Showroom Team Leader - Kaiwharawhara

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Customer Service
  • Business Group:PlaceMakers
  • Location:Wellington
  • Job Reference:24692
  • Closing Date:31 May 2022


Help us build New Zealand! 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 2,400 people in 60+ locations across the country and stock more than 100,000 product lines from concrete to paint and plasterboard.

If you love working in a fast-paced team environment with lots of variety then this could be your opportunity to really make an impact with our fabulous team at Kaiwharawhara!

The Role:

Based at our Kaiwharawhara branch, working Tuesday to Saturday, you will play an integral role within our busy branch. As the Showroom Team Leader you will be responsible for leading a small team that are focused on trade counter sales and customer service across the shop floor.  Alongside this, you will also manage and coordinate the following: 

  • Internal events
  • In-store advertising and promotions 
  • Visual merchandising and displays
  • Product ordering 
  • Liaising with the Inventory team
  • Team training and development

About You:

Your hands-on attitude, fantastic organisation skills and awesome work ethic is essential. You will be a great communicator, enjoy building a good rapport with both your team and our customers alike, and be comfortable with flexibility, using your own initiative and taking the lead.

Being customer centric with a passion for exceptional service, you lead by example and have proven leadership experience that engages and encourages your team to do their best.  You care about the little things and have an impeccable eye for detail when it comes to product/store presentation and enjoy thinking outside the box to ensure overall objectives are met.  

With a positive and outgoing personality, you enjoy a varied role within a fast-paced environment and can also demonstrate the following:

  • Experience in the building industry, retail or consumer showroom environment
  • Experience supervising or leading a team
  • Strong communication skills with ability to delegate appropriately
  • Excellent command of the English language, both verbal and written
  • Effective time management, organisation and planning skills
  • Have excellent attention to detail and organisational skills
  • A commitment to continuously review process and implement improvements

What's in it for you?

You will be contributing to a fun and focused team where your natural ability to relate to people and keep the wheels turning will see you succeed in this role. This is an exciting time to join our journey as we grow our people and business.  You will have the opportunity for further training and development as well as career progression.  In return, you will be joining a well-respected company offering a range of benefits that come with being part of the wider Fletcher Building Group so you're in good hands with us!

As part of the recruitment process you may be required to undergo a pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol testing. 

Please note that all offers of employment will be conditional upon proof of vaccination being provided.

If you have the right qualities and the right personality, then we can teach you the rest!