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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: Office Administrator
Location: Arbor Forest Products Limited -  Manufacturing/Transport (New Holland, North Lincolnshire)
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

This is a full time position working within the Transport & MDF Production departments. The successful candidate will have responsibility for the timely and accurate inputting of production data onto the company’s MRP system; collating data on to various Excel spreadsheets. The role also includes general office duties inclusive of filing and checking documentation relating to customer deliveries.

The ideal person will have:
• Good general education.
• Good understanding of Microsoft packages, particularly Excel.
• Be able to communicate professionally, articulately, positively and effectively.
• Have a high degree of attention to detail.
• The ability to think on their feet and react to situations in a positive and productive manner.

How to Apply

Applicants should put their application in writing enclosing their CV to Simon Dennis, Production Manager, Arbor Forest Products Limited, Lincoln Castle, Lincoln Castle Way, New Holland, North Lincolnshire, DN19 7RR or applications can be sent by email to sdennis@arborforestproducts.co.uk by Friday 17 October 2014.

Job Title: Pick-up Driver/Yard Assistant
Location: Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited, Newcastle under Lyme
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

Deliver goods to be unloaded by hand and warehouse/yard work incorporating:
1. Loading and unloading vehicles.
2. Delivering goods to site on pick-up vehicle.
3. Off loading goods from pick-up by hand – some heavy lifting required – manual handling training will be given.
4. Driving plant and operating woodworking machinery to a required standard – training will be given.
5. Accurate order picking.
6. Other duties deemed appropriate by the Branch Manager.

How to Apply

In the first instance, verbally to Gavin Heath, Branch Manager, Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited, in person or by telephone on 01782 715900.

Deadline for applications is 5 pm on Thursday 9 October 2014.

Job Title: Accounts Assistant, Central Accounts Department –
Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited

Location: New Holland, North Lincolnshire

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
This fast growing, energetic business is seeking an experienced Accounts Assistant for a newly created role following this rapid growth. Working in a small finance team you will be responsible for supporting the Financial Controller; your duties will be varied and will go towards the bigger picture of helping to produce the monthly management accounts. You are likely to be involved in:
• Processing journals, accruals and prepayments - HTES
• Assisting the FC with management accounts preparation - HTES
• Balance sheet reconciliations - HTES
• Monitoring, reconciling and reporting rebates and commenting on variances
• VAT returns - HTES
• Assisting and covering for purchase and sales ledger when require
• Any other ad-hoc duties within the finance department and assisting the FC with various projects

There will also be scope to be involved in more duties including preparation of the management accounts to trial balance initially then grow with it and assisting with budgets, so there is definitely scope to increase your knowledge!

This is a great opportunity for someone with prior experience in an all-round accounts assistant role including purchase and sales ledgers. If you are an organised individual who has excellent communication, IT/Excel skills and are someone who pays attention to detail we want to hear from you. You will be self-motivated and will have a confident personality in order to comfortably liaise with other members of both the finance team and the wider business.

How to Apply
Applicants interested in applying for this position should please send a copy of their CV along with a covering letter to James Ibbetson, Financial Controller, via email, at jibbetson@howarth-timber.co.uk or by post at Central Accounts Department, Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited, Lincoln Castle, Lincoln Way, New Holland, DN19 7RR.

The closing date for applications is 5.00pm on Wednesday 22nd October 2014.

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