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Retail Supervisor - Portland

  • Job
    Full-time
    Junior, Mid & Senior Level
  • Hospitality & Retail
    Sales & Business Development
  • Portland
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AI generated summary

  • You need 2-5 years of experience, strong communication skills, ability to operate POS systems, and lift up to 40 lbs in a fast-paced retail environment. Flexibility and adaptability to changing schedules are essential.
  • You will oversee the work of retail staff, provide guidance and training, supervise department operations, uphold store culture, collaborate with leadership, and ensure adherence to company standards and policies.

Requirements

  • You Have:
  • No specific education required (High School Diploma or GED preferred)
  • 2-5 years of experience in position or specialization
  • Skill operating a Point of Sales (POS) system, other in-store computerized systems, and telephone
  • Effective communication skills; able to exchange ideas and information with store leadership team, associates and consumers
  • Job Conditions:
  • Frequently in a more active environment (i.e., requires ability to constantly move about) that can be physical or strenuous in nature (frequently adjusting/moving items weighing up to 40 lbs.), may frequently use specialized equipment, may have exposure to dust and noise
  • Occasionally requires the ability to work in place
  • Ability to clearly communicate with others
  • Availability to work a flexible retail schedule, which may change seasonally and in response to location-specific business trends or forecasts. All local, state, and federal laws are adhered to when evaluating your availability.

Responsibilities

  • ​Oversees the day-to-day work of assigned associate level staff; providing direction and guidance, training and coaching to associate level team members to ensure efficient and effective operations and proper store procedures to support the overall customer experience in store.
  • Supervises assigned department of responsibility; overseeing to the profitability of the store by receiving, handling, replenishing and processing.
  • Creates and maintains store culture of through teamwork and coaching; displaying a high professional standard of individual behavior and leading by example.
  • Collaborates with store leadership team concerning policies, procedures, and standards for assigned area of responsibility.
  • Maintains company standards and policies; ensures that employees to adhere procedures and quality standards; works to resolve any problems or errors.

FAQs

What qualifications do I need to become a Retail Supervisor in Portland?

No specific education is required, but a High School Diploma or GED is preferred. You should have 2-5 years of experience in a relevant position and be skilled in operating a Point of Sales (POS) system, other in-store computerized systems, and telephone. Effective communication skills are also necessary.

What are the responsibilities of a Retail Supervisor at Columbia Sportswear Company?

The Retail Supervisor oversees the day-to-day work of assigned associate level staff, provides direction and guidance, and trains and coaches team members to ensure efficient and effective operations. They also supervise the profitability of the store in their assigned department, create and maintain a positive store culture through teamwork and coaching, and collaborate with store leadership on policies and procedures.

What are the job conditions for a Retail Supervisor in Portland?

The job may be frequently in a more active environment that can be physical or strenuous in nature, requiring the ability to constantly move about and adjust/move items weighing up to 40 lbs. There may be exposure to dust and noise. Retail Supervisors should have the ability to work in place, communicate clearly with others, and work a flexible retail schedule that may change seasonally and in response to location-specific business trends or forecasts.

Retail & Consumer Goods
Industry
5001-10,000
Employees

Mission & Purpose

Based in Portland, Oregon, Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ: COLM) is a global outdoor brand that crafts active lifestyle gear fortified with industry-leading technologies and tested in our backyard. Our apparel, footwear, and accessories reflect our Pacific Northwest heritage and indomitable spirit. Over the last 80 years, Columbia and our family of brands, Sorel, prAna, and Mountain Hardwear, have grown to over 10,000 employees and proudly sell products in over 100 countries. At Columbia, we're as passionate about the outdoors as you are. And while our gear is available around the world, we're proud to be based in the Pacific Northwest where the lush forests, snow-covered mountains, rugged coastline, and wide-open spaces serve as our playground. This is where we hike, fish, hunt, camp, climb, shred, paddle, golf, run, and just enjoy the fresh air with friends. We hope to see you out there.