August 18, 2022

CAREERS: FARM STORE MANAGER

Farm Store Manager

Department:      Feed, Grain

Location(s):        Pine Island, MN

Date Posted:      July 20, 2022

Status:                Open until filled


Job Summary:

This is a full-time position. Working days will be Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm (or similar) along with scheduled Saturdays. Extended hours will be necessary during peak times and as business dictates. The following is not an all-encompassing list of duties; other duties may be added as needed with business need.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Store Management including Managing Product Offering, Inventory Management, Pricing & Store Layout.
  • Providing excellent customer service; taking feed orders, customer inquiries, taking payments, etc.
  • Answering incoming calls/greeting customers in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Assist customers with product selection and use.
  • Assisting customers with feed: loading/unloading by hand or by a forklift.
  • Ensure store is stocked and clean, ready for business, and welcoming to customers (inside and outside).
  • Inventory- ensuring correct counts, adjusting/ordering as needed.
  • Communicating with various manufacturing locations to coordinate customers’ orders.
  • Collaborating with other Ag Partners Stores to maximize efficiency and profitability.
  • Identifying and resolving inadequacies in processes; assist in developing ways to increase efficiency.
  • Administrative duties- data-entry, basic accounting, filing, completing tasks in a timely manner, etc.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Providing excellent customer service to our customers.
  • Computer proficiency, especially with Microsoft Suite programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; friendly and outgoing personality
  • High level of organization, efficiency, and the ability to adapt and prioritize.
  • High attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
  • Ability to work in a team or independently, multi-task in a fast-paced environment, and ability to accept responsibility and accountability for job performance.
  • Ability to work evening and weekend hours as business dictates.

Education and Experience:

  • Previous experience in a retail management required.
  • Experience with feed and grain is preferred.
  • Experience working with and engaging employees.

Physical Requirements:

  • While performing the duties of the job, it is required to speak, hear, see, and use hands/fingers to operate a computer and telephone; ability to sit/stand at a desk for an extended period.
  • Moderate noise levels, consistent with an office setting (phones, computers, printers, conversations, etc.)
  • Moderate to heavy lifting is required.
  • Using common office equipment, multi-line phone, computer, printer, scanner, copier, fax machine, etc.