Countdown NZ Supermarkets
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Countdown NZ Supermarkets Careers and Employment

About the company

  • CEO
    Dave Chambers
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  • Company size
    more than 10,000
  • Industry
    Retail & Wholesale
  • Headquarters
    Support Office, 80 Favona...
  • Link
    Countdown NZ Supermarkets website
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Rating is calculated based on 405 reviews and is evolving.



Long Life Assistant in North Shore City, Auckland
on 24 September 2022
good first job
Pretty good place to work, and nice to have a discount but 5% isn’t much. just paid minimum wage, but job is mostly quite relaxed but you are expected to work pretty fast. sometimes there is free food like cookies in the staff room but not often.
Checkout Operator in Auckland
on 20 September 2022
Average but good place for first time job
Good lace for a first part time job in high school. Management can be quite lazy and rude and have no problem making you work as many shifts as possible but sit in their office doing nothing. Discount is alright but nothing much.
Checkout Operator in Papakura, Auckland
on 14 September 2022
fun and great place
great place with great peopleAs a shy person who had to come out of my shell and serve people, I initially loved it because it was a wonderful place for me to learn new skills and boost my confidence. I was with CD for three years, however I recently left due to terrible
Checkout Operator in Far North District, Northland
on 13 September 2022
Good place to start work/learn skills and knowledge
I loved it in the beginning it was a fun environment for me learning new skills and bringing out my confidence as I was a shy person so having to come out of my shell and serve customers was awesome. I have been with CD for 3 years but have recently gave it up because of poor management.
Produce Assistant in Christchurch, Canterbury
on 31 August 2022
good culture
The deli is always busy.making sure to clean up everything as it causes sickness to the workplace environment.hardest past of the job is to make sure that u use the right techique to pull out hot chicken from oven as it can cause danger, and hazard. I really enjoy the people i wok with, and the customers

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Insights from 282 Indeed users who have interviewed with Countdown NZ Supermarkets within the last 5 years.

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Process takes about a day or two

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I possess a high work ethic and loyalty to my employer,I'm a team player, and will contribute supportive manner to my workmates.

Shared on 26 July 2020

What is your favourite food and why? Where do u see yourself in 5 years? How do u motivate customers? Would you go extra mile to help a customer? How do u deal with upset customers? Are u a part of any community ? How will you be an asset to this company? Tell me a time when u exercised leadership? Have u ever increased sales?when? Have u worked in a team?what were your strengths and weekness in a team? Describe a time when u made a mistake and how did u deal with it? What changes have u made at work?

Shared on 8 December 2019

Are you on time you meet the standards of the customers work as a team hygiene workplace safety comes first do you enjoy people around you making sure the shelves are stacked safety label properly work on your own meet the guidelines

Shared on 28 October 2019

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