Sign In
 [New User? Sign Up]
Mobile Version


Home Depot

Sunnyvale, CA
Job Code:
  • Sales / Business Development
Home Depot
  • Save Ad
  • Email Friend
  • Print
  • Research Salary

Job Details

DEPT SUPERVISOR- Sunnyvale, CA - Sunnyvale CA 94086 Skip Navigation
Job Details

DEPT SUPERVISOR- Sunnyvale, CA (99393)

CA - Sunnyvale

  • Date Posted: May 4, 2016
  • Company: The Home Depot
  • Travel: 0-10%
  • Functional Area: Retail/Merchandising
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Relocation Provided: No

Position Description:

Position Purpose:

Department Supervisors train, coach and develop associates in each department to ensure customers receive excellent service and can easily find the merchandise they need. In addition they provide valuable input into merchandising decisions to the Store Management Team and Operations Team. Department Supervisors have strong product knowledge and the ability to lead and develop others. Specific store departments may include Building Materials, Décor, Electrical, Flooring, Gardening, Hardware, Kitchen & Bath, Lumber, Millwork, Paint, Plumbing, Pro Account Sales, Tool Rental, Front End, Freight, Receiving, Associate Support, Special Services, and Merchandising Execution. 

Major Tasks, Responsibilities & Key Accountabilities: 

•Supervise the work activities of Associates within his/her area 

•Communicate store objectives to Associates using the appropriate programs and tools 

•Train and develop Associates within the work team, through the management of training calendar and curriculum 

•Engage in coaching for the development of Associates 

•Participate in the interview process for hiring of new Associates and partner with store management on recommendations 

•Provide input into appropriate discipline decisions related to Associates 

•Provide input to the Associates on performance appraisals and make recommendations on promotion of associates in his/her area

 Nature and Scope:

•Accountable for direct supervision of the work activities of subordinates, which requires planning, monitoring and review of work 

•Direct supervision of a shift or the coordination of multiple work groups 

•Makes recommendations concerning selection, termination, performance appraisal and professional development 

•Due to forklifts and other heavy equipment traveling through the store, temporary cracks may appear in the floor, causing an uneven walking surface 

•The warehouse environment can be dusty and noisy

•Doors are frequently open, causing drafts and interior temperature changes 

•Floors around work area may become slippery during wet weather conditions 

•May have to handle merchandise and work with tools with sharp edges 

•Passing forklifts emit gas fumes 

•Tools, supplies and related merchandise may contain hazardous materials 


Environmental Job Requirements: 


Usually in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to factors causing moderate physical discomfort from such things as dust, fumes or odors 


Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time 

Minimum Qualifications  Must be eighteen years of age or older

Must be legally permitted to work in the United States




Minimum Qualifications -

•Must be eighteen years of age or older.

•Must pass the Drug Test.

•Must pass Background Check.

Education Required:

The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the

completion of a high school diploma and/or GED


Physical Requirements:

Must continuously stand or walk or regularly requires lifting/handling/carrying material or equipment of moderate weight (8-50 pounds)

 •Bending, stooping, reaching, twisting, lifting, pushing, pulling and moving items

- Requires the ability to move around the store and maneuver

merchandise when necessary

•Responding to public address system announcements

- Requires listening for customer service calls, personal pages and general information announcements

•Walking and Standing

- Requires moving around the store to assist Customers

•Identifying and reading reports, tickets and UPC


- Requires recognizing, identifying and using merchandise and

necessary reports

Preferred Qualifications
2+ years Retail Sales or Trade experience

2+ years Customer Service experience

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

Quality Service:  Makes customers the first priority, actively seeks out customers, greets all customers, offers assistance

Product Knowledge:  Demonstrates a high level of knowledge of products, services and procedures in assigned area and nearby departments, knows priority SKUs

Solutions:  Seeks to fully understand the customers needs, provides customer with the best solution even if it involves a markdown, contacts other associates/leaders as needed; until customer s need is met

Respect:  Treats customers in a sincere, appreciative manner and thanks them for their business, minimizes their time in the checkout line, acknowledges waiting customers and thanks for shopping with The Home Depot

Project Focus:   Asks customers about their project and provides appropriate related items and services for total project, sells the whole project

Selling Skills:   Promotes products and services using Greet-Qualify-Recommend-Close, resolves customers concerns; executes Good, Better, Best strategy



We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Latest Jobs


A-1 American
Virginia Beach, VA

HVAC Techs

A-1 American
Virginia Beach, VA

Pipe Foreman

Bissette Construction
Chesapeake, VA

The W.M. Schlosser Company is

W. M. Schlosser Company
Chesapeake, VA

Plumbing / Mechanics

Virginia Beach, VA

Trim Carpenters

D & T Carpentry
Conway, AR

Helper Roofer

Meridian roofing solutions
Topeka, KS


Fortenberry Roofing Co.
Lubbock, TX


UW - Parkside
Kenosha, WI


Thompson Building Wrecking Co.
Savannah, GA

Painter Full Time

East Orange, NJ


Augusta, GA

About Our Partners

archdesign is a nationally recognized career site for anyone with an interest in careers within the architectural and design industries. reaches the top architects and designers within the corporate, education, healthcare, institutional, government, hospitality, retail and residential environments.


Architect Jobs Online is the leading recruitment board for the architecture industry.  This premier site includes jobs in design, interior design, architecture, hospitality, construction and more.


Builder Jobs is BUILDER Magazine's online job board for home builders.  Builder Jobs is the leading recruitment board for the residential construction industry including  jobs in sales, construction, and project management.


Electrical Jobs Today is dedicated to bringing together the Electrical job openings of the nation and the candidates specifically looking for them.  The entire focus is on Electrical jobs in the construction and energy industries; this means jobs posted on this site will only attract the most relevant candidates.


PUBLIC WORKS delivers an independent and unbiased perspective on trends, management, legislation, and products to public works officials dedicated to improving the nation’s infrastructure. With a 115 year tradition of journalistic excellence, PUBLIC WORKS is a trusted source for municipal, county and state public officials both in print and online.


Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) magazine — published monthly since 1901 — is the technical authority for 130,000+ electrical professionals, including 80,000+ subscribers in electrical contracting firms (reaching all NECA and IEC member firms), 30,000+ subscribers in industrial plants and in commercial/ institutional facilities with 100+ employees (93% coverage of Fortune 1000 firms), and 20,000+ consulting electrical engineers.

Career Resources

CareerCast Niche Networks

Thousands of jobs from a variety of niches.

The Best Jobs and How to Get Them

The cutting-edge book that finds you the best jobs & highest incomes.

Professional Resume Writing Services
Knock 'Em Dead

Improve your resume today!

Free Career Resources & Advice

Directories of associations, employers, articles & more.