Brighouse: Assistant Branch Manager

Location:      Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited – Brighouse

Salary:           £ Competitive

About us

With 180 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 and a dedicated manufacturing division supplying specialist timber engineering services, the Howarth Timber Group is focused on providing market leading choice, quality, service and value.

The Role

An exciting vacancy has arisen at our Brighouse branch for an Assistant Branch Manager.  The purpose of the role will be to assist the Branch Manager in all areas of merchant branch management, incorporating the following essential skills: 

  • Good product knowledge
  • Excellent sales ability and margin awareness
  • Proven track record within the Merchant industry
  • Proven supervisory and people skills
  • Assist with overhead expenditure control
  • Strict health and safety compliance
  • Marketing
  • Shop management
  • HR administration
  • General administration

What we offer

Howarth Timber is a family-owned company valuing all colleagues, with a desire to provide colleague benefits that are truly valuable and valued by the group.  Benefits include but are not limited to:

  • 31 days’ holiday, inclusive of Statutory Bank Holidays
  • Length of service awards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Company sick pay
  • Employee Assistance Programme, (24/7 helpline, counselling sessions, legal, debt and life management advice line)
  • Colleague Merchant Branch discount
  • Excellent training and development opportunities with scope for career progression

How to Apply

Applicants should put their application in writing enclosing their CV to the following:

External applicants only:  Darryl Terry, Branch Manager, by email to [email protected]


Closing date:  25th June 2021.