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?

FORKLIFT DRIVER/YARD PERSON - PORT MELBOURNE
STORE Port Melbourne
APPLY BY 2016-12-11

·       We are looking for a FT Forklift Driver 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 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 Port Melbourne 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?

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) - LAVERTON
STORE Laverton
APPLY BY 2016-12-11

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 energetic and motivated people on a casual basis, with outstanding customer service skills and a can do attitude to join our yard team at our Laverton 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.

Applications close Sunday 4th December 2016 

Please no recruitment agencies

INTERNAL SALES - ROWVILLE
STORE Rowville
APPLY BY 2016-12-11

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 Rowville 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

PURCHASING/INVENTORY CONTROLLER - LAVERTON
STORE Laverton
APPLY BY 2016-12-18

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 extensive timber knowledge to join our team at our Laverton branch. In this role you will be required to source and purchase all timber products, rolling stocktakes and assisting customers and staff with timber queries. It's a great opportunity to bring your experience to Laverton to ensure our customers receive outstanding customer service.

Timber Buyer duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Sourcing and purchasing timber products
  • Coordinating timber stocktakes
  • Assisting customers with timber product queries
  • 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
  • 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
  • Exceptional time management skills and the ability to work autonomously
  • 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

SALES ADMINISTRATOR/INTERNAL SALES - BENTLEIGH EAST
STORE Bentleigh East
APPLY BY 2016-12-18

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 Bentleigh East 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

RETAIL ASSISTANT - BENTLEIGH EAST
STORE Bentleigh East
APPLY BY 2016-12-18

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 Bentleigh East 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. Must also be able to work weekends.

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     

All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

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Thanks again for your interest in joining the Bowens Team.