Lowe's Market Director - Stores in Maple Grove, Minnesota

Job Description:

Market Directors of Stores (MDSs)are ultimately responsible for overall store performance within their Markets with a primary focus on sales and profitability. MDSs are expected to drive store sales growth and profitability by approaching their business strategically, studying issues and opportunities within their local markets, and working to develop/implement long-range plans that drive business objectives. MDSs must coach and develop the leadership talent in their Market and constantly prepare and lead their people through change. They need to empower Store Managers to lead their businesses and manage operations autonomously within their stores. MDSs are expected to have all stores in a state of sales and service readiness at all times and make sure that all corporate-originated programs are optimally implemented.

Essential functions of the role include:

Informs and Executes Strategy • Drives Business Results and Maximizes Sales • Creates an Obsession for Service that Differentiates Lowe’s from the Competition • Validates Operational Basics • Builds Talent Pools • Supports Employee Engagement

Required Qualifications:

Previous successful performance as a Lowe’s Store Manager for at least 4 years or 4 years operations management experience in retail operation with revenues in excess of $40 million. • Knowledge of the retail industry and practices. • Experience analyzing and using customer, market and competitor analytics. • Must have a broad business perspective and demonstrate expert level business acumen. Experience conducting business planning. • Strong communication skills with outstanding interpersonal skills. Must be able to relate positively, favorably, and cooperatively with others and manage relationships at all levels of the organization. • Experience with computer technology and ability to learn and teach new tools. • Must be able to travel consistent with demands of the position.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, marketing, or related field. • Big-box home improvement retail industry experience • Multi-unit retail operations experience

Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving approximately 16 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico through its stores and online at Lowes.com, Lowes.ca and Lowes.com.mx. With fiscal year 2014 sales of $56.2 billion, Lowe’s has more than 1,840 home improvement and hardware stores and 265,000 employees. Founded in 1946 and based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe's supports the communities it serves through programs that focus on K-12 public education and community improvement projects. For more information, visit Lowes.com.

Job ID: 1190344BR

Line of Business: Corporate

Job Category: Store Operations Support

Department: 0266 - Region 12 Office

Employment Type I: Regular

Employment Type II: Full-Time

Location #: 2627

Location Name: Maple Grove, MN

City: Maple Grove

State: MN

EEO Statement:

Lowe’s is an equal opportunity employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law.