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Grocery Buyer - New World Ilam


New World Ilam has an opportunity for you to step into this pivotal leadership role at our friendly supermarket.

The role of Grocery Buyer involves controlling one of the biggest departments within the supermarket.  The ability to lead and inspire people, and meeting the needs of our customers daily is essential.

The successful applicant should be able to demonstrate the following attributes:

  • Lead a diverse team
  • Purchase and investment buying
  • Merchandising
  • Manage and co-ordinate Display stock
  • Introduce Innovative ideas
  • Maintain a high level of cleanliness and store hygiene
  • Ensure the accuracy of daily grocery ticketing 

As a Grocery Buyer your knowledge will be called upon daily. It is critical that you can problem solve and create new opportunities with in a proactive manner. As you will deal with a wide range of people the ability to communicate/listen is of a high priority. You’ll be responsible for maintaining stock levels, managing staff, conducting accurate stock takes, meeting targets and KPI’s, building relationships with reps and suppliers.

Previous experience and sound knowledge of SAP is essential to ensure articled data is maintained to the highest of standards. A forklift license would be valuable, though is not necessary.

If you have an excellent work record and high standard of performance then please register and apply online now.

Overseas applicants must hold New Zealand citizenship, New Zealand Permanent Residency or a Valid New Zealand Work Permit.

Permanent Full Time

Job no: 8046.185

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Thursday, 23 August 2018