W107647 - Sales assistant

Sales assistant
Grand Foods

Turkish, Ethnic And Mediterranean Wholesale Food Distributors And Suppliers

Grand Foods is a leading importer and food distributor of fine products to both retail and wholesale customers in Australia. With over a 1000 product lines and a global supplier network comprised of some of the world's most well known international suppliers, Grand Foods offers an excellent range of high quality products in the Australian food market.

Founded in 1994, Grand Foods plays a key role in supplying privately labelled products to Australian supermarkets and premium bulk ingredients to local food manufacturers. Our industry experience as food wholesalers and our large customer base has enabled us to invest in our distribution and delivery systems to ensure we meet the fast turnaround times our clients require. Our rapid growth has allowed expansion with representation of Grand Foods in Sydney, Adelaide, Perth, Canberra and Brisbane.

Skills You Might Learn

-Develop customer service skills
- Communication skills
-Hands on practical experience
-Console operating
-Liaising and working with colleagues, bosses, customers and suppliers
-Management Knowledge
-Merchandising Skills
-Point of Sale Skills
-Product Ordering Skills
-Team Work Skills

Typical Tasks & Duties

This placement will offer students the chance to attain a broad range of retail skills. They will have hands-on practical experience, while working in a real life scenario. Specific examples are working as part of a team, learning about placement and presentation of stock and learning how to assist customers to find items. You will be supervised by experienced and knowledgeable staff. Overview of skills:

- Customer Service
- Stock/Display Merchandise
- Stock Ordering
- Working in both Grocery and Deli

Student Requirements

This would best suit a student studying a cert in retail, business or hospitality.. Should enjoy working with people, be helpful, courteous and a neat personal appearance. They should have excellent communication skills, the ability to work with people from diverse cultural backgrounds and willing to work as part of a team.

Dress Requirements

Black pants and enclosed shoes. Employer will provide tops. Employer has requested a neat appearance, hair tied back and minimal make-up for females.

Special Transport Requirements

Public transport may be limited. A bus service is available please refer to the link below to plan your journey:



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Positions: 2 Positions
ID Number: W107647
Location: Campbellfield, - Explore Region
Mode/Type: Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)
Attendance: Negotiated. To be discussed in interview. Employer may be able to offer a Saturday placement and school holidays
Added By: Hume Whittlesea Local Learning & Employment Network


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