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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?

INTERNAL SALES - LAVERTON
STORE Laverton
APPLY BY 2017-06-11
  • An excellent opportunity exists for a motivated and ambitious Internal Sales person to join our Laverton store.
  • Do you have a passion for customer service and sales?
  • Work for an Aust owned business with exciting career development opportunities.
  • Sound like a place you'd want to work, then apply now.
  • Build your career with Bowens.
About us

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.

About the role

We are seeking an energetic and motivated person to join our highly effective sales team at our Laverton store. The Internal Sales role focuses on preparing quotes, orders and providing exceptional customer service. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Internal Sales person or an individual with career aspirations to become an Account Manager/Sales Representative. Candidate would preferably have timber and building industry knowledge.

Internal Sales person duties will include but not limited to:

  • Processing orders and quotes in an efficient, accurate and prompt manner
  • Building and continue developing relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Completing take offs and follow up on quote submissions
  • Liaising with various suppliers to source products and information for customers
  • Continually look for ways to add value to Bowens and our customers business

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

  • Possess a 'Customer Comes First' attitude with sound planning, organisational and attention to detail skills
  • Proven ability to drive sales and meet KPI's
  • Ability to communicate with a diverse range of customers and suppliers
  • Previous experience processing quotes and orders (preferably within the timber and building industry)
  • A willingness to learn and have fun whilst getting the job done
  • Strong communication, relationship building, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as contribute as a team member

How do I apply?

Click on the 'Apply' button 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.

Please no recruitment agencies

YARD PERSON - PORT MELBOURNE
STORE Port Melbourne
APPLY BY 2017-06-11
  • We are looking for a full-time Yard Person to join our Port Melbourne team. Excellent career opportunities exist for the right candidate.
About us

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.

About the role

We are seeking an energetic and motivated person on a full-time basis, with outstanding customer service skills and a can do attitude to join our yard team at our Port Melbourne branch. You will be required to assist our customers in the yard with selecting building products, tallying and vehicle loading. The role will also require the successful candidate to put away timber, make up customer orders and general housekeeping of the yard. A current forklift licence and previous timber & building knowledge will be advantageous. 

Yard Person duties will include but not limited to:

  • Assisting customers in the yard
  • Ensuring correct products are put away in a timely manner
  • Preparing customer orders
  • General housekeeping in the yard
  • Building and continue developing relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Continually look for ways to add value to Bowens and our customers business

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

  • Possess a 'Customer Comes First' attitude
  • Ability to communicate with a diverse range of customers and suppliers
  • A capability to undertake physical tasks safely
  • A willingness to learn and have fun whilst getting the job done
  • Strong communication, relationship building
  • Ability to work independently as well as contribute as a team member

How do I apply?

Click on the 'Apply' button 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.

Please no recruitment agencies

YARD PERSON (CASUAL) - ROWVILLE
STORE Rowville
APPLY BY 2017-06-11
  • We are looking for a casual Yard Person to join our Rowville store. Whilst this role is casual, a FT role may become available for the candidate.
About us

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.

About the role

We are seeking an energetic and motivated person with outstanding customer service skills and a can do attitude to join our yard team at our Rowville branch. You will be required to assist our customers in the yard with selecting building products, tallying and vehicle loading. The role will also require the successful candidate to put away timber, make up customer orders and general housekeeping of the yard and also assist with delivering goods to building sites. A current forklift licence and previous timber & building knowledge will be advantageous. 

Whilst this role is casual a full time role may become available for the right candidate.

Yard Person duties will include but not limited to:

  • Assisting customers in the yard
  • Ensuring correct products are put away in a timely manner
  • Preparing customer orders
  • General housekeeping in the yard
  • Building and continue developing relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Continually look for ways to add value to Bowens and our customers business

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

  • Possess a 'Customer Comes First' attitude
  • Ability to communicate with a diverse range of customers and suppliers
  • A capability to undertake physical tasks safely
  • A willingness to learn and have fun whilst getting the job done
  • Strong communication, relationship building
  • Ability to work independently as well as contribute as a team member

How do I apply?

