Careers at Lawrence & Hanson

Branch roles

We have over 150 branches across every state and territory of Australia. There are seven key roles within our branch operations, which can vary depending on branch size and location. The role types include:

  • Branch Manager
  • Assistant Branch Manager
  • Customer Service and Sales
  • Store/Sales
  • Inventory and Sales Administration
  • Sales Representatives
  • Storeperson

Head Office roles

Our Head Office is located in Blackburn, Melbourne, and supports our branch network, suppliers and corporate customers. Some of the functions within our Head Office include:

  • Marketing
  • Category Management
  • Corporate Accounts
  • Pricing / Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Human Resources
  • Logistics / Supply Chain
  • eCommerce & Digital

Why choose Lawrence & Hanson?

Our heritage is strong

Lawrence & Hanson opened its doors in 1886. Today, we have over 150 branches nationally and remain the most recognised electrical wholesaler in Australia.

Our future is bright

It’s never been a better time to join our business. Our five-year plan focuses on people development, business growth and investment in technology and systems.


We invest in our people because we know they make the difference. We offer nationally recognised qualifications along with other training support such as LinkedIn Learning.

A great place to work

Our people are genuine, and our branch teams have a strong work-family ethos. We work hard, have fun and succeed together.

Financial incentives

We know our people work hard to serve our customers’ needs and maintain their loyalty. In turn, we reward them with an attractive profit share scheme in each branch.

Local meets global

We are part of Sonepar, the world leader in B2B distribution of electrical products. Despite our global scale and reach, we remain true to our Australian heritage.

A message from Taco van Vroonhoven, our Managing Director

It’s an exciting time for Lawrence & Hanson as we continue to grow our business.

Our people are committed to providing our customers with knowledge, expertise and outstanding service experience.

My leadership team and I want to support our people to grow and develop their capability and be proud to be part of a winning team. This approach has seen us become the most recognised electrical wholesaler in Australia.

We work hard to create a workplace where everyone feels welcomed and included. Our business very much has a family-feel and a strong focus on performance and celebrating success together.

I personally hope you will consider taking advantage of the career opportunities that Lawrence & Hanson offers, and I look forward to welcoming you to the team!