Trade Operations Manager



Mitre 10 Kerikeri 

At Mitre 10 Kerikeri we are seeking a Trade Operations Manager to join our growing new store!


Although we have recently opened, we are growing rapidly and are seeking a talented individual to join our team in this exciting part of our business in the Bay of Island.


This is a hands-on operational leadership role where you will lead from the front and motivate our Drive-thru, Yard and Trade services team. You will be responsible for ensuring that customer expectations are met consistently. That stock is effectively managed, and that shrinkage is minimized. Most importantly, you will ensure that all health & safety requirements are met at all times.


To be successful in the role you will require the following;

  • Have strong operational management experience in either retail or trade
  • A working knowledge of timber, building materials and the home improvement / construction industry
  • Have experience leading, developing and motivating teams to perform
  • A background in and a strong focus on customer service
  • Have an understanding of stock management processes
  • Have experience operating a forklift and ideally with an “F” endorsement
  • Be down to earth, but possess a professional demeanour able to relate to a diverse range of customer, suppliers and team members
  • Have the ability to problem solve and focus on continuous improvement
  • Be familiar with leading health & safety practices, particularly in safety sensitive environments

The successful candidate will be offered the following; 

  • Career development opportunities. Our Trade business is a key growth area for our business, as we grow so can your role
  • Industry leading learning and development opportunities
  • To be part of a fun, friendly and down to earth team
  • Safe working environment
  • Employee purchasing privileges

All applicants must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit.


If you believe you are the team member we are looking for, please forward a CV and cover letter via this website.


Thank you for your interest in Mitre 10 Kerikeri.

Permanent Full Time

Job no: KK127119

Location: Northland, Rest of Northland, Mitre 10 Kerikeri

Closing Date: applications must be receive by 28/01/19