Sales & Demand Planner

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at Southern Paprika Ltd (view profile)
Location 504 Woodcocks Road, Warkworth, New Zealand
Date Posted 19 November 2021
Category Business
Job Type Full-time


Highly organised? Great eye for detail? Sales & customer service guru? Keen to apply these skills in a horticultural sales & demand planning role?

We are a leading New Zealand horticultural producer and exporter located at Warkworth north of Auckland. We seek an extremely organised and efficient sales and demand planner to join our sales team, to oversee capsicum and avocado sales with our domestic and export customers.

Reporting to our Sales Manager, you will be involved in managing, coordinating and administering:

  • Sales and demand planning with our glasshouse and packhouse management teams, and customers.
  • Sales with all the large supermarket chains in New Zealand.
  • Sales with Japan and Australia, and any other future markets.
  • Analysis of sales figures.
  • Production forecasts versus sales demand.
  • Improving and developing systems and invoicing of sales orders.

The successful applicant will:

  • Have previous experience in a sales position. A relevant tertiary qualification and/or horticultural experience would be advantageous but not essential.
  • Have excellent computer skills in order to learn our in-house systems quickly and be a whizz within the Microsoft Office Suite. Also be involved with future system development projects.
  • Have successfully built relationships internally and externally in previous roles to coordinate both with customers and SPL team members.
  • Be a team player with a bright, bubbly, “can do” attitude who is willing to get out in the packhouse or glasshouse and assist with solving any problems thrown at you.
  • Be flexible with hours to meet customer expectations. Full days Monday to Friday in the office and a couple of hours from home on alternate Saturdays would be required.

To apply please forward your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are interested in this role by clicking "Apply Online".


Sheryl Lewis

HR Manager

09 425 1508

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