WORKING AT BOWENS

Make the choice to become a part of Bowens

Work for an Australian owned business operating since 1894 with over 800 employees employed across metropolitan and regional Victoria. With opportunities available in the following areas:

  • Yard
  • Despatch
  • Counter Sales
  • Internal Sales
  • Drivers
  • External Sales
  • Support & Admin roles
  • Management

We are constantly striving to be the industry leader in timber and building supplies. So if you are:

  • Wanting a new career opportunity
  • Want to work for a company that promotes and encourages career development
  • Looking for something different
  • Looking to re enter the workforce
  • Want the flexibility of part time or casual hours
  • Want weekend work

THEN WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU!


ARE YOU LOOKING TO JOIN BOWENS?

HARDWARE / RETAIL SUPERVISOR - HALLAM
STORE Hallam
APPLY BY 24/10/14

  • Key senior position working for a fast growing Aust business

  • Exciting career building opportunities exist for the right candidate

  • Sound like a place you’d want to work, then apply now

We are looking for an experienced person to bring their leadership skills to lead our hardware team at our Hallam store.

Bowens is a family owned business with a proud history dating back to 1894. We are a leader in the supply of timber and building products to the building trade and do-it-yourself retail market. Our business is known in the industry for our passion for trade and investment in staff development and growth.

A great opportunity exists for an experienced and enthusiastic hardware person with extensive hardware knowledge to lead the hardware department at our Hallam branch. In this role you will need to have excellent time management skills, strong leadership skills and the ability to prioritise work in this fast paced environment.

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

  • Proven ability to deliver outstanding service and build great relationships

  • Driven business outcomes by creating an appealing and stimulating shopping environment through the implementation of outstanding merchandising and presentation standards

  • Manage promotional offers and store inventory to an optimal level to maximize store performance

  • Strong leadership skills and demonstrated ability to relate to people at all levels with a particular focus on understanding customer needs

  • Ability to grow and develop yourself and the business

  • Strong communication, relationship building, analytical and problem solving skills

  • Exceptional time management skills and the ability to work autonomously

  • Previous experience within the timber & hardware industry

    Why join Bowens?

  • Bowens offers more than just a competitive salary, we offer genuine opportunities for development and career progression.

  • If you like to be rewarded for your hard work and be part of a fun team in a high performance environment, enjoy interacting with customers then this is the role for you.

If you want to join a successful and growing company, then look no further and submit your resume.

Please apply online or send your resume and cover letter to:  Sharon McLeod, HR Consultant

Email: recruitment@bowens.com.au

Applications close Friday 24th October 2014.

All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence

ACCOUNT MANAGER / SALES REPRESENTATIVE - MT EVELYN
STORE Mt Evelyn
APPLY BY 24/10/14
  • Exciting career development opportunities

  • Be part of a dynamic store with an appetite for growth

  • Bring your energy and enthusiasm to Bowens to help us to continue to grow our successful Australian business

Bowens is a family owned business with a proud history dating back to 1894. We are a leader in the supply of timber and building products to the building trade and do-it-yourself retail market. Our business is known in the industry for our passion for trade and investment in staff development and growth.

We are keen to speak with motivated candidates who have proven sales success. Experience in the timber and hardware industry is desirable. This is a great opportunity to join our energetic sales team at our Mt Evelyn branch as an Account Manager/Sales Representative. If you have a passion and drive for sales and enjoy visiting clients and building growth, then please apply now.

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

  • Experience in managing, developing and prospecting sales within an assigned geographical area

  • Proven ability to deliver outstanding service and build great relationships

  • A self-motivated approach and strong follow through with customers to ensure their needs are met so that we can continue to offer a high level of service

  • Demonstrated ability to relate to people at all levels with a passion for understanding customer needs

  • Ability to grow and develop yourself and the business

  • Strong communication, relationship building, analytical and problem solving skills

  • Exceptional time management skills and the ability to work autonomously

    Why join Bowens?

  • Bowens offers more than just a competitive salary and an attractive and achievable bonus scheme. We offer genuine opportunities for development and career progression.

  • Sales system, reporting tools and full training will be provided, along with ongoing support from our experienced sales team

  • If you would like to be rewarded for your hard work and be part of a fun team in a high performance environment, enjoy visiting clients and building growth, then this is the role for you.