Click on the 'Apply' button 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.

Please no recruitment agencies

ACCOUNT MANAGER/SALES REP - CROYDON
STORE Croydon
APPLY BY 2017-06-11
  • We are keen to speak with people who have proven sales experience in the timber & hardware industry. 
  • Seeking an experienced & motivated sales person.
  • Bring your energy & enthusiasm to continue to grow our successful Aust business.
  • Comprehensive training and development provided.

About us

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.

About the role

An exciting opportunity is available for a motivated and result driven Account Manager to join our energetic team at Croydon. The role focuses on servicing existing customers and developing new business opportunities. With a solid understanding of the market and strong sales and negotiation skills, your objective will be to increase sales and margin growth.

Account Manager duties:

  • Grow the existing customer base
  • Proactively identify opportunities to grow new business through following up leads and cold calling
  • Achieve and/or exceed the sales / margin budget monthly
  • Build client relationships
  • Keep up to date with the latest product developments
  • Represent the Bowens brand to customers
  • Attend and participate in sales meetings and take part in regular training sessions opportunities

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

  • A passion for customer service
  • Experience in managing, developing and prospecting sales (preferably within the timber and building or similar industry)
  • Proven ability to deliver outstanding service and build great relationships
  • A self-motivated approach and strong follow through on customers' requests
  • Demonstrated ability to relate to people at all levels
  • A desire to continue to grow and develop yourself
  • Strong communication, relationship building, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Exceptional time management skills and the ability to work autonomously while engaging the team for support
  • Energy, enthusiasm and drive to achieve outstanding results

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.
  • Sophisticated 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, then this is the role for you.

How do I apply?

Click on the 'Apply' button 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.

Please no recruitment agencies

INTERNAL SALES - HASTINGS
STORE Hastings
APPLY BY 2017-06-11
  • An excellent opportunity exists for a motivated and ambitious Internal Sales person to join our Hastings store. 
  • Do you have a passion for customer service and sales?
  • Work for an Aust owned business with exciting career development opportunities.
  • Sound like a place you'd want to work, then apply now.
  • Build your career with Bowens.
About us

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.

About the role

We are seeking an energetic and motivated person to join our highly effective sales team at our Hastings store. The Internal Sales role focuses on preparing quotes, orders and providing exceptional customer service. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Internal Sales person or an individual with career aspirations to become an Account Manager/Sales Representative. Candidate would preferably have timber and building industry knowledge.

Internal Sales person duties will include but not limited to:

  • Processing orders and quotes in an efficient, accurate and prompt manner
  • Building and continue developing relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Completing take offs and follow up on quote submissions
  • Liaising with various suppliers to source products and information for customers
  • Continually look for ways to add value to Bowens and our customers business

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

  • Possess a 'Customer Comes First' attitude with sound planning, organisational and attention to detail skills
  • Proven ability to drive sales and meet KPI's
  • Ability to communicate with a diverse range of customers and suppliers
  • Previous experience processing quotes and orders (preferably within the timber and building industry)
  • A willingness to learn and have fun whilst getting the job done
  • Strong communication, relationship building, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as contribute as a team member

How do I apply?

Click on the 'Apply' button 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.

Please no recruitment agencies

YARD PERSON (CASUAL) - NORTH MELBOURNE
STORE North Melbourne
APPLY BY 2017-06-04
  • We are looking for a casual Yard Person to join our North Melb store. Whilst this role is casual, a FT role may become available for the candidate
About us

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.

About the role

We are seeking an energetic and motivated person on a casual basis, with outstanding customer service skills and a can do attitude to join our yard team at our North Melbourne store. You will be required to assist our customers in the yard with selecting building products, tallying and vehicle loading. These roles will also require the successful candidates to put away timber, make up customer orders and general housekeeping of the yard. A current forklift licence and previous timber & building knowledge will be advantageous. 

