Temp & Permanent Staff

Commercial  Executive  Industrial

(06) 878 0026

130 Queen Street East
Hastings, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand
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Shop / Stores Assistant

A rewarding role that provides challenge and variety for someone that's customer focused with a great attitude.

  • Customer Service with variety!
  • Mon - Fri (rarely any weekend work)
  • Prior stores experience in a retail or warehouse environment

We're looking for a mature, experienced person to join our client’s small business in 2019, based in Hastings. This is a PERMANENT position with a busy local company that imports, wholesales and distributes engineering components and supplies both locally and nationally.

Our client is focused on providing advice, service and quality product to their customers. They require a ‘jack of all trades person’ that is happy to turn their hand to a multitude of tasks with a positive, can do attitude.

Ideally this person will be hands-on, outgoing with knowledge, common sense, initiative and a solid work ethic.

Working hours would be 7.30am - 5.00pm, Monday to Friday (rarely any weekend work).

The role will involve:

  • Serving customers
  • Order despatch
  • Light mechanical/engineering tasks
  • Managing overall stock levels
  • Restocking Store shelf levels
  • Maintaining the shop presentation
  • Deliveries to local customers
  • Administration tasks

To be considered, you will have the following:

  • Experience in a similar retail/wholesale role
  • The ability to work in a team environment
  • Be able to carry out physical work; be reliable and punctual
  • Have great attention to detail and be methodical
  • Be excellent with measurements and numbers
  • Computer literacy (previous experience with MYOB would be an advantage)
  • Full NZ Drivers licence
  • NZ citizenship or NZ Permanent residency

To be successful in this role, you will have prior stores based experience, either within a retail or warehouse environment.  A mechanical or engineering background would be an advantage.

If you are an enthusiastic self-starter, with a willingness to work hard, and if you enjoy a challenge with a variety of tasks – then this may be for you!  If you like the idea of joining a small team who consider honesty and integrity an important part of your day, then I look forward to hearing from you.

Apply now - send your CV and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. quoting "Shop/Stores Assistant" in the subject line.

**Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for this vacancy; unsuccessful candidates will be notified via email**