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Sales Specialist

Contract Type:  Full-time Permanent
City:  Albany
Country/Region:  NZ
Date Posted:  19-Mar-2021
Req ID:  3411
  • Work with a fun and close-knit team in this permanent position 
  • Provide expert product advice to our Albany customers
  • Set yourself up for unbeatable career opportunities locally and nationally

About us
We are a proud New Zealand Co-operative built by generations of farming whānau. We believe nutritious food is essential to sustain people today, and for future generations to thrive, which is why we challenge ourselves to find new ways to bring our dairy goodness to people around the world.  


Farm Source is the face and place of Fonterra with our shareholders and in the local community. We are locals caring for our farming future. Our aim is to create goodness on farms, grow empowered people, and strengthen our Co-operative. Te Mātāpuna Toa Tikitini – our strength is in our collective.


About the opportunity 

By joining our nationwide Farm Source store team, you’re joining a group of agricultural experts and setting yourself up for an outstanding career. As a Sales Specialist and Inwards Goods person in our Albany retail store you’ll be committed to delivering exceptional service to our customers in the local community.


This is an opportunity with real variety! Your responsibilities will include looking after our yard and bulk store, completing stock takes, ordering stock, inventory management and deliveries. You’ll also assist with providing excellent customer service on the shop floor and giving advice to our customers, you’ll never be bored in this fast-paced role!


With the opportunity to hone your agricultural expertise and open the door to multiple career pathways throughout the wider business, there couldn’t be a better place to start.


Please note, hours of work will be Monday to Friday 8am - 5pm and every 3rd Saturday (9am – 4pm) with Monday off in lieu


About you 
You’ll be a self-motivated, quick to learn team member with excellent customer service and communication skills. You’ll have a high level of physical fitness, we are looking for someone who is hands on and able to sustain repetitive manual handling such as lifting our 25kg bags of product on a daily basis. 

Equestrian or agricultural knowledge is highly desirable to ensure you can build valuable relationships with our all-important customer base. You’ll also need a full clean driver’s licence with the ability to drive a manual company vehicle for deliveries (having a forklift licence is a plus!).

Our Story

Whanaungatanga, our Co-operative spirit gives us all a common strength and purpose. Manaakitanga is how we care for all our people who are at the heart of what we do, we want our farmers, employees, customers and communities to thrive. Kaitiakitanga, ensures we take care of the land. We are committed to farming in a way that regenerates our farms and environment for future generations. 

Whakaohooho constantly inspires ourselves and each other with great career development opportunities and benefits. We enable flexibility and balance to suit everyone’s lifestyles and choices.  


Our Co-operative is a place where everyone can be themselves, feel empowered to do their best. 


Sound good to you? Come join our whānau. You, me, Us Together Tᾱtou tᾱtou.