Assistant Store Manager

Store Operations Hamilton, ON


Assistant Store Manager - Join our Store Leadership Team!   

As we strive to expand and thrive in Hamilton (ON), Kal Tire is seeking a talented Assistant Store Manager to join our team. The perfect candidate for this role will possess exceptional sales-oriented, people development skills, and exhibit strong leadership qualities.        

Key Highlights of this role   

  • Passionate towards developing team members’ careers.
  • Understanding of hiring practices, training, influence, mentorship, and performance management.
  • Continue growth in customer relationships, communicate, and support the store manager with the day-to-day management.
  • Adaptable and open-minded to change in a high-energy, fast-paced team environment.
  • Shape your career path by becoming a certified Assistant Store Manager through our certification process.

Day to Day Responsibilities   

  • Working with the customer's needs at the front counter.
  • Managing administrative duties such as payables, cash reports, etc.
  • Communicating with the team members for problem-solving.
  • Multitasking throughout the day, such as from sales and service experts to mentoring team members, and planning/executing. administrator, manager and more.
  • Willingness to learn the business by working in the service area.

How would you accomplish success?   

  • Motivated, Positive attitude, respectful work environment, develop team members in a positive atmosphere.
  • Customer satisfaction, and engagement.
  • Clean and organize the store to develop a safe work environment.
  • Being a role model for the team members.

Why should someone work for us?   

  • Our aim is that the career of every team member is supported by quality leadership, training, and opportunities for advancement.
  • Structured work schedule, supportive and safe work environment, career growth and development.
  • Competitive salary and offer extended group health benefits.
  • Profit Sharing program, RRSP matching, Paid vacation.
  • A perks program that offers employee discounts on tires, services and more.

What kind of person are we looking for?     

  • You’ve got at least a minimum of 2 years of experience in managerial/ supervisory roles (preferred)
  • Works collaboratively with Store Manager to implement strategies and plans and ensure supporting activities are completed to deliver expected outcomes.
  • You have demonstrated an understanding and working knowledge of budget and inventory management.
  • Assists with managing Kal Tire assets and cash flow under company standards and expectations.
  • You can operate with confidence and sound judgment under pressure; and can prioritize effectively.


  • A valid driver’s licence.
  • Having the ability to lift 30-50 lb as needed.
  • Being safety conscious is of utmost importance - always wear required PPE and follow instructed work protocols.
  • A high school diploma/ GED equivalent and some management training. (preferred)

Our Inclusive Culture     

At Kal Tire, we're dedicated to creating a workplace where everyone feels valued, included, and empowered to succeed. We believe in the strength of diverse perspectives and skills. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, identities, and experiences.     

Hiring Process     

Upon shortlist, you will be contacted by a member of our recruiting team and invited to a telephone interview, successful candidates will then have the opportunity to meet and interview with members of our leadership team over MS Teams and/or in person. Additionally, as part of our standard hiring process, prospective Team Members at the Job Offer stage will be requested to undergo a Canadian Criminal Record Check.     

Solving our customers’ automotive challenges and making a positive impact - It’s how we roll, and it’s been that way since Tom Foord opened the doors to Kal Tire in 1953 in beautiful Vernon, BC. Over the years, we’ve become a trusted partner for large and small industries and fleets across Canada. Our customers rely on our expertise, our make-it-happen approach to service, and our lineup of the most trusted tire brands in over 260 retail locations coast to coast. Kal Tire is also the largest truck re-treader in Canada, with 11 retread facilities across Canada and internationally, and has a state-of-the-art tire recycling facility in Chile, where 40% of the weight of scrap tires is recycled to return to mines as an alternative fuel. In addition, Kal Tire’s Mining Tire Group is an international leader in mining tire service and supply, servicing more than 150 mine sites across five continents. Kal Tire offers a culture that fosters inclusion and respect. We are committed to providing accessible employment practices in compliance with the AODA and AMA. Accommodation requests can be made at any stage of the recruitment or employment process. Applicants are asked to make their needs/requirements known.