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Title:  Merchandise Manager - Ouyen, VIC


Manangatang, Victoria, Australia



  • Rewarding role with a focus on inventory control and merchandise support
  • Manangatang/Ouyen, VIC location


At Nutrien Ag Solutions, our purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.

For over 150 years, our business has been integral to the Australian agricultural industry. We are committed to providing quality local advice, knowledge and expertise for our customers. With a national network of more than 700 locations, Nutrien Ag Solutions is one of the largest agribusinesses operating in Australia.


Employing the best and brightest minds, our business is supported by an extensive network of corporate branches, franchises, members and agents. Our team are experts in a range of different farming areas, including precision farming services, marketing livestock and wool, agricultural services, finance, insurance, merchandise, water and real estate.


We are currently offering a great next step career opportunity for a Merchandise Manager to join our team in Manangatang/Ouyen. This is a critical role in the merchandise team which requires you to be able to build long lasting partnerships with customers and deliver appropriate advice and tailored solutions using your specialist knowledge of a variety of agricultural products and supplies.



About the opportunity:

Reporting to the Branch Manager, you will be responsible for managing sales and inventory of Broadacre Farming, Animal Health, and General Merchandise operations, driving performance in these categories across our Manangatang and Ouyen branches.

You will work closely with management, agronomists and sales teams, providing merchandise support such as stock takes, retail operations improvements, on farm meetings, technical information and mentoring to encourage improved performance. 

You will have input to branch budgets and manage the merchandise P&L. You will negotiate with suppliers and develop pricing strategies, oversee stock levels and marketing initiatives with the aim of maintaining the businesses competitive position for all lines.  You will analyse market trends, and climatic & seasonable considerations to ensure Nutrien Ag Solutions is first choice for rural customers in the region.



About You:


To be successful, you will have a strong merchandise sales background and proven skills in merchandise co-ordination. The drive to network and identify opportunities for business development will also be key to your success.  You will demonstrate strong interpersonal skills to foster solid long-term relationships with customers and key internal stakeholders together with the ability to drive business outcomes and performance.  Ideally you will have exposure to SAP ERP, together with strong MS Excel for reporting. A HR and forklift license are desirable but not essential. Willingness to relocate to Ouyen would also be desirable.



Are you a good match?



At Nutrien Ag Solutions we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe that our diverse workforce is a key strength of our business and we aim to attract the best talent to achieve our strategic goal of being the leading Australian Agribusiness and Employer of Choice in our sector. Our leaders create inclusive teams and value the individual contributions of our employees. We champion Australian agriculture and lead the way in innovation and investment in the future of farming.



Apply today!


If you are determined to make a difference and want to join a diverse organisation offering the opportunity to gain exposure to Australia’s key growth industry, click on the APPLY button. To find out more about Nutrien Ag Solutions go to https://www.nutrienagsolutions.com.au/  or follow us on LinkedIn.


This job will remain posted until filled. In accordance with Nutrien Ag Solutions’ policies, you may be required to undergo a background check and/or a pre-employment medical. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. 

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