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Bunnings Warehouse Reviews

Updated 15 October 2018
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Pros
  • "Positive work environment with good team members" (in 59 reviews)

  • "Great team to work with, with a lot of opportunities to grow and move around the business" (in 33 reviews)

Cons
  • "If you are part-time, their bank of hours (BOH) system may take a while to get used to" (in 35 reviews)

  • "Claim safety is their biggest concern but don't seem to fix issues when they are brought up by team members" (in 39 reviews)

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  1. "Great company to develop"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Melbourne
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bunnings Warehouse full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great team to work with, with a lot of opportunities to grow and move around the business.

    Cons

    Work is always mounting and sometimes it's hard to focus on projects.


  2. "Great Retail Job"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bunnings Warehouse part-time

    Pros

    Friendly and diverse environment. Reliable team and flexible hours.

    Cons

    The management is constantly changing so it feels unstable.

  3. "Go with the flow!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Support in Parramatta
    Current Employee - Support in Parramatta
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bunnings Warehouse full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great staff discounts and fun work environment

    Cons

    Not enough training.Thrown in the deep end.Can be stressful

    Advice to Management

    Move returns/refunds from front door.Not a good look when trying to sell when so many return things that are broken etc


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Future Leaders"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Future Leaders in Melbourne
    Current Employee - Future Leaders in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Bunnings Warehouse full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great Teams, great opportunities, safe workplace, leave work at the door, no-fuss pay, good pay for what we do. Great work-life balance.
    Fast paced, meaning day goes fast and you're never bored. At the right store, you don't stress about what you don't get done.

    Cons

    Fast-paced meaning stress, and in some stores, not enough time in the day to finish your work.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the positive attitudes across store management. Positivity breeds productivity most of the time.


  5. "Complex manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bunnings Warehouse full-time

    Pros

    Good Culture in the store.

    Cons

    Changed from ownership to getting told what do do,

    Advice to Management

    Trust your team


  6. "Fun place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Pays well and great people to work with.

    Cons

    Inconsistent shifts during winter as a casual


  7. "They require a lot of extra time and effors"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bunnings Warehouse full-time

    Pros

    Can have great team
    Can be fun

    Cons

    Older store, Unrealistic store allocations

    Advice to Management

    Back of the promo allocations

  8. "culture"

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    Current Employee - Nightfill in Hobart
    Current Employee - Nightfill in Hobart
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bunnings Warehouse part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    loving, caring, thoughtful, they look after you and make you part of the team

    Cons

    sometimes the pressures of the big corporation management, requires you to stress over little tasks.


  9. "Great job"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Bunnings Team Member in Melbourne
    Current Employee - Bunnings Team Member in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bunnings Warehouse part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - good working environment
    - get to learn about new things
    - good pay
    - good flexibility
    - friendly

    Cons

    - not much teaching about products

    Advice to Management

    - offer more online inductions/expos to learn more about products


  10. "Excellent company however management can get in the way"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seven Hills
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seven Hills
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bunnings Warehouse full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great people, decent wage for retail, variety of jobs within the business
    With good management career possibilities are endless

    Cons

    Some store management have no idea or care factor and you don't always have a grievance line

    Advice to Management

    If a large amount of team are transferring or resigning, the hierarchy need to look at the leadership team in the store


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