Merchandiser - Southern Suburbs, Adelaide

Date: 21 Nov 2023

Location: Rose Park, SA, AU, 5067 Mentone, VIC, AU, 3194

Company: Simplot

Simplot Australia is a food manufacturing and agriculture business encompassing potato, vegetable, seafood, and sauce operations that supply a wide range of frozen, shelf-stable and chilled products to Australia and New Zealand’s major retail and food service customers. 


As a leading provider of quality, nourishing and sustainable food, we are focused on creating food Australians and New Zealanders love by maximising value from the best Australian-grown produce and global seafood. Our iconic brands have been an integral part of Australian life for generations, and include the likes of Leggo’s, Birds Eye, Edgell, John West and Chiko.


We have five manufacturing sites in Australia and six sales sites and employ almost 2000 people across these operations. We are an integral part of the global J.R. 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

  • A variety of engaging Health and Wellbeing programs
  • Diverse Leadership Development Programs and Professional Development Support
  • Employee Reward and Recognition Program 
  • Discounted Health Insurance and Gym Memberships

About our role

We are currently recruiting for a Merchandiser to work with us on a Casual basis for the Adelaide, South Australia territory (Southern suburbs).  


Reporting to the State Field Manager - SA this is a varied role, where you will take responsibility for the distribution, shelf management, promotion, and presentation of our range of known and trusted household products. 


Availability between Monday to Friday is essential with the ability to be flexible. Your hours will be varied, and you will work weekly, excluding a shutdown period over Christmas and New Year.

What you will do

  • Build strong ongoing relationship with staff in supermarkets.
  • Build and maintain product and promotional displays.
  • Ensure all Simplot products are presented with correct facings and in the best possible position.
  • Review and implementation of store planograms and layouts.
  • Ensure sales and field plans are executed in each store.
  • Achieve Territory Key Performance Indicators and field drive incentives.

About you

This role is perfect for an someone with a passion for sales and marketing, looking for casual work or looking to kick-start their career with FMCG:


  • You may be studying and looking for Casual employment within your study hours.
  • You may be returning to work and ideally seeking flexibility with school hours.  
  • You may have recently completed study (Business, Marketing, Sales or Finance) and looking for that first-step into the Sales & Marketing industry.


Previous Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) merchandising experience would be highly beneficial (but not essential), as is the desire and motivation to succeed in the FMCG industry. 


You will be energetic, driven, and enthusiastic, with the ability to build lasting relationships. You will have exceptional planning skills and importantly enjoy working within a highly motivated Sales Team. This role could potentially lead to permanent opportunities in the future. 


In addition:

  • You will need a current driver's license and have a roadworthy vehicle.
  • Physically fit and able to lift stock, building store displays and utilise Simplot's creative point of sale material (cardboard bins, banners and promotional material).
  • Be proficient using a mobile device (iPad provided) to collate data and photograph displays.

We offer

  • A flexible, family-friendly culture
  • Simplot Australia branded clothing
  • All the tools required to enable your creativity when building point-of-sale promotional displays.
  • Full training and Induction program.
  • Extra incentives to reward your performance.
  • An allowance of $0.95c per kilometre travelled from your first store to your final store of the day.
  • Hourly rate of $24.43 plus 25% Casual loading plus 11% superannuation.


This is an Award hourly paid Casual position.


Ideally you reside within the Southern region of Adelaide as you are required to have your own car for work purposes and will be reimbursed an allowance for travel home-to-home for kilometres travelled.


If this sounds like you, then please apply online today


Applications close Thursday, 7 December 2023



Job Requisition ID: 16407 

Travel Required: Up to 100% 

Location(s): SAPL Office - Rose Park, Remote - AUS 

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