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?

COMMERCIAL INTERNAL SALES PERSON
STORE Major Accounts - Hallam
APPLY BY 29/8/14

  • Do you have a “can do” attitude and are motivated & can think outside the square?

  • Enjoy a diverse “hands on” and interesting role

  • Work with some of Australia’s largest builders

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.

Know in the industry for out passion for trade and investment in staff development and growth, an opportunity exists for an Internal Sales Person to join our Major Accounts team at our Support Office in Hallam. It’s a great opportunity for you to bring your sales experience and can do attitude. This role will be focusing on special buy in products, preparing and following up quotes and large tenders, as well as assisting the team with processing major accounts orders.

  To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

  • Proven ability to deliver outstanding service and build great relationships

  • Experience with monitoring large commercial projects utilising tools such as the BCI reports

  • 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

Applications close Friday 29th August 2014

Email: recruitment@bowens.com.au

All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

HARDWARE SUPERVISOR - HALLAM
STORE Hallam
APPLY BY 22/8/14
  • Fun & supportive team environment

  • Career building opportunity and an exciting new challenge

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

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 Lownds, HR Consultant

Email: recruitment@bowens.com.au

Applications close Friday 22nd August 2014.

 All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

COMMERCIAL ACCOUNT MANAGER - NORTH MELBOURNE
STORE North Melbourne
APPLY BY 22/8/14

  • Exciting career development opportunities

  • Fantastic opportunity to deal with large project builders

  • 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. This is a great opportunity to join an energetic commercial sales team and support the future growth of this sector of the industry. If you have a passion and drive for sales and enjoy visiting clients and building growth, then we want to hear from you.

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

  • Experience in managing large project builders and prospecting new customers

  • Proven ability to deliver outstanding service and build great relationships

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

  • 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

  • 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 is desirable

    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:  Ian Brincat, HR Consultant

Email: recruitment@bowens.com.au

Applications close Friday 22nd August 2014

 All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

ACCOUNT MANAGER - INNER CITY
STORE Inner-city
APPLY BY 15/08/14

ACCOUNT MANAGER – Expression of interest

  • Exciting new opportunity in the inner-city

  • Friendly & supportive environment

  • Growing Australian business

  • Sound like a place you’d want to work?

  • If you are enthusiastic and driven to succeed then 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 people who have proven sales success. Experience in the Timber & Hardware Industry is desirable. 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

  • 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 and an attractive and achievable bonus scheme. We offer genuine opportunities for development and career progression.

  • Sales system 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.


INTERNAL SALES - EPPING
STORE Epping
APPLY BY 15/8/14

  • Join a fun and energetic team as an Internal Sales person at our Epping store. This is a fantastic career opportunity for the right person.

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 enthusiastic full-time Internal Sales person to join the team at our Epping store. Experience in the timber and hardware industry is desirable. In this role your will provide outstanding customer service and be responsible for the processing of quotes and orders in an efficient, accurate and prompt manner.

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 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

Applications close Friday 15th August 2014.

All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

ACCOUNT MANAGER - HASTINGS
STORE Hastings
APPLY BY 15/8/14
  • 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 Hastings 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 Friday 15th August 2014

 All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

YARD PERSON - NORTH MELBOURNE
STORE North Melbourne
APPLY BY 22/8/14
  • We are looking for an energetic person to join our yard team. 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 investment in staff development and growth.

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

  • 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 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 22nd August 2014.

All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.


INTERNAL ACCOUNT MANAGER - NORTH MELBOURNE
STORE North Melbourne
APPLY BY 22/8/14
  • Do you have a passion for sales? This is a fantastic opportunity to work closely with our sales team to ensure we continue to deliver 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 an experienced and energetic person 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.

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 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

Applications close Friday 22nd August 2014.

All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

COUNTER SALES PERSON - NORTH MELBOURNE
STORE North Melbourne
APPLY BY 22/8/14
  • Do you have a passion for customer service? Be part of a fun and energetic team with an appetite for growth.

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 Counter Sales person to join the team at our North 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 Friday 22nd August 2014.

All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

YARD SUPERVISOR - TAYLORS LAKES
STORE Taylors Lakes
APPLY BY 29/8/14

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 yard supervisor with extensive timber knowledge to lead our busy yard team at our Taylors Lakes 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 Friday 29th August 2014.

All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.


ACCOUNT MANAGER - PHILLIP ISLAND
STORE Phillip Island
APPLY BY 29/8/14
  • 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 team at our Phillip Island store. 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 Friday 29th August 2014

    All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

INTERNAL SALES - LAVERTON
STORE Laverton
APPLY BY 29/8/14

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 an experienced and enthusiastic full-time Internal Sales person to join the team at our Laverton store. Experience in the timber and hardware industry is desirable. In this role your will provide outstanding customer service and be responsible for the processing of quotes and orders in an efficient, accurate and prompt manner.

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 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

Applications close Friday 29th August 2014.

All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

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