Category Specialist - Consumer Engineering, Wiri

  • NZ Safety Blackwoods
  • Wiri, Auckland, New Zealand
  • 15 Feb, 2024
Full time Admin and Office Customer Service and Call Centre Executive and General Management Trades and Services

Job Description

                    Job no: PGH9B
                    Category: Procurement/Sourcing

                    We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated, passionate, and driven individual to advance their career by joining our Merchandising Team as a Category Specialist based in Wiri, Manukau.

                    Reporting to the National Category Manager (NCM) this role will assist both the NCM Product Manager in developing and achieving long-term strategic growth and profitability for the category through:

                    • Supplier and Inventory management
                    • Project management and planning
                    • Coordinating implementation of promotional campaigns, other marketing collateral and sales tools
                    • Provide analytical information on new products, suppliers and introduce new products alongside the Product Manager
                    • Price modelling and forecasting and ensuring data integrity in system

                    Our Ideal Candidate will:

                    • Have a high attention to detail in a fast-paced environment
                    • Be highly commercial and accountable.
                    • Be analytical, innovative and understand the importance of data integrity.
                    • Be articulate, confident and have the ability to deal with people from a Retail/B2B sales/industrial background.
                    • Have the ability to build strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
                    • Thrive on challenge and have a keen interest in driving your career forward.

                    About Us:

                    NZ Safety Blackwoods is the country’s leading supplier of Tools, Engineering, Safety, Workwear, Hygiene and Packaging product, in addition to industry specific training and consulting services.

                    We are united in our ambition that our customers can ‘Depend on us to ensure that their business never stops’. We do this through delivering an amazing customer experience, industry leading specialist knowledge and value-added solutions. 

                    NZ Safety Blackwoods is all about taking care – taking care of our customers, our community and each other.


                    • Hybrid working model + great company culture!
                    • Great staff discounts on a wide variety of products
                    • Free on-site staff parking + career growth opportunities!

                    Apply now and tell us why it is you that we should be welcoming into the NZ Safety Blackwoods family!

                    NZ Safety Blackwoods promotes and adheres to the principles and practices of diversity. We are also very proud to be an official partner of KidsCan and a Mates In Construction Impact Premium Partner