Join our team as a Transport Co-Ordinator at Nu-Style, Aberdeen!

About us:

Nu-Style Ltd, part of the Donaldson Group, established in 1860, is one of UK’s largest, privately owned timber companies. We are a family of 17 businesses and brands, ranging from B2B, retail and ecommerce, all with shared values and a common vision. We are focused on always providing a number one customer experience, embracing innovation, and doing things in a sustainable way, not just for our business but also for the communities we operate in. But most of all, our People are at the heart of everything we do, which is why we are committed to nurturing and empowering our 1,500+ colleagues across the UK.

We are ambitious about diversity and inclusion. If you’ve got the right skills for the job, we want to hear from you. We specifically encourage female candidates and those from minoritised ethnic groups to apply for this post as they are currently underrepresented in the manufacturing and construction sectors of our organisation.

As a 6th generation family-owned business, Donaldson Group is committed to providing colleague benefits that are truly valuable. Our benefits package includes: 31 days’ holiday, inclusive of Statutory Bank Holidays, Length of service awards, Company sick pay, Employee Assistance Programme, (24/7 helpline, counselling sessions, legal, debt and life management advice line). We provide an additional catalogue of optional benefits including and not limited to, cycle to work schemes, holiday buy and sell and private medical insurance.

This Role:

Key Role responsibilities include:

  • Plan routes and deliveries for own fleet and 3rd party vehicles for both internal and external deliveries.
  • Liaise with drivers for daily deliveries, ensuring they are kept within drivers’ regulations.
  • Assist in ensuring compliance and legislation is upkept and held to a high standard.
  • Liaise with sales department daily to ensure customer service is at the forefront of the decisions.
  • Liaise with departments for dispatching additional materials.
  • Work alongside the Warehouse supervisor to ensure documentation is correct and discrepancies are dealt with.
  • Coordinate with accounts to keep all documentation tidy, legible and in line with company policies and procedures.
  • Stay methodical, organised, and work to a high standard both set by Line Manager and ones self.
  • Monitor KPI’s with a willingness to drive any targets set to improve week on week.

The Candidate:

We are looking for someone to join our expanding Company who is able to work in a very fast-paced, demanding department. Self-motivated, punctual, reliable, flexible and able to build strong, healthy relationships with all departments. Keen to learn and expand individual knowledge in all areas. Seeks continuous improvement in performance and processes.

Previous transport experience is desirable but not a necessity.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working patterns.
  • Discretionary bonus scheme.
  • Opportunities for career development within a reputable and growing organisation.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • A catalogue of additional benefits available to purchase such as critical illness cover, cycle to work scheme and additional holidays.

Work Hours:

This full-time role entails 40 hours per week, providing a stable schedule with weekends free for your leisure. Work hours are Monday to Friday working from 8am to 4.30pm. We can also consider part-time hours via job share, shorter working days or fewer days each week. Please let us know any considerations when applying to this vacancy.

Join Us:

If you’re ready to embark on a rewarding career journey with a company that values your contributions and invests in your success, apply now to become our next Transport Coordinator

Join our team as a Sales Designer at MGM – Grangemouth!

 

Competitive salary

Flexible working patterns

Discretionary bonus scheme

30 days’ holiday with additional days linked to service

 

MGM Timber Ltd, part of the Donaldson Group, established in 1860, is one of UK’s largest, privately owned timber companies. We are a family of 17 businesses and brands, ranging from B2B, retail and ecommerce, all with shared values and a common vision. We are focused on always providing a number one customer experience, embracing innovation, and doing things in a sustainable way, not just for our business but also for the communities we operate in. But most of all, our People are at the heart of everything we do, which is why we are committed to nurturing and empowering our 1,500+ colleagues across the UK.

 

As a 6th generation family-owned business, Donaldson Group is committed to providing colleague benefits that are truly valuable. Our benefits package includes: 30 days’ holiday, inclusive of Statutory Bank Holidays, Length of service awards, Company sick pay, Employee Assistance Programme, (24/7 helpline, counselling sessions, legal, debt and life management advice line). We provide an additional catalogue of optional benefits including and not limited to, cycle to work schemes, holiday buy and sell and private medical insurance.

 

This Role

 

We have an exciting opportunity for a Sales Designer to join our dynamic team, on a full-time basis, based in our Grangemouth Showroom.

 

We are looking for people with a passion and natural flair for interior design who are self-driven and enthusiastic with high standards and exceptional attention to detail. You will take great pride in your work and in your position within our team.

Working closely with our team of designers and project managers to bring our kitchen designs to life, you will be a natural organiser, a great communicator and be able to build relationships with colleagues, clients and suppliers.

 

Key elements of the role will include;

 

  • To meet with clients to discuss and plan their kitchens.
  • Use of Winner design CAD package.
  • Accuracy of information when completing kitchen specification.
  • Awareness of current Interior Design trends and finishes.
  • General Admin duties Inc. ordering goods and inputting information into business management system.
  • Meet and greet clients when required.
  • Answering telephones in a professional manor.

 

The Candidate

 

  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to organise and prioritise own workload.
  • Flexibility – the ability to adapt, change, prioritise and still deliver on the things that matter most is crucial.
  • Tact, discretion, and good judgment.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to communicate at all levels.
  • Skilled at providing pragmatic and commercial advice.
  • Proven influencing and negotiating skills.
  • Proactive and able to use own initiative.
  • A strong desire to learn and develop
  • Team player – collaborative and supportive of colleagues.

 

The position is for 39 hours per week over 5 days Monday to Friday, however there is the opportunity for part-time hours with a variety of options which could be considered. Part-time hours could include shorter working days or fewer days each week.

 

If this sounds like the perfect job for you then do not hesitate to apply by sending your full C.V. to: Recruitment@donaldson-timber.co.uk by Friday 2nd August 2024.

Brand Manager – Head Office, Glenrothes

 

Salary up to £30,000 pa

Discretionary bonus scheme

Flexible benefits and working patterns