Because at Countdown, Everyone Counts. As one of New Zealand's largest private employers we offer a huge range of meaningful career opportunities. It’s hands-on, It can be demanding, but we offer all the tools our people need to succeed.
We have all been given a hand throughout our careers at some point in time and our team are waiting to give you a hand. We have a diverse range of leaders with expertise and knowledge to pass on. It’s about building our teams capability and watching them grow and succeed through their own career pathway.
It’s about our team grabbing opportunities and stepping up when being given a hand. It’s about continuing to incorporate people from all walks of life in our business so we become New Zealand's favourite food store. Joining the Countdown team will introduce you to our purpose and what each individual team member strives for each day, and we do this collectively as it’s the sum parts that make us what we are - that’s why everyone counts.
You'll join a company where we are passionate about providing our customers a place where they can eat well for less, and also about the communities we are part of. We are proud of the work we do within the Community & protecting the environment for future generations in order to make Kiwis' lives a little better every day.
Countdown is New Zealand’s leading supermarket brand, serving more than 2.7 million customers every week.
Our team is committed to providing our customers with consistent choice, value and convenience. Every interaction with our team involve friendly responsive service so they’ll enjoy the best overall shopping experience and we become their favourite food store.
Our team across New Zealand work in a number of different roles. They form our nationwide network of over 180 stores. They provide operational and corporate support from key locations around the country. They form part of the logistics team who ensure our stores receive deliveries and they operate our processing plants to maintain the highest standards for the products being supplied.
Countdown ensures everyone counts by providing opportunities to every team member, to ensure they have personal and career growth during their time with us.
Countdown wants to ensure you are eating well for less.
Ensuring a fresh quality range, maintaining competitive prices, providing great specials and keeping hundreds of items on price lockdown assists us to do this for you. We want to this to be your inspiration to create meals, which bring people together and provide you with warm memories.
Continually looking at ways to provide convenience, quality and top level service to our customers, our support team work tirelessly to ensure we are at the forefront of innovation to implement systems and service to enhance our customers experience with us and to ensure we are their favourite food store.
While we’re known as Countdown, we form part of Progressive Enterprises, a subsidiary of the publicly-listed Australian company, Woolworths Limited. In addition to Countdown, Progressive Enterprises is also the franchise co-ordinator for the Fresh Choice and SuperValue banner groups.
Countdown is a people company
We value our people.
We trust our people.
We develop our people.
We reward our people.
Because at Countdown, everyone counts.