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Retail Sales Administrator

Date: 24-Jun-2022

Location: Melbourne, VIC, AU, 3194

Company: Simplot

Simplot Australia is a food manufacturing and agriculture business encompassing potato, vegetable, seafood, and sauce operations that supply chilled, frozen, and shelf-stable products to Australia's major retail and foodservice markets.


We are home to some of Australia's most loved and trusted food brands, including Birds Eye, Edgell, Leggo's, John West, and Chiko. We have six Australian manufacturing sites and employ more than 2,000 people across Australia and New Zealand.


As a leading provider of quality, nourishing and sustainable food, we are focussed on bringing to life Aussie grown produce. We embrace sustainable practices that care for our planet's precious resources today and for generations to come. We are an integral part of the global JR Simplot Company.

Culture and Benefits:


At Simplot, we are fuelled by our purpose: We Contribute to Feeding Our World. We imagine a better future and set goals to reach it. We are committed to working as one Simplot and are guided by our shared values: 


  • Respect for Resources
  • Spirit of Innovation
  • Passion for People


We embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion. We care about creating an environment that promotes safety and wellbeing and where our people feel supported, respected and empowered. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination and are committed to providing equal opportunities for all our team members.


Simplot is passionate about cultivating a future where good ideas and inspiring possibilities have the chance to grow. We want our team members to build exciting and fulfilling careers with us and offer professional and personal growth opportunities.

The Perks:


  • Flexible working arrangements and a variety of engaging Health and Wellbeing programs
  • Diverse Leadership Development Programs and Professional Development Support
  • Employee Reward and Recognition Program 
  • Bonus incentives 
  • Discounted Health Insurance and Gym Memberships
  • Sensory Club Program – Enjoy and taste our new product launches and access to our Culinary cooking sessions
  • Novated Car Leasing Agreements
  • Income Protection Insurance 
  • Opportunity to purchase additional annual leave 

About our role:


We have a great opportunity for an energetic, motivated, and driven Retail Sales Administrator to join our Retail Sales team, based at our Head Office in Melbourne.


This is a permanent, full-time role, reporting to the National Sales Manager (NSM) Retail Operations, this role will be pivotal in offering administration support to both our NSM and the General Manager (GM) Retail, as well as the broader Retail Leadership Team and Retail team as required.  

What you will do:


  • This position will be varied and include coordination and support to the GM of Retail and the Retail Leadership team and Retail team activities both internal and external
  • Attend retail meetings as required for minutes and action follow ups
  • Identify opportunities to improve internal systems and processes
  • Responsibility for managing all aspects of travel arrangements for the NSM Retail Operations
  • Liaison point for internal and external customers where appropriate
  • Manage various planners and internal communication tools to ensure smooth running of the retail team and timely two-way communication to the field team and accounts
  • Complete and submit to payroll the weekly timesheets for our part time retail employees
  • Manage the point-of-sale orders, distribution, forecasting and budgeting requirements with external providers and the Retail Field Managers
  • Load and manage external invoicing 
  • Managed and distribute the planogram store requirements between all states in conjunction with the retail field managers, national account executives and third party as required
  • Be the key contact for retail field operations and proactively build a positive team environment

About you:


Your administration skills and ability to build successful working relationships will see you effectively manage a diverse stakeholder group. You will be working closely with a high performing sales team, so previous FMCG experience is preferred, but not essential. 


Strong attention to detail is a must. You will be confident and bring a high level of professional written and verbal communication skills. You must be able to work well autonomously and be able to self-manage. You will be highly skilled in Microsoft administration software, Outlooks, Word, Excel, Power Point, One Note and Teams. 


Importantly you will be someone who loves a challenge, thrives in a fast-paced environment, and can manage conflicting priorities with flair.


If this sounds like you, please apply online now! 

Job Requisition ID: 9902 

Travel Required: None 

Location(s): Chifley Business Park Office - Melbourne 

Country: Australia 


Simplot is an equal opportunity employer and encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply. If you feel you would be a great addition to our team please apply online today, we would love to hear from you. If you require technical assistance, please email us at