Cheadle: Yard Operative

Location:      Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited, Cheadle

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 of Yard Operative

  • Loading and unloading delivery vehicles
  • Serving and checking customer collections
  • Moving stock to storage areas
  • Picking and packing orders
  • Keeping work areas clean and tidy – complying with health and safety policy and procedure at all times
  • Responsibility for minimising stock losses by checking customer vehicles before they leave the site
  • Answering queries from commercial customers or members of the public
  • Any other duties deemed as reasonable within the scope of the job role

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Experience of working within a Timber/Builder’s Merchant is an advantage, although full training can be provided for the right applicant
  • Warehouse and customer service experience
  • A clean driving licence
  • Sideloader licence (desirable)

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 and scope for career progression

How to Apply

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

External applicants:  Stuart Wilkinson, Branch Manager, by email to [email protected]

 

 

Closing date:   25th June 2021