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:

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 the 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.

If you have the skills and experience we are looking for please apply online or email your CV to apply@limelimited.co.nz

Apply online

Please do not drop applications off at Daltons Landscape Supplies.

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Maintenance Engineer

Dispatch Coordinator

Daltons Ltd, based in Matamata, 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 they are looking to fill a new role of Dispatch Coordinator.

This role is responsible for coordinating the deliveries leaving site, including making sure loads are accurate and all the required paperwork is correctly completed. It is a hands-on job so you will need forklift experience and a current forklift licence. Experience working with palletised freight in the trucking industry would be a real advantage. You will also work with the production team to ensure all raw materials are available when required. 

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 are essential in filling this role. Daltons are looking for applicants that understand customers are key to a successful business.

Hours: Generally Monday to Friday 6.30 am – 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 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

Apply online

Please do not drop applications off at Daltons Landscape Supplies.

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Warehouse Team Member - Matamata

Daltons, based in Matamata, 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, we are looking for an additional team member to assist in our Warehouse.

Experience in the following areas is 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 are essential in filling 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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Warehouse Team Member

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