Showroom Customer Service - Whakatane

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  • Job Type:Part time
  • Category:Customer Service
  • Business Group:PlaceMakers
  • Location:Whakatane
  • Job Reference:PMKAD/27927
  • Closing Date:03 Oct 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. 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.

This is an exciting time to join our journey as we grow our people and business! We are looking for a passionate and hard-working individuals to join our vital front-line team within our PlaceMakers Whakatane Branch.

Watch our video to see why our people like to work for us!

The role:
We have a great opportunity for Customer Service focused person to join our PlaceMakers branch in Whakatane. This is a casual position, hours would be within Monday- Friday 7am- 5pm. No weekend work. 
As the first point of contact at our Trade Counter and Showroom, you will interact daily with our customers who are the heart and soul of our business. You will be a people person thriving most when supporting our customers, so they get a winning in-store experience. You will build and maintain effective relationships with them by being solutions focused, offering product support and technical information. You will also play a vital part in direct sales with customers, getting orders pulled and ready for dispatch, and merchandising and maintaining aisles within the Branch.

About you:
We will ideally be looking for someone who has some understanding and experience in customer service in a retail environment. However, it will be ability to quickly build rapport with people all ages and backgrounds which we will be most attracted to. 
Have strong interpersonal skills with a friendly personality. Be motivated, self-driven and able to work independently. Have a strong focus on performance and dedication to support our valued customers. Competent computer and numeracy skills. Proactive and able to think on your feet and under pressure. A full licence is preferred so you can be multi skilled in other areas of the Branch, however this is not essential. 

What we can Offer:
Here at PlaceMakers you will have the ability to create lasting relationships and contribute to the success of our business. We offer amazing training, development, and progression opportunities plus a competitive salary and lots of staff benefits so you're in good hands with us!

Please note: A full pre-employment medical, including drug test will also be required as well as the legal right to work in NZ indefinitely.

We are proud of the incredible diversity of people who make up our business! As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strive to create an inclusive environment for all our employees across our national network of branches throughout New Zealand.