Category Assistant - Analyst

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Marketing
  • Business Group:Humes Pipeline Systems
  • Location:Auckland
  • Job Reference:HPS/27438
  • Closing Date:19 Oct 2022


Category Assistant - Analyst

Humes is the leading pipeline systems supplier to New Zealand's infrastructure, drainlayer and rural markets. Right now, ours is an exciting industry to be in. We are a dominant player, have a great reputation with nationally provided support. We are proud to be part of the Fletcher Building group of companies.

The opportunity:

Reporting to the Category Manager, this is a terrific opportunity into the world of category management. Your core function will focus around product support for our branches and a big part of this involves preparing and facilitating vital product master data, so a keen eye for detail and meeting precise standards & deadlines is a must. You will be a key liaison point with both our store teams, suppliers and other internal stakeholders, so you will need to be a confident communicator, demonstrate strong written & verbal communication skills along with a customer-centric way of responding to people. From a day to day perspective your role will be heavily involved with pricing, reporting and supplier performance and prior experience in Category management an or a similar industry is preferred.

This role requires previous experience in data analysis and reporting as you monitor and analyse monthly reports, assist with range reviews and manage all supplier price increases for the team. You will know your way around a spreadsheet and you will feel comfortable getting your head around systems quickly and looking for ways to be more efficient.

The offer:

Success in this role can lead to a range of career paths within Humes and the wider Fletcher Building family. You will join our National Office in Penrose, where we have free on-site parking, a great café, and we are we handily located next to the Penrose train station.  We offer a competitive salary, a fabulous and supportive team, and promise a commitment to your ongoing learning and development, together with a wide range of other fantastic employee benefits that come with joining one of New Zealand’s largest employers!