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Produce Specialist

Metcash - Gepps Cross, SA

Retail
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JOB DESCRIPTION

At Metcash Food, we’re the power behind local business, proudly supplying over 1600 independently owned stores in every corner of Australia and New Zealand. With a range of trusted independent brands like IGA, Foodland and Campbells/C-Store, our stores sit at the heart of their communities, providing locals with the products and homegrown produce they love most.

Job Description

To be effective in this role you will effectively execute Metcash Food and Grocery national and state strategic operational plans at retail level. Your objective in this role is to provide support to retailers to enable them to have a fresh offering which is of a high quality, is price competitive and meets the needs of the customer demographics of the store.

What you’ll do

Support Retailers to Achieve Fresh Retail Excellence

Deliver training on best practice merchandising techniques for fresh products.

Coach and support store staff on ordering stock to maximize sales and minimize shrinkage.

Partner with retailers to review fresh lines, suggesting new products to enhance their sales, according to customer demographics.

Provide training and support of fresh food handling and stock rotation techniques, including legislative requirements, such as County of Origin and kilojoules for prepared foods.

Provide support to Retailers to assist them in maximizing sales and profits

Work with Retailers and Store Management to review store fresh budgets and provide advice on how they can maximize store sales and meet financial targets.

Provide advice to Retailers on seasonal, themed events and promotional lines, when to best cut in these lines and how to promote them to customers.

Assisting Retailers to develop store standards and displays which best showcase fresh product and encourage sales growth.

Encourage safe working practices

Educate and coach Retailers, Store Management and fresh store assistance in correct food handling procedures, HACCP procedures and safe work practices.

Ensure compliance to Food safety procedures and criteria.

Develop MFG/Retailer Relationships

Actively encourage Retailers to consider Metcash as a supplier of fresh products.

Communicate to Retailers MFG offerings and encourage new or additional warehouse withdrawals.

Communicate and promote special buyers, promotional buyers and deals provided by the relevant Fresh Buyer when in stores.

Assist Retailers to formulate business strategies for Multi Store Owners and individual retailers which drives Retailers profitable sales and MFG warehouse sales.

What you’ll bring

Proven experience within a fresh department (area of specialization) as a manager or similar.

Buying experience within a fresh category preferred.

Multi-site/store experience.

Strong commercial acumen.

Sound knowledge of growing and supply trends within the industry.

What we can offer you

Training and Development

We’re BIG on flexible working and will consider flexible working arrangements

You can make a difference and shape what this iconic Aussie brand stands for

Today we’re Australia and New Zealand’s leading independent retail partner and wholesaler in the food, liquor and hardware sectors. And while we may be large, we’ll always be locals at heart.

So, roll up your sleeves and bring your best self to work, and we’ll give you the support you need to develop a rewarding career and make your mark on the future of retail.

Make your Mark!

Metcash is the power behind Australia’s most successful independent retail brands

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