Merchandise Manager

Merchandise Manager

Nutrien | wudinna, SA, AU

Posted 12 days ago

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  • Join a leading agribusiness
  • Wudinna, SA location
  • We currently have a great leadership opportunity for a  Merchandise Manager  to oversee our Wudinna location. Wudinna is a lively rural town which offers plenty of unique attractions in some of the most beautiful and diverse areas, with only a short 50minutes drive to the coast with some of the most beautiful beaches in SA.

    About the opportunity:

    Reporting to the Branch and Regional General Manager, the focus of your role will be to maintain and develop strong customer relationships with local rural producers to drive sales for a broad range of agricultural products and merchandise services.

  • You will provide leadership to our branch employees including merchandise sales, customer service and agronomy, whilst driving branch performance and the achievement of financial targets. 
  • You will mentor the sales team to provide professional, efficient, and quality service to our clients both in store and on farm to drive sales for a wide range of rural farm supplies, crop protection, fertiliser and animal health products. 
  • You will oversee the supply chain activities for the branch to ensure products are being delivered in full and on time in line with inventory KPI’s; along with managing safety, quality, and the overall presentation of the store to the highest standards all form part of this rewarding role. 
  • Assist with management of safety, quality and the overall presentation of the store and merchandising to the highest standards
  • Help to increase market share through the provision of quality advice and service to our rural clients both in store and on farm and by maintaining and promoting a range of products which meet the current and anticipated needs of our customers
  • About You:

    To be successful you will have a passion for Australian agriculture as well as;

  • Forklift and light truck licenses
    You must demonstrate leadership success along with operational management experience and ideally with exposure to Livestock and/or Agronomy industry as well as retail activities
  • You will have business development experience. You will develop growth strategies and plans, by identifying and mapping business strengths and customer needs.
  • Change management skills and ability to think laterally will be highly valued
  • You will be self-motivated and driven to implement improvements in all areas of store operations including supply chain/inventory and stock control.
  • You will demonstrate success developing solid long-term partnerships with clients and other key stakeholders and be able to identify opportunities to develop new business. 
  • Strong financial skills for reporting and P&L management are essential along with people management experience.