Careers

Porters is a large, progressive and diverse company with a number of employment opportunities across a wide range of disciplines.

At Porters, we understand our team is the ‘key to our success’ and we enthusiastically support our valuable employees. We understand that a quality lifestyle is important in any industry and we work hard to ensure our employees have the opportunity to enjoy a healthy mix of career and lifestyle. We happily work in conjunction with our employees to develop existing skills and develop career opportunities within the company.

Please view the current vacancies below:


Branch Manager, Full-time Permanent – Porters Plumbing Supplies

Position requirements:
We have an exciting new opportunity for an Operations experienced Branch Manager to join our Plumbing Supplies Branch. The role will be required to focus on the day-to-day running and operational aspects of the Plumbing Supplies business, as well as supporting and developing a culture of learning and working together to achieve organisational goals.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Day to day management of branch requirements.
  • Identify key customers and market segments for business growth.
  • Develop and maintain policies and processes to support the customer development, business development and sales functions.
  • Providing customers with knowledgeable advice which is based on a thorough understanding on the products, their specifications and their particular features and benefits as well as their limitations.
  • Participation in budget and forecast processes and reviews.
  • Undertake research to understand the local and broader market economic conditions, industry trends and competitive environment and undertake operations and sales activities accordingly.
  • Build and lead high a performing team.
  • Managing product display ensuring that all products are well presented and priced and that the trade counter is maintained in good order.
  • Visible Workplace health and safety leadership.

Skills and Experience

  • Considerable experience in leading and managing Trade /Trade  retail/ Retail teams.
  • Retail Trade / Retail plumbing experience is preferable
  • Strong commercial acumen (P&L experience required).
  • Familiarisation with competitor products and understand how to responsibly position the Porters’ offer in a highly competitive manner.
  • Ability to problem solve and use lateral thinking.
  • A willingness to learn and continuously improve.
  • Able to contribute and work in a team environment, with strong communication and relationship building skills.
  • Flexibility and willingness to assist in all areas of business.
    An attractive Salary package will be offered to the selected candidate.

For more information, or to apply, please contact Nicci Sweet at ua.mo1529589079c.ret1529589079ropc@1529589079nimda1529589079rh1529589079


Internal Salesperson – Trade

We’re seeking an individual who has excellent customer management skills, coupled with building product sales industry experience and knowledge. This role is essential in providing high level service to our Key Trade Customers in the Mackay region. This position is a full-time role working with an established and dedicated sales team supported by a large and fully resourced Operations team.

Responsible for:

  • Exceptional customer service in person, online and over the phone.
  • Co-ordination of quotes and conversion to orders
  • Receiving and taking orders in person and over the phone
  • Co-ordinate with Purchasing team and searching for speciality products
  • Reconciling customer invoice and pricing queries
  • Follow up quotes, phone calls and emails
  • Supporting Operations team and other members including Sales Reps

Skills & Attributes Required:

  • Excellent customer service skills and strong customer focus
  • Previous experience in internal sales roles with exposure to trade, building products sales would be advantageous
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively within a team, with strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Energetic, helpful and of cheerful disposition
  • Diligence with the ability to think outside the box

For more information, or to apply, please contact Nicci Sweet at ua.mo1529589079c.ret1529589079ropc@1529589079nimda1529589079rh1529589079

 

Team members are employed under a Porters Enterprise Agreement which recognises achievement and allows flexibility.

A strong and vibrant social and welfare club operates within the company to promote cooperation and good fellowship between team members and their respective families.

Our motto, “Can Do” is a part of every aspect of our business and we actively seek employees who adopt this attitude.

We are always looking for exceptional staff to join the Porters team. Please submit your resume to:

Porters Human Resources
Email: ua.mo1529589079c.ret1529589079ropc@1529589079rh1529589079
Mail: PO BOX 34, Mackay Q 4740