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Produce Assistant Manager - PAK'nSAVE Invercargill

PAK’nSAVE Invercargill are seeking an Assistant Produce Manager (2IC), to lead a professional team, providing the Southland region with a vast range of fresh Fruit & Vegetables at the lowest possible prices. A great opportunity to progress a career in fast moving consumer goods.

We are seeking a confident team player who displays a commitment to excellence, in store standards as well as maintaining a strong logistical understanding. The individual will consistently display high levels of communication, integrity, honesty, work ethic and reliability.

Qualities and experience required for this role are:

  • Positive demeanor with a ‘can do attitude’
  • Confident communicator
  • Strong relationship builder
  • Team leader
  • Problem solver
  • Hands on approach
  • Thrives in a fast paced organisation
  • Quick thinker (numerically & logically)
  • Ability to organise and plan promotional displays and space management
  • Computer literate
  • Maintaining standards and eye for detail
  • Logistical expertise
  • Health & Safety conscious
  • Open to change
  • Customer driven and results focused
  • Retail Supermarket experience (preferred)
  • Forklift Operator (Preferred yet not essential)

The candidate will consistently maintain high levels of retail discipline to ensure our product is always fresh for our customers. This includes the strict management of a logistical supply chain, training and development of fellow team members, stock rotation and managing instore cleaning throughout our trade.

The candidate will have the experience of communicating, liaising and building robust relationships with team members and valued suppliers. The candidate will have a strong financial understanding, with the ability react quickly to changes in the market.

Pak’nSave Invercargill are currently undergoing major store refurbishments, the Produce Assistant Manager will play an integral role throughout this process, coordinating and managing logistical challenges faced during this process.

This is a full time position working Sunday to Thursday, 45 hours per week. The exact hours of the position will be discussed with applicants at the interview stage.

We are looking for an individual who thrives on a challenge, who is clearly driven and excels in a team culture.


If this sounds like you then please apply now!

Overseas applicants must have New Zealand Citizenship, New Zealand Permanent Residency, or a valid New Zealand Work Permit.

Applications close 7 April 2020 

Permanent Full Time

Job no: 9003.088

Location: Invercargill

Closing Date: Tuesday, 7 April 2020