Careers at Daltons

As a family owned business established in 1947, Daltons has grown from supplying shingle and sand, to the manufacture and supply of potting mixes and landscape products. We are proud to be the preferred supplier for many retailers, commercial growers, and nurseries throughout New Zealand.

Based in Matamata with yards in Northland, Auckland, BOP and Christchurch, there are many parts to our business and at the core of everything we do is a desire to provide quality products to all of our customers with a high level of service.

We provide a supportive working environment and have a committed team who aren’t afraid to get stuck in and get the job done.

If you are ready for new challenges and new opportunities with a well-established, highly respected company, then please apply below.

Join our team!

Daltons Team

Daltons are currently looking for staff to fill the following roles:

Merchandiser - Dunedin

This role is responsible for merchandising in the Dunedin store twice each week, on Monday and Thursday. 

This role is responsible for assisting Daltons to drive sales through Bunnings by ensuring their products are merchandised and maintained to their high standards. 

The role is part time and involves approximately 2 hours instore on a Monday and Thursday. 

The successful applicants will need to have excellent people skills to ensure they effectively build relationships with the Bunnings team members to ensure they have a common goal to meet customer expectations. 

Key tasks include:

  • Complete the vendor in-store call cycle schedule that includes two visits per week per store (two or three stores for these roles): Monday for ordering and Thursday for checking stock levels, general tidiness and placement of product.
  • Provide product training to team members to ensure they are familiar with the features and benefits of the supplier’s products.
  • Place orders for Bunnings to ensure minimum stock levels are maintained at all times and ensuring packaging and product presentation is in a sell-able condition at all times.
  • Maintain merchandise standards in accordance with Bunnings standards, including keeping the area clean & tidy and the shelves stocked.
  • Provide excellent customer service to Bunnings including following up on all orders, customer inquiries etc

The successful applicants will have:

  • Effective customer relationship management skills
  • Effective organisation and time management skills
  • Intermediate computer/IT skills – preferably experience with EXO MYOB
  • The ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally with people at all levels
  • The ability to work well as part of a team as well as working autonomously
  • A high level of personal grooming and presentation
  • A good work ethic, and be honest and reliable
  • Previous experience merchandising would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of the landscaping, horticultural industry would be useful but not required
  • Full drivers licence
  • Physically fit and able to lift up to 20kg


Hours: Each visit to each store will be approximately two hours long. However we need someone with enough flexibility to be able to work longer hours if required during peak times, and also additional visits for promotions, staff training etc.

You will be paid a set rate per visit to the stores, along with an hourly wage for extra visits that are required. 

If you think you would like to work for a reputable New Zealand business and are flexible with your work hours then please apply.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Apply online

Please do not drop applications off at Daltons Landscape Supplies.



Maintenance Engineer - Matamata

An opportunity has arisen for a Maintenance Engineer to join our company. Daltons manufacture a wide range of Landscaping and Growing Media products. This requires the use of a range of mobile and static plant and machinery including screens, crushers, mixers and heavy machinery. 

This position will assist in maintenance of this equipment, undertaking upgrades and improvements as well as building new replacement equipment. The ideal applicant will have the following skills and experience:

  • experience in an engineering workshop environment
  • have or have the ability to achieve an ASNZ2980 welding certificate
  • the ability to read and interpret drawings as well as working from verbal instructions
  • relevant experience and a trade qualification (or working towards one)

Applicants for this role will:

  • be motivated, hardworking and reliable
  • be physically fit
  • be familiar with good Health and Safety procedures and be committed to a safe working environment
  • be quality focused without compromising on time
  • be excellent at multi-tasking and working under pressure
  • have initiative and be able to work unsupervised
  • be a practical/logical thinker with problem solving abilities

This is a great opportunity to join a growing family business committed to providing quality products to our nationwide customer base. Daltons offer an exciting and fast paced work environment working with excellent staff, great facilities and top remuneration.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Apply online

Please do not drop applications off at Daltons Landscape Supplies.

Maintenance Engineer