The Merch Manager reporting to the Store Manager is directly responsible for all Merchandising Operations within an assigned group of Departments in the store to Include but not limited to: Department Layouts/adjacencies to guidelines noted in the Daily Memo, Signing Standards, Product Features, Raceway and promo aisle setup, Markdowns, Freight Flow to the Salesfloor, Loss Prevention and Shrink Control, Maintenance/Detail Recovery of their assigned departments and Acts as the Manager on Duty overseeing the store in the absence of the Store Manager and Co-Manager. Additional duties may include HR Functions (Hiring, Staffing, Paperwork HR and Front End). The Merch Manager is also responsible for ensuring all company policies and procedures are understood and executed. Accountable for improving store volume, profits, shrink, employee retention/turnover and store merchandising/presentation standards by meeting and exceeding all established budgets and company guidelines.The ability to work at different locations in and around the city in which you live at the District Managers discretion. Potential overnight accommodations to assist in, but not limited to new store openings, store cleanups and Inventory at the needs of the Business and the District Manager.Ability to communicate effectively as it relates to communicating to customers and team members all Forman Mills written policy and procedures, training materials, directives and any other materials Forman Mills produces.May be required to lift up to 40 lbs and on occasions up to 70 lbs from floor level with adequate fitness level to meet the demands of frequent walking, standing, stooping, kneeling, climbing, pushing and repetitive lifting with or without reasonable accommodation.