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Buying Assistant

  1. Contract
  2. Minchinbury

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Company Description

ALDI. Good Different.

With roots dating back to 1913, ALDI is proud to make a real difference to people across the world by offering top quality products for low prices. ALDI first entered the Australian grocery market in 2001 and has since grown to have almost 600 stores and 8 distribution centres in 6 states.

If you’ve ever shopped at ALDI you know we are not your average supermarket.  We’re also not your average employer. ALDI is a place where you’ll find good people, good purpose and a good opportunities. So you can work with a great team, feel great for making a real difference for everyday Australians and have a rewarding career.

It’s that simple. ALDI Good Different.


Job Description

Grow your career with a global retailer as a Buying Assistant within our Buying team at ALDI Australia, based in Minchinbury. This is a 12-month fixed term opportunity.

In this pivotal role, you will join a team that is at the heart of what makes ALDI unique: our products. As part of the Buying team, you will be involved in the journey of our products, from conception to our store shelves.

ALDI is not just a place to work, it's a place to make a difference. As part of the Buying team you’ll make a real impact on the shopping experience of our customers, helping us continue to offer quality products at unbeatable prices.

What does the role look like? 

  • Assisting the Buying Director/Manager in end-to-end buying processes
  • Drive new product development (NPD) 
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with various suppliers
  • Deliver on project initiatives and deadlines
  • Contribute with artwork design and product specification development
  • Manage advertising brief and sample management
  • Assist in problem solving and product delivery/process issues
  • Actively plan and forecast stock
  • Providing and preparing information required for product sampling
  • Maintain confidential product and supplier records

Qualifications

What do we need from you?

  • Demonstrated experience in a Buying Assistant (or similar) role
  • Comprehensive administrative experience
  • Reporting and analysis experience highly regarded
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to build and maintain stakeholder relationships
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy is essential
  • Ability to adapt in a fast moving and agile environment
  • Ability to learn new programs, systems, and processe

Additional Information

What’s in it for you?

  • Transparent tiered salary range of $90,000 - $100,000 including super
  • Enjoy 5 weeks annual leave for pursuing your passions outside of work
  • Enjoy the flexibility of hybrid work - up to 2 day work from home a week
  • Be part of a company with purpose - we’re committed to sustainability for our planet, positively impacting our communities, supporting our farmers and suppliers and giving our customers a richer life for less.
  • Support during life’s most important moments including paid parental leave, superannuation on parental leave, up to 5 days paid compassionate leave, natural disaster leave, emergency services leave etc
  • An Employee Assistance Program that you and your immediate family can use which is 100% free and confidential
  • Take advantage of complimentary access to free on-site physiotherapy to treat non-work related aches, pains or niggles
  • Access to wellness programs such as discounted gym memberships, discounted health insurance and more
  • Opportunities to contribute to companywide projects, move laterally into other roles in the business and embark on international assignments
  • Working with a retailer who has been recognised as an Employer of Choice (as voted in 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019 and 2018)
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