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Warehouse Person – Whangarei Branch

Role Profile

We are seeking an honest, reliable and steady Warehouse Person to join our busy team at our Whangarei Branch.

This is a full time permanent Monday to Friday role, with a Saturday roster.

Duties include; warehouse duties including inwards and outwards goods, putting stock away, keeping the warehouse tidy, deliveries and customer service as required.

To be successful in this role you must:

  • Be reliable and appreciate a job well done
  • Be willing to learn
  • Have good attention to detail
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be a self-starter with initiative
  • Be able to operate a computer
  • Be safety conscious

The successful applicant will be someone who is enthusiastic about work and who is looking for job security. They will be organised and tidy in all that they do, and will be physically fit as there is some heavy / awkward lifting involved. Having a current forklift licence, and being able to drive a manual vehicle would be advantageous. 

 
If you fit the description above and are successful in your application you could work with a friendly team and have a secure future in New Zealand’s most progressive electrical wholesaler.

To apply, please fill in the form and upload your CV

Applications close 31 May 2017.


Warehouse Person – Hastings Branch

Role Profile:

We are seeking an honest, reliable and steady Warehouse Person to join our busy team at our Hastings Branch.  

This is a full time permanent Monday to Friday role, with a Saturday roster.

Duties include; warehouse duties including inwards and outwards goods, putting stock away, keeping the warehouse tidy, deliveries and customer service as required.

To be successful in this role you must::

  • Be reliable and appreciate a job well done
  • Be willing to learn
  • Have good attention to detail
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be a self-starter with initiative
  • Be able to operate a computer
  • Be safety conscious
  • Have a clean driver’s licence and the ability to drive a manual vehicle

The successful applicant will be someone who is enthusiastic about work and who is looking for job security. They will be organised and tidy in all that they do, and will be physically fit as there is some heavy / awkward lifting involved. Having a current forklift licence would be advantageous.

If you fit the description above and are successful in your application you could work with a friendly team and have a secure future in New Zealand’s most progressive electrical wholesaler.

To apply, please fill in the form and upload your CV

Applications close 31 May 2017.


Customer Service – Boston Road, Mount Eden Branch

Role profile

Part of our success is the great customer service we provide.  We would be keen to hear from you if you have our passion for ensuring our customers get the right product and an exceptional level of service every time they walk through our doors. Going the extra mile for a customer will be second nature to you.

Working on the trade counter at our Boston Road - Mount Eden Branch, the successful applicant will be required to:

  • Serve customers at our trade counter
  • Order goods as required for customers
  • Process customer returns
  • Answer phones and process orders
  • Assist in the warehouse as required

For this position we are looking for a person who has:

  • Enthusiasm and team spirit
  • A passion for customer service excellence
  • A quick and alert mind, with the ability to adapt and be flexible
  • Willingness to learn
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Honesty and integrity

Previous customer service experience is required along with a positive friendly attitude. Electrical experience is an added bonus but if you have a willingness to learn we have a willingness to teach you! 

The right candidate will be rewarded with a competitive base salary and benefits such as health insurance after a qualifying period – not to mention the opportunity to really get your career moving with a New Zealand owned and operated organisation.

 

If this role sounds right for you then, please fill in the form and upload your CV

Applications close 31 May 2017.


Internal Sales – Boston Road, Mount Eden Branch

Role Profile

 We are seeking an Internal Sales Person to join our team at our Boston Road, Auckland Branch. The major function of this role is to strengthen our current sales team and provide additional support in developing and maintaining our relationships with our customer base.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Customer relationships – answering and acting on calls from our key customer accounts, whether it be product research or processing a purchase order
  • Processing orders provided by Sales Representative’s
  • Preparing quotes
  • Product research and communication with suppliers
  • Front-line customers service as required

Skills and Experience Requirements:

The successful applicant will preferably have past experience in the Electrical, Data / Communications, lighting or automation trade.  They will have an approachable can-do attitude and be motivated to provide support to customers both internal and external.  They will also be both practical and pragmatic in their approach to seeking solutions. The successful applicant must have experience in face to face customer service.

If you feel you meet the above criteria and are interested in taking on a new and exciting challenge, please fill in the form and upload your CV

Applications close 31 May 2017.


Data & Technology Business Development Representative - Wellington

Role Profile:

We are seeking a highly motivated candidate to implement sales strategies, goals and direction for our well-established Wellington Data & Technology market. This role is crucial to growing our market share and you will be accountable and responsible for ensuring that all key company objectives are met and a high standard of customer service is delivered daily by you. As a natural relationship builder our expectation is that you will work efficiently and productively with our existing customer base as well as introduce our business to new customers.  The successful applicant will have an out-going personality and a positive attitude, the motivation to maintain existing business relationships and also cold call new customers. 