Whilst this job is casual a full time role may become available for the right candidate.

Yard Person duties will include but not limited to:

  • Assisting customers in the yard
  • Ensuring correct products are put away in a timely manner
  • Preparing customer orders
  • General housekeeping in the yard
  • Building and continue developing relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Continually look for ways to add value to Bowens and our customers business

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

  • Possess a 'Customer Comes First' attitude
  • Ability to communicate with a diverse range of customers and suppliers
  • A capability to undertake physical tasks safely
  • A willingness to learn and have fun whilst getting the job done
  • Strong communication, relationship building
  • Ability to work independently as well as contribute as a team member

How do I apply?

Click on the 'Apply' button 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.

Please no recruitment agencies

YARD PERSON (CASUAL) - PORT MELBOURNE
STORE Port Melbourne
APPLY BY 2017-06-04
  • We are looking for a casual Yard Person to join our Port Melbourne store. Whilst this role is casual, a FT role may become available for the candidate.
About us

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.

About the role

We are seeking an energetic and motivated person on a casual basis, with outstanding customer service skills and a can do attitude to join our yard team at our Port Melbourne store. You will be required to assist our customers in the yard with selecting building products, tallying and vehicle loading. These roles will also require the successful candidates to put away timber, make up customer orders and general housekeeping of the yard. A current forklift licence and previous timber & building knowledge will be advantageous. 

Whilst this job is casual a full time role may become available for the right candidate.

Yard Person duties will include but not limited to:

  • Assisting customers in the yard
  • Ensuring correct products are put away in a timely manner
  • Preparing customer orders
  • General housekeeping in the yard
  • Building and continue developing relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Continually look for ways to add value to Bowens and our customers business

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

  • Possess a 'Customer Comes First' attitude
  • Ability to communicate with a diverse range of customers and suppliers
  • A capability to undertake physical tasks safely
  • A willingness to learn and have fun whilst getting the job done
  • Strong communication, relationship building
  • Ability to work independently as well as contribute as a team member

How do I apply?

Click on the 'Apply' button 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.

Please no recruitment agencies

TRUCK DRIVER - NORTH MELBOURNE
STORE North Melbourne
APPLY BY 2017-06-04
  • We are looking for full-time Truck Driver to join our North Melbourne team. Must have a HR license and outstanding customer service.
About us

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.

About the role

We are seeking an energetic person with outstanding customer service to join our North Melbourne branch. This is a physically demanding role requiring the successful candidate to deliver and manually unload timber and hardware deliveries on to building sites. You may also be required to assist the yard team with processing customer orders and putting away stock. The candidate must have a valid HR licence.

Truck Driver duties will include but not limited to:

  • Deliver timber and hardware products to building sites in line with the OH &S principles
  • Strive to maintain Bowens' commitment to our customers of delivering on time in full
  • Provide exceptional customer service
  • Increase the efficiencies and accuracies when processing customer orders
  • Putting away stock
  • Assisting the branch with providing a safe environment for customers and staff

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

  • A high level of enthusiasm, commitment and customer service
  • Possess a 'Customer Comes First' attitude
  • Ability to perform repetitive lifting or tasks
  • Ability to communicate with a diverse range of customers and suppliers
  • The desire to contribute to a great team
  • Ability to work independently as well as contribute as a team member

How do I apply?

Click on the 'Apply' button 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.

Please no recruitment agencies

RETAIL SUPERVISOR - PORT MELBOURNE
STORE Port Melbourne
APPLY BY 2017-06-04

·       Ability to motivate and lead an energetic team

·       Exciting and fast paced environment

·       Comprehensive training and development provided

About us

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.

About the role

We are seeking a talented and highly effective leader to lead our hardware team at our Port Melbourne store. You will bring your strong hardware experience, energy and enthusiasm to this role to motivate staff to provide excellent customer service.

