Category Assistant – Graduate

About Foodstuffs North Island

Foodstuffs is proudly 100% Kiwi owned and operated. Foodstuffs North Island employs more than 1,700 people who support the hundreds of stores. Foodstuffs NI supplies 96 New World, two Fresh Collective by New World, 44 PAK'nSAVE, one PAK'nSAVE Mini and 179 Four Square owner-operated retail supermarkets, as well as 81 Liquorland, one Shoprite and one Write Price store along with seven Gilmours stores – which service wholesale foodservice customers.

The role 

Foodstuffs North Island are looking for a Category Assistant to support their Produce team to help keep delivering fresh food at great prices. Working across FSNI retail banners - PAK'nSAVE, New World, Four Square - you will be responsible for managing, maintaining and processing product, price and promotional administration across a portfolio of products as well as communicating with suppliers and store owner operators - it's a fantastic opportunity to gain exposure to the world of FMCG.

This is initially a 12-month maternity cover contract, however there will likely be further opportunity available after the 12 months.


  • Recent graduate or graduating this year – Marketing or a business-related discipline
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Tech savvy with strong analytical skills
  • Ability to solve problems
  • A hunger to learn more about the world of FMCG retail


Why choose Foodstuffs North Island?   

Work for one of NZ’s largest employers! Foodstuffs encourage internal promotion and they have career development opportunities across a variety of different functions. Free car parking is available onsite and basic medical insurance is also provided. The office has regular social events and celebrate most occasions with cake! 

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