CHS Member Cooperative Career Center

Farm Store Manager

Location: Southwestern, Montana
Date Posted: 08-08-2017

CHS Aligned Solutions is working with a progressive agricultural based cooperative in picturesque Southwestern Montana to find a Farm Store Manager to join their dynamic team.  The successful candidate will lead and develop an effective retail operation and sales team to achieve profitability and growth objectives.
 
Position Overview:
This manager will be responsible for directing, promoting, and coordinating the farm store in a manner that will optimize the cooperative’s market share, savings, efficiency, and help achieve its mission and goals.
 
Responsibilities include:
 
  • Daily supervision of store staff, including resource planning, hiring, orientation, performance review, training and scheduling.
  • Establishing and communicating store goals and results to employees, staffing the store and delegating the workload, actively supporting employee growth, and upholding cooperative policies.
  • Establish store goals with assistance from the retail division manager.
  • Uphold all cooperative policies.
  • Assist with the development of annual sales and promotion programs.
  • Maintaining and reporting all required operational reports to management.
  • Responsible for providing and promoting the services necessary to meet the store’s goals.
 
Basic Qualifications:
 
  • Farm/ranch experience and a rural background desired.
  • Degree in agriculture or experience working in a farm store environment.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Experience in tracking budget expenses, and pricing.
  • Excellent organizational skills, communications skills, the ability to multi-task, and most importantly, the ability to work well in a team.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft office and Outlook and the ability and willingness to learn new software applications.
   
This position will include an excellent benefit package that includes health insurance, long/short disability insurance, paid time off, and a great 401K plan.
 
Additional Details:
This co-op member is an equal opportunity employer. For more information, please contact Brian Slaughter at Brian.Slaughter@chsinc.com or (701) 721-7247.
 
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