Hardware Supervisor duties:

·       Provide exceptional guidance and leadership to the hardware team to increase sales and efficiencies

·       Lead by example and inspire your team to provide outstanding customer service

·       Drive 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 maximise store performance and achieve the branches KPI targets

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

·       Ability to lead by example, demonstrating a high level of enthusiasm, commitment and customer service

·       Possess a ‘Customer Comes First’ attitude with sound planning, organisational and attention to detail skills

·       Proven ability to drive sales and meet KPI’s

·       Ability to communicate with a diverse range of customers and suppliers

·       Must have previous hardware knowledge

·       Ability to coach and develop staff

·       Conflict resolution skills

·       The desire to contribute to a great team

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

·       Time management and organisational skills

 How do I apply?

Click on the ‘Apply’ button 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.

Please no recruitment agencies

FORKLIFT DRIVER - BENTLEIGH EAST
STORE Bentleigh East
APPLY BY 2017-06-04

·       We are looking for a FT Forklift Driver to join our Bentleigh East team. Excellent career opportunities exist for the right candidate.

About us

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.

About the role

We are seeking an experienced Forklift Driver on a full-time basis, with outstanding customer service skills and a can do attitude to join our despatch team at our Bentleigh East branch. You will be required to unload and load trucks and operate a forklift. A current forklift licence is essential and previous timber and building knowledge will be advantageous.

Forklift Driver duties will include but not limited to:

·       Loading and unloading trucks

·       Assist customers in the yard

·       Ensuring timber products are put away in a timely manner

·       Assist the branch with preparing customer orders

·       Other duties as directed

 To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

·       Possess a ‘Customer Comes First’ attitude

·       Ability to communicate with a diverse range of customers and suppliers

·       A capability to undertake physical tasks safely

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

·       Strong communication, relationship building

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

 How do I apply?

Email your resume and cover letter to Sharon McLeod at recruitment@bowens.com.au

INTERNAL SALES TEAM LEADER - PORT MELBOURNE
STORE Port Melbourne
APPLY BY 2017-06-04
  • We are currently looking for an experienced Internal Sales person to lead our internal sales team at our Port Melbourne branch.

The team at Port Melbourne are 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 McLeod, HR Consultant

Email: recruitment@bowens.com.au

COMMERCIAL ACCOUNT MANAGER
STORE Hallam/North Melbourne
APPLY BY 2017-06-04
  • Seeking an experienced and motivated sales professional

  • Exciting career development opportunities

  • Fantastic opportunity to deal with large project builders

About us

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.

About the role

Bowens are actively growing Sales in the Commercial sector which entails; Low and High rise apartments, Shopping Centres and Government projects. We are keen to speak with a motivated candidate who has proven sales success and a track record of building strong customer relationships to join our energetic Commercial Team as an Account Manager. The role focuses on developing new business opportunities with an emphasis on the commercial sector of the building industry. With a solid understanding of the market and strong sales and negotiation skills, your objective will be to increase sales and margin growth.

 

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

  • Proven ability to deliver outstanding service and build great relationships
  • Experience in managing large project builders and prospecting & developing new customers (preferably within the timber and building or similar industry)
  • 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
  • Demonstrated ability to relate to people at all levels with a passion for understanding customer needs
  • Strong communication, relationship building, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Exceptional time management skills and the ability to work autonomously while engaging the team for support

  • Energy, enthusiasm and drive to achieve outstanding results

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.

  • Sophisticated 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, then this is the role for you.

How do I apply?

Click on the ‘Apply’ button 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 REP - LAVERTON
STORE Laverton
APPLY BY 2017-06-04
  • Seeking an experienced & motivated sales person
  • Bring your energy & enthusiasm to continue to grow our successful Aust business
  • Comprehensive training and development provided
  • We are keen to speak with people who have proven sales experience in the timber & hardware industry. Opportunity exists at our Laverton store.
About us

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.

