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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: Webstore Data Administrator/Customer Services Support

Location: Initially New Holland, North Lincolnshire with possibility of moving to Grimsby, North Lincolnshire in the future

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.

Main duties and responsibilities
• Regular and accurate maintenance of the product catalogue.
• Product and pricing maintenance routines.
• Search engine optimisation.
• Customer service support and administration to include customer liaison and supplier management.
• Ensuring all administration paperwork is managed in accordance with published procedures.

Essential skills and qualifications
• Attention to detail and accuracy.
• Methodical approach to duties.
• Understanding of SEO and copy writing.
• Able to communicate articulately, positively and effectively.
• Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and and ancillary products.

Personal attributes required
• Confident, enthusiastic, approachable and motivated.
• Educated to A level standard or equivalent.
• Energetic and flexible team member with a proactive and “can do” attitude.
• Sense of responsibility.
• Ability to build rapport with the IT team and wider professional team within the business.

How to Apply
Any applicants interested in applying for this position should please write enclosing their CV to Neale Brewster, Product Development & Marketing Manager, Howarth Timber Group IS Dept, c/o Arbor Forest Products Limited, Barrow Road, New Holland, North Lincolnshire, DN19 7RR, or by email to careers@howarth-timber.co.uk by 4.00pm on Friday 25 July 2014.

Job Title: Assistant Contracts Office Manager – Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited

Location: M62 Corridor, North West, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire

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

A new exciting opportunity has arisen within the company for the position of Assistant Contracts Office Manager.

We have identified a sales opportunity to grow our direct sales with national and regional house builders plus organically-grown contractor sales via the new contracts office.

The office will operate with a staffing level of two and is budgeted to achieve a sales turnover of around £1.2 million for 2014/2015.

The ideal candidate will need to be a good communicator and have excellent IT skills. They will also require good product knowledge, excellent sales ability and margin awareness, in order to take the department forwards and maximise profitability.

How to Apply

Any applicants who are interested in applying for the position of Assistant Contracts Office Manager should please contact Matthew Lowes, Contracts Office Manager, via email at mlowes@howarth-timber.co.uk by 4.00pm on Thursday 31st July 2014.

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