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Buyer


Our recently completed Supermarket, NEWWORLD Hobsonville is opening soon. As a ‘state of the art’ store we’ll provide a truly unique experience for customers of the Hobsonville community.

We are seeking an experienced Buyer to join the team and help create an outstanding customer experience. Working alongside the Owner/Operator you’ll strive for best practice and excellence to deliver what our customers want.

The Role:

  • Listen to customers to find out what they want and need in one simple shop
  • Work on the long-term strategy and direction for the buying to ensure we stay on trend
  • Control inventory stock levels, and make sure appropriate procedures are in place
  • Partner, negotiate and communicate with suppliers to get the best deals for our customers
  • Build relationships with the wider team and leadership to get the very best results
  • Deliver on commercial outcomes to drive growth in the store 

What’s in it for you:

  • The ability to drive something within a flexible and creative working environment – if there is a better way, let us know!
  • Prove yourself in a new store and be actively involved in the direction and growth
  • New World are known for its people development and career opportunities
  • An amazing team of leaders to learn from who are also open to your help along the way
  • An attractive salary, a KPI-driven bonus and annually performance-based salary reviews

What are we looking for:

  • Strong buying and SAP experience are a must have
  • A love of retail (with experience in FMCG environment) and career aspirations to go further
  • An ability to listen, advise and come up with commercial, customer driven solutions
  • A great negotiator who is focused on delivering the best deal to the customer
  • Ability to balance buying with operational efficiency to keep Out of Stocks to a minimum
  • Reliable, honest and be a good team player
  • Must be eligible to work in New Zealand

About New World &Foodstuffs;

You know New World, PAK’nSAVE and Four Square right? That’s Foodstuffs! We are one of NZ’s biggest companies, you just don’t know it, because in true Kiwi style – we are humble about it (apart from right now maybe) ! Join one of our stores and you open the door to endless opportunities!

Apply now! 

Permanent Full Time

Job no: GZEQ0256879

Location: Hobsonville

Closing Date: Friday, 28 August 2020