Branch Coordinator

Business Unit:  Trents
Job Type:  Full time
Job End Date:  05/08/2024

About Us


Trents are a significant player in the South Island foodservice and retail convenience markets.  We have branches and teams across the South Island looking after regional and national customers.   We pride ourselves on our wide range of quality products, great team, dynamic culture and commitment to excellent customer service.

We are part of Foodstuffs South Island, our 100% kiwi-owned and operated cooperative that supports the brands that we all know and love - PAK’nSAVE, New World, Four Square, Raeward Fresh and On the Spot - as well as our Trents customers

Our purpose is to ‘bring more to the table’ and our success is down to our people who bring their skills, experience, passion and expertise to make Trents and Foodies an amazing and rewarding place to work. 


About the role


This key role reports to the Branch Manager and works closely with all on-site team members as well as the wider Trents Sales and Distribution teams across the South Island. 

The key focus of the varied and interesting role is to provide support with customer enquiries, administration and compliance matters including Health & Safety and Food Safety, and on-site recruitment and people activities including induction, training and payroll administration.


About you


You will have administration, accounts and customer service experience and you have a reputation as a clear communicator who is able to build effective relationships across all levels of the business. You have a good working knowledge of operational Health & Safety and Food Safety requirements although ongoing training will be made available. 

You are flexible in your approach to problems and can quickly adapt to changing customer and team needs, with the ability to think on your feet to offer solutions.  You are known for your high level of accuracy and attention to detail and excellent time management and work prioritisation skills.  You also have experience with handling confidential and sensitive information.

Knowledge of WMS and SAP systems and the Food Service industry would be an advantage.


Don't Meet Every Requirement?


We encourage you to apply anyway. We are looking for individuals with diverse experiences and are keen to hear from those who believe they have the drive and potential to succeed in this role.


What we offer


  • Ongoing training and development
  • An excellent work environment with a competitive remuneration package, including medical insurance (after a qualifying period)
  • Discounted purchasing at Trents and other merchants


You will be provided with all the tools, training and support you need to make your mark in this role. 

How to Apply

Ready to take on the challenge? We'd love to hear from you – apply now. If you have any questions, please reach out to our recruitment team at 

Foodstuffs South Island is a Pride Pledge organisation, and we are committed to an inclusive workplace where everyone thrives, every day and we celebrate our diversity as strength.