Inwards Goods and Trade Counter Trainee - Palmerston North

Based at our Palmerston North branch you will be busy with our Inwards Goods and Trade Counter. Day to day includes lots of learning, receipting and stocking goods, helping with inventory, stock take, organising deliveries, processing sales, answering telephone enquiries and ensuring fabulous customer service. There will be plenty of variety to your day, so you'll need to bring lots of enthusiasm, a willingness to learn and be well organised.

What are we looking for?

  • A 'can do' attitude
  • Great communication skills and someone well presented
  • A physically fit person that is able to lift heavy gear when required
  • NZ Drivers Licence, the ability to drive manual is a must
  • A good sense of humour

Some retail or sales experience customer and solution focused type role would give you an advantage but should not be seen as a prerequisite as full training will be given
Hours of work are 7.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday with rostered Saturdays. A huge bonus is that you get a one hour lunch break!

Why consider Chesters?

If you enjoy fishing, rugby, hockey, or any sport including motorsport, then you will thrive within Chesters as we love having fun and giving back to our customers and community. When you join Chesters you get a great team with various events to get involved in, medical insurance and on-going personal development support! Check us out online www.chesters.co.nz.
Come and be part of the Chesters Plumbing and Bathroom team. Apply now or for more information, give our HR Partner a call on 0800 HR FOR U for a confidential chat.

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Counter Sales – East Tamaki

An opportunity to join our East Tamaki branch has become available for a motivated individual who has an interest in trade, sales and warehousing functions. If working with people and product is of interest to you, then consider joining the team at Chesters Plumbing & Bathroom to commence your career in sales.

We are after a people person, who enjoys keeping busy, getting stuck in and has a proven work history, as well as a can-do attitude and a robust nature. If you have a full or restricted licence and can drive a manual vehicle that's a real bonus too.

Being part of the Chesters team gives you a huge amount of benefits. We are NZ owned and operated, 16 branches nationwide and still growing after 40 years. We're very down to earth, we offer great support, and most importantly for you... awesome team members, fantastic customers and medical insurance!

We also offer:

  • Opportunity to learn and gain a career in the Plumbing and Bathroom industry
  • Loads of variety
  • Great place to work
  • Great people to work with
  • Clean and organised workplace
  • Fishing, drag days and other social events
  • Weekly pay

If you have previous experience within a trade environment then we are keen to meet with you, so pick up the phone connect with Kris Kumar our Branch Manager on 022 043 0173 or applying today.

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Warehouse Assistant – East Tamaki

An opportunity to join our East Tamaki branch has become available for a motivated individual who has an interest in trade and warehousing functions. If working with people and product is of interest to you, then consider joining the team at Chesters Plumbing & Bathroom to commence your career in sales or logistics.

Our team will work with you to enable you to become a successful warehouse team member, you will have opportunities to learn about a wide range of products, purpose and process of inwards and outwards goods, as well as stock control.

We are after a people person, who enjoys keeping busy, getting stuck in and has a proven work history, as well as a can-do attitude and a robust nature. If you have a full or restricted licence and can drive a manual vehicle that's a real bonus too.

What can we offer:

  • Opportunity to learn and gain a career in the Plumbing and Bathroom industry
  • Loads of variety
  • Great place to work
  • Great people to work with
  • Clean and organised workplace
  • Fishing, drag days and other social events
  • Weekly pay

Start your career with Chesters by applying today or to find out more text or ring our Branch Manager Kris Kumar on 022 043 0173.

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Branch Manager – Albany

Chesters Plumbing & Bathroom Centre was established in 1973. We remain privately owned and operated with more than 40 years of experience. Our growth has been the result of excellent products backed by outstanding service and commitment to our customers and our people.

Do you want to come and be part of our journey? A rare and exciting opportunity is available to lead our Albany Branch. We are on the hunt for a motivated self-starter. Ideally you will have knowledge and experience in the plumbing industry and be familiar with us and what we are all about.

This is a hands-on role, you will be working closely with an awesome team, customers, suppliers, other branches and our community. You will be able to build and maintain strong relationships and have a proven track record of connections within the industry.

