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 are currently looking for staff to fill the following roles:

Order Fulfilment – Matamata

Daltons are looking for two warehouse staff for an immediate start. These roles involve order picking and dispatching. This is a Mon-Fri role with rostered Saturdays during busy Spring period.

Applicants must be reliable and keen to work, able to work in a team environment and be physically fit. Full training in forklift operations and licenses will be provided. This is a great opportunity to join a friendly team with regular hours in an excellent work environment.

A strong focus on health & safety is a requirement for all these roles.

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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Bag Shed Packing staff

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

Factory Packing Staff

Daltons are looking for a couple of packing staff for an immediate start. These roles involve packing boxes, picking and despatching and operating automated machinery.   Hours are generally 6.30am – 5pm Monday to Friday, however during the busy season from September to November there is Saturday and Sunday work for those who are keen. 

Applicants must be reliable and keen to work, be able to work well in a team environment and be physically fit.  The successful applicants will have the flexibility to be able to multi-task and take on a variety of roles effectively.   A strong focus on health & safety is a requirement for all these roles.

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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Bag Shed Packing staff

Landscape Yard Supervisor

Daltons is looking for a solid dependable person to supervise our landscape yard in Drury. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with the right skills to coordinate the day to day operations of one of the few completely covered landscape yards.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Supervising 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, including being the back-up delivery driver
  • Assisting with stock management and ordering the required levels of bulk and other landscape products
  • Completing necessary paperwork for the site, including daily cash management and invoicing
  • 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.

A class two licence and experience driving a loader is required.

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

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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Mount Maunganui Building

Truck Driver Class 2

Daltons Landscape Supplies are currently looking for a full time Truck Driver to work from their Drury Landscape Depot. The role will include bulk and pallet deliveries. You could be carting pallets in our small truck one minute and bulk product 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 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 2 licence and experience operating a loader and forklift would be an advantage.

Weekly hours are likely to be Monday to Friday (between 6am – 5.30pm) with Saturday morning work often required.

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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Class 2 Truck

Machine Operator – Automated Packaging Line

Daltons are looking for an additional operator to manage our Automated packaging lines at our Matamata site. The operator will be responsible for the safe, efficient, and continuous operation of potting mix and compost packaging machinery. The successful applicant will join a great group of people who take pride in what they do, work hard and have an excellent and supportive team culture.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Include:

  • Read production schedules and plan accordingly to efficiently maintain the operation of packaging machinery
  • Ensure all packaging materials are available for days production
  • Monitoring and adjusting machine as required to maintain seal integrity and filling consistency
  • Planning for machine changeovers
  • Monitoring and checking bag weights and product appearance.


Job Requirements

  • Prior experience in production related work
  • Understanding of an automated work environment.


Applicants for this role require:

  • Ability to safely lift a minimum of 25kg - from floor to working height
  • Good communication skills: both verbal and written
  • Maths skills sufficient to complete documentation
  • Effective problem-solving skills and good mechanical aptitude
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Ability to cooperate with co-workers and work in a team environment
  • Knowledge of H&S safety requirements
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • A sense of humour.


This role is an hourly rate position with healthcare and Kiwi Saver benefits. To apply please email your CV to apply@limelimited.co.nz before 1 June 2020.

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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Form Fill Seal Operator