London Brockley: Yard Supervisor

Location:              Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited, Brockley Cross, London

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

The Role

  • People management and staff motivation
  • Ensuring strict compliance with Health and Safety legislation and procedures
  • Welcoming and serving customers
  • Ensuring customer service standards are maintained and improved where necessary
  • Accurate loading and unloading of delivery vehicles by hand or with mechanical handling equipment
  • Accurate picking and packing of orders
  • Keeping work areas clean and tidy
  • Site security and traffic management
  • Stock control counts and maintenance
  • Assisting other areas within the branch as required

Essential Skills

  • Previous experience of supervising a team of individuals
  • Current forklift/sideloader licence
  • Understanding and experience of the builder’s merchant industry including related Health & Safety compliance
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and individually
  • Self-motivated
  • Willingness to attend all training courses deemed appropriate to the job role
  • Full UK driving licence

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

How to Apply

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

Alistair Howarth, Branch Manager, by email to [email protected]

Closing date:      21st June 2021