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As the largest privately owned and operated timber group in the UK, the Howarth Timber Group provides an exciting, supportive and rewarding career opportunity.

Our latest vacancies are listed below. Please follow the instructions highlighted in each post to apply.

If the role you're looking for is not currently available please feel free to upload your C.V. and we will hold it on file for the future.

Job Title: Yard Operative
Location: Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited, Mansfield
Salary: Competitive

About us

With over 170 years' trading experience, the Howarth Timber Group has grown to provide not only the widest range of products, but expertise, service and knowledge you can rely on. Customers are at the heart of everything we do. With a nationwide network of branches supplying timber and building materials, dedicated manufacturing divisions supplying specialist windows and doors and timber engineering services, the Howarth Timber Group is focused on providing market leading choice, quality, service and value.

The Role

1. Loading and unloading delivery vehicles by hand or with a forklift truck
2. Sorting and grading stock
3. Moving stock to storage areas
4. Picking and packing orders
5. Keeping work areas clean and tidy
6. Answering queries from commercial customers or members of the public
7. Any other duties deemed as reasonable within the scope of the job role

Desirable Skills:

Current Forklift/Sideloader licence
Previous experience of Timber & Building Materials
Warehouse and customer service experience


How to Apply

Applicants should put their application in writing enclosing their CV to Andrew Morrison, Branch Manager, Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited, 204 Chesterfield Road North, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire or applications can be sent by email to amorrison@howarth-timber.co.uk by Friday 30th January 2015.

Job Title: Administrative Assistant, Group Buying Office (full time)
Location: Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited, Wakefield
Salary: Competitive

About us

Howarth Timber & Building Supplies are a progressive and expanding company with a turnover in excess of £60m. We are a family business celebrating our 175th year in 2015, with 28 branches throughout the country.

Purpose of the role:

To provide clerical, administrative and general support to the Group Buying Department and to contribute towards the department achieving its goals, objectives and deadlines.

Core duties include (but are not limited to):

• Building excellent working relationships with internal customers and suppliers
• Supporting Group Buying Manager and Group Buying Assistant
• Regular and accurate maintenance of product files on the company trading system
• Process and collation of central ordering with branches to suppliers
• Ensuring all administration paperwork is managed in accordance with published procedures
• Product web site maintenance

General:

• To participate as an effective and willing member of the team
• To be a “team player” and work towards meeting both personal and team objectives
• To adhere to all existing and any new Company policies and procedures
• To undertake all training and development as required within the role
• To undertake any other tasks reasonably requested by the Group Buying Manager

Person specification:

• General business administration experience in a similar role/industry
• Excellent organisational skills
• Ability to work to tight deadlines
• Ability to work unsupervised and under own initiative
• Attention to detail and an ability to work methodically in a busy working environment
• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
• PC literate, including use of Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel
• Experience of using Kerridge system (desirable – training provided)
• Full driving license (desirable only)
• Flexible approach to working hours
• Adherence to strict confidentiality procedure


How to Apply

Applicants should put their application in writing enclosing their CV to Duncan Barker, Group Buying Manager, Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited, 29 Doncaster Road, Wakefield, WF1 5DW or applications can be sent by email to dbarker@howarth-timber.co.uk by Wednesday 5th February 2015

Job Title: Kitchen Sales Support Administor
Location: Howarth Timber & Building Supplies – Blackburn/Barrowford
Salary:     £Competitive

 

About us

With over 170 years' trading experience, the Howarth Timber Group has grown to provide not only the widest range of products, but expertise, service and knowledge you can rely on. Customers are at the heart of everything we do. With a nationwide network of branches supplying timber and building materials, dedicated manufacturing divisions supplying specialist windows and doors and timber engineering services, the Howarth Timber Group is focused on providing market leading choice, quality, service and value.

The Role

Supporting a rapidly growing kitchen dept within our cluster of local branches the ideal candidate will need to be a self starter with a proven knowledge of kitchens. Organisation skills and flexibility of the candidate are key to making the role work. Responsibilities would include facilitating goods in and goods out in a way that streamlines with our current building material products. An aptitude for after sales and problem solving would certainly help. A working knowledge of Microsoft Office would be a distinct advantage as this is utilised in our quote production and order processing. The role is varied as it also involves providing a supporting cover role at our retail studio, this would involve a customer facing role and include weekend work.

