State Buyer, SA

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Work type: Full time
Business Unit: Supermarkets
Department: SA
Categories: Merchandise, Retail
State: SA
Site: Kidman Park

What we can offer you

  • Personal career development,
  • Well-being days, 5th week leave, flexible work arrangements
  • Corporate health benefits

This position is based at our Kidman Park office

About the role

You will be looking after a portfolio within Grocery for the SA State.  You will develop, negotiate and implement state sales activities and business plans with state based suppliers for defined categories.  This role is responsible for the delivery of a program that achieves state sales, both warehouse and retail in line with budgeted income objectives.

What you’ll be doing

  • Review existing ranges & new product development and negotiate ranging of products with local Suppliers
  • Negotiate trading terms with local suppliers which supports the business & category financial objectives
  • Work with the State & National Promotions teams to tailor the local promotional program and marketing material
  • Support any state specific activity including trade shows, village trade fairs or store improvement programs by negotiating with both local & national Suppliers
  • Support stock replenishment by managing local suppliers to achieve service level targets & resolve inbound & outbound service level issues whilst executing aged stock clearance programs with local suppliers to support inventory targets within the local DC
  • Interpret data, provide reports & remain up-to-date with market performance, category data, pricing & promotional activity to recommend opportunities for additional sales,  competitiveness & to localise needs for Retailers & Shoppers

What you will bring

  • Buying experience
  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate with suppliers
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Strong negotiation skills

About us

Metcash is Australia’s leading wholesale distribution and marketing company with sales of over $14 billion.  We believe that it is absolutely vital to Australia that there is a sustainable, independent, family-owned business sector. Independent retailers support their local communities. We help them to be the ‘Best Store in Town’ by providing merchandising, operational and marketing support across our food, liquor and hardware pillars.  Our purpose is to Champion successful Independents. 

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