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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: 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 20th February 2015.

Job Title: Kitchen Salesperson
Location: Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited - York 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, kitchens, 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. Greeting existing and prospect customers into our kitchen showroom
2. Making our customers feel welcome and valued
3. Providing customers with a CAD design using 20/20 software and quotation from initial enquiry
4. Closing and processing all sales accurately
5. Purchasing from suppliers all customers requirements to meet the order
6. Follow up check existing orders meet our delivery requirements
7. Answering queries from commercial customers or members of the public
8. Any other duties deemed as reasonable within the scope of the job role

Desirable Skills:

Previous experience in kitchen sales
CAD design
Good communication skills

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 20th February 2015.

Job Title: Sales Executive – Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited
Location: Oldham and Manchester branches
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 Oldham and Manchester branches.
We have identified a sales opportunity to grow our sales at Oldham and Manchester by way of organic growth and develop the existing ledger accounts.
The Oldham and Manchester branches operates with 17 and 5 staff respectively and have sales budgets of £3.5 million and £1.0 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 Friday 27 February 2015.

Job Title: Kitchen Salesperson
Location: Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited – Corby 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, kitchens, 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. Greeting existing and prospect customers into our kitchen showroom
2. Making our customers feel welcome and valued
3. Providing customers with a CAD design using 20/20 software and quotation from initial enquiry
4. Closing and processing all sales accurately
5. Purchasing from suppliers all customers requirements to meet the order
6. Follow up and check existing orders meet our delivery requirements
7. Answering queries from commercial customers or members of the public
8. Any other duties deemed as reasonable within the scope of the job role

Desirable Skills:

Previous experience in kitchen sales
CAD design
Good communication skills

How to Apply

Applicants should put their application in writing enclosing their CV to Michael Brambini, Branch Manager, Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited, Geddington Road, Corby NN18 8ET or applications can be sent by email to mbrambini@howarth-timber.co.uk by Friday 27th February 2015.

Job Title: Assistant Branch Manager
Location: Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited – Malton
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

Assist the Branch Manager in all areas of branch management, incorporating:

1. People management.
2. Health and Safety compliance.
3. Overhead expenditure control.
4. Marketing.
5. Proactive sales activity.
6. Shop management.
7. HR.
8. Administration.

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 27th February 2015.

Job Title: 7.5 ton Driver
Location: Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited, Barnsley
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

We are currently seeking a 7.5 ton driver to join us. You will be responsible for the timely and safe delivery of timber and building materials to our customer base. This includes multi–drop deliveries for our trade and retail customers.

Desirable Skills:

Hiab Qualification
CPC Qualification
Digital Tachograph Card Holder
Local area knowledge

How to Apply

Applicants should put their application in writing enclosing their CV to, Ian Austin, Branch Manager, Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited, Stocks Lane Barnsley or applications can be sent by email to: iaustin@howarth-timber.co.uk by 27 February 2015.

Job Title: HGV Driver – Class 2
Location: Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited, Oldham
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

We are currently seeking an HGV Class 2 driver to join us. You will be responsible for the timely and safe delivery of timber and building materials to our customer base. This includes multi–drop deliveries for our trade and retail customers.

Desirable Skills:

Hiab qualification
Brick Grab experience
Previous driving experience with a Builders merchants
CPC qualification
Digital Tachograph card holder
Local area knowledge

How to Apply

Applicants should put their application in writing enclosing their CV to Stuart Davenport, Branch Manager, Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited, Medlock Sawmills, Shaw Road, Oldham, OL1 3LJ or applications can be sent by email to sdavenport@howarth-timber.co.uk by Friday 6th March 2015.

Job Title: Yard Operative
Location: Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited, Oldham
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. Serving and checking customer collections
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
A clean driving license

How to Apply

Applicants should put their application in writing enclosing their CV to Stuart Davenport, Branch Manager, Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited, Medlock Sawmills, Shaw Road, Oldham, OL1 3LJ or applications can be sent by email to sdavenport@howarth-timber.co.uk by Friday 6th March 2015.