J. A. Russell Ltd prides itself on being "The House for Top Service" and knowing how to exceed your customers’ expectation will be pivotal in helping you to deliver on that promise.  Communication with customers, branch staff and suppliers is key, as is a ‘lead from the front’ attitude.

Skills & Experience Requirements :

A sound knowledge of the Data & Technology based industry or trade wholesaling / sales representative experience would be desirable, but not essential. The successful applicant will have proven success in developing customer relationships, achieving sales goals and be recognised throughout their career for setting high standards for themselves and others. These successes will be a product of their exceptional communication and organisational abilities. We are seeking someone who can demonstrate market awareness and also a good grasp of the sales process.

On offer for the right candidate is a competitive base salary and benefits such as health insurance after a qualifying period – not to mention the opportunity to join a well-respected, NZ owned business.

If this role sounds right for you then, please fill in the form and upload your CV

Applications close 31 May 2017.


Branch Manager – Matamata Branch

Role Profile

We are seeking a highly motivated candidate with leadership ability to implement sales strategies, goals and direction for our well-established Matamata Branch. This role is crucial to growing our market share and you will be accountable and responsible for ensuring that all key company objectives are met and a high standard of customer service is delivered daily by you and your team.

J. A. Russell Ltd prides itself on being "The House for Top Service" and knowing how to get the best out of your team will be pivotal in helping you to deliver on these expectations.  Communication with customers and suppliers is key as is a ‘lead from the front’ approach.

Skills and experience :

A sound knowledge of the electrical industry or trade wholesaling / retailing would be desirable but not essential. The successful individual will have proven success in developing and managing a team and be recognised throughout their career for setting high standards for themselves and others. These successes will be a product of their exceptional communication and organisational abilities. We are seeking someone who can demonstrate market awareness and also a good grasp of basic accounting tasks.  

On offer for the right candidate is a competitive base salary and benefits such as health insurance after a qualifying period – not to mention the opportunity to join a well-respected, NZ owned business.  

If this role sounds right for you then, please fill in the form and upload your CV

Applications close 31 May 2017.


Branch Manager – Richmond Branch

Role Profile:

We are seeking a highly motivated candidate with leadership ability to implement sales strategies, goals and direction for our well-established Richmond Branch. This role is crucial to growing our market share and you will be accountable and responsible for ensuring that all key company objectives are met and a high standard of customer service is delivered daily by you and your team.

J. A. Russell Ltd prides itself on being "The House for Top Service" and knowing how to get the best out of your team will be pivotal in helping you to deliver on these expectations.  Communication with customers and suppliers is key as is a ‘lead from the front’ approach.

 

Skills and experience:

A sound knowledge of the electrical industry or trade wholesaling / retailing would be desirable but not essential. The successful individual will have proven success in developing and managing a team and be recognised throughout their career for setting high standards for themselves and others. These successes will be a product of their exceptional communication and organisational abilities. We are seeking someone who can demonstrate market awareness and also a good grasp of basic accounting tasks.

On offer for the right candidate is a competitive base salary and benefits such as health insurance after a qualifying period – not to mention the opportunity to join a well-respected, NZ owned business.

If this role sounds right for you then, please fill in the form and upload your CV

Applications close 31 May 2017.


Assistant Branch Manager – Christchurch Branch

Role profile:  

We are seeking a hard-working, organised person to join the busy team at our Christchurch Branch as the Assistant Branch Manager. This senior branch role involves branch administration, providing support to the Branch Manager and sales team along with overseeing stock control and customer service. Taking on the duties of a Branch Manager when they are away this role comes with a high level of responsibility and would be perfect for someone who has a long term goal of becoming a Branch Manager within our business.

 

Skills and experience:

The successful applicant will be a team player but also able to work on their own to ensure the smooth running of the branch.  You will have outstanding communication abilities both written and oral and be confident to communicate with our network in person, via phone, fax and email.  The ability to multi task and prioritise your workload is a key element to being successful in this role. You will have strong problem solving skills and be able to remain calm under pressure.

If you fit the description above and are successful in your application you would work with a friendly team and have a secure future in New Zealand's most progressive electrical wholesaler.

To apply, please fill in the form and upload your CV

Applications close 31 May 2017.


