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Career Opportunities: Merchandiser - Commodity Sourcing (206636)


Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 01/09/2017

Job Category:

Retail / Merchandising

Job description:


Merchandiser - Commodity Sourcing | A Fresh New Direction


Do you have  background in Planning or Merchandising? Are you seeking a new challenge or that next step into your future Buying career? This is for you!


  • Career pathway into Buying!

  • Norwest, Bella Vista Location - Onsite coffee shops, gym, parking and even a Woolworths grocery store to pick up your last minute milk and bread!

  • Work with an experienced team that supports growth and career development


About Us


At Woolworths, spreading the joy of food to our customers is the reason we do what we do. We live it, we breathe it.


Woolworths offers real opportunities for career development, for those who love food and putting a smile on a customer’s face.


So if you’re someone who leads by example and strives to be better every day, then we would love to hear from you.


The primary responsibilities of an Merchandiser will include however not be limited to:


  • Provide general assistance to the Buyers - Dried Fruits and Nuts

  • Receive and review various reports - update master files (data entry)

  • Review and update WIP shipment schedules

  • Support Production and Commodity Planning process

  • Deliver Weekly Forecasting of orders

  • Review and raise Weekly PO's to our Vendors via SAP

  • Review and Process invoices

  • Raise Sales Orders of the deliveries made via SAP

  • Reversals - Faulty Batches via SAP

  • Review and close off Weekly Financial Period - End Of Month reporting

  • Create, review and finalise Tenders  

  • General liaison with different Stakeholders for Orders, Deliveries, Accounts payable, Accounts receivables, SO's and Lab results

  • General Ad-Hoc responsibilities as required


About You


WOWpeople are great people. Whether we’re learning new things, seizing the initiative, or winning together our customers are at the heart of everything we do. If you’re the sort of individual who takes accountability and strives to always do the right thing for each other, our communities, our customers, and our business then we ought to connect.


To be successful you will have:


  • Proven success in a similar role (Merchandiser, Planning, Grad from relevent degree)

  • Knowledge of Purchase Order and Invoicing process

  • Understanding of SAP and Aztec  - Preferred

  • Sound administration skills, with understanding of Excel and Google Docs.

  • Proactive in managing contracts to ensure supply is maintained for our customers

  • Ability to engage with multiple stakeholders in the value chain to achieve results for the business and our customers

  • Sound understanding of sales and demand forecasting, and production planning

  • Understanding of contracts and other legal documents


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