We are all about people, so some of our core requirements of our new Branch Manager will be:
•    A down to earth leader, who leads by example
•    Self-motivated with the ability to work under pressure by going the extra mile
•    A transparent collaborative communicator
•    Can deliver outstanding customer service, exceeding customer and team expectations
•    At least 3-5 years in a successful leadership, coaching and mentoring role working with a high performing team
•    Plumbing trade sales, showroom, warehouse and inventory management experience is an advantage
•    Health and Safety focused
•    Most importantly a great sense of humour to work with our fantastic team at Albany

If you strive for excellence and enjoy leading a team on this journey, then we would welcome your application. There are many benefits when you join the Chesters crew, this also includes an attractive remuneration package for our ideal new Branch Manager.

Our HR Partner will be screening applications and will be working closely with our Operations Manager. Please do include a short covering letter with your CV. If you would like to know more about this position, please give Lara Hellier a ring on 021 8777 20.

Find out more about Chesters and why they are an employer of choice here: www.chesters.co.nz

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Sales Rep – Albany

We have an exciting opportunity at our Albany Branch for a people person who is customer focused and has a proven track record with sales. Ideally, you will be familiar with the plumbing and bathroom industry or you may have experience within a similar industry.

To work with the team at Chesters and our Customers you will need to have a great sense of humour, be organised, with an attitude to deliver results, ideally you will have a proven successful sales track record with an understanding of the sales process.

This a rare opportunity at our Albany Branch which enables you to work with some great people and establish new customer relationships and nurture our existing. You will be adaptable, a team player, so keen to jump in when required on our counter or with the odd delivery. We are all about services and delivering what we promise at Chesters.

Why join Chesters, what do we offer?
•    Privately owned NZ business
•    A competitive salary and vehicle package
•    A culture that has fun and various activities you can get involved in
•    Variety and autonomy
•    Flexibility to get to know our customers, their team and projects
•    An opportunity to succeed and grow

We enjoy building long term relationships with our customers, suppliers and our team. Come and be part of the Chesters Family at our Albany branch, apply now or for more information give our HR Partner, Lara a call on 021 877 720.

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Trade Counter Sales – Albany Branch

Do you enjoy dealing with plumbers and builders on a daily basis? Are you comfortable working in a fast-paced and collaborative work environment? Then look no further.

Based at our Albany branch, this is a role that offers plenty of variety for a hardworking, hands-on people person that is happy to lend a hand in all areas when required.

Being able to 'speak their language' will make things easier. Helping them get things right, first time with great solutions will be vital to maintaining and building relationships as well.

Being part of the Chesters team gives you a huge amount of benefits. We are NZ owned and operated, 16 branches nationwide and still growing after 40 years. We're very down to earth, there's great communication, great support, and most importantly for you... awesome team members, fantastic customers, and medical insurance!

To be successful in this role you need to have:
•    Strong organisational skills to keep up with demand
•    Resilience to keep up with our pace
•    Experience with trade or retail sales pricing and quoting (advantageous)
•    Excellent communication skills must be a good listener
•    Great time management skills that enables you to juggle multiple jobs
•    A good command of the English language both written and spoken
•    A clean NZ driver's licence must be able to drive a manual too!

Your hours of work will be 6:00am to 3:30pm Monday to Friday, and Saturdays from 8:00am to 4:00pm, so if you're an early bird and like to get some of your work underway before others have even stepped out of bed, this could be the job for you!
This is a great opportunity to join the Albany team. Please apply online with your CV or for a or for a confidential chat or to find out more, connect with our Branch Manager, Jon 022 010 3075.

Want to know more about Chesters? Check out our website www.chesters.co.nz

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Warehouse Assistant – Kumeu

We are on the hunt for an experienced Warehouse Assistant to join our friendly and hardworking team today. Based in our Kumeu branch, you will join the warehouse team to assist with inwards goods, despatch, organising stock, helping on the trade counter and from time to time, assisting with delivery driving and unloading of deliveries.

There will be plenty of variety in this role so you will need to have:
•    A can-do attitude
•    The desire to learn new things
•    The ability to work on your own and as part of a busy team
•    Enthusiasm and energy to contribute to the on-going growth of the branch
•    A great sense of humour
•    At least a Restricted NZ Drivers' Licence and must be able to drive manual vehicles
•    Fit and energetic in actions

Hours of work are 7.30am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday with some Saturday morning work.

