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Store Manager - York, NE

Plains Equipment Group York, NE

Job Description

At Plains Equipment Group we are differentiating ourselves through our people, our partnerships, and our performance.  We are looking for an experienced Store Manager to join our team in York.   In this position you will have responsibilities for providing location leadership and will assume accountability for departments working together to achieve location goals.  The Location Manager promotes customer satisfaction, employee satisfaction, and the achievement of location performance metrics.  In addition you will be responsible for direct sales. 

Primary responsibilities:

  • In conjunction with district and function management, execute on annual budgets and business plans for the location, leading the location to achieve the established goals and objectives
  • Develop, coach and lead location and department managers, and sales staff at assigned store leveraging the the functional management team for support
  • Oversee the development and performance of all employees at assigned store
  • Assume responsibility for Deere Performance Metrics at assigned store
  • Optimize the profitable growth of the business in all operational areas for assigned location: Sales, Parts and Service
  • Ensure the successful implementation and delivery of precision farming, data management, and agronomic services and solutions to meet customer requirements
  • Promote and monitor the selling of appropriate machines and job optimization services
  • Lead the promotion of a 'solutions culture', engaging employees from all departments to support, promote and sell innovative services and solutions to meet customer requirements
  • Ensure adoption of company-wide policies and processes throughout all roles and functions
  • Ensure the company core values are well assimilated into the culture at assigned location
  • Instill and monitor John Deere & Plains Equipment Group standards/expectations for all interactions and transactions
  • Monitor staffing requirements and ensure optimal staffing levels are maintained; work with functional management team to hire and develop new employees
  • Monitor customer satisfaction levels and proactively address any areas of concern
  • Ensure security and controls are in place for all company assets and inventory
  • Responsible for day to day accountability of employees and for the overall morale of the location; maintain open lines of communication with all employees
  • Coordinate and lead store events:  Employee Meetings, Manager / Sales Meetings, Marketing Events & corresponding budgets
  • Maintain a clean, organized, and customer friendly facilities.  Ensure retail image (Showroom and Lot) are well maintained and merchandised
  • Work with functional  managers to resolve customer complaints and issues at the local level
  • Monitor employee schedules and overtime and ensure alignment with company direction
  • Coordinate attendance at community events: maintain local visibility and positive public relations
  • Ensure facilities are well maintained for customers and employees
  • Maintain a safe work environment for employees. Monitor safety plans, implement safety measures, and ensure safety is addressed regularly at employee meetings
  • Bring competitive issues to the attention of Functional and District Managers


  • 5+ years of experience in sales or operations management
  • Experience with John Deere and competitive products
  • Ability to professionally lead and motivate others
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to analyze and interpret financial reports
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and Internet Functions
  • Associates degree or equivalent experience required; Bachelor’s degree preferred

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Job Details

Date Posted October 4, 2019
Date Closes November 3, 2019
Address 3221 N Lincoln Ave
Located In York, NE
Department Sales
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, Based on Experience
Experience Level Experienced (7-15 yrs. experience)
Mon: 8 am to 4 pm
Tue: 8 am to 4 pm
Wed: 8 am to 4 pm
Thu: 8 am to 4 pm
Fri: 8 am to 4 pm
SOC Category 11-2022.00 Sales Managers
Zipcode 68467
Name Diane Waters
Address 150 NW 40th Street
City, State and Zip Lincoln, NE 68528
Phone 402-438-6189
FAX 402-476-4598

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Casual Dress
  • Discounts on Employer Merchandise & Services
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Holiday Party
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Wellness Program

This job requires the following skills

  • Agriculture - Administration
  • Agriculture - Sales
  • Budgeting
  • Business - Planning
  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Spreadsheets
  • Strong Flexibility / Adaptability
  • Strong Work Ethic
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • And More ...