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Date: 07-May-2019

Location: Heatherton, Australia

Company: Metcash

Ranging Assistant


What we can offer you


  • Added benefits – Well being days, extra leave days just for you; corporate health benefits and more
  • Multiple career opportunities and the opportunity to be a part of our transformation journey
  • Training opportunities, your personal development is important to us
  • Modern office facilities, including free and secure onsite car parking, WiFi facilities, break out/collaboration spaces
  • Flexible work environment
  • A competitive remuneration package


About the role

We have a great opportunity for an experienced Ranging Assistant to join our Merchandise team. The purpose of this role is to deliver ranging requirements for all store conversions in line with company standards, network protection and growth initiatives.


What you will do

  • Assist with ranging solutions for all store conversions (new and existing) in line with sapphire standards and merchandise ranging programs
  • Maintain a ranging database and initial cost investment set-up across differing IHG retail & trade footage / space allocations
  • Manage stock ordering for all conversions (both warehouse and chargeback supply). To work closely with Inventory to ensure significant warehouse order placements will not have an impact on national DIFOT service levels
  • Manage supplier in store assistance schedules in line with project plan delivery dates
  • Assist the Ranging Specialist and New Store Development team with other initiatives and project work as required as deemed necessary


What you will bring


  • Excellent interpersonal skills at all levels, with experience in liaison, negotiation & conflict resolution
  • Excellent organisation and planning skills in managing a personal workload in a busy environment
  • Pro-active "can-do" attitude with the ability to manage internal and external influences in a busy environment with conflicting demands
  • Multi-tasking whilst retaining a high attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively as a part of a team in a fast changing environment, with limited supervision, working to business deadlines
  • Strong ability to communicate, educate and influence decisions in accordance with key accountabilities and responsibilities 
  • Intermediate analytical and computing skills with specific reference to Microsoft Excel 


About us

We are a $13 billion plus business with locations cross Australia, New Zealand and China. Metcash proudly support independently owned retailers across our portfolio of brands including Mitre 10, Home Timber & Hardware, IGA, Cellarbrations, Friendly Grocer, Campbells and the Bottle-O.

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