We enjoy building long term relationships with our customers, suppliers and team and we want a team member who this comes naturally to. Come and be part of the Chesters Plumbing and Bathroom team. Apply online now or email your cv to hr@chesters.co.nz, or have a chat with our Branch Manager, Kane on 027-2082912.

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Internal Sales – Ellerslie

Chesters Plumbing and Bathroom are on the hunt for an experienced Internal Salesperson. This exciting position is based in our Ellerslie Branch to support the team with quoting, relationship building, following the orders through to delivery and forming awesome relationships with our customers.

You must be able to 'hit the ground running', with your sales experience, excellent communication skills and knowledge of the Building and Plumbing industry.

Along with the above, you must also have the following skills and experience to be considered for this position
•    Self-motivated, organised and driven
•    A natural relationship builder with proven success with a wide range of customers
•    Able to juggle multiple jobs at the same time and meet customer deadlines
•    Experience in preparing quotes
•    Excellent understanding of the sales systems and processes
•    Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

You will also need to be a great team player to fit in with our fantastic team! The hours for this position are 7am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday with rostered Saturdays.

When you work for Chesters Plumbing and Bathroom, you become part of a team that cares for its people, just as much as its customers. Other benefits include various events to get involved in, medical insurance and on-going personal development support! Be sure to check us out online www.chesters.co.nz.

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Internal Trade Sales – Albany

Are you looking for a change of Merchants? Come and work with the team at Chesters Plumbing & Bathroom. This is a rare opportunity to be based at our Albany Branch to work with our Sales Team and assist with our Key Accounts.

When joining our trade sales crew in Albany, you will be dealing with our sales team as well as our large customer base, from smaller Kiwi tradesmen through to our Commercial customers so being hard-working and hands-on is essential.

This is a neat role where you will also work closely with our internal sales team, having initiative and juggling customer demands internally and externally, while also providing quotes and follow through to meet customer and internal deadlines. You may have previous experience within another merchant or come from a trade, where you have had exposure to quoting and the sales process.

We are looking for an organised, customer focused team member who is committed to deadlines and can deliver results when required, while also providing great customer service. If you also have a great sense of humour, positive attitude and enjoy keeping busy, then send your application our way.

Come and work with a great group of people, and take a positive step in your career by applying today CLICK ON THE LINK. or if you wish to have a chat to find out more than connect with Jon our Branch Manager on 022 010 3075.

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Showroom Trainee – Albany

Chesters Plumbing & Bathroom have an entry-level Showroom position available at their Albany branch in the Showroom. Being a first point of contact in our showroom you will create a positive and welcoming impression when greeting and working with our customers We are looking for a people person, someone who thrives on challenges and can use their initiative daily.

To be successful in this role, you will...
•    Enjoy working with people and going the extra mile for customers
•    Have great organisational skills
•    Have lots of energy and confidence
•    Have a keen attitude for learning
•    Be a creative person with a good eye for detail
•    Have proven part-time work history while studying or at school
•    Have an interest in selling beautiful plumbing gear

When you join Chesters you will work with a great group of people, have access to on-going personal development and support! You will have heaps of opportunity to have some fun and to get involved with various events that Chesters hosts for customers too!
Come and be part of the Chesters team today! Apply now or if you have any questions give our HR Partner a call on 0800 HR FOR U for a confidential chat.

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Counter Sales – Ellerslie  
Looking for a change? Need some fun in your day? Come and join the team at Chesters, we are a privately-owned Plumbing and Bathroom Merchant, we care about our people, our customers and we also sell awesome plumbing and bathroom gear.

If you enjoy making a difference in your day and customer service is your gig, then come and wear our gear and bring some fun into your working day. We offer a great salary, pay weekly and you can get hooked up into Southern Cross Medical Insurance too. 

Our Ellerslie Branch has a great group of people and fantastic customers. This is a busy role, we need a people person, who can sell gear, while also having a yarn with a customer. Your current or previous experience could be within a retail trade environment, or possibly a tradie looking at coming off the tools? You need to be self-motivated, reliable and energetic to work with us and our customers.  

If this sounds a bit like you, then email your C.V to hr@chesters.co.nz or click on the link to apply, or just pick up the phone and chat with our Branch Manager, Paul on 022 043 2159  www.chesters.co.nz 

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Operations / HR Support Head Office

Chesters Plumbing & Bathroom have a newly created role of Operations/HR Support to assist the management of daily operational business activities and administrative tasks. You will be responsible for our in-house HR facilitation and administration.

