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Planner - Home Appliances

Apply now Job no: 502278
Work type: Permanent Full-time
Location: VIC Metro
Categories: Merchandise - Planner

At Kmart, families come first for the lowest prices on everyday items. Our vision is to make everyday living brighter for all of our customers, every time, everywhere they shop with us.  

As Australia’s brightest retail star, we have experienced great success in recent times. For Kmart this is just the beginning of our exciting journey ahead! We have big plans in place to ensure we deliver our vision and significantly expand our business. With another 40 new stores opening across Australia and New Zealand, the growth of our online business and expansion into new markets, we are on a mission to improve the Kmart shopping experience for all our customers, who are at the heart of everything we do. There has never been a more irresistible time to join Kmart!  

Kmart currently have a vacancy for a Planner for our Living - Home Appliances division. This is a dynamic portfolio that is currently trading as a market leader in price and volume.

Based at our Head Office in Mulgrave and reporting into a Planning Manager, in this role you will:

  • deliver key profit objectives through innovation, customer orientation, inventory management and analysis
  • work closely with your buyer and the broader team
  • be a significant contributor in executing the strategy
  • trade your business to maximise every opportunity and minimise risks
  • control a significant Open to Buy
  • forecast stock requirements to maximise revenue, margin and stock turn performance

Irresistible You!

As an experienced Merchandise Planner, you will have a solid knowledge base, an inquisitive and commercial mind and enjoy knowledge sharing. Working collaboratively is your preferred style but you are comfortable owning your business and decision making.

Driven to succeed, you have demonstrated business acumen and exceptional commercial results; excel in forecasting, interpreting market trends and executing strategic trading plans to exceed targets and deliver growth. 

You are a well-regarded trader, strong communicator and influencer, with a proactive approach. Strong computer literacy, including proficiency in Excel is essential.

You will also be responsible for training junior or trainee planners.

Irresistible Kmart!

We are a huge volume retailer and we do things a little differently around here! We will support you in learning the Kmart way but we will also give you the accountability and ownership you crave. Kmart is a company that will give you the opportunity to gain experience outside of your comfort zone, where you can develop professionally and truly own your career!

Being IRRESISTIBLE means we pride ourselves on being a values led organisation and believe that integrity, boldness, team work & customer service drives our success. Our culture is fun, positive, honest and professional. We treat each other equally, with respect and we like to keep things simple.

We operate at a fast pace, are highly results focussed and we all work collaboratively to ensure the continued success of our business and that we delight our customers every day! Our structure is non-hierarchical; our leaders are approachable and foster a culture that encourages innovation, creativity and autonomy.

We have a lot to offer our team members including great development opportunities across both Kmart and the Wesfarmers Group, excellent remuneration, an uncapped bonus scheme, free parking, benefits program and access to Wesfarmers share plan.

So if you have the required experience and our culture sounds like the right fit for you – don't miss this great opportunity to join Australia's most profitable retailer.

Phone screening and interviews will occur prior to the closing date of this advertisement.

Candidates interested in this position should apply directly to this advertisement as we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies. Agencies - Please do not contact us or send applicants to us unless requested to by a Recruitment team member. To apply please upload your current resume and complete the online application form.


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