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 23/11/14

  • 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

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 fantastic opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic hardware person with extensive hardware knowledge to lead the hardware department at our Hallam branch. You can start now or take your Christmas holidays and start your new career in the new year.

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

  • 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.

INTERNAL SALES CONSULTANT - NORTH MELBOURNE
STORE North Melbourne
APPLY BY 23/11/14
  • 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 30/11/14
  • 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

CASUAL COUNTER SALES STAFF
STORE Various
APPLY BY 30/11/14

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

TRUCK DRIVER - TAYLORS LAKES
STORE Taylors Lakes
APPLY BY 28/11/14

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

INTERNAL SALES CONSULTANT - ROWVILLE
STORE Rowville
APPLY BY 21/11/14
  • 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 23/11/14
  • 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

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE/ADMIN OFFICER
STORE Support Office - Hallam
APPLY BY 21/11/14

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.

We are keen to speak with fun and energetic candidates wanting to build their Accounts Payable skills working part time. This role is working three to four days per week for six months covering an employee who is on maternity leave working in our Finance department based at our Hallam Support Office, you will work closely with our branches and will be an integral part of our finance team. 

Typical duties include but not limited to:

  • Printing, collating & processing all expense invoices

  • Selecting and creating EFT, BPAY & cheque payments

  • Completing credit applications for all suppliers

  • Printing & sorting invoices

  • Backup receptionist duties

  • Filing of invoices

  • Facility maintenance

  • Assist with preparing & posting month end journal entries at month end

 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

  • Previous experience processing invoices and reconciling accounts preferably a minimum of 1 to 2 years

  • Proven experience with a general ledger accounting system

  • 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

All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

ASSISTANT ACCOUNTANT
STORE Support Office - Hallam
APPLY BY 23/11/14

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.

We are keen to speak with an experienced, fun and energetic candidate wanting to continue their accounting career. This role is based in our finance department based at our Hallam Support Office, you will work closely with our branches and will be an integral part of our finance team. 

Typical duties include but not limited to:

  • Prepare and post month end journals as per month end schedule

  • Month end and year end reconciliations,

  • Manage and maintain the fix asset register and end of year fixed asset related reconciliations

  • Prepare BAS and assist in FBT and other tax returns

  • Prepare and lodge ABS, ASIC statement

  • Maintain standing journals

  • Assist with monthly management reports

  • Assist external auditors with end of financial year audit

  • Oversee AP staff batches to ensure all invoices are approved, checked for accuracy and posted correctly to the general ledger

  • Prepare customer rebate calculations

  • Assist with implementation of new systems and develop procedures

  • Assist with various ad hoc duties and CIP projects

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

  • Advanced knowledge of excel and financial modelling skills

  • Willingness to learn

  • Previous accounting experience preferably a minimum of 2 years and have a degree qualifications or studying towards a CA/CPA

  • Proven experience with a general ledger accounting system

  • 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

All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

DESPATCH ASSITANT - NORTH MELBOURNE
STORE North Melbourne
APPLY BY 23/11/14

- Exciting career development opportunities

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

We are currently looking for a Despatch Assistant to join our North Melbourne team to assist our Despatch Supervisor with the day to day running of the despatch department with despatching orders on time in full to our customers.

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 investment in staff development and growth. This is a great opportunity to join a rapidly expanding company.

Key accountabilities:

  • Provide outstanding customer service
  • In conjunction with the Despatch Supervisor maintain the pick and despatch transport system
  • Ensure orders and paperwork are ready and despatched to customers on time in full
  • Ensure all vehicles are load checked
  • Assist with loading trucks ready for delivery

Selection criteria

  • Ability to deliver outstanding customer service
  • A positive energetic approach to your work
  • Proven ability to ensure orders are delivered on time in full
  • Knowledge of the timber & hardware industry will be highly regarded
  • Must have a current forklift licence
  • Commitment to Safety, OH & S policies and procedures
  • Ability to have fun whilst getting the job done
  • The desire to contribute to a great team
  • Good communication and organisational skills

Above award rates apply.

Full training, coaching and development will be provided.

This is an exciting opportunity to join Bowens and continue the ongoing growth of a successful family owned business

If you want to work for a company that promotes and encourages career development then we want to hear from you today!

Please apply to:

Sharon McLeod, HR Consultant

recruitment@bowens.com.au

ACCOUNT MANAGER / SALES REP - EPPING
STORE Epping
APPLY BY 23/11/14

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.

We are keen to speak with motivated candidates who have proven sales success. Experience in the timber and hardware industry is desirable. You can start now or take your Christmas holidays and start your new career in the new year.

This is a great opportunity to join our energetic sales team at our Epping 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

All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

CASUAL YARD PERSON - LAVERTON
STORE Laverton
APPLY BY 16/11/14

  • 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 team at Laverton. 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

    Email: recruitment@bowens.com.au

    All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

INTERNAL SALES CONSULTANT - HALLAM
STORE Hallam
APPLY BY 21/11/14
  • 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 Hallam 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 Hallam 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 - PORT MELBOURNE X2
STORE Port Melbourne
APPLY BY 30/11/14
  • Exciting opportunity to be part of a start-up-store

  • Roles are expected to commence Feb 2015 with potential for an earlier start if necessary

  • If you have a can do attitude & want to be part of this exciting new chapter, 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 our investment in staff development and growth.

