Depot Manager - Relocate to Blenheim

  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Sales
  • Business Group:PlaceMakers
  • Location:Auckland
  • Job Reference:PMK AD/15365
  • Closing Date:31 Jan 2020


PlaceMakers is a dynamic, interesting and fast paced environment to work in. We also happen to be one of New Zealand's leading and largest suppliers of building materials and a very successful business unit within the wider Fletcher Building Group. 

A rare opportunity to take on a significant role in our business has opened up in one of the most beautiful locations in New Zealand - Blenheim, an ideal place to live and work for those who have a passion for the outdoors! Following a change in the branch leadership structure, we are looking for a new Manager for our Blenheim depot.
Why work for us?
Situated in the heart of the wine-growing Marlborough, the sunny town of Blenheim has an estimated average of 2,438 hours of sunshine, 30 minutes drive from Picton, Blenheim has a strong base with good sales growth and is well positioned for the future. Leading the new Depot for our Nelson Branchyou will be taking on a pivotal role within a well-respected and successful business with big plans and a clear strategy to tackle 2020 and beyond!

Being part of a market leader, you will have the brand power as you go on developing your career and improving customer relations enabling you to add real value to the business. You will receive a competitive salary and benefits package including a vehicle as well as generous staff-buying privileges! So if you are looking for your next leadership role within our business, this may be the opportunity for you!

What does the Depot Manager role look like?
The role has a high degree of autonomy, with day to day responsibility for the site and operations. The role requires a self-motivated person who is ready to step up and maximise sales opportunities, as well as promote growth and capability within the team.
We are looking for someone who will focus on two key areas for us:
  1. People - the depot is running well, and we would like to ensure our people stay engaged and focused on our customers. We are looking for someone with a flair for investing in people and working with them to reach their potential. 
  2. Sales Growth - we are looking for a driven personality who looks at the big picture in terms of continuing to grow revenue. This requires someone who will tune themselves into our market and our customers in order to find new opportunities to grow and develop offerings which will be attractive to our customer base. You will become a champion of our brand and attend networking events to promote the business and develop relationships.

Skills and experience we will be looking for:
You will play a lead role in capturing sales opportunities, building partnerships with existing clients, and developing a strategic growth plan for the region therefore your passion for building rapport and long-lasting customer relationships is an absolute must! You will provide hands-on leadership to the team on all fronts, including a keeping a keen eye on Health and Safety so proven people management experience as we will be looking for you to demonstrate confidence, enthusiasm, and commitment that are centered around delivering an exceptional customer experience.

The potential of this role is huge and you will be working with a fantastic local team. If your goal is to continue to grow your career options and track towards further management or Branch Operator roles, this is an opportunity you really should consider.