Job Title: Transport Manager
Location: Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited – Oldham, Lancashire
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

• Handling approaching £2 million turnover of delivered business
• Co-ordinating the assembling, loading and safe despatch of all site deliveries
• Ensuring compliance with all transport regulations and maintaining appropriate paper records
• Working closely and effectively with the rest of the Branch team
• Maintaining all wagons and cranes to required standards
• Ensuring safe working practice at all times
• Ensuring accuracy of stock records is maintained
• Close supervision of drivers

Desirable Skills

• Strong local geographical knowledge
• Load planning/building experience combined with product knowledge
• Be familiar with O Licence compliance procedures
• Maintaining vehicle service/MOT schedules
• Knowledge of Drivers Hours Regulations
• Analogue and Digital tachograph experience – including downloading of driver cards/vehicles.
• Have some experience of HIAB – crane equipped vehicles
• Staffing rotas/management
• Experience in Health & Safety processes
• Computer literate
• Flexibility with working hours
• Forktruck/sideloader certified an advantage
• Class 2 licence and Driver CPC qualification an advantage

How to Apply

Applicants should put their application in writing enclosing their CV to Stuart Davenport, Branch Manager, Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited, Medlock Sawmills, Shaw Road, Oldham, OL1 3LJ or applications can be sent by email to sdavenport@howarth-timber.co.uk by Friday 6th March 2015.

Job Title: HGV Driver – Class 2 (42 hrs per week)
Location: Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited, Wakefield
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

We are currently seeking an HGV Class 2 driver to join us. You will be responsible for the timely and safe delivery of timber and building materials to our customer base. This includes multi–drop deliveries for our trade and retail customers.

Desirable Skills:

Hiab qualification
Brick Grab experience
Previous driving experience with a Builders merchants
CPC qualification
Digital Tachograph card holder
Local area knowledge

How to Apply

Applicants should put their application in writing enclosing their CV to David Storey, Branch Manager, Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited, Doncaster Road, Wakefield, WF1 5DW or applications can be sent by email to dstorey@howarth-timber.co.uk by Friday 6th March 2015.

Job Title: HGV Driver – Class 2
Location: Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited, Brighouse
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

We are currently seeking an HGV Class 2 driver to join us. You will be responsible for the timely and safe delivery of timber and building materials to our customer base. This includes multi–drop deliveries for our trade and retail customers.

Desirable Skills:

Hiab qualification
Brick Grab experience
Previous driving experience with a Builders merchants
CPC qualification
Digital Tachograph card holder
Local area knowledge

How to Apply

Applicants should put their application in writing enclosing their CV to Dean Schofield, Regional Manager, Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited, Prince Edward Works, Pontefract Lane, Leeds, LS9 0RA or applications can be sent by email to dschofield@howarth-timber.co.uk by Friday 6th March 2015.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive for some of our roles, we regret that we cannot acknowledge every application. If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume you have not been short listed for an interview and we thank you for your interest in Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited.

Job Title: Yard Operative (Temporary - min 6 month contract )
Location: Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited, Barnsley
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
2. Serving and checking customer collections
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:

Previous experience of Timber & Building Materials
Warehouse and customer service experience
A clean driving license

How to Apply

Applicants should put their application in writing enclosing their CV to Ian Austin, Branch Manager, Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited, Stocks Lane, Barnsley, S75 2BL, or applications can be sent by email to iaustin@howarth-timber.co.uk by Friday 6th March 2015.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive for some of our roles, we regret that we cannot acknowledge every application. If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume you have not been short listed for an interview and we thank you for your interest in Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited.

Job Title: Factory Expert
Location: Howarth Timber (Window & Doors) Limited - New Holland, N Lincs
Salary: £6.50 per hour starting rate

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

We are looking for a number of experts to fill production roles within the primary assembly and finishing areas of our teams, utilising world class and lean tools to maintain hourly and daily targets. The role will include identifying and manufacturing window and entrance frames to customer requirments maintaining quality standards, and multiskilling across all aspects of production within the areas.

How to Apply

Applicants should put their application in writing enclosing their CV to Mick Mason, Primary Product Manager or Steve McWilliam, Finished Product Manager, Howarth Timber (Windows & Doors) Limited, The Dock, New Holland, Barrow on Humber, North Lincolnshire, DN19 7RT or applications can be sent by email to windows&doors@howarth-timber.co.uk by Thursday 26th March 2014.


Due to the high volume of applications we receive for some of our roles, we regret that we cannot acknowledge every application. If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume you have not been short listed for an interview and we thank you for your interest in Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited.

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