In summary this is a very varied role with excellent development opportunities.

How to Apply

Applicants should put their application in writing enclosing their CV to Craig Fielding, Kitchen Manager NW, Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited, 21-23 Gisburn Rd, Barrowford BB9 8NB or applications can be sent by email to cfielding@howarth-timber.co.uk by Feb 28th 2014.

Job Title: Yard Operative
Location: Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited, Malton Branch
Salary: Competitive

About us

With 175 years' trading experience, the Howarth Timber Group has grown to provide not only the widest range of products, but expertise, service and knowledge you can rely on. Customers are at the heart of everything we do. With a nationwide network of branches supplying timber and building materials, dedicated manufacturing divisions supplying specialist windows and doors and timber engineering services, the Howarth Timber Group is focused on providing market leading choice, quality, service and value.

The Role

1. Loading and unloading delivery vehicles by hand or with a forklift truck
2. Sorting and grading stock
3. Moving stock to storage areas
4. Picking and packing orders
5. Keeping work areas clean and tidy
6. Answering queries from commercial customers or members of the public
7. Any other duties deemed as reasonable within the scope of the job role

Desirable Skills:

Current Forklift/Sideloader licence
Previous experience of Timber & Building Materials
Warehouse and customer service experience


How to Apply

Applicants should put their application in writing enclosing their CV to Kevin Withers, Regional Manager, Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited, Leeman Road, York YO26 4ZH or applications can be sent by email to kwithers@howarth-timber.co.uk by Friday 6th February 2015.

Job Title: Sales Executive – Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited
Location: Brighouse/Dewsbury
Salary: £ Competitive

About us

With 175 years' trading experience, the Howarth Timber Group has grown to provide not only the widest range of products, but expertise, service and knowledge you can rely on. Customers are at the heart of everything we do. With a nationwide network of branches supplying timber and building materials, dedicated manufacturing divisions supplying specialist windows and doors and timber engineering services, the Howarth Timber Group is focused on providing market leading choice, quality, service and value.

The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the company for the position of External Sales Executive based from both our Brighouse and Dewsbury branches.

We have identified a sales opportunity to grow our sales at Brighouse and Dewsbury by way of proactive and organic growth to develop the existing ledger accounts.

The Brighouse and Dewsbury branches operate with eleven and seven staff respectively and have sales budgets of £2.1 million and £1.2 million respectively in 2014/2015.

The ideal candidate will need to be an excellent communicator and have existing contacts. They will also require good product knowledge, excellent sales ability and margin awareness.

How to Apply

Any applicants who are interested in applying for the position of Sales Executive should please apply in writing enclosing their CV to Mark Terry, National Sales Manager, via email at mterry@howarth-timber.co.uk by 4.00pm on Monday 16 February 2015.

Job Title: Sales Executive – Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited
Location: Scunthorpe
Salary: £ Competitive

About us

With 175 years' trading experience, the Howarth Timber Group has grown to provide not only the widest range of products, but expertise, service and knowledge you can rely on. Customers are at the heart of everything we do. With a nationwide network of branches supplying timber and building materials, dedicated manufacturing divisions supplying specialist windows and doors and timber engineering services, the Howarth Timber Group is focused on providing market leading choice, quality, service and value.

The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the company for the position of External Sales Executive based from our Scunthorpe branch.

We have identified a sales opportunity to grow our sales at Scunthorpe by way of organic growth and develop the existing ledger accounts.

The Scunthorpe branch operates with 9 staff and has a sales budget of £1.5 million in 2014/2015.

The ideal candidate will need to be an excellent communicator and have existing contacts. They will also require good product knowledge, excellent sales ability and margin awareness.

How to Apply

Any applicants who are interested in applying for the position of Sales Executive should please apply in writing enclosing their CV to Mark Terry, National Sales Manager, via email at mterry@howarth-timber.co.uk by 4.00pm on Monday 16 February 2015.

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