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!

Image
Daltons Team

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

Merchandiser - Silverdale, Glenfield and North Shore

This role is responsible for merchandising in the Silverdale, Glenfield and North shore stores twice each week, on Monday and Thursday.

It is fixed term from approximately 14 April to 8 June to cover for our current merchandiser going on holiday. It may lead to permanent work however we cannot guarantee anything at this stage.

The role is part time and involves approximately 2 hours in each store both on a Monday and Thursday (12 hours per week).

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 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 : Monday for ordering and Thursday for checking stock levels, general tidiness and placement of product.
  • 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 skills
  • The ability to communicate effectively
  • 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.

Image
Merchandiser Mandy 261017 email.jpg

Merchandiser - Rotorua

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 in the Rotorua store on a Monday and Thursday (4 hours a week).

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 the 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 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.

Apply online

Please do not drop applications off at Daltons Landscape Supplies.

Image
Merchandiser Mandy 261017 email.jpg

Factory Packing Staff

Daltons are looking for 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.

Apply online

Please do not drop applications off at Daltons Landscape Supplies.

Image
Bag Shed Packing staff

Merchandiser - Wellington

This role is responsible for merchandising in Wellington Bunnings stores (Lyall Bay and Central) twice each week, on Monday and Thursday. 

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 role is part time and involves approximately 2 hours in each store on a Monday, and again on Thursday (8 hours per week).

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 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. Mileage is paid between 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.

Image
Daltons Merchandiser