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, Bay of Plenty 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 are currently looking for staff to fill the following roles:

Merchandiser - Auckland

This role is responsible for merchandising in the Mt Wellington, Botany and Grey Lynn Bunnings stores twice each week, on Monday and Thursday. The merchandiser 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 in each store on a Monday and Thursday - so 6 hours each Monday and 6 hours each 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 stores for each role): 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 applicant will have:

  • Effective customer relationship management skills
  • Effective organisation and time management skills
  • Intermediate computer/IT skills
  • The ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally
  • 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. Mileage is paid between the stores.

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.

 

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Merchandiser

Bark Plant/Loader Operator – Evening Shift

Daltons are looking for an experienced loader and plant operator to join our busy team based in Matamata.

The Evening Shift is a 2 person shift which rotates between Operating the Bark Plant and Operating the Loader. The role is responsible for the efficient running of our crushing and screening Bark Plant.

The successful candidate will need to be mechanically minded;competent with machinery; have a strong focus on quality control and understand production targets while also being Health and Safety conscious.

  • Loader experience preferred but not essential. Training will be provided.
  • Must pass a pre-employment medical/drug test.
  • Be able to work as part of a team and independently.

Evening Shift Hours: Monday – Friday: 1.30pm – 11.30pm

With competitive pay rates, free medical benefits, and excellent staff engagement this is a great opportunity for someone looking to join a hard working and supportive team that takes pride in what they do.

If you have the skills and experience we are looking for please apply by emailing your CV to apply@limelimited.co.nz
Please do not drop applications off at Daltons Landscape Supplies.

Apply online

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Port of Tauranga loader and truck

Experienced Loader Operators – Port of Tauranga

We are looking for 1- 2 people to join our busy team working on a roster system based on The Port of Tauranga.

The successful candidates MUST have:
•  Class 4 licence
•  Minimum 2 years loader operator experience
•  W Endorsement
•  Pass a pre-employment medical
•  Be able to work as part of team

Roster 1: Full Time Position. Tuesday – Saturday day shift
Roster 2: Part Time Position. Saturday and Sunday day shift

When applying please specifiy which roster you are interested in. Competitive rates and employee benefits on offer.

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

If you have the skills and experience we are looking for please apply by emailing your CV to apply@limelimited.co.nz
Please do not drop applications off at Daltons Landscape Supplies.

Apply online

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Port of Tauranga loader and truck

Warehouse Team Member - Christchurch

Daltons Ltd are suppliers of bulk and bagged growing media and landscape products to many of NZ’s leading landscapers, retailers and nurseries. Due to increasing demand Daltons South Island Warehouse, based at Mcleans Island, Christchurch are looking for an additional Warehouse Team Member. 

Experience in the following areas preferred but not essential as training will be provided to the successful applicant

  • Experience with automated processing equipment
  • Forklift Driving including loading and unloading trucks
  • Picking and packing orders
  • General warehouse duties

The successful applicant for this role will have a positive can-do attitude and a willingness to ensure Daltons customers are well supported with an efficient and friendly delivery service. Applicants must be reliable, physically fit and able to work as part of a team. Time management skills and understanding of good health & safety practices is essential in fulling this role.  Daltons are looking for applicants that understand customers are key to a successful business.

Hours: Generally Monday to Friday 7.30am – 5pm, with longer hours required during spring and other busy periods.  Saturday work as required. 

With good pay rates, free medical benefits, and excellent staff engagement this is a great opportunity for people looking to join a hard working and supportive team that take pride in what they do.

If you have the skills and experience we are looking for please apply by emailing your CV to apply@limelimited.co.nzPlease do not drop applications off at Daltons Landscape Supplies.

Apply online

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Class 5 driver – Matamata or Tauranga

Daltons Ltd, based at Matamata, have grown from supplying shingle and sand, to the manufacture and supply of potting mixes and landscape products. Established in 1947 Daltons continue to be the preferred supplier for many commercial growers and nurseries throughout New Zealand.

Daltons are looking for a keen class 5 driver with bulk tipping & truck and trailer experience to join their team. This role is to be based at Matamata, or possibly Tauranga for the right person.

There is the possibility of flexibility for the days worked, with the role being five days a week however it may not need to be Monday to Friday. 

You will need to have a positive can-do attitude with a willingness to get the job done. Applicants must be reliable, physically fit and able to work as a team. Time management and a strong focus on health & safety is essential in fulling this role.

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

If you have the skills and experience we are looking for please apply by emailing your CV to apply@limelimited.co.nz
Please do not drop applications off at Daltons Landscape Supplies.

Apply online

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Truck Class 5