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Buying Assistant

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New South Wales - Corporate Buying Office
Business Support Assistant, Buying Assistant
$91,400 - $104,000*
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A number of exciting opportunities for Buying Assistants have become available within the National Buying department of ALDI Stores, based in Minchinbury. These positions are 18 month fixed-term contracts.


What we are looking for:

Our Buying Assistants work within a fast paced, highly administrative and ever-changing environment. Being highly organised and adaptable, with the ability to build strong supplier relationships is essential to success in this challenging and rewarding position.

This integral role assists the Buying Director in sourcing, developing and evaluating - from product concept to shelf readiness!


Selection criteria:

  • Exceptional organisational skills with the ability to manage conflicting priorities
  • Experience within buying is highly regarded
  • Comprehensive administrative experience
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to liaise and coordinate internal and external stakeholders
  • Reporting and analysis experience highly regarded
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy is essential
  • Ability to adapt in high stress situations
  • Ability to learn new programs and processes
  • High level of professionalism and dedication
  • Ability to take on responsibility and work autonomously


What's in it for you?

  • Market leading remuneration - $90,100 (including super)
  • Great work life balance
  • Be a part of a leading international retailer
  • Problem solving real business challenges
  • 5 weeks annual leave


Role responsibilities:

  • Assisting the Buying Director in sourcing, developing and evaluating
  • Assisting the Buying Director in all secretarial and administrative requirements
  • New product development
  • First point of contact for external stakeholders
  • Liaise and build strong relationships with various suppliers
  • Coordinate and organise internal and external stakeholders, in order to meet project deadlines
  • Assist with artwork design
  • Product specification development
  • Advertising brief and sample management
  • Assist in problem solving and product delivery/process issues
  • Stock forecasting and planning
  • Providing and preparing information required for product sampling
  • Maintain confidential product and supplier records

This role reports into the Buying Director

13 August 2020
Applications close:
06 May 2021
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