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General Manager Trainee

Job Location Spirit Lake, Iowa Req ID R32928

Being a General Manager Trainee means you will be on a fast track program into Kum & Go’s General Manager position. The program is a comprehensive 8 week on-the-job training program which may require travel to a variety of stores. Upon successful completion of the program, our goal is for you to have a deep understanding of the General Manager position and to be ready to take on a store of your own.

What You'll Do as a General Manager Trainee

  • Coach and develop a successful team of associates that consistently meet our customers’ needs and store goals
  • Provide excellent customer service by engaging with the store team and customers
  • Create a positive and fun work culture and promote teamwork
  • Assist in recruiting, training and developing the best store team to drive performance
  • Exhibit professionalism in appearance, conduct and judgment
  • Oversee day-to-day store operations which includes managing the store’s profit & loss statement and asset management (ensuring store/property is in great condition)
  • Support store operations by leading associate training and onboarding, customer service and food presentation, completing inventory counts, completing daily checklist, following food concept program guidelines, and running cash register, when needed
  • Maintain store cleanliness
  • Manage controllable costs
  • Promote food service and food safety


You’ll Be a Great Fit if You’re

  • Able to provide positive leadership and promote teamwork within the store team
  • Committed to meeting high food safety and quality standards
  • Friendly & outgoing
  • Customer service-oriented and like to help others
  • At your best in a fast-paced environment
  • Positive & professional
  • Comfortable multi-tasking and adapt easily to change
  • Someone who likes to have fun at work and work with a team
  • Flexible in your availability
  • Reliable with regular attendance
  • Adept at basic computer and math skills and have a high school diploma, GED, or Bachelor’s degree


Why Kum & Go?

  • Opportunity to learn store management, develop a great team, and create an engaging high-performance store culture
  • Connections with great people and a great company
  • Team environment that’s supportive and fun
  • Opportunities to learn about great customer service and retail
  • Great pay, benefits, and career growth opportunities

General Manager Trainee Benefits

Healthcare

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision

Savings & Pay

  • 401(k) with Match
  • Quarterly Bonus
  • Annual Bonus
  • Referral Bonus
  • Annual Savings Plan

Paid Time Off

  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Celebrate You Day! (Paid Birthday)
  • Maternity, Adoption & Parental Leave

Additional Benefits

  • Voluntary Life & Dependent Life Insurance
  • Flex Spending Accounts
  • Company-Paid Life Insurance
  • Company-Paid AD&D
  • Company-Paid Short Term Disability
  • Company-Paid Long Term Disability

Established in Hampton, Iowa in 1959, Kum & Go is a fourth-generation, family-owned convenience store chain providing a fresh perspective by meeting customers where they are and offering them the choices they deserve. For over 60 years, the company has been dedicated to sharing 10% of all profits back to the communities it serves. The chain is growing, employing more than 5,000 associates in more than 400 stores in 11 states with expansion into three new states and markets (Salt Lake City, Utah, Grand Rapids, Michigan & Boise, Idaho) planned for 2022-2023.

Kum & Go believes in People First. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer building a culture of equity and inclusion.

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