Purchasing Officer (Supply Chain)

  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

Want to make an impact in our stores for our customers? A new opportunity is available to join the Fresh Replenishment (short-life) team within the National Supply Chain department of ALDI Stores, based in Minchinbury. This is a fixed term contract ending June 2025.

As a Supply Chain Technician, you will drive the coordination of stock replenishment through our Distribution Centres to stores and our valuable customers. With an eye for continuous improvement, increasing the availability and handling of stock, we are looking for a proactive individual with a robust understanding of an agile and fast-paced FMCG environment.

What does the role look like? 

  • Provide timely and accurate information related to the status of freight movement
  • Maintenance of various supply chain matrixes, templates and spreadsheets
  • Accurately forecast inventory requirements to ensure sufficient stock to service our stores
  • Collaborate with various stakeholders to collate accurate information and data
  • Build and maintain the relationship with freight carriers and external stakeholders
  • Analyse discrepancies and quality issues while partnering with stakeholders to provide solutions
  • Handle fair negotiations with external service providers that have favourable terms


What do we need from you?

  • Knowledge of Inventory, Store or Warehouse operations, Supply Chain and/or Logistics ideal
  • Willingness to identify areas of opportunity and solutions to stakeholders
  • Demonstrated time management skills with an ability to multi-task
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to foster strong relationships
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative to continually improve quality of work and efficiency
  • Strong understanding and focus on integrity and data management
  • Proven attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Intermediate - Advanced Microsoft Suite skills

Additional Information

What’s in it for you?

  • Transparent tiered salary range of $80,500 - $92,600 including super
  • Enjoy 5 weeks annual leave for pursuing your passions outside of work
  • Enjoy the flexibility of hybrid work - up to 2 days 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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