Area General Manager in Pick-n-Pull - Kansas City (Winner Rd) at Pick-n-Pull

Date Posted: 9/20/2018

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Job Description

If you are looking for a career which offers advancement and growth opportunities, and not just another job, look no further. PICK-n-PULL is growing and we're looking for candidates like you!

Established in 1987, PICK-n-PULL is a self-service auto dismantling and recycling company, with 52 locations throughout the U.S. and Canada and one of the largest recyclers of end-of-life vehicles in the industry. We are proud of the fact that we recycle more than 350,000 vehicles and service more than 5.4 million self-service customers each year. PICK-n-PULL is a division of Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc., a Fortune 1000 Company founded in 1906. Schnitzer Steel Industries is a publicly traded company with revenues in excess of $1.5 billion.

PICK-n-PULL offers upward mobility, performance pay increases, great benefits, and competitive compensation packages. Better than normal hours (close no later than 6pm), and great benefits to include: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k with company match, Paid Time Off that starts with your first paycheck, and paid company holidays.

General Position Summary:

The Area General Manager will be responsible for the oversight and success of a group of stores with retail sales and production operations. Provides guidance and leadership to store managers to ensure each store achieves production and sales goals while operating safely and in compliance with regulations and company policies.


Essential Functions:

  • Achieve area sales and production goals, as agreed with the Co-Chief Operating Officer and Regional Director.
  • Work with Co-Chief Operating Officer and Regional Director to continually improve site results and execute company strategies.
  • Partner with the Environmental Health and Safety Team to ensure sites are adhering to all safety and environmental policies and procedures.
  • Communicate with all levels of Store personnel and provide consistent direction of policies, procedures and goals.
  • Mentor and train site management as needed to ensure a successful operation and succession plans are in place.  
  • Provides an environment to attract, hire, and retain all employees including thorough performance planning, goal setting, performance evaluation and continuous improvement.
  • Conduct weekly planning conference calls with store managers.
  • Provide weekly summaries for senior management detailing site level performance as it relates to operational and financial goals.
  • Develop grass roots promotional activities and recommend marketing strategies to assist stores in maximizing wholesale/retail sales volume, profitability and customer traffic.
  • Manage production and sales labor to meet forecasted goals.
  • Analyze monthly/quarterly/annual P&L’s, create business plans and financial recommendations to stores to enhance profitability.
  • Additional duties as assigned.
Required Experience


  • Associate degree in business or related field is preferred but not required.
  • 5+ years management experience in a retail or production environment required.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including negotiation, problem resolution and presentation skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office products a must (Excel, Word and PowerPoint).
  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated math, reading, and writing skills to reconcile sales, prepare reports, and read technical manuals are necessary.
  • Able to handle multiple competing tasks and priorities and work with minimal supervision.
  • Must have the ability to become certified on all PNP equipment.
  • Must have valid state issued Driver's License.
  • Knowledge and experience in the Auto Dismantling Industry is preferred but not required.
  • Able to work retail hours including overtime, weekends and holidays at any store assigned by management.
  • Must be able to pass all pre-employment testing, including a background check and drug test.

PLEASE NOTE: The above statements are designed to outline the functions and position requirements of this job. It does not identify all tasks that may be expected, nor address the performance standards that must be maintained.

All U.S. applicants must be 18 years of age or older and all Canada applicants must be 16 years of age or older.

Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. participates in e-verify for all U.S. new hires.

Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. administers a pre-employment drug screen and background check for U.S. new hires.

All new hires must review and sign an Arbitration Agreement. This applies to all U.S. non-union employees.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, marital status, disability status, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, age, prior industrial injury, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other protected status under local, state or federal law.