Shop Assistant vacancy at Ackermans

Job Summary

Ackermans is hiring for a Shop Assistant P27 (Maximum 27hrs per week).

Closing date: 24 January 2024

Reference NumberACK240119-1
Job TitleShop Assistant P27 (Maximum 27hrs per week)
DepartmentOperations – Stores
Reporting To PositionManager
Job Type ClassificationContract
Number of Positions1
Shop Assistant vacancy at Ackermans

Location: Witbank, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Job Purpose

The purpose of this P27 role is to deliver exceptional customer shopping experience through stock replenishment, merchandising, housekeeping and efficient processing of transactions at till points.

If you are self-motivated, passionate about performance and have the high energy level required for this fast-paced, exciting and dynamic retail environment, consider this to be an opportunity to invest and grow your career.


  • Grade 12 or equivalent

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Knowledge and skills:
• Excellent customer service skills
• Communication skills – fluent in English (any other language would be beneficial
• Tenacious
• High energy levels
• Highly motivated and target driven

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• Previous retail experience would be advantageous

Key Responsibilities

1. Provide excellent customer service to give customer a great shopping experience
– Assist shoppers to find the goods and products that they are looking for
– Attend to customer queries / complaints

2. Cashier duties
– Process cash and card payments
– Process Lay Bys
– Process customer refunds
– Reporting discrepancies and problems to the supervisor
– Till balancing

3. Merchandising
– Ensure that stock is correctly priced and displayed
– Ensure product availability of the sales floor
– Housekeeping
– Keeping up to date with promotions

4. Risk
– Ensure that products are tagged in line with the company policy
– Participating in stock takes
– Be on the lookout for shoplifters and fraudulent activities and report any suspicious behaviour to Management

5. Consistently live the Ackermans values & policies and procedures in all aspects of your work.

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How to Apply

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Careers at Ackermans

Pleased to meet you! We are a diverse group of dynamic individuals who love what we do! We are driven by our purpose to bring value to life by creating a supportive environment so our employees can shine throughout their retail career.

Get ready for an inspiring environment, growth and a team of incredible people. We’re always looking for superstars to join us.

With over 100 years in the business, more than 10 000 employees working in our Support Centre, Distribution Centers and in our stores across 5 countries – we’re passionate about retail, fashion and people.

We call our employees Phadimas, which means “shine” in northern Sotho, so whether you’re super creative or analytical, you might be the next star to join our team!


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