About the role

An exciting opportunity is available for a motivated and result driven Account Manager to join our energetic team at Laverton. The role focuses on servicing existing customers and developing new business opportunities. With a solid understanding of the market and strong sales and negotiation skills, your objective will be to increase sales and margin growth.

Account Manager duties:

  • Grow the existing customer base
  • Proactively identify opportunities to grow new business through following up leads and cold calling
  • Achieve and/or exceed the sales / margin budget monthly
  • Build client relationships
  • Keep up to date with the latest product developments
  • Represent the Bowens brand to customers
  • Attend and participate in sales meetings and take part in regular training sessions opportunities

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

  • A passion for customer service
  • Experience in managing, developing and prospecting sales (preferably within the timber and building or similar industry)
  • Proven ability to deliver outstanding service and build great relationships
  • A self-motivated approach and strong follow through on customers' requests
  • Demonstrated ability to relate to people at all levels
  • A desire to continue to grow and develop yourself
  • Strong communication, relationship building, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Exceptional time management skills and the ability to work autonomously while engaging the team for support
  • Energy, enthusiasm and drive to achieve outstanding results

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.
  • Sophisticated 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, then this is the role for you.

How do I apply?

Click on the 'Apply' button 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.

Please no recruitment agencies

YARD PERSON (CASUAL) - TAYLORS LAKES
STORE Taylors Lakes
APPLY BY 2017-05-25
  • We are looking for a casual Yard Person to join our Taylors Lakes store. Whilst this role is casual, a FT role may become available for the candidate.
About us

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.

About the role

We are seeking an energetic and motivated person on a casual basis, with outstanding customer service skills and a can do attitude to join our yard team at our Taylors Lakes store. You will be required to assist our customers in the yard with selecting building products, tallying and vehicle loading. These roles will also require the successful candidates to put away timber, make up customer orders and general housekeeping of the yard. A current forklift licence and previous timber & building knowledge will be advantageous. 

Whilst this job is casual a full time role may become available for the right candidate.

Yard Person duties will include but not limited to:

  • Assisting customers in the yard
  • Ensuring correct products are put away in a timely manner
  • Preparing customer orders
  • General housekeeping in the yard
  • Building and continue developing relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Continually look for ways to add value to Bowens and our customers business

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

  • Possess a 'Customer Comes First' attitude
  • Ability to communicate with a diverse range of customers and suppliers
  • A capability to undertake physical tasks safely
  • A willingness to learn and have fun whilst getting the job done
  • Strong communication, relationship building
  • Ability to work independently as well as contribute as a team member

How do I apply?

Click on the 'Apply' button 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.

Please no recruitment agencies

TRUCK DRIVER/YARD PERSON - PORT MELBOURNE
STORE Port Melbourne
APPLY BY 2017-06-04
  • We are looking for full-time Truck Driver/Yard Person to join our Port Melbourne team. Must have a valid drivers license and outstanding customer service.
About us

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.

About the role

We are seeking an energetic person with outstanding customer service to join our Port Melbourne team. This is a physically demanding role requiring the successful candidate to deliver and manually unload timber and hardware deliveries on to building sites. You will be required to assist the yard team with processing customer orders and putting away stock. The candidate must have a valid drivers licence.

Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Deliver timber and hardware products to building sites in line with the OH &S principles
  • Strive to maintain Bowens' commitment to our customers of delivering on time in full
  • Provide exceptional customer service
  • Increase the efficiencies and accuracies when processing customer orders
  • Putting away stock and prepare customers orders
  • Assisting the branch with providing a safe environment for customers and staff

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

  • A high level of enthusiasm, commitment and customer service
  • Possess a 'Customer Comes First' attitude
  • Ability to perform repetitive lifting or tasks
  • Ability to communicate with a diverse range of customers and suppliers
  • The desire to contribute to a great team
  • Ability to work independently as well as contribute as a team member

How do I apply?

Click on the 'Apply' button 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.

Please no recruitment agencies

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