Assistant General Manager (Pleasant Hill, CA)

Become an integral part of Purpose-Built Trade Co, the leading industrial outfitter with a rapidly growing following. Known as Home of the Trades, we’re committed to the essential support of America’s tradespeople.

We listen, curate, and develop products and services that drive physical, emotional, and commercial well-being.

Our Mission is simple – Make each person and trade #stronger, everyday!

Position Overview

The Assistant General Manager models our commitment to our customers & other team members. They lead the daily operations of the store and challenge our team to meet our mission every day!


What Does it take to be a Successful Assistant General Manager?

  • Inspirational Leader
  • Promotes a culture centered around our behaviors that attracts, retains, and develops the highest quality team members.
  • Inspires a shared purpose and engagement.
  • Delegates critical tasks daily to meet recovery and operational needs of the business.
  • Models a passion and commitment to continued success.
  • Delivers Operational Excellence from Promotional Awareness, System Knowledge, Standard Operating Procedures and Excellent Product Knowledge.
  • Executes quality store openings and closings, troubleshoots issues and demonstrates pride in the store.
  • Acts as Service Leader at times, ensuring all financial transactions as well as service standards are met.
  • Champions the ongoing spirit of development and professional growth across the team.
  • Listens to the needs of our customers and enhances the customer experience through continuous improvement.

In addition to above, All Leadership Roles at Purpose-Built are responsible for:

  • Creating emotionally engaging customer experiences, consistent with our behaviors
  • Driving operating fundamentals
  • Effectively managing and controlling expenses
  • Executing store opening and closing procedures
  • Reinforcing store strategy to reduce & constantly monitor shrink
  • Managing all activities related to providing a safe work environment
  • Understanding, demonstrating and enforcing Company values
  • Taking initiative to receive, recover and replenish merchandise, so it is available to sell
  • Leading merchandizing & general store appearance expectations
  • Assisting in housekeeping of sales floor and communicating maintenance issues to management


The Ideal Candidate will:

  • Consistently demonstrate performance that embodies Purpose-Built’s Vision, Mission and Values.
  • Have one-year previous experience working in a supervisory role with cash handling responsibility in the service or food industry or equivalent related experience and training.
  • Carry a friendly, energetic, personable demeanor and have a passion for great customer service, with a customer-first and quality-focused mentality.
  • Carry themselves professionally, be agile and maintain composure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Have strong time-management and delegation skills.
  • Possess good problem-solving skills and sound judgment.
  • Be an excellent communicator, relating well to customers and their needs
  • Be extremely reliable and punctual.
  • Have the ability to perform various physical tasks during the work shift.

What Benefits do Assistant General Managers Receive?

At Purpose-Built we hire the best people and are committed to supporting our team members and rewarding them for their work. That’s one of the reasons we offer the following benefits:

  • Paid vacation after one year of employment
  • Management-Level Bonus & Commissions Opportunities
  • Flexible schedule
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Annual reviews of performance and wage

Purpose-Built is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer
For more information about our business and who we are please visit our website.
We look forward to hearing from you!

Job Category: General Manager
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Pleasant Hill

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