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Department Managers are employed in the retail industry and are responsbile for overseeing staff, merchandising, maintaining stocks, implementing business strategies to attain sales goals, forecasting sales, recruiting new employees, and providing customer service. Top resume samples for Department Manager emphasize managerial skills, selling skills, teamwork, self motivation, time management, computer competencies, attention to details and communication abilities. Those seeking to work in the retail industry as managers usually make display of a college degree in their resumes.

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Department Manager

Responsible for $2MM annual budget, leadership and development of 50 high skilled employees and initial production of all new products within the organization.

  • Led and coordinated a manufacturing operational redesign resulting in 1.9 MM savings in operating cost while increasing daily throughput by 30% and achieving record sales of 13MM.
  • Selected as key team member in development of organization's new product introduction resulting in conception to market time reduction of 50%.
  • Led company - wide Fine Arts Campaign in 1999 exceeding previous year's donations.
  • Selected from among peers to facilitate leadership courses and Total Quality classes.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Industrial Technology
MA
Biblicial Studies
Leadership Development Program Graduate
2

Beauty Department Manager

Beauty Manager for [company name] Westheimer Grocery with $1.4M Weekly Store Sales, $140,000 Monthly Beauty Department Sales

  • Managed staff of 5 including Beauty, Shelf Edge, and Drug contributors.
  • Enhanced and implemented Beauty Department Resets including Planograms, Layouts, and Customer Experience.
  • Reduced Shrink to an average of under 5%.
  • Managed Ordering & Inventory Controls to optimize Best Sellers and reduce Out of Stocks.
  • Consistently met Department Sales Goals.
  • Consistently optimized Staff Sales per Hour (SPH) to meet Weekly Salary Budget.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Business Of Administration
Management
Business/ Salon Management
3

Dairy Department Manager

Maintained and assessed average monthly shipment productivity.

  • Handled heavy machinery such as Forklifts, Pallet Jacks, and Balers to assist with movement of inventory.
  • Provided prestigious customer service creating lasting clientele rapport.
  • Cultivated new backroom standards for more efficient organization.
  • Systematized 16,000 units of inventory improving the rate of internal loss prevention for the business.
  • Trained, developed, and oversaw a team of three or more to uphold store protocol to ensure best productivity.
  • Communicated with management and floor associates any adversity or changes with procedures.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
4

Trade Department Manager

Responsible for determining quantities, ordering, stocking and returning of all materials in a 1.6 million dollar trade department, including magazines and technology products

  • Maintained a current and dynamic selection of titles to serve a diverse and sophisticated campus population
  • Provided reference materials to support academic programs
  • Coordinated, organized and executed 75 to 100 author appearances and readings per year at various campus locations
  • Supervised 2 full-time and 3 part-time employees
  • Oversaw and directed team members regarding department and display standards
  • Ensured outstanding customer service levels
  • Performed opening and closing duties as part of a 10 person management team, including cash management of up to 40 cashiers during rush periods
  • Supported other departments with the goal of overall store success
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
5

Department Manager - Furniture and Bedding

Ranked fourth in the company in combined sales performance for 2013.

  • Exceeded add-on protection sales goals every month (18+ months).
  • Ranked fifth in 2013 in processing credit applications at the White Marsh store.
  • Promoted to department manager in February 2014.
  • Recipient of Circle of Service Award for outstanding customer service.
  • Trained team and increased department's add-on protection totals by 50%.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
6

Assistant Department Manager/department Manager/sales Associate

Led and mentored sales staff for 10 years to increase sales team productivity

  • Coached, Trained and Developed new team members and manager trainees
  • Estimated materials on home improvement projects for clients
  • Resolved various product or consumer complaints with excellent communication skills and follow-up
  • Explained and Demonstrated the features and benefits of home improvement products to consumers
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BS
Business Operations
MS
Business Administration
7

Department Manager

Promoted from Department Supervisor to Department Manager within a year.

  • Promoted from 1.5 million dollar store to 3 million dollar store within 3 months of becoming a Department Manager.
  • Successfully recruited, on-boarded, trained and developed sales staff for Monroeville
  • Promoted to Management Coach within 6 months of becoming a Department manager.
  • Held responsibility for Ladies and Divided departments totaling 65% of the business.
  • Worked actively with management team to create daily and weekly sales plans based on sales trends week to week.
  • Responsible for LP and safety audits. Received passing scores on store audit each quarter.
  • Responsible for overseeing, scheduling, performance reviews, and disciplinary action of 13 sales advisors.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
Science
8

Department Manager

  • Execute day to day maintenance on 60 automated workstations decreasing downtime by 50%.
  • Ensure clients stay in compliance with the Department of Defense policies resulting in 0% network compromise.
  • Accountable for over $2M worth of classified and unclassified equipment.
  • Developed and implemented a physical fitness program which improved overall fitness for the organization.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
9

Department Manager, First-line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

Worked as a Retail Sales Associate and worked my way up to Management.

  • Oversaw all store operations in the Frozen and Dairy Department.
  • Developed and implemented plans to maximize sales and met or exceed goals and objectives.
  • Managed inventory.
  • Enhanced the customer experience by leading team of associates in providing strong customer service.
  • Reviewed job applications, interviewed applicants, and hired, trained and developed 20 associates.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
10

Assistant/department Manager

Administered and developed customer service skills of employees

  • Supervised and trained up to 25 employees in sales and customer service skills
  • Purchased and controlled inventory of the warehouse and the department
  • Motivated employees to improve their skills
  • Logged and maintained inventory reports on a weekly basis
  • Analyzed and implemented schedules to facilitate increase sales which increased by 10% in a 12 month period
  • Handled and ensured up to $10,000 on a daily basis
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AA
Interdisciplinary Studies
MA
Master of Arts

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