Goodwill of Denver

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Power Producer

Power Producer

Job ID 
2017-3170
Posted Date 
10/10/2017
Category 
Operations
Location 
US-CO-Denver

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Overview

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

The Goodwill Industries of Denver (GID) Power Producer (P2) plays a vital part of achieving Goodwill’s mission. The P2 assists stores requiring production supplementation in order to increase production levels thereby increasing total product moved to the sales floor. This production enhancement is designed to stimulate sales activity to generate higher sales revenues within targeted stores. The P2 along with others on the team (PPT) may visit any retail locations requiring sales enhancement with most locations being within reasonable proximity to the administrative offices. The P2 and team will typically remain within a store for one to two weeks. The P2 and team will help direct the flow of product in stores’ production areas, is team focused and partners closely with the Power Production Lead (PPL), Retail Support Manager (RSM), Area Manager, Sales Manager, Production Supervisor and other store staff to ensure improved flow, pricing and presentation of quality merchandise. The P2 works side by side with members of the PPT and other members of the regular store team to process merchandise and donations. The P2 will display initiative, effort and commitment to carrying out GID’s mission; inspires, motivates and guides others towards goals and acts in a proactive achievement-oriented manner. The position serves as a champion and model of GID’s values – “FACE IT”  which incorporates fun, accountability, collaboration, empowerment, innovation and transparency in all that we do.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Contributes to the success of targeted stores by assisting with production quotas and quality standards.
  • Assists with classifying, categorizing, pricing, sorting, sizing and distraction of product to retail floor.
  • Communicates processing goals and status on a regular basis.
  • Works side by side with PPT to ensure job duties are being performed efficiently and in a timely manner and is focused on quality control of product.
  • Focuses on ensuring that efficient and effective production systems are in place to meet goals.
  • Ensures a safe, clean working environment; follows all policies and procedures.
  • Works flexible schedules, weekends, evenings, holidays and overtime as required.
  • Able to travel by company vehicle to stores as a team on a daily basis.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.  

 

COMPETENCIES

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: Ethics and values, highly organized and system-oriented, productive work habits, excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or GED and a minimum of 6 months experience in a retail merchandising, manufacturing or related setting. 

 

RESPONSIBILITY FOR FUNDS, PROPERTY and EQUIPMENT

Employee is responsible for directing department funds in accordance with organizational policy and approved budget standards. Any technology or Goodwill property used in the normal course of employment will be under the safekeeping and the responsibility of the employee to maintain in good working order.

 

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets general business reports/periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, and apply necessary mathematical skills to address IT technical issues. Ability to apply mathematical concepts to manage appropriate budgeting practices.

 

CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS

Ability to define problems collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

 

COMPUTER SKILLS

To perform this job successfully the individual must demonstrate technical competencies associated with store support and implementation. Individual must have technical ability to troubleshoot IT issues. Specifically the individual should have strong Microsoft Office and Office skills.

 

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES

Employee must have an active Colorado driver’s license aligned with Goodwill Industries of Denver’s policies to drive on Goodwill business.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Employee will work a majority of the time in a general office environment. However, as business needs dictate, employee will travel to Goodwill Retail and Operations locations where environmental conditions may vary. Employee may travel less than 5% of the time.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Physical - Light Work: Lifting and Carrying Raising objects weighting up to 10 pounds constantly, up 20 pounds frequently, and up to 30 pounds occasionally to raise objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to- position requiring the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.  Pushing and Pulling: Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward to pull, draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion exerting 10 pounds of force constantly, 20 pounds of force frequently, and 30 pounds of force occasionally. Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly. Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and make fine discriminations in sound. Standing: Standing in one location for an extended period of time. Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another. Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction. Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling. Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm. Feeling: Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips. Repetitive Motions: Uninterrupted repetitions of the wrists, hands, fingers, elbows, or shoulders. Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles. Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees. Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine. Visual: The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform activities such as operating office machines; preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; expansive reading; determining the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of work assigned. The worker is required to have visual acuity, including color, to visually inspect products for small defects at distances close to the eyes and within or at arms’ length. The worker is required to have visual acuity, including color, to read prices, operate a cash register, complete credit card and return paperwork, etc.