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At Metcash, we’re the power behind an independent Australia.

For almost 100 years we’ve been proudly supporting local, family-owned businesses – sticking up for the little guys and helping them become the best stores in town. Today we’re Australia and New Zealand’s leading independent retail partner and wholesaler in the food, liquor and hardware sectors. And while we may be large in size, we’ll always be locals at heart.

We understand the power of communities, and we’re dedicated to providing a welcoming and inclusive working environment for all our people. As part of the Metcash family, the difference you bring matters. We need talented people with a love for all things local, a can-do attitude and a passion for hard work done right to help us reshape the retail landscape and give independents a fighting chance. So roll up your sleeves and bring your best self to work, and we’ll give you the support you need to develop a rewarding career and make your mark on the future of retail.

Whether you’re looking for career growth, a focus on well-being, inclusivity, or genuine mateship embedded in the culture – Metcash has it all.

Curious about how you can make your mark in a career with heart? Explore Metcash careers today.


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Food at Metcash

At Metcash Food, we’re the power behind local business, proudly supplying over 1600 independently owned stores in every corner of Australia and New Zealand.

With a range of trusted independent brands like IGA, Foodland and Campbells/C-Store, our stores sit at the heart of their communities, providing locals with the products and homegrown produce they love most.

Metcash legends across our Food pillar have careers in distribution, warehousing, logistics, marketing, sales, and a whole lot more. They’re driven, kind, and passionate about the independent retailers they are supporting, but there are so many more perks to being part of this team. With an emphasis on celebrating diverse perspectives and building unique, thriving careers, there’s always a new way to challenge the status quo and grow a career you’re truly proud of.


Liquor at Metcash

At ALM, we supply every corner of our nation, but we still know how to keep it local.

With tailored support for almost 2,700 stores and over 12,000 partners and customers, we’re Australia and New Zealand’s leading supplier of independent liquor retailers and the driving force behind wholesale and on-premise liquor distribution. And with some of the countries most loved independent brands like Cellarbrations, The Bottle-O and Thirsty Camel, we’re giving local communities across the country something to celebrate.

We’ve been honing our craft for almost 100 years, with a careful eye towards the future of the industry – so it’s no surprise we know how to deliver the excitement our customers want and the support our retailers need.

Our ALM team is full of passionate people, innovative thinkers, and can-do attitudes. They’re working across wholesale, distribution, corporate, and many other roles that keep stores across the nation stocked and thriving. With an emphasis on celebrating diverse perspectives and building unique, thriving careers, there’s always a new way to break the status quo and grow a career you’re truly proud of.


Hardware at Metcash

At the Independent Hardware Group, we’re strengthening local communities one postcode at a time.

We’re the leading supplier of over 600 independently owned stores nationwide – giving them a competitive advantage to take the big chains to task. And with trusted hardware brands like Mitre 10 and Home Timber & Hardware, we can turn local retailers into the best stores in town giving locals the tools and support to build strong communities – literally!

The IHG team is built on a culture of mateship, we’re focused on maintaining a safe and supportive culture where every person comes to work with united purpose. In short – we look out for each other. Joining the Metcash hardware team, you can expect to be given the autonomy to grow your career and the resources to increase your skills. It’s non-stop learning, and each person is rallying behind others to succeed. The roles vary from the frontline in our retail stores and behind the scenes in the distribution centres, to the corporate office supporting as it all happens.

Support Office at Metcash

Inside the Metcash Office sit the corporate functions that support our food, liquor, and hardware teams. It includes teams such as Finance, IT, Strategy, HR, and more – they’re bringing loads of behind-the-scenes heroics to balance the books, manage our risk, and empower our people to do what they do best.

Our support office is abundant with opportunities to grow from entry level positions all the way our leadership. If you’re a strategic thinker with a knack for problem solving, people, or technology, this could be the perfect place for you to make a big splash in your career. You’ll discover a complex and rewarding career sticking up for the little guys, leaving them free to do what they do best – be the power behind an independent Australia and New Zealand.

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Gender Diversity at Metcash

Our people are our most valued asset, with diversity and inclusion fundamental to our culture and core values.

At Metcash, we’re proud to celebrate a diverse workforce that reflects a range of backgrounds, skills, and experiences. Here’s what that looks like in action:


We respect and value the diversity of our team members, suppliers, customers and stakeholders.


We commit to actively supporting and encouraging a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace now and in the future.


We encourage our team members to bring their authentic selves to work and enable their diversity to contribute successfully to their careers and our purpose.

How We’re Supporting Gender Diversity

Our leadership and talent development programs are designed to strengthen the talent pipeline, engage and retain our people, and support great careers at Metcash for all genders.

