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?

DESPATCH ASSITANT - NORTH MELBOURNE
STORE North Melbourne
APPLY BY 30/1/15

- 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

INTERNAL SALES TEAM LEADER - PORT MELBOURNE
STORE Port Melbourne
APPLY BY 30/1/15
  • We are currently looking for an experienced Internal Sales Team Leader to lead our internal sales team at our NEW Port Melbourne branch, opening February 2015

  • 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 McLeod, HR Consultant

Email: recruitment@bowens.com.au

INTERNAL SALES - MAJOR ACCOUNTS HALLAM
STORE 16
APPLY BY 23rd January 2015
- Do you have a "can do" attitude and are motivated and think outside the square?
- Enjoy a diverse "hands on" and interesting role
- Working with some of Australia's largest builders

Bowens is looking for an experienced Internal Sales person who has experience in the timber and hardware industry.

Known in the industry for our 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.

Our Major Accounts department services some of the industry’s biggest builders. This role requires an eye for detail and accuracy to ensure every order is supplied on time, in full. Our team is driven and self-motivated and we are seeking a candidate that will fit into our culture of excellence.

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

  • 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

  • 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 23rd January 2015

Email: recruitment@bowens.com.au

All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.



CASUAL YARD PERSON - HALLAM
STORE Hallam
APPLY BY 29th January 2015
A casual position for a Yard Person is currently available at our Hallam branch.

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

Key accountabilities

- Absolute focus on providing outstanding customer service.

- Racking of stock

- Order preparation.

- Loading and unloading of trucks

 

Selection criteria

- A passion for delivering outstanding customer service at all times

- Knowledge of the timber & hardware industry will be highly regarded

- Forklift licence is essential

- Good communication and organisational skills

An above award wage applies

Full training will be provided

Please apply to:

Sharon McLeod -  HR Consultant

e-mail: recruitment@bowens.com.au

INTERNAL SALES - PORT MELBOURNE
STORE Port Melbourne
APPLY BY 30/1/15

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 are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic person to join their internal sales team. Experience in the timber and hardware industry is desirable. In this role you 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:

  • 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 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.

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

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

Email: recruitment@bowens.com.au    

All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

CASUAL - YARD ROLES - PORT MELBOURNE
STORE Port Melbourne
APPLY BY 1/2/15
  • Casual roles exist for yard staff to join our new store at Port Melbourne opening in FebruaryA forklift licence would be an advantage
  • 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 casual yard staff 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     

All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

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