About us

We are Viterra, we connect Australian growers with domestic and international consumers through our world-leading, fully integrated agriculture network.

Viterra operates a storage and handling network of strategically located sites and port terminals spanning key growing regions in South Australia and Western Victoria. We receive growers’ grain into our network, store it and move it to international and domestic markets.

Our unique culture empowers our employees to think innovatively and develop their careers in an exciting and supportive environment.


About the role

Viterra is seeking a motivated individual with excellent communication skills to work closely with our central region sites to ensure inventory is available to execute via export and domestic outturns through road, rail and shipping. Based in the regional office in Balaklava, this varied role requires a high level of attention to detail and has a strong focus on grain quality and inventory control to ensure efficient grain movements, planning, and coordination.

As the inventory operations planner, you will have a pivotal role in stock positioning, quality, and documentation for Viterra’s central region recieval and outturning programmes.



  • Communicate with sites regarding grain movement plans and site operations
  • Coordinate domestic out turns and stock allocations
  • Maintain accurate inventory processes and ensure that the company inventory management systems are kept up to date and reflect physical position across all sites
  • Maintain up to date quality data to ensure outturns meet specification
  • Assisting with harvest planning, maximising storage facility utilisation
  • Inventory planning and data analysis
  • Ensure documentation is maintained and kept up to date


About you

  • Previous experience in an inventory role
  • Previous experience in the grain industry, desirable
  • Intermediate to advanced computer and Microsoft Excel skills
  • Ability to learn new internal systems quickly
  • Strong communications skills with the ability to engage with internal and external customers
  • Ability to identify process improvements and implement cost optimisation initiatives
  • An analytical and innovative mindset to develop customer solutions
  • Strong attention to detail


Our benefits

Join an established world-leading global agriculture company which has been operating in South Australia for more than 70 years, and benefit from:

  • Employee assistance program – access to confidential and free support
  • Corporate health insurance funds, financial services, and computer offers
  • Novated leasing
  • Birthday leave
  • Years of service recognition
  • Rigorous safety practices
  • Gender-inclusive paid parental leave
  • a supportive environment which prioritises respect and teamwork.


How to apply

To apply or to see a detailed position description, please visit the careers page of our website, or for further information please contact Operations Manager, Jack Tansley on 0408 191 451.

Applications close Sunday 16 June 2024.

Please note we are not accepting recruitment agency applications at this time.


This position is available to those who have the unrestricted right to live and work in Australia.

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