Our programs to support gender diversity and enhance inclusion in our workplace include:

  • Holding our status as a ce.rtified Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Employer of Choice
  • Achieving a gender pay gap of ~1%.
  • Progressing towards our gender diversity target of 40/40/20 by 2025 (current female representation 46% at Board/Group Leadership Team level).
  • Establishing an active Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council which champions gender equality across the business.
  • Tailoring parental leave policies for all genders to support births, stillbirths, surrogacy, miscarriages, and adoption.
  • Advertising to attract females into traditionally male-dominated roles.
  • Developing an Inclusive Leadership Program, which builds on our understanding of unconscious bias, to shift behaviours and habits to inclusive leadership across all levels of Metcash.
  • Continuing to promote flexible working – being awarded FlexReady certification by FlexCareers.
  • Maintaining a Women in Leadership Program, a key initiative to grow our female talent and accelerate their leadership and careers.
  • Supporting our gender balance strategy by enhancing our recruitment practices, overlaying a gender decoder across all our job advertisements to minimise gendered language and attract more diverse candidates to roles.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are integral to achieving our purpose of championing successful independents, to giving back to the communities where we live and work, and to being a favourite place to work.


At Metcash, we recognise that our people are the most essential element of our organisation, with safety, belonging, engagement, and inclusion fundamental to our culture and core values.

This recognition underpins our purpose of Championing Successful Independents and our focus on being ‘A Favourite Place to Work’.

We all have a unique and valuable part to play in promoting a diverse, inclusive, and respectful work environment across all of our business pillars and in our dealings with customers, suppliers and the broader community.


Our MetPride Committee and Allies are an inspiring group of team members across Metcash who support our DEI strategy and take action year-round to support our LGBTQ+ community.

The MetPride Committee is all about creating a network that builds and supports a diverse and inclusive culture to better serve our communities and customers.

The committee exists to promote an environment where our people feel safe, recognised, valued, and have a sense of belonging. We celebrate our LGBTQI+ community & allies.

Here’s a look at how we’re taking action for diversity, equity, and inclusion:

  • An active DEI Council that champions and supports inclusion strategies across all our Pillars and Functions.
  • Our MetPride Committee meets regularly to build initiatives and host events that foster a diverse and inclusive culture.
  • Develop and publish, organisation-wide, our edu-series “Shopping Bag”, organisation-wide, which focuses on educating our community on LGBTQ+ matters.
  • We celebrate Wear it Purple Day, Pride Month, and Mardi Gras to raise awareness, educate, and fundraise.
  • Our Employee Assistance Program is free for all employees to support them with their well-being with specialist advice available for LGBTQ+ related issues.
  • We offer 20 days of paid gender affirmation leave under our Gender Affirmation Policy for any of our team members transitioning or wishing to affirm their gender.

In 2023, we are proud to be raising money to support Minus18, an Australian charity improving the lives of LGBTQ+ youth.

Supporting First Nations People

Metcash demonstrates its commitment to supporting First Nations people through it’s team member-led resource group called ‘Jumbunna’. The Jumbunna group fosters diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness within the organisation through education and awareness.

Through the activities of this group, Metcash has been fostering an inclusive work environment and demonstrating its commitment to supporting First Nations people, including both their employees and the wider community. Metcash is proud to be a workplace where diversity is celebrated, and everyone can thrive.

The initiatives, ranging for educational newsletters to hosting events on culturally significant days, contribute to a stronger, more united company that values the unique perspectives and contributions of its diverse workforce.

“At Metcash, we believe we all have a part to play in promoting a diverse, inclusive and respectful work environment, and a more diverse workforce is a stronger and more engaged workforce.” – Anthony Rose, Jumbunna Group Chair.

Cultural Awareness Training

Metcash invests in cultural awareness training for its employees. This training helps create a more inclusive and respectful work environment where colleagues better understand and appreciate First Nations cultures, histories, and contributions to society.

Cultural Celebrations and Events

Metcash is committed to acknowledging and sharing cultural celebrations and events that recognise and honour First Nations heritage and traditions, including NAIDOC Week and National Reconciliation Week.

These events provide opportunities for all employees to engage with and learn from First Nations cultures, promoting understanding and appreciation. They also support Indigenous businesses and charities to give back to the communities in the local area.

Employee Support Networks

​​​​​​​The Jumbunna Working Group, which aims to support the needs and interests of First Nations employees and grow company-wide education and awareness.

The network serves as a safe space for employees to connect, share experiences, and offer support to one another, promoting a sense of belonging and community within the company.

​​​​​​​The word “Jumbunna” comes from the East Kulin language of the Bunnerong Tribe and means ‘a place to meet and talk’.




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December 31, 2024