Please apply online or send your resume and cover letter to:  Sharon McLeod, HR Consultant

Email: recruitment@bowens.com.au

INTERNAL SALES CONSULTANT - NORTH MELBOURNE
STORE North Melbourne
APPLY BY 24/10/14
  • Be part of dynamic store with an appetite for growth

  • Work for an Aust owned business with exciting career development opportunities

  • Sound like a place you'd want to work, then apply now

  • Fantastic opportunity for an experienced Internal Sales Consultant to join our team at our Nth Melbourne store.  If you have a can do attitude, we want to hear from you!

Bowens is a family owned business with a proud history dating back to 1894. We are a leader in the supply of timber and building products to the building trade and do-it-yourself retail market. Our business is known in the industry for our passion for trade and investment in staff development and growth.

An opportunity exists for an experienced and energetic Internal Sales Consultant to join the team at our North Melbourne store. In this role you will work closely with our sales team and will provide outstanding customer service and be responsible for the processing of quotes and orders in an efficient, accurate and prompt manner. Experience in the timber and hardware industry is desirable and previous experience reading building plans will be advantageous. If you are looking for a career then we want to hear from you today!

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

  • A passion and ability to deliver outstanding customer service and build great relationships

  • Strong attention to detail

  • A willingness to learn and have fun whilst getting the job done

  • Previous experience processing quotes and orders

  • Strong communication, relationship building, analytical and problem solving skills

  • Exceptional time management skills and the ability to work autonomously and be a team player

    Why join Bowens?

  • Bowens offers more than just a competitive salary, we offer genuine opportunities for development and career progression.

  • If you like to be rewarded for your hard work and be part of a fun team in a high performance environment, enjoy interacting with customers then this is the role for you.

Please apply online or send your resume and cover letter to:  Sharon McLeod, HR Consultant

Email: recruitment@bowens.com.au

CASUAL YARD STAFF
STORE Various
APPLY BY 2/11/14
  • We are looking for casual yard staff. A current forklift licence and timber & hardware industry experience would be an advantage.

Bowens is a family owned business with a proud history dating back to 1894. We are a leader in the supply of timber and building products to the building trade and do-it-yourself retail market. Our business is known in the industry for our passion for trade and our investment in staff development and growth.

Opportunities exist for casual yard staff to join our busy yard teams across Victoria. Whilst these positions are casual, there may be opportunities for ongoing employment for the right candidates.

Your duties will include but not limited to:

  • Preparing timber orders

  • Serving customers

  • Putting stock away

  • Unloading and loading of trucks

  • Cleaning of the yard

    Your skill set, experience and qualifications will include:

  • Ability to deliver outstanding customer service

  • A capability to undertake physical tasks safely

  • Good communication and organisational skills

  • Ability to work independently as well as contribute as a team member

  • Previous timber & hardware experience is advantageous

    Why join Bowens?

  • Bowens offers more than just above award wages, we offer genuine opportunities for development and career progression.

  • If you like to be rewarded for your hard work and be part of a fun team in a high performance environment, enjoy interacting with customers then this is the role for you.

    Please apply online or send your resume and cover letter to:  Sharon McLeod, HR Consultant

BARISTA - NORTH MELBOURNE
STORE North Melbourne
APPLY BY 28/10/14
  • We are looking for a vibrant and passionate Barista to run our newly created in store café at our North Melbourne branch on a casual basis.

Bowens is a family owned business with a proud history dating back to 1894. We are a leader in the supply of timber and building products to the building trade and do-it-yourself retail market. Our business is known in the industry for our passion for trade and investment in staff development and growth.

This is a newly created role and a fantastic opportunity for an experienced barista to join this fun and energetic team at our North Melbourne branch. To be successful in this role you will need to have an outgoing personality, outstanding customer service, show initiative, be hard working and have a passion for coffee. You will be required to train staff on the art of coffee making and be responsible for ensuring that coffee supplies are purchased and stock levels maintained. You will also be responsible for ensuring equipment is kept neat and tidy.

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

  • Proven ability to deliver outstanding service and build great relationships

  • Being fast and efficient whilst being consistent and keeping cup quality

  • A “can do” attitude

  • Creative latte art skills

  • A self-motivated approach and strong follow through with customers to ensure their needs are met so that we can continue to offer a high level of service

  • Demonstrated ability to relate to people at all levels with a passion for understanding customer needs

    Why join Bowens?

