20 Jul, 2018
About the Role The key objective of this role is to ensure the correct amount of stock is purchased to meet demand whilst keeping the costs of holding stock to a minimum. The role is required to maximise sales growth through high service levels, keeping to stock profit budget targets and minimise aged stock holdings and short code write-off’s. This is a 12-month contract position and will be ideal for a candidate keen to further their career in a FMCG environment. What you'll do: You will have primary responsibility in the following key areas: Service Level Implementing stock holdings in accordance with demand and promotional forecasts to ensure that our customer’s stock requirements are met in full and on time. Ensuring alignment with Category Sales Managers to ensure inbound and outbound service levels meet the required targets. Inventory Investment Implementing purchasing strategies in accordance with predetermined income objectives. Stock Turns (Aged Stock) Identifying all overstocks in promotions, seasonal, deleted and all other stocks in the warehouse and clearing them. Supplier to fund all markdowns. Clear all low coded stock with no loss to company. (Supplier to Fund) What you'll bring: 3 years’ experience in retail / warehousing environment Experience in Power Enterprise or similar ordering systems Intermediate to advance excel skills Excellent communication (both written and verbal) and presentation skills. About us: You’ll be employed by Metcash, Australia’s leading wholesale distribution and marketing company with sales of over $14 billion in FY17. We believe that it is vital to Australia that there is a sustainable, independent, family-owned business sector. Independent retailers support their local communities. We help them to be the ‘Best Store in Town’ by providing merchandising, operational and marketing support across our food, liquor and hardware pillars. With locations across Australia, New Zealand and China, Metcash proudly supports independently owned retailers across our portfolio of brands including IGA, Campbells, Cellarbrations, Mitre 10, Friendly Grocer, and The Bottle-O. At Metcash we are transforming our business and challenging the status quo of retail. We are creating a great place to work, with our 6,000 employees all passionate about achieving our purpose of Successful Independents. What we can offer you: Free and secure onsite car parking Well-being days, 5 weeks’ annual leave *conditions apply* Subsided child vacation care, corporate health benefits, and much more We are looking to fill this position asap. So, if you think this is the role for you, then apply today.
Metcash 72-76 Hobson St, Thorndon, Wellington 6011, New Zealand