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Bunnings Warehouse Reviews

Updated 10 January 2019
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Pros
  • "Positive work environment with good team members" (in 62 reviews)

  • "Great team to work with, with a lot of opportunities to grow and move around the business" (in 34 reviews)

Cons
  • "Bank of hours program usually suits the business more than the team members" (in 38 reviews)

  • "We have have had a lack of progress with the leadership team members in the past years that have gone by" (in 41 reviews)

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  1. "Plenty of development opportunities for those who put the effort in"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Merchandising in Hawthorn East
    Former Employee - Merchandising in Hawthorn East
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Team member discount is great to have when you're a homeowner
    Plenty of training and development offered to progress in the company

    Cons

    Bank of hours program usually suits the business more than the team members.


  2. "TEAM MEMBER ( PAINTS )"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Member
    Current Employee - Team Member
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bunnings Warehouse part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    -Really friendly and tight knit team environment
    -Get to practice your customer service skills/sales skills

    Cons

    -Management usually are rude and think they know everything about the store
    -The rosters get changed sometimes and they do not warn you

  3. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Easy work and get to meet heaps of people

    Cons

    Can of leadership to often and employees get forgotton about


  4. "Awesome company!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Bunnings Warehouse part-time

    Pros

    Feels like family and everyone is so friendly, helpful and supportive.

    Cons

    Not enough hours, but not a huge deal.

    Advice to Management

    Offer more hours to employees


  5. "Customer service"

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

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

    Pros

    Great should you have a good Coordinater - not if you don't!

    Cons

    As above be aware of your Coordinater - trainers need training very much so when they have been with the business for a long time.

    Advice to Management

    As above


  6. "Good place to work temporarily"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Blacktown
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Blacktown
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Bunnings Warehouse part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Easiets money i've ever made.

    Cons

    A lot of bitter older staff can get your vibe down and create a bad work culture otherwise its generally good


  7. "Team Member"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good marketing means customers are nice

    Cons

    Too many managers mean too many mistakes

  8. "Great culture, always amazingly fun. Hard work but."

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    Current Employee - G3 Team Member in Sydney
    Current Employee - G3 Team Member in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Great culture
    -Meet amazing customers who always want to have a chat
    -Make lifelong friends
    -Learn a lot of information about specific products and brands
    -Endless amount of free training, including full day training with specific brands.

    Cons

    -Hard work if not focused
    -Gets crazy hot and humid in the warehouse if it doesn’t have Evaporated cooling or aircon.

    Advice to Management

    Reward team members more often, its a great boost of confidence and morality.


  9. "Expert"

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    Current Employee - Paint Expert in Scoresby
    Current Employee - Paint Expert in Scoresby
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay, good benefits and bonuses

    Cons

    Sometimes management can be lazy


  10. "Team Member"

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    Current Employee - Team Member in Caringbah
    Current Employee - Team Member in Caringbah
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Bunnings Warehouse part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Driving home in airconditioned car

    Cons

    Working in 35+ degree heat in unsuitable uniform and ridiculous heavy weight apron during which aircond may be turned on for 30seconds to spare costs on energy bill.
    Rude rude rude ignorant people who treat you like lower class and uneducated citizens thanks to Bunnings promoting the fact.
    Store Managers give menial tasks to snitches who bully other team members.
    If you defend yourself regarsing this behaviour you will be hauled in to be spoken to about your behaviour then pay the price.
    Total lies in interview regarding future manager perpective regardless of past employment skills.
    Be prepared to dumb down.
    No work/life balance at all.

    Advice to Management

    An investigator from Fair Work Australia would shut the place down after investigated.
    Managers have no skills.
    The whole place is an abomination.