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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: Customer Care Engineer - Howarth Timber (Windows & Doors) Limited 

Location: New Holland or Home Based South West of England 

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
Due to retirement we have a vacancy for the above role which involves working on customer site attending to customer care issues on timber windows and doors. Candidates must be time-served qualified joiners and whilst a working knowledge of timber windows would be advantageous full training will be given. Applicants must possess a full driving licence and be prepared to work away from home several nights per week. The role involves meeting and dealing with customers on sites under construction and in occupied properties.

How to Apply
Applicants should put their application in writing enclosing their CV to Alan Shearer, General Manager, Howarth Timber (Windows & Doors) Limited, The Dock, New Holland or applications can be sent by email to ashearer@howarth-timber.co.uk by 8th August 2014.

Job Title: Marketing Executive (maternity cover) – Temporary – 6-9 months 

Location: Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited, Leeds with requirement to travel to branches nationwide

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
• To support branches in general with marketing, branding and local promotional activity
• To support social media, online web store and main web activities/developments
• Customer service, supplier liaison and branch administration
• To work with department manager on product research and developments and marketing projects
• Liaising with external PR & Marketing Agency

Essential skills and qualifications
• Attention to detail and accuracy.
• Methodical approach to duties.
• Able to communicate articulately, positively and effectively.
• Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and ancillary products.
• Clean driving licence

Personal attributes required
• Confident, enthusiastic, approachable and motivated.
• Educated to a minimum of 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 merchant branches 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 Limited, c/o 24 St Nicholas Drive, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 7DY or by email to nbrewster@howarth-timber.co.uk by 4.00pm on Friday 22 August 2014.

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