Blain Supply

Store Manager

2 days ago(1/19/2018 12:39 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Class
Retail Store
Store Management
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Founded in 1955, Blain's Farm and Fleet is a specialty retailer with privately-held stores in Wisconsin, Illinois, and Iowa. Our philosophy is simple: offer the hardest working people in America an honest value and the best customer service. We do this by carrying the best brands at the lowest price possible, and hiring and training talented, hardworking people. We’re looking for candidates for our retail management training program. Our innovative, goal-oriented management training program is designed to prepare you for various aspects of store management. This program consists of 6 - 9 months of intensive hands-on training and focuses on providing you with the skills to be successful in store operations, leadership, and management. As an Assistant Store Manager, you will use the experience and knowledge gained in the training program to lead a team of store associates focused on ensuring that we exceed our customers’ expectations.


The Store Manager is responsible for overseeing all store operations of an assigned location.   This includeds, providing guidance and direction to the store team in the areas of customer experience/satisfaction, associate development, merchandising and many other aspects of the business so that the store will operate effectively and profitably.  Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain all store building/facilities and grounds.
  • Supervise all store staff.
  • Train new Management Trainees.
  • Attend bi-annual manager meetings and other seminars as needed.  Facilitate associate and store management meetings.
  • Enforce and measure adherence to all company procedures/policies.  Conduct performance evaluations and verbal and written coaching regarding disciplinary action.
  • Recruit, interview and staff the store.  Manage wages accordingly.
  • Responsible for all individual store financial issues, with corporate guidance.
  • Responsible for individual store donation budgets, both cash and merchandise.
  • Responsible for local advertising budget.
  • Provide training and advancement for all associates within the store location.
  • Provide human resource functions regarding company associate benefit package.
  • Attend to all store needs and function as a working-manager in all departments.




  • 5+ years of retail management experience
  • Bachelors Degree in Business Administration/Management or related field strongly preferred
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills
  • Strong merchandising and mechanical skills
  • Ability to train, delegate and supervise others
  • Proven ability to drive sales results through a strong level of business acumen
  • Effective problem resolution skills


  • Healthcare: Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Short and Long Term Disability and Life Insurance
  • Generous 401(k) plan
  • Company funded profit sharing program
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Associate Discount Program
  • Exciting and Engaging Work Environment


Job Class

Retail Store


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