Trade Sales Support - Oamaru

  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Customer Service
  • Business Group:PlaceMakers
  • Location:Oamaru
  • Job Reference:PMK AD/14159


Together, let's build New Zealand! PlaceMakers continuously strives to be the best building partner in the market and takes pride in providing the highest level of service to our customers. We continue to grow and we have an opportunity for a customer service-focused team member to join our Trade Centre in the key role of Trade Sales Support based at our Oamaru branch.

We are looking for a vibrant individual who is self-motivated and pays attention to accuracy. In this role, you will be responsible for coordinating sales for our farm shed and installed solutions service offering (roofing, pre-hung doors, etc.). Some of your key tasks include: 
  • Receive incoming calls and emails from trade customers
  • Handle general price enquiries and request for quotations
  • Process orders,  and product advice
  • Follow-up customer orders and coordinate deliveries with the dispatch team
  • Source and Order specialty products
  • Provide backup service for Account Managers

Working closely with experienced Account Managers & Senior leaders in the business, you will support our trade clients ensuring they experience the best customer service from start to finish so the ideal candidate must thrive on building lasting customer relationships and have strong communication skills.

Other skills and experience we're looking for:
  • Background in a sales or customer service environment
  • Good computer skills with ability to pick up systems with ease
  • Willingness to collaborate and someone who enjoys a team-focused culture
  • Resilience with a solution-oriented approach even when under pressure
  • Be able to work under pressure and organise your time and environment for maximum efficiency
  • Experience or knowledge within the building supplies sector would be essential

This is a full time permanent role - 40 hours/5 days a week.

What's in it for you?
This role will offer an opportunity to demonstrate your ability to help increase sales for the branch, opening doors for further career opportunities within our wider business. This role will be challenging, but an equally fantastic opportunity to secure a sales position within one of New Zealand’s leading brands.

This is an exciting time to come on our journey as we grow our people and business. You will be a key member of the team and will receive an attractive salary and fantastic benefits that come with being part of the Fletcher Building group.

Please note - A pre-employment medical/drug assessment is required. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. 

PlaceMakers is New Zealand's leading and largest supplier of building materials to New Zealand’s commercial and residential construction markets. Part of New Zealand’s largest listed company, Fletcher Building, we employ more than 2,100 people in over 60 locations across the country and stock more than 100,000 product lines from concrete to paint and plasterboard.

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