Opportunities exist for full time yard people to join our NEW Port Melbourne branch working in our yard.

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

    Email: recruitment@bowens.com.au     

  • Applications close Sunday 30th November 2014.

 We also have other exciting opportunities available at our new Port Melbourne store, as follows:

  • Account Manager / Sales Representative

  • Internal Sales Team Leader

  • Timber Buyer

  • Counter Sales

  • Despatch Supervisor

  • Yard Supervisor

  • Truck Driver

So if you know someone who is looking for an opportunity such as these, please let them know and encourage them to visit our website:  www.bowens.com.au

 All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

ACCOUNT MANAGER / SALES REPRESENTATIVE - PORT MELBOURNE
STORE Port Melbourne
APPLY BY 30/11/14

  • Exciting opportunity to be part of a start-up-store for an experienced Account Manager

  • Expected to commence Feb 2015 with potential for an earlier start if necessary

  • If you have a can do attitude & want to be part of this exciting new chapter, 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.

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 new Port Melbourne 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 Sunday 30th November 2014

 We also have other exciting opportunities available at our new Port Melbourne store, as follows:

  • Internal Sales Team Leader

  • Timber Buyer

  • Counter Sales

  • Despatch Supervisor

  • Yard Supervisor

  • Yard Person x 2

  • Truck Driver

So if you know someone who is looking for an opportunity such as these, please let them know and encourage them to visit our website:  www.bowens.com.au

All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

COUNTER SALES - PORT MELBOURNE
STORE Port Melbourne
APPLY BY 30/11/14

  • Do you have a passion for customer service? Be part this exciting opportunity working at our new start-up-store

  • Expected to commence Feb 2015 with potential for an earlier start if necessary

  • If you have a can do attitude & want to be part of this exciting new chapter, 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.

Opportunities exist for full time Counter Sales people to join the team at our NEW Port Melbourne store. 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

Applications close Sunday 30th November 2014. 

We also have other exciting opportunities available at our new Port Melbourne store, as follows:

  • Account Manager / Sales Representative

  • Internal Sales Team Leader

  • Timber Buyer

  • Despatch Supervisor

  • Yard Supervisor

  • Yard Person x 2

  • Truck Driver

So if you know someone who is looking for an opportunity such as these, please let them know and encourage them to visit our website:  www.bowens.com.au

All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

TRUCK DRIVER - PORT MELBOURNE
STORE Port Melbourne
APPLY BY 30/11/14

  • We are currently looking for a Truck Driver to join our NEW Port Melbourne team

  • Expected to commence Feb 2015 with potential for an earlier start if necessary

  • If you have a can do attitude & want to be part of this exciting new chapter, 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 a full time Truck Driver preferably with hardware & timber industry experience to join our NEW Port Melbourne 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

Applications close Sunday 30th November 2014. 

We also have other exciting opportunities available at our new Port Melbourne store, as follows:

  • Account Manager / Sales Representative

  • Internal Sales Team Leader

  • Timber Buyer

  • Counter Sales

  • Despatch Supervisor

  • Yard Supervisor

  • Yard Person x 2

So if you know someone who is looking for an opportunity such as these, please let them know and encourage them to visit our website:  www.bowens.com.au

All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

YARD SUPERVISOR - PORT MELBOURNE
STORE Port Melbourne
APPLY BY 30/11/14

  • We are currently looking for an experienced Yard Supervisor to lead our yard team at our NEW Port Melbourne branch

  • Expected to commence Feb 2015 with potential for an earlier start if necessary

  • If you have a can do attitude & want to be part of this exciting new chapter, 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 a full time yard supervisor with extensive timber knowledge to lead our yard team at our NEW Port Melbourne 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. A forklift license is essential for this role.

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

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

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

  • Ability to grow and develop yourself and the business

  • Exceptional time management skills and the ability to work autonomously

  • Knowledge of all OH&S legislation

  • Ability to keep the yard neat and tidy at all times

  • Achieving high levels of productivity and efficiency from staff

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 Sunday 30th November 2014. 

We also have other exciting opportunities available at our new Port Melbourne store, as follows:

  • Account Manager / Sales Representative

  • Internal Sales Team Leader

  • Timber Buyer

  • Counter Sales

  • Despatch Supervisor

  • Yard Person x 2

  • Truck Driver

So if you know someone who is looking for an opportunity such as these, please let them know and encourage them to visit our website:  www.bowens.com.au

All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

TIMBER BUYER - PORT MELBOURNE
STORE Port Melbourne
APPLY BY 30/11/14
  • We are currently looking for an experienced Timber Buyer to assist the branch with managing our  timber at our NEW Port Melbourne branch

  • Expected to commence Feb 2015 with potential for an earlier start if necessary

  • If you have a can do attitude & want to be part of this exciting new chapter, 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 a full time Timber Buyer with extensive timber knowledge to join our NEW Port Melbourne branch. In this role you will be responsible for purchasing all timber products, rolling stocktakes and assisting staff and customers with any timber queries. You will also need to have excellent time management skills, strong leadership skills and the ability to prioritise work in this fast paced environment. It’s a great opportunity to bring your experience to Port Melbourne to ensure our customers receive outstanding customer service.

