 am – 6:30 pm and Sundays 9:30 am – 5:30 pm. The starting pay is $20.00 per hour + bonuses. While occasional overtime is required, we remain committed to limiting the amount of overtime hours logged by employees to those that are absolutely necessary.

A TYPICAL DAY ON THE JOB INCLUDES:

➙ Learning to manage the day-to-day operations of physical retail store location
➙ Completing store opening and closing procedures multiple times per week, including weekends
➙ Hiring, training, motivating, and coaching employees for success
➙ Supervising employees, delegating tasks, evaluating employee performance, and scheduling
➙ Keeping the store stocked, organized, clean and attractive to customers
➙ Resolving conflicts or complaints from customers and employees
➙ Maintaining knowledge of products available in the store
➙ Ordering inventory, stocking sales floor, scanning items into the digital inventory system, and merchandising

While paid on the job training is provided, 3 or more years of retail management experience is preferred. Less experienced managers are encouraged to apply. We ensure managers in training are in a position to succeed by providing training, feedback, and the opportunity to advance personal and professional goals. Advancement is tied to performance. After 4 to 6 months of training, successful trainees can become Store Managers. All Managers are eligible for annual raises and bonuses!