  • Bowens offers more than just a competitive wage, we offer genuine opportunities for development and career progression.

  • If you would like to be rewarded for your hard work and be part of a fun team in a high performance environment, enjoy visiting clients and building growth, then this is the role for you.

Please apply online or send your resume and cover letter to:  Sharon McLeod, HR Consultant

Email: recruitment@bowens.com.au

HARDWARE INVENTORY - NORTH MELBOURNE
STORE North Melbourne
APPLY BY 24/10/14
  • Exciting career development opportunities

  • Be part of a dynamic store with an appetite for growth

  • Bring your energy and enthusiasm to Bowens to help us to continue to grow our successful Australian business

Bowens is a family owned business with a proud history dating back to 1894. We are a leader in the supply of timber and building products to the building trade and do-it-yourself retail market. Our business is known in the industry for our passion for trade and investment in staff development and growth.

A great opportunity exists for an experienced hardware person with inventory experience to join our team at North Melbourne.  In this role you will be responsible for ensuring that our hardware is purchased as per company guidelines to ensure our stock levels are maintained, actioning and maintaining our hardware inventory reports, hardware receipting, rolling stocktakes and processing credit claims.

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

  • A proven ability to deliver outstanding service and build great relationships

  • An ability to manage promotional offers and store inventory to an optimal level to maximize store performance

  • A demonstrated ability to relate to people at all levels with a particular focus on understanding customer needs

  • An ability to grow and develop yourself and the business

  • Strong communication, relationship building, analytical and problem solving skills

  • Exceptional time management skills and the ability to work autonomously

    Why join Bowens?

  • Bowens offers more than just a competitive salary, we offer genuine opportunities for development and career progression.

  • If you like to be rewarded for your hard work and be part of a fun team in a high performance environment, enjoy interacting with customers then this is the role for you.

If you want to join a successful and growing company, then look no further and submit your resume.

Please apply online or send your resume and cover letter to:  Sharon McLeod, HR Consultant

Email: recruitment@bowens.com.au

All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.


CASUAL COUNTER SALES STAFF
STORE Various
APPLY BY 31/10/14

Are you looking for casual work? Do you have timber & hardware experience? A forklift licence or looking for a career change?  Then we want to hear from you today!

Bowens is a family owned business with a proud history dating back to 1894. We are a leader in the supply of timber and building products to the building trade and do-it-yourself retail market. Our business is known in the industry for our passion for trade and investment in staff development and growth.

Opportunities exist for casual Counter Sales staff to join the teams at various stores around Melbourne, Shepparton & Phillip Island. In this role you will need to bring along a fun and enthusiastic attitude and enjoy building relationships with our customers. You will be responsible for assisting customers, picking customer orders and putting away stock in an efficient, accurate and safe manner. Experience in the timber and hardware industry is desirable.

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

  • A passion and ability to deliver outstanding customer service and build great relationships

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Willingness to learn

  • Strong communication, relationship building, analytical and problem solving skills

  • Exceptional time management skills and the ability to work autonomously and be a team player

    Why join Bowens?

  • Bowens offers more than just a competitive salary, we offer genuine opportunities for development and career progression.

  • If you like to be rewarded for your hard work and be part of a fun team in a high performance environment, enjoy interacting with customers then this is the role for you.

Please apply online or send your resume and cover letter to:  Sharon McLeod, HR Consultant

Email: recruitment@bowens.com.au

FORKLIFT DRIVER - DANDENONG WAREHOUSE
STORE Dandenong warehouse
APPLY BY 3/10/14

Bowens is a family owned business with a proud history dating back to 1894. We are a leader in the supply of timber and building products to the building trade and do-it-yourself retail market. Our business is known in the industry for our passion for trade and investment in staff development and growth.

An opportunity exists for a full time Forklift Driver preferably with despatch experience to join our team at our Dandenong Warehouse. In this role you will responsible for operating a forklift to a high level of safety, load and unload trucks, order picking, stock rotation and assisting with rolling stocktakes. Experience in the timber and hardware industry is desirable and the successful candidate must have a forklift license.