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

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

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

  • Ability to grow and develop yourself and the business

  • Exceptional time management skills and the ability to work autonomously

  • Knowledge of all OH&S legislation

  • Ability to negotiate and prioritise timber orders and/or deliveries

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 Sunday 30th November 2014.

We also have other exciting opportunities available at our new Port Melbourne store, as follows:

  • Account Manager / Sales Representative

  • Internal Sales Team Leader

  • Counter Sales

  • Despatch Supervisor

  • Yard Supervisor

  • Yard Person x 2

  • Truck Driver

So if you know someone who is looking for an opportunity such as these, please let them know and encourage them to visit our website:  www.bowens.com.au

All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.


INTERNAL SALES TEAM LEADER - PORT MELBOURNE
STORE Port Melbourne
APPLY BY 30/11/14
  • We are currently looking for an experienced Internal Sales Team Leader to lead our internal sales team at our NEW Port Melbourne branch

  • Expected to commence Feb 2015 with potential for an earlier start if necessary

  • If you have a can do attitude & want to be part of this exciting new chapter, 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.

The team at Port Melbourne is looking for an energetic and enthusiastic person to lead their internal sales team. In this role you will need to have excellent time management skills, strong leadership skills and the ability to prioritise work in this fast past environment. It’s a great opportunity to bring your experience to our Port Melbourne store and work closely with our Sales team to ensure our customers receive their orders on time in full.  

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

  • Proven ability to deliver outstanding service and build great relationships

  • 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 Lownds, HR Consultant

Email: recruitment@bowens.com.au

Applications close Sunday 30th November 2014. 

We also have other exciting opportunities available at our new Port Melbourne store, as follows:

  • Account Manager / Sales Representative

  • Timber Buyer

  • Counter Sales

  • Despatch Supervisor

  • Yard Supervisor

  • Yard Person x 2

  • Truck Driver

So if you know someone who is looking for an opportunity such as these, please let them know and encourage them to visit our website:  www.bowens.com.au

All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.


DESPATCH SUPERVISOR - PORT MELBOURNE
STORE Port Melbourne
APPLY BY 30/11/14

  • We are currently looking for an experienced Despatch Supervisor to lead our despatch team at our NEW Port Melbourne branch

  • Expected to commence Feb 2015 with potential for an earlier start if necessary

  • If you have a can do attitude & want to be part of this exciting new chapter, 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 a full time despatch supervisor with extensive despatch knowledge to lead our despatch team at our NEW Port Melbourne 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. It’s a great opportunity to bring your experience to Port Melbourne to ensure our customers receive their orders on time in full. A forklift license is essential for this role.

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

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

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

  • Ability to grow and develop yourself and the business

  • Exceptional time management skills and the ability to work autonomously

  • Knowledge of all OH&S legislation

  • Ability to prioritise orders to reduce cartage costs whilst ensuring customers receive their orders on time in full

  • Achieving high levels of productivity and efficiency from staff

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 Sunday 30th November 2014.

We also have other exciting opportunities available at our new Port Melbourne store, as follows:

  • Account Manager / Sales Representative

  • Internal Sales Team Leader

  • Timber Buyer

  • Counter Sales

  • Yard Supervisor

  • Yard Person x 2

  • Truck Driver

So if you know someone who is looking for an opportunity such as these, please let them know and encourage them to visit our website:  www.bowens.com.au

All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

YARD PERSON - ROWVILLE
STORE Rowville
APPLY BY 30/11/14
  • We are looking for an energetic person to join our yard team at our Rowville branch. With fantastic career opportunities available for the right candidate, why look any further!

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 Rowville branch working in our yard.

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

    Email: recruitment@bowens.com.au     

    All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.


DRIVER - NORTH MELBOURNE
STORE North Melbourne
APPLY BY 30/11/14
  • We are currently looking for a Truck Driver to join our North Melbourne team. Must have a heavy rigid (HR) license and outstanding customer service.

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 North Melbourne 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

All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

ACCOUNT MANAGER/SALES REPRESENTATIVE - SHEPPARTON
STORE Shepparton
APPLY BY 30/11/14

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.

We are keen to speak with motivated candidates who have proven sales success. Experience in the timber and hardware industry is desirable. You can start now or take your Christmas holidays and start your new career in the new year.

This is a great opportunity to join our energetic sales team at our Shepparton 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

All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.


ACCOUNT MANAGER/SALES REPRESENTATIVE - TAYLORS LAKES
STORE Taylors Lakes
APPLY BY 30/11/14

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.

We are keen to speak with motivated candidates who have proven sales success. Experience in the timber and hardware industry is desirable. You can start now or take your Christmas holidays and start your new career in the new year.

This is a great opportunity to join our energetic sales team at our Taylors Lakes 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

All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

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