Grocery Buyer

Located in the sunny Hawkes Bay, the contemporary and modern PAK’nSAVE Tamatea provides customers with value for money and friendly service at the lowest prices.

We’re looking for a Grocery Buyer with outstanding negotiating experience, organisational and planning skills and the ability to take responsibility of their categories to ensure overall excellence is consistently maintained on a day-to-day basis. 

To be successful in the role applicants will have:

  • An understanding of the retail environment

  • Proven experience in the art of negotiation  

  • Solid understanding and delivery of exceptional customer service

  • Keen to develop a future career within the supermarket industry

  • A positive “lead by example” attitude

An excellent command of English language (written and verbal) is essential along with strong computer skills.  Knowledge of Excel and/or SAP is highly desirable.

Hours:  Monday to Wednesday 06:00 to 14:30, Saturday 05:00 to 13:30, Sunday 07:30 to 16:00

In addition to the above, you will also need to be physically able to carry out manual handling of product and be willing to roll up your sleeves to assist the team when required.  (Please note, shortlisted candidates will be asked to participate in a functional assessment).

Ideally candidates will have previous supermarket buying experience but if you’re looking for a step up in your career we’d still love to hear from you.  This role reports to the Dry Goods Manager so if you can demonstrate the skills and motivation to succeed you’ll have the backing and support to unleash your potential in a friendly and team driven atmosphere.

Please apply by emailing a cover letter and CV to

Applications close 29th June 2018 unless filled prior.

“Enriching our people, feeding our Community”

Permanent Part Time

Job no: EOAP8244410

Location: Tamatea

Closing Date: Friday, 29 June 2018