Warehouse Cadet – Invercargill Branch

Role Profile:

Our Invercargill Branch is seeking a fit, reliable and enthusiastic person to fill the position of Cadet. This position is an excellent role for entry into the electrical wholesale industry and would suit someone who is searching for not just a job, but a career.  It is a role that requires a passion for learning and the motivation to get ahead.  We see this as the start to a long term career path for the successful applicant. 

Duties include; warehouse duties including inwards and outwards goods, putting stock away, keeping the warehouse tidy, deliveries, answering phones and customer service as required.

To be successful in this role you must: 

  • Be enthusiastic and reliable
  • Be willing to learn
  • Have good attention to detail
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be a self-starter with initiative
  • Have a clean driver’s licence and the ability to drive a manual vehicle

This role involves manual handling and lifting and moving of very heavy items (cable drums) so physical fitness and strength is required.

If you fit the description above and are successful in your application you would work with a friendly team and have a secure future in New Zealand’s most progressive electrical wholesaler.

To learn more about us please check our website: www.jarussell.co.nz

To apply, please fill in the form and upload your CV

Applications close 31 May 2017.


Branch Manager – Hastings

Role Profile:

We are seeking a highly motivated candidate with the ability to implement sales strategies, goals and direction for our well-established Hastings Branch. The Branch Manager role is crucial to growing our market share and you will be accountable and responsible for ensuring that all key company objectives are met and a high standard of customer service is delivered daily by you and your team.

J. A. Russell Ltd prides itself on being "The House for Top Service" and knowing how to get the best out of your team will be pivotal in helping you to deliver on these expectations.  Communication with customers and suppliers is key as is a 'lead from the front' approach.

 

Skills and experience:

A sound knowledge of the electrical industry or wholesaling would be desirable but not essential. The successful individual will have proven success in developing and managing a team and be recognised throughout their career for setting high standards for themselves and others. These successes will be a product of their exceptional communication and organisational abilities. We are seeking someone who can demonstrate market awareness and also a good grasp of basic accounting tasks. Experience with financial reports is essential as you will be accountable for the branch's profit and loss statement. 

On offer for the right candidate is the opportunity to join a well-respected, NZ owned business along with a range of other benefits.

 

If this role sounds right for you then, please fill in the form and upload your CV

Applications close 31 May 2017.


Warehouse Person – Wanaka

Role Profile: 

We are seeking an honest, reliable and steady Warehouse Person to join our team at our Wanaka Branch.

This is a full time permanent Monday to Friday role, with a Saturday roster.

Duties include; warehouse duties including inwards and outwards goods, putting stock away, keeping the warehouse tidy, deliveries and customer service as required.

To be successful in this role you must:

  • Be reliable and appreciate a job well done
  • Be willing to learn
  • Have good attention to detail
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be a self-starter with initiative
  • Be able to operate a computer
  • Be safety conscious
  • Have a clean driver’s licence and the ability to drive a manual vehicle

The successful applicant will be someone who is enthusiastic about work and who is looking for job security. They will be organised and tidy in all that they do, and will be physically fit as there is some heavy / awkward lifting involved. Having a current forklift licence would be advantageous.

If you fit the description above and are successful in your application you could work with a friendly team and have a secure future in New Zealand’s most progressive electrical wholesaler.

To apply, please fill in the form and upload your CV

Applications close 31 May 2017.


Customer Service – Palmerston North Branch

Role profile:

Our success relies on great customer service. We would be keen to hear from you if you have our passion for ensuring the customers get the right product and an exceptional level of service every time they walk through the doors. Going the extra mile for a customer will be second nature to you.

Working on the trade counter at our Palmerston North Branch, the successful applicant will be required to:

  • Serve customers at our trade counter
  • Order goods as required for customers
  • Process customer returns 
  • Answer phones and process orders
  • Assist in the warehouse as required 

For this position we are looking for a person who has: 

  • Enthusiasm and team spirit
  • A passion for customer service excellence
  • A quick and alert mind, with the ability to adapt and be flexible
  • Willingness to learn
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Honesty and integrity

Previous customer service experience is an advantage, along with a positive friendly attitude. Electrical experience is an added bonus but if you have a willingness to learn we have a willingness to teach you!

The right candidate will be rewarded with a competitive base salary and benefits such as health insurance after a qualifying period – not to mention the opportunity to really get your career moving with a New Zealand owned and operated organisation.

If this role sounds right for you then, please fill in the form and upload your CV

 

Applications close 31 May 2017.


Warehouse Person – Mt Wellington Branch

Role Profile: 

We are seeking an honest, reliable and steady Warehouse Person to join our busy team at our Mt Wellington Branch. 

This is a full time permanent Monday to Friday role, with a Saturday roster. 

