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.

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Daltons Team

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

Landscape Yard Manager - Tauranga

Daltons is looking for a solid dependable person to manage our landscape yard in Hull Road, Mount Manganui.  

This is an excellent opportunity for someone with the right skills to manage the operations of one of the few completely covered landscape yards and to continue to help grow the business.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Managing a small team to ensure the smooth operation of the landscape yard
  • Attending to both retail and commercial customer demands on a daily basis
  • Organising customer deliveries (with a focus on DIFOTIS)
  • Managing stock and ordering the required levels of bulk and other landscape products
  • Completing necessary paperwork for the site, including daily cash management
  • A continuous focus on Health & Safety procedures and improvements


Previous landscape yard and/or retail experience would be an advantage. The position reports to Daltons Head Office in Matamata. The successful applicant must be self-motivated, able to work independently, prioritise and manage their time effectively. 

The Landscape Yard operates six days per week and work hours can vary due to staff availability. It is anticipated the manager would be required to work alternate Saturdays. 

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.

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Mount Manganui

Merchandiser - Rotorua, Bay Of Plenty

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

The successful applicant 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: 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 – 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: As mentioned above the role will include two visits to the Bunnings Rotorua store per week, one on a Monday and one of a Thursday. Each visit 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 store, 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.

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

Merchandiser

Sweeper Truck Driver - Port of Tauranga

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 part of a team. Good time management and the ability to work in a safe and efficient way is essential. 

You will need a class 4 licence. Experience operating a loader and forklift would also be an advantage but we will provide full training. 

This role is 5-6 days per week based on a roster, with one weekend day to be worked each week. We run two shifts each week day, starting at 4am and 2pm, with one shift over day on the weekend. 

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.

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Daltons Sweeper Truck

Class 4/5 Truck Driver - Auckland

Daltons Landscape Supplies are currently looking for a full time truck driver to work from their Mt Wellington yard. The role will include bulk and pallet deliveries. You could be carting pallets in our small truck one minute and bulk in our truck and trailer the next. Deliveries range from residential addresses to commercial warehouses.

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 and safety is essential in fulling this role. Preferably you will have a class 5 licence, however if you have solid experience with class 2 or 4 we may consider training you. Experience operating a loader and forklift is also required.

Weekly roster is likely to be Monday to Friday (generally 6am – 5.30pm) with Saturday morning work often required.

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.

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Truck Class 5

Class 4/5 Driver – Matamata/Tauranga

Daltons are looking for a keen driver with a class 5 licence, bulk tipping experience and experience driving with a truck and trailer 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 and safety is essential in fulling this role.  

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

Truck Class 5