What it takes to be a Buying Assistant

You’ll be liaising with external service providers, offering assistance in sourcing products, and providing a general secretarial service, so being able communicate effectively and juggle multiple tasks is crucial. To ensure the team succeeds, all of our Buying Assistants have a keen eye for detail, high work standards and excellent organisational skills. This position is located in our corporate office in Minchinbury, NSW.

You will need to be flexible, be able to work under pressure
and have a sense of humour.

Kimberley, Buying Assistant

The rewards – What’s in it for you: 

Market leading remuneration
No day is the same
Comprehensive training
Employee referral program
5 weeks annual leave

The ability to have a hands-on influence in the sourcing and development of ALDI products provides great satisfaction for our Buying Assistants. On top of that, we provide the opportunity to be an integral part of a dynamic team, flexible work arrangements, outstanding development opportunities, and generous remuneration. 

The role challenges: 

Hard work
Fast paced
High pressure
Dealing with unexpected issues
Tight deadlines

Try organising flight details, coordinating a vendor meeting, generating a solution to an ongoing issue and preparing a supply agreement- all at the same time. The biggest challenge our Buying Assistants face is handling numerous tasks at any given time. It’s a fast-paced role in a high-pressure environment, so the ability to remain calm in stressful situations is imperative. Furthermore, this is not just an administrative role, so being able to work autonomously, and effectively manage projects through to completion is critical. 

*Includes superannuation. Remuneration varies depending on location and ALDI experience.