Yard Person / Driver*

Hard working yard person required!

Employer Fornham Timber Ltd
Vacancy type Job: Full - Time
Weekly working hours 7.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday
Salary From £9.25 per hour DOE
Location Suffolk

Northern Way Industrial Estate Northern Way Bury St Edmunds
Bury St Edmunds IP32 6NL
Closing Date 30 April, 2022 at 17:00
Other details Full UK Driving Licence Required
  • About the employer
  • Description
  • Fornham Timber Ltd

    Fornham Timber Ltd is a well-established, family-run and friendly company and is proud of its excellent reputation and high levels of customer service and satisfaction.

    Fornham Timber Ltd also pride themselves on the quality of their products, whether sourced from the UK, Sweden or the Baltic States.  All are ethically purchased from renewable resources and their long-established relationships with timber mills in the UK and across Europe have been built on the fundamentals of always providing good quality timber.

    We are also committed to social and economic sustainability, and as buyers of timber direct from saw mills across Europe and the UK, we work closely to ensure that all our supplies are sourced and originate from sawmills who abide by our own strict code of practice. We only supply timber that is ethically and ecologically friendly and produced by saw mills operating under the standard sustainable timber trade practices and who have the internationally recognised accreditation with the industry certified bodies.


  • This vacancy is open to applicants who are aged 50+ and actively seeking work in Norfolk or Suffolk. Pathways 50+ is an ESF-funded project delivered by Futures for Business in Partnership with Suffolk County Council to support people into sustainable employment.

     

    Fornham Timber Ltd is a well-established, family-run and friendly company and is proud of its excellent reputation and high levels of customer service and satisfaction.

    Fornham Timber Ltd also pride themselves on the quality of their products, whether sourced from the UK, Sweden or the Baltic States.  All are ethically purchased from renewable resources and their long-established relationships with timber mills in the UK and across Europe have been built on the fundamentals of always providing good quality timber.

    We are also committed to social and economic sustainability, and as buyers of timber direct from saw mills across Europe and the UK, we work closely to ensure that all our supplies are sourced and originate from sawmills who abide by our own strict code of practice. We only supply timber that is ethically and ecologically friendly and produced by saw mills operating under the standard sustainable timber trade practices and who have the internationally recognised accreditation with the industry certified bodies.

     

    We now have an excellent opportunity for a Yard Person/Driver to join our friendly and hardworking team.

    As a Yard Person/Driver*, duties will include:

    • Receiving deliveries of goods and materials
    • Unloading vehicles
    • Ensuring goods received are checked into stock
    • Loading materials into company vehicles ready for delivery
    • Responding to customer queries and questions regarding materials and orders

    *It is hoped that after a period of time by way of induction the successful candidate will be able to undertake deliveries of materials to customers.

     

    • Ability to undertake manual handling tasks
    • Comfortable and able to handle bulky or sometimes heavy loads
    • Good communication and customer service skills
    • Happy to load and unload materials from vehicles
    • Fork lift and/or driving licence preferred but not essential
    • Experience in a similar environment preferred but not essential

     

     

    Full time role for an initial period of 13 weeks with a view to extending to a permanent role for the successful candidate.

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