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Category Coordinator Ready Meals

Date: 16-Nov-2022

Location: Macquarie Park, AUSTRALIA

Company: Metcash

Metcash | Australia’s leading wholesale distribution and marketing company


Our Category Management & Merchandising Team are the industry experts giving independent retailers a fighting chance.  Every day, they turn strategic insights and industry know-how into new opportunities for their retail partners – and their customers too. 


If you’re an open honest, people-person who believes in the value of local communities, our community is calling you.  With us, you’ll get the support and autonomy you need to succeed your way – in a dynamic role where no two days are the same.  Ready to help us shape the future of independent business?


Due to growth, we have an exciting new opportunity to work within the Perishables team supporting in one of the most exciting categories in the business, Ready Meals.




What you’ll do

  • Provide key information and administrative support to the Trading Manager to support growth of the category 
  • Manage end to end promotional process
  • Provide analysis on category segment, promotions, brand and SKU performance, trends and insights that will assist the Buying Manager to better manage the category range, pricing and promotions 
  • Generate reports for supplier communication and promotional verification
  • Develop and maintain internal and external relationships 
  • Ensure processes are in place and analysis is provided on potential deletions and new product development performance 


What you'll bring:

  • Commercial acumen
  • Clear and concise communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organisation skills 
  • Fast learner of new systems and processes
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Enthusiasm, can do attitude and willing to learn new skills 
  • An understanding of the independent network



What we can offer you 

  • We’re BIG on flexible working
  • 5th Week annual leave program
  • Well-being days
  • Great Corporate Benefits
  • Engaging & high performing team
  • Free onsite Parking & Metro station next door



We’re all about celebrating success, and we’re proud to be a WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality, an accredited FlexReady workplace and a Gold Standard Mental Health First Aid skilled workplace.


At Metcash, we’re the power behind an independent Australia. For almost 100 years we’ve been proudly supporting local, family-owned businesses – sticking up for the little guys and helping them become the best stores in town. Today we’re Australia and New Zealand’s leading independent retail partner and wholesaler in the food, liquor and hardware sectors. And while we may be large, we’ll always be locals at heart. 


So, roll up your sleeves and bring your best self to work, and we’ll give you the support you need to develop a rewarding career and make your mark on the future of retail!



Make your Mark!