Duties include; warehouse duties including inwards and outwards goods, putting stock away, keeping the warehouse tidy, deliveries and customer service as required.

To be successful in this role you must: 

  • Be reliable and appreciate a job well done
  • Be willing to learn
  • Have good attention to detail
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be a self-starter with initiative
  • Be able to operate a computer
  • Be safety conscious
  • Have a clean driver’s licence and the ability to drive a manual vehicle

The successful applicant will be someone who is enthusiastic about work and who is looking for job security. They will be organised and tidy in all that they do, and will be physically fit as there is some heavy / awkward lifting involved. Having a current forklift licence would be advantageous.

If you fit the description above and are successful in your application you could work with a friendly team and have a secure future in New Zealand’s most progressive electrical wholesaler. 

To apply, please fill in the form and upload your CV

Applications close 31 May 2017.


Customer Service – Penrose Branch

Role profile

Part of our success is the great customer service we provide.  We would be keen to hear from you if you have our passion for ensuring our customers get the right product and an exceptional level of service every time they walk through our doors. Going the extra mile for a customer will be second nature to you.

Working on the trade counter at our Penrose Branch, the successful applicant will be required to:

  • Serve customers at our trade counter
  • Order goods as required for customers
  • Process customer returns
  • Answer phones and process orders
  • Assist in the warehouse as required 

For this position we are looking for a person who has:

  • Enthusiasm and team spirit
  • A passion for customer service excellence
  • A quick and alert mind, with the ability to adapt and be flexible
  • Willingness to learn
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Honesty and integrity

Previous customer service experience is required along with a positive friendly attitude. Electrical experience is an added bonus but if you have a willingness to learn we have a willingness to teach you! 

The right candidate will be rewarded with a competitive base salary and benefits such as health insurance after a qualifying period – not to mention the opportunity to really get your career moving with a New Zealand owned and operated organisation.

 

If this role sounds right for you then, please fill in the form and upload your CV

Applications close 31 May 2017 


Contracts Administrator – Boston Road, Mt Eden Branch

Role profile

An excellent career opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated team player to join our company as a Contracts Administrator, based at our Grafton office in Auckland.

The successful applicant will:

  • Possess the ability to build long term relationships with staff, customers and suppliers.
  • Be computer literate with exceptional data entry skills
  • Be numerically/grammatically accurate
  • Possess highly effective communication skills
  • Have outstanding organisational and time management skills
  • Thrive under pressure and add value to this very successful team
  • Be willing to learn new skills and challenge yourself regularly
  • Be self-motivated, trustworthy and a team player
  • Preferably have experience in the electrical industry or similar
 

Key functions:

  • Accurate data entry of supplier/customer quotes
  • Liaising with suppliers for pricing / product specification
  • Communicating effectively with customers and suppliers
  • Liaising with internal branch network
  • Conduct yourself in a professional manner at all times
  • Ability to prioritise tasks at short notice and meet all deadlines
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality

This is a great opportunity to be a part of a professional and high performing team that is integral to the overall success of our company.

The right candidate will be rewarded with a competitive base salary and benefits such as health insurance after a qualifying period and a subsidised on-site cafeteria – not to mention the opportunity to really get your career moving with a New Zealand owned and operated organisation.

If this role sounds right for you then, please fill in the form and upload your CV

Applications close 31 May 2017.


Sales Representative – Ashburton 

Role Profile:

Radcliffe Electrical is seeking a premier Sales Representative to join our highly motivated and successful team at our Ashburton Branch. This role is roughly 80% on the road calling on customers and getting “out and about”, and 20% office work.  As a natural relationship builder our expectation is that you will work efficiently and productively with our existing customer base as well as introduce our business to new customers covering the Mid and South Canterbury area.  The successful applicant will have an out-going personality and a positive attitude, the motivation to maintain existing business relationships and also cold call new customers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Increase sales and margin for the Branch
  • Grow customer base
  • Maintain and grow existing relationships

Skills and Experience Requirements

  • Preferably the successful applicant will have had experience in the industrial electrical industry, enabling them to achieve target sales, gross profit, customer retention and acquisition.  Certainly they will be able to “talk the talk” with our customers. 
  • Liaising with the sales and branch network will be essential to ensure an optimal level of customer service is achieved so you must be a team player. 
  • Past Rep experience is a bonus but we are also keen to hear from you if you are looking for that next step in your career and have the skills to learn what is required to be a premier Sales Representative in the Ashburton area. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful team.  On the job training and further education will be provided.

If you meet the above criteria and are interested in taking on a new and exciting challenge, please  fill in the form and upload your CV

Applications close 31 May 2017. 


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