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

  • Safe operation of a forklift

  • An ability to load and unload timber packs

  • A passion and ability to deliver outstanding customer service and build great relationships

  • A willingness to learn

  • Excellent time management and organisational skills

  • A proven ability to ensure orders are delivered on time in full

  • An ability to work independently as well as contribute as a team member

  • An ability to relate to people at all levels  with a particular focus on understanding the customer needs

  • The desire to grow and develop yourself and the business

  • An understanding of all OH&S legislation

    Why join Bowens?

  • Bowens offers more than just a competitive salary, we offer genuine opportunities for development and career progression.

  • If you like to be rewarded for your hard work and be part of a fun team in a high performance environment, enjoy interacting with customers then this is the role for you.

Please apply online or send your resume and cover letter to:  Sharon McLeod, HR Consultant

Email: recruitment@bowens.com.au

Applications close Friday 3rd October 2014.

TRUCK DRIVER - TAYLORS LAKES
STORE Taylors Lakes
APPLY BY 4/11/14

Bowens is a family owned business with a proud history dating back to 1894. We are a leader in the supply of timber and building products to the building trade and do-it-yourself retail market. Our business is known in the industry for our passion for trade and investment in staff development and growth.

An opportunity exists for a full time Truck Driver preferably with hardware & timber industry experience to join our Taylors Lakes team. In this role you will responsible for delivering timber and hardware orders to building sites, utilising our electronic proof of delivery system.

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

  • Safe operation of a truck

  • An ability to load and unload timber packs

  • An ability to navigate using a transport system

  • A passion and ability to deliver outstanding customer service and build great relationships

  • A willingness to learn

  • Excellent time management and organisational skills

  • A proven ability to ensure orders are delivered on time in full

  • An ability to work independently as well as contribute as a team member

  • An ability to relate to people at all levels  with a particular focus on understanding the customer needs

  • The desire to grow and develop yourself and the business

  • An understanding of all OH&S legislation

    Why join Bowens?

  • Bowens offers more than just a competitive wage, we offer genuine opportunities for development and career progression.

  • If you like to be rewarded for your hard work and be part of a fun team in a high performance environment, enjoy interacting with customers then this is the role for you.

Please apply online or send your resume and cover letter to:  Sharon McLeod, HR Consultant

Email: recruitment@bowens.com.au

ACCOUNT MANAGER - BENTLEIGH EAST
STORE Bentleigh East
APPLY BY 13/10/14
  • Exciting career development opportunities

  • Be part of a dynamic store with an appetite for growth

  • Bring your energy and enthusiasm to Bowens to help us to continue to grow our successful Australian business

Bowens is a family owned business with a proud history dating back to 1894. We are a leader in the supply of timber and building products to the building trade and do-it-yourself retail market. Our business is known in the industry for our passion for trade and investment in staff development and growth.

We are keen to speak with motivated candidates who have proven sales success. Experience in the timber and hardware industry is desirable. This is a great opportunity to join our energetic sales team at our Bentleigh East branch. If you have a passion and drive for sales and enjoy visiting clients and building growth, then please apply now.

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

  • Experience in managing, developing and prospecting sales within an assigned geographical area

  • Proven ability to deliver outstanding service and build great relationships

  • A self-motivated approach and strong follow through with customers to ensure their needs are met so that we can continue to offer a high level of service

  • Demonstrated ability to relate to people at all levels with a passion for understanding customer needs

  • Ability to grow and develop yourself and the business

  • Strong communication, relationship building, analytical and problem solving skills

  • Exceptional time management skills and the ability to work autonomously

    Why join Bowens?

  • Bowens offers more than just a competitive salary and an attractive and achievable bonus scheme. We offer genuine opportunities for development and career progression.

  • Sales system, reporting tools and full training will be provided, along with ongoing support from our experienced sales team

  • If you would like to be rewarded for your hard work and be part of a fun team in a high performance environment, enjoy visiting clients and building growth, then this is the role for you.

Please apply online or send your resume and cover letter to:  Sharon McLeod, HR Consultant

Email: recruitment@bowens.com.au

Applications close Monday 13th October 2014

 All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

INTERNAL SALES CONSULTANT - ROWVILLE
STORE Rowville
APPLY BY 24/10/14
  • Be part of dynamic store with an appetite for growth

  • Work for an Aust owned business with exciting career development opportunities

  • Sound like a place you'd want to work, then apply now

  • Fantastic opportunity for an experienced Internal Sales Consultant to join our team at our Rowville store.  If you have a can do attitude, we want to hear from you!

