Trade Specialist

Hoppers Crossing
April 2, 2024
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Job Description

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At Bunnings, you’ll make a positive difference to our business and beyond.

Bunnings is the leading retailer of home improvement and lifestyle products in Australia and New Zealand and a major supplier to project builders, commercial tradespeople and the housing industry. Operating from a network of stores, trade centres, frame and truss sites, and online, Bunnings caters for consumer and commercial customers.

By joining our passionate and diverse team, you will have the opportunity to grow, develop, have fun and make a positive difference – to our customers and the communities where we live and work.

About the role:  

As a Trade Specialist with Bunnings, you’ll be joining our family of diverse, fun and passionate team members. By working with our trade customers, you’ll have the opportunity to learn and develop skills in relationship building, high volume inventory management and logistics whilst being a key component of your warehouse’s commercial growth. You can expect to manage a large portfolio of clients from residential builders to carpenters, plumbers and electricians, whilst also building relationships with local organisations.

What’s involved:  

  • Provide our customers with the best experience, with a focus on trade products
  • Be responsible for our customer management and quoting systems
  • Generate future sales leads and maintain relationships within your local area
  • Be part of a supportive and inclusive team who make a difference to the community and have fun along the way 

Who we’re looking for:

We’re on the lookout for a team member who is passionate about helping others and is keen to learn and grow. You’ll have an interest in trade products and an understanding of how to drive sales within a retail environment. Experience in the industry is always a plus, however we will give you all the skills you’ll need and show you the ropes. 

The Trade Specialist role offers an opportunity for further growth at Bunnings with multiple pathways available into areas such as Quoting, Account Management, Business Development and many more.

 You’ll need:  

  • A genuine passion for sales and customer service  
  • To be able to approach, connect and confidently interact with customers
  • An eagerness to learn about products and services    
  • Attention to detail with use of computers systems – email, quoting, CRM’s
  • To act with integrity, be safe and do your best  

Interested to apply?

As part of the recruitment process, you will be required to complete a chat interview. This will take you just 20 minutes and will need to be completed within 24 hours of submitting your application. Once you’ve completed it, you’ll receive a personality profile which will tell you a little bit more about yourself.  

If successful, you will then be invited to complete a Video Interview. Don’t worry, it’s only 3 questions and should take you about 15 minutes to complete.   

Bunnings strives to ensure everyone is treated fairly and our team are committed to supporting you at any stage of your recruitment journey. Be sure to let us know if you require an adjustment and we can provide the most appropriate support for you.  Contact us at and a member of the team will be in touch. 

You’ll be part of a workplace where you’ll feel like you belong.

There’s so much on offer when you’re part of our Bunnings team with benefits including:

  • Our flexible and informal work environment which helps bring balance between work and home.
  • Team discount at Bunnings, OnePass and with other Wesfarmers retailers including Kmart, Target, Officeworks and Catch.
  • Discounts from corporate partners (such as private health insurance, gyms, car rental) and cost price food and drinks at our Bunnings café.
  • 12 weeks paid parental leave, regardless of gender, annual flu vaccinations and health checks.
  • The opportunity to create a real difference in your local community and environment.

Join us and experience Bunnings from the other side of the counter.

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Please note that if your application progresses to the reference check stage, you may be required to submit a police check. If your search returns a criminal record, Bunnings will assess whether the record impacts your ability to perform the key requirements of the role.

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