Yard & Drive Thru Team Member - New Plymouth

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Customer Service
  • Business Group:PlaceMakers
  • Location:New Plymouth
  • Job Reference:32123
  • Closing Date:13 Jun 2023


Do you have a full driver’s licence? - Do you have a current forklift endorsement? - Do you have warehousing experience? - Do you have DIY or building industry experience? Do you want to join a company focused on creating a pathway for you to grow? If you answered yes to these questions, then we want to talk to you!

About the role:

You’ll be responsible for delivering excellent service to our customers when they come through our yard area where you will be dealing with our building trade customer base. Your energetic, outgoing nature and eye for detail will help you to ensure that our customers are receiving prompt, efficient service and sound advice while keeping safety at the forefront.

Daily you will be responsible for –
  • Picking orders, monitoring inventory, cycle counts, and much more
  • Loading of goods onto customer vehicles
  • Processing customer orders and transactions
  • Assisting as directed to ensure an efficient warehouse is maintained
  • Assisting within the yard, providing product advice to customers when required
  • Operating a Forklift (Experience and Licence is ideal; however, training can be provided)

A clean/ current Full NZ driver's Licence is essential, and a forklift endorsement is advantageous.

Skills and Experience:
  • Experience operating a forklift/ ability to drive a front-end loader is preferred
  • Previous building or warehousing experience would be an advantage, what matters more is your positive attitude and willingness to learn
  • With the role requiring a fair amount of heavy lifting, you will need to be physically fit and have solid Health & Safety values as you will play an active part in our commitment to providing a safe work environment.  
  • Enjoy building relationships with customers and you’re quick on your feet to solve any problems and ensure resolution 
  • You're always on the hunt for the next task to be completed.

About PlaceMakers and Our Benefits

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 source more than 100,000 product lines from concrete to paint and plasterboard.

We offer an Employee Education Fund (EEF), where funding can be obtained for employees and family members to study and/or extend their learning further.

This is a Permanent opportunity, working 40 hours Tuesday to Saturday. 

How to Apply

Opportunities like this do not come along very often and these are limited. To express your genuine interest please submit your CV for review and one of our team will get in contact to talk more! 

Please note: A pre-employment medical, including a drug test will be required as well as being fully eligible 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.

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