Bowens is a family owned business with a proud history dating back to 1894. We are a leader in the supply of timber and building products to the building trade and do-it-yourself retail market. Our business is known in the industry for our passion for trade and investment in staff development and growth.

An opportunity exists for an experienced and energetic Internal Sales Consultant to join the team at our Rowville store. In this role you will work closely with our sales team and will provide outstanding customer service and be responsible for the processing of quotes and orders in an efficient, accurate and prompt manner. Experience in the timber and hardware industry is desirable and previous experience reading building plans will be advantageous. If you are looking for a career then we want to hear from you today!

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

  • A passion and ability to deliver outstanding customer service and build great relationships

  • Strong attention to detail

  • A willingness to learn and have fun whilst getting the job done

  • Previous experience processing quotes and orders

  • Strong communication, relationship building, analytical and problem solving skills

  • Exceptional time management skills and the ability to work autonomously and be a team player

    Why join Bowens?

  • Bowens offers more than just a competitive salary, we offer genuine opportunities for development and career progression.

  • If you like to be rewarded for your hard work and be part of a fun team in a high performance environment, enjoy interacting with customers then this is the role for you.

Please apply online or send your resume and cover letter to:  Sharon McLeod, HR Consultant

Email: recruitment@bowens.com.au


YARD PERSON - BENTLEIGH EAST
STORE Bentleigh East
APPLY BY 2/11/14
  • We are looking for a full-time yard person. Must have a current forklift licence and timber & hardware industry experience is advantageous.

Bowens is a family owned business with a proud history dating back to 1894. We are a leader in the supply of timber and building products to the building trade and do-it-yourself retail market. Our business is known in the industry for our passion for trade and our investment in staff development and growth.

An opportunity exists for a full time yard person to join our busy yard team in Bentleigh East.

Your duties will include but not limited to:

  • Preparing timber orders

  • Serving customers

  • Putting stock away

  • Unloading and loading of trucks

  • Cleaning of the yard

    Your skill set, experience and qualifications will include:

  • Ability to deliver outstanding customer service

  • A capability to undertake physical tasks safely

  • Good communication and organisational skills

  • Ability to work independently as well as contribute as a team member

  • Previous timber & hardware experience is advantageous

    Why join Bowens?

  • Bowens offers more than just above award wages, we offer genuine opportunities for development and career progression.

  • If you like to be rewarded for your hard work and be part of a fun team in a high performance environment, enjoy interacting with customers then this is the role for you.

    Please apply online or send your resume and cover letter to:  Sharon McLeod, HR Consultant

FLOOR SUPERVISOR - PHILLIP ISLAND
STORE Phillip Island
APPLY BY 31/10/14
  • This is a newly created, key senior position working at our Phillip Island branch

  • Are you dedicated and passionate about driving change?

  • Do you have trade and retail experience?

  • If this sounds like you then we want to hear from you today!

Bowens is a family owned business with a proud history dating back to 1894. We are a leader in the supply of timber and building products to the building trade and do-it-yourself retail market. Our business is known in the industry for our passion for trade and investment in staff development and growth.

A rare opportunity exists for an experienced and enthusiastic person with extensive trade and retail experience to lead our busy showroom at our Phillip Island branch. In this role you will need to have excellent time management skills, strong leadership skills and the ability to prioritise work in this fast paced environment.

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

  • Proven ability to deliver outstanding service and build great relationships

  • Driving business outcomes by creating an appealing and stimulating shopping environment through the implementation of outstanding merchandising and presentation standards

  • Management of promotional offers and store inventory to an optimal level to maximize store performance

  • Strong leadership skills and demonstrated ability to relate to people at all levels with a particular focus on understanding customer needs

  • A strong connection with trade customers

  • Ability to grow and develop yourself and the business

  • Strong communication, relationship building, analytical and problem solving skills

  • Exceptional time management skills and the ability to work autonomously

  • Previous experience within the timber & hardware industry

    Why join Bowens?

  • Bowens offers more than just a competitive salary;  we offer genuine opportunities for development and career progression.

