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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 a contractor interested in working with Bowens?

Watch the induction video & submit your permit to work form on our website

ARE YOU LOOKING TO JOIN BOWENS?

YARD PERSON/DRIVER - TAYLORS LAKES
STORE Taylors Lakes - VIC
APPLY BY 2018-05-03

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 on a casual basis to join our Taylors Lakes team with outstanding customer service. 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 also be required to assist the yard team with processing customer orders and putting away stock. A forklift license is essential.

Truck Driver/Yard Person duties:

  • 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:

  • MR licence
  • 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

Please no recruitment agencies

YARD PERSON/FORKLIFT DRIVER - ROWVILLE
STORE Rowville - VIC
APPLY BY 2018-05-03

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 two energetic and motivated people 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. 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
  • Loading/Unloading trucks
  • 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
COMMERCIAL ACCOUNT MANAGER - SUPPORT OFFICE
STORE Hallam - VIC
APPLY BY 2018-05-03

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. This dynamic role will see the majority of your time spent on the road engaging with our commercial customers. The role involves account management, development of new business, building strong relationships with internal and external customers, negotiating business agreements and increasing sales and margin growth. 

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

  • Previous sales and business development experience is essential
  • Previous construction, timber or hardware experience is advantageous
  • 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
  • Ability to grow and develop yourself and the business
  • 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
  • Flexible, adaptable and personable approach to work

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.

All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence

YARD PERSON - LAVERTON
STORE Laverton - VIC
APPLY BY 2018-05-03

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 Laverton 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
ARE YOU LOOKING TO JOIN BOWENS?

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Thanks again for your interest in joining the Bowens Team.