Who are we?

Chesters Plumbing & Bathroom Centre is privately owned, with close to 50 years of experience. Our growth has been the result of excellent plumbing supplies backed by awesome customer service and commitment to our customers and most importantly our internal people. The position is based at our Albany Branch.

What will you be doing?

It's a busy role that will include a bit of HR, task management, administration, that includes working with various stakeholders which includes our HR Partner, driving some of our:
•    Pre employment
•    Onboarding set up
•    Exit processes
•    Working with payroll
•    Compliance matters relating to vehicles also Health and Safety
•    Recruitment coordination of all new roles and documentation
•    Assist with all internal comms relating to H&S, Ops or Marketing
•    Lead any inhouse program through the branches, which could include Gateway and training programs
•    Various co-ordination administration tasks

What are we looking for?
•    Excellent organizational ability
•    Strong tasks management ability while juggling a wide range of stakeholders and deadlines
•    Good sense of humor
•    Outstanding communication ability written and verbal
•    Excellent attention to detail
•    Problem solver who can think outside the square

It will be handy to also have:
•    Experience in Operations Admin or have an HR or Recruitment background
•    A strong problem solver with the ability to think outside the square for solutions
•    Prepared to 'go the extra mile'
•    Can maintain confidentiality and proven trust
•    Strong administration skills; Intermediate levels with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

This is a great opportunity for you to drive change and be part of making a difference whilst working with some great people. We offer Southern Cross medical insurance, open plan environment, branded gear and great remuneration offer. If this sounds a bit like you, then click on the link to apply, or just pick up the phone and chat with our HR Partner, Lara on 021 8777 20.

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Showroom Trainee – New Lynn
This is a fabulous opportunity for an enthusiastic customer focused Trainee to become part of an active and growing family-owned business today!

This entry-level position would suit an individual who has recently graduated or left school. We are looking for someone who thrives on challenges and can use their initiative on a daily basis. Being a first point of contact in our showroom you will create a positive and friendly impression when greeting and working with our customers. 

You will receive full training at our New Lynn branch to get you up to speed. Depending on the needs of our branches, once fully trained, you may need to assist at other Chesters locations around the country or possibly be permanently based at an Auckland Branch. Flexibility and the ability to travel is a must! Therefore, having your own transport and driver’s licence is essential.

To be successful in this role, you will…

•    Be a well-presented, people person, who loves going the extra mile for customers
•    Have great organisational skills
•    Have lots of energy and confidence
•    Be a creative person with a good eye for detail
•    Be a great team player with a good sense of humour!

When you join Chesters you get a great team environment, medical insurance and on-going personal development and support! You will have heaps of opportunity to have some fun and to get involved with various events that Chesters hosts for customers too! Hours of work 8.30am to 5pm Tuesday to Friday and Saturday from 9am to 4pm.  
Come and be part of the Chesters team! Apply now or if you have any questions give our HR Partner a call on 09 299 2525 for a confidential chat.

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Showroom Consultant – Ellerslie

Are you interested in sales and customer service and looking for a change of scenery? We are looking for a Showroom Consultant who can create a positive and friendly impression when greeting and working with our customers.  

Based in our Ellerslie Showroom, we can guarantee you will be challenged and really love working with our awesome customers and selling our amazing range of bathroom products. You will use your previous sales experience to deliver excellent service to our customers. Ideally you will have experience in the Plumbing/Bathroom Industry or similar, however for the right candidate we can provide additional training and development to bring you up to speed. 

To be successful in this role, you will…

•    Be a well-presented, people person, who loves going the extra mile for customers
•    Have great organisational skills
•    Have lots of energy and confidence
•    Be a creative person with a good eye for detail
•    Be a great team player with a good sense of humour!

When you work for Chesters Plumbing and Bathroom, you become part of a team that cares for its people, just as much as its customers. Other benefits include various events to get involved in, medical insurance and on-going personal development support!  Hours of work 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday with rostered Saturdays.
 
Do check us out online www.chesters.co.nz and if you want to know more and you’re keen to join the Chesters team then apply now or ring our HR Partners on 09 299 2525 for a confidential chat.

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