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Space Planner

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Full Time
New South Wales - Corporate Buying Office
Business Support Assistant
$84,200 - $95,800*
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ALDI is a global company with a great corporate culture! Working at ALDI is a bit like an equation – you put in and we give back. There's no sense of entitlement, it's earned and rewarded. ALDI's values are those of simplicity, with a focus on quality and fairness. 

An exciting opportunity for a Space Planner working in the Merchandising team has become available within the Corporate Buying department of ALDI Stores, based in Minchinbury. 

Our Space Planners act as a central point of communication between the Buying department and greater business in relation to category space planning.


What we are looking for:

Working in a fast paced environment, the successful candidate will have a passion for merchandise space planning, strong communication skills and a keen attention to detail. The role will be diverse, challenging and requires a strong understanding of business operational procedures. Prior space planning experience is highly regarded.


Selection criteria:

  • Prior demonstrated space planning experience is highly regarded.
  • Prior exposure using space planning software programs is highly regarded.
  • Strong reporting and analysis skills.
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills and IT literacy.
  • Prior experience in project management/implementation.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Exceptional organisational skills with the ability adapt in high stress situations.
  • Ability to learn new programs and processes quickly.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • High level of professionalism and dedication.
  • Ability to take on responsibility, work autonomously and be a team player.


What's in it for you?  

  • Market leading remuneration - $84,200 - $95,800 (including super).
  • Be a part of a leading international retailer.
  • Problem solving real business challenges.
  • Great work life balance.
  • 5 weeks annual leave.
  • Work alongside friendly and supportive colleagues.


Role responsibilities: 

  • Liaise with the Buying teams in relation to category space limitations and product positioning.
  • Coordinate space and range recommendations using the Spaceman software.
  • Create and update store planograms.
  • Coordinate in-store planogram implementation.
  • Act as a central point of communication between the Buying department and greater business.
  • Database management.
  • Assist Buying staff with category reviews.
  • Manage various merchandising projects as required.
  • Be a collaborative team member and contribute to both buying and operational procedures.
  • Facilitate training as required.
  • Assist the Merchandising Director and Merchandising Manager in all administrative requirements.


This role reports to the Merchandising Manager. 

06 December 2018
Applications close:
06 January 2019
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