  • If you enjoy interacting with customers and like to be rewarded for your hard work and be part of a fun team in a high performance environment, then this is the role for you.

If you want to join a successful and growing company, then look no further and submit your resume.

Please apply online or send your resume and cover letter to:  Sharon McLeod, HR Consultant

Email: recruitment@bowens.com.au

INTERNAL SALES – MAJOR ACCOUNTS - SUPPORT OFFICE HALLAM
STORE Support Office - Hallam
APPLY BY 31/10/14

An exciting opportunity exists in our Major Accounts department at Support Office.  The team are currently looking for a full time Internal Sales Person. It’s a great opportunity for you to bring along your sales experience and can do attitude. This role will be focusing on special buy in products and preparing and following up quotes and large tenders, as well as assisting the team with processing major accounts orders.

In this role you will need to have excellent time management skills, strong attention to detail and the ability to prioritise work in the fast paced environment.  It’s a great chance to work with our large volume builders.

If this sounds like you then we want to hear from you!

Typical duties will include:

  • Liaise with customers to produce accurate and timely quotations and orders.

  • Source and order special buy in products.

  • Prepare quotes and tenders for our large volume builders.

  • Work closely with branch staff ensuring our customers receive their orders on time in full.

  • Ensuring customers are followed up on all quotations and orders.

  • Provide outstanding customer service.

  • Prepare quotes / orders for our customers.

  • Assist with sales queries via phone, e-mail or fax.

  • Maintain regular contact with existing and potential customers to promote new and existing products.

  • Work closely with the Account Managers to ensure customers are provided the best service.

  • Provide support to our sales team.

Your skill set, experience and qualifications will include:

  • Displays excellent interpersonal communication skills.

  • Previous sales experience.

  • Presents professionally in person and on the telephone.

  • Be an excellent relationship builder.

  • Has an eye for detail and excellent time management skills.

  • Likes to deliver efficient and exceptional customer service.

  • Demonstrates a can do attitude.

  • Excellent understanding of Prostix.

  • Ability to work independently as well as contribute as a team member.

  • Be honest, self-motivated and have a passionate desire to be successful in this position.

Remuneration dependent on experience

Full training, coaching and development will be provided

Please apply online or send your resume and cover letter to:  Sharon McLeod, HR Consultant

Email: recruitment@bowens.com.au


CASUAL YARD/HARDWARE PERSON - MT EVELYN
STORE Mt Evelyn
APPLY BY 31/10/14

Bowens is a family owned business with a proud history dating back to 1894. Bowens is a leader in the supply of timber and building products to the building trade and do-it-yourself retail market. Known in the industry for our passion for trade and our investment in staff development and growth.

An opportunity exists for a casual yard / hardware person to join our busy team at our Mt Evelyn branch. In this role you will provide outstanding customer service, assist with picking customer orders and putting away stock in an efficient, accurate and safe manner. You must be able to work Saturdays and preferably have a forklift licence. Experience in the timber and hardware industry is desirable.

Whilst this position is casual, there may be an opportunity for ongoing employment for the right candidate.

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

  • A passion and ability to deliver outstanding customer service and build great relationships
  • Willingness to learn
  • A positive can do attitude
  • The ability to work as a team member and autonomously
  • Desire to grow and develop yourself and the business

Why join Bowens?

  • Bowens offers above award wages and genuine opportunities for development and career progression
  • If you like to be rewarded for your hard work and be part of a fun team in a high performance environment, enjoy interacting with customers then this is the role for you.

Please apply to:

Sharon McLeod -  HR Consultant

e-mail: recruitment@bowens.com.au

INTERNAL SALES/COUNTER SALES - PORT MELBOURNE
STORE Port Melbourne
APPLY BY 4/11/14
  • -  Be part of a BRAND NEW STORE
  • -  Work for an Australian owned business with career development opportunities
  • -  Be part of this exciting new chapter in Bowens’ history
  • Bowens is a family owned business with a proud history dating back to 1894. We are a leader in the supply of timber and building products to the building trade and do-it-yourself retail market. Our business is known in the industry for our passion for trade and investment in staff development and growth.

