About the business.

Haymes Paint is proudly the largest Australian owned Paint Manufacturer. As a founding principal of Henry Haymes in 1935, the Haymes family continues the tradition of Quality and Integrity in the manufacture of our products and providing service to our customers. This is confirmed, as voted by our customers, our products and customer service have been awarded the Canstar Blue Most Satisfied Customers Award for the last three consecutive years.

About the role.

We currently have a vacancy for a Sales Assistant in our Port Melbourne store. This role is offered on a part time basis (31 hours per fortnight) working shifts across a current five-day roster. The store services both retail and trade customers, and is located in a convenient central location for our CBD trade customer base. Experience working with trade customers and/or in a similar industry will be highly regarded.

The position provides on the job training and the opportunity to learn about the Haymes product range.

To accommodate COVID-19 guidelines we have adapted our store procedures and are offering contactless pickups and deliveries to ensure the wellbeing of our staff and customers.

Position duties involve:
Greeting customers and assisting with product selection
Tinting paint products to customer requirements
Providing service and support to our retail customers
Advising customers in store and by phone on Haymes products and accessories
Timely and accurate preparation of paint orders for trade & retail customers
Building strong relationships with trade and retail customers in store
Making local deliveries to trade customers
Assisting with in-store displays, store presentation and house keeping
Assisting with stock control

To be successful in this role the you should be able to demonstrate:

Effective time management and planning
A practical understanding of paint, preparation and application
Previous experience in a retail environment
Able to follow instruction and work effectively unsupervised
A genuine desire to deliver a high level of customer service

You will also need to have a positive attitude, the ability to interpret new information in a timely manner and be able to work both autonomously and in a team environment; along with an unencumbered driver’s licence and the capacity to perform manual tasks associated with the role e.g. lifting of 15 litre cans of paint.

Most importantly, you will love working with people and engaging with customers.

If you believe you meet this criteria and would like to be a part of the friendly team at Haymes we encourage you to apply.

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