Depot Manager - Twizel

  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Sales
  • Business Group:PlaceMakers
  • Location:Twizel
  • Job Reference:PMK AD/14785
  • Closing Date:02 Dec 2019


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. 

We are looking for a Manager for the Twizel Depot of our Timaru Branch. Situated in the South Island McKenzie Country, 160km from Timaru, Twizel has experienced strong sales growth and is well positioned for the future. 
If you are looking for your next leadership role within our business this may be the opportunity for you!
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. Work schedule is Mondays to Fridays with one Saturday per month.
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 someone 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. 
Along with your 5 Direct Reports, you will provide leadership to the team on all fronts, including a keeping a keen eye on Health and Safety. You will build strong working relationships with customers and key account holders. You will work with your experienced team and you will be encouraged to look for and suggest new ideas which further our goal ensuring no-one else is easier to do business with. 
The successful candidate will be joining a well-respected and successful business with big plans and a clear strategy to tackle 2020 and beyond. 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.  
For the right individual relocation costs will be available.