    An opportunity exists for an experienced and energetic Internal Sales/Counter Sales Person to join our BRAND NEW Port Melbourne store. This presents as exciting opportunity to be a part of a new team and contribute to shaping the newest chapter in Bowens' history. In this role you will work closely with our sales team and will provide outstanding customer service and be responsible for the processing of quotes and orders in an efficient, accurate and prompt manner. Experience in the timber and hardware industry is desirable and previous experience reading building plans will be advantageous. If you are looking for a career and want to be a part of something special, then we want to hear from you today!

    To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

    • A passion and ability to deliver outstanding customer service and build great relationships
    • Strong attention to detail and follow through
    • A willingness to learn and have fun whilst getting the job done
    • Previous experience processing quotes and orders
    • Strong communication, relationship building, analytical and problem solving skills
    • Exceptional time management skills and the ability to work autonomously and be a team player
    • Flexibility to work in different areas of the branch as required
    • A willingness to train for the role at one of Bowens' existing branches
    • Manual Car license desired
    • A great attitude with the willingness to be part of an exciting journey

     

    Why join Bowens?

    • Bowens offers more than just a competitive salary, we offer genuine opportunities for development and career progression within a growing business.
    • If you like to be rewarded for your hard work, be part of a fun team in a high performance environment and enjoy interacting with customers, then this is the role for you.

    Please apply online or send your resume and cover letter to:  Sharon McLeod, HR Consultant

    Email: recruitment@bowens.com.au

    Applications close Tuesday 4th November 2014.

    All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence

    CASUAL TRUCK DRIVER - MT EVELYN
    STORE Mt Evelyn
    APPLY BY 4/11/14

    Bowens is a family owned business with a proud history dating back to 1894. We are a leader in the supply of timber and building products to the building trade and do-it-yourself retail market. Our business is known in the industry for our passion for trade and investment in staff development and growth.

    An opportunity exists for a casual Truck Driver preferably with hardware & timber industry experience to join our Mt Evelyn team. In this role you will responsible for delivering timber and hardware orders to building sites, utilising our electronic proof of delivery system.

    Whilst this positions is casual, there may be opportunities for ongoing employment for the right candidate.

    To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

    • Safe operation of a truck

    • An ability to load and unload timber packs

    • An ability to navigate using a transport system

    • A passion and ability to deliver outstanding customer service and build great relationships

    • A willingness to learn

    • Excellent time management and organisational skills

    • A proven ability to ensure orders are delivered on time in full

    • An ability to work independently as well as contribute as a team member

    • An ability to relate to people at all levelswith a particular focus on understanding the customer needs

    • The desire to grow and develop yourself and the business

    • An understanding of all OH&S legislation

      Why join Bowens?

    • Bowens offers more than just a competitive wage, we offer genuine opportunities for development and career progression.

    • If you like to be rewarded for your hard work and be part of a fun team in a high performance environment, enjoy interacting with customers then this is the role for you.

    Please apply online or send your resume and cover letter to:  Sharon McLeod, HR Consultant

    TRUCK DRIVER - MT EVELYN
    STORE Mt Evelyn
    APPLY BY 4/11/14

    Bowens is a family owned business with a proud history dating back to 1894. We are a leader in the supply of timber and building products to the building trade and do-it-yourself retail market. Our business is known in the industry for our passion for trade and investment in staff development and growth.

    An opportunity exists for a full time Truck Driver preferably with hardware & timber industry experience to join our Mt Evelyn team. In this role you will responsible for delivering timber and hardware orders to building sites, utilising our electronic proof of delivery system.

    To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

    • Safe operation of a truck

    • An ability to load and unload timber packs

    • An ability to navigate using a transport system

    • A passion and ability to deliver outstanding customer service and build great relationships

    • A willingness to learn

    • Excellent time management and organisational skills

    • A proven ability to ensure orders are delivered on time in full

    • An ability to work independently as well as contribute as a team member

    • An ability to relate to people at all levelswith a particular focus on understanding the customer needs

    • The desire to grow and develop yourself and the business

    • An understanding of all OH&S legislation

      Why join Bowens?

    • Bowens offers more than just a competitive wage, we offer genuine opportunities for development and career progression.

    • If you like to be rewarded for your hard work and be part of a fun team in a high performance environment, enjoy interacting with customers then this is the role for you.

    Please apply online or send your resume and cover letter to:  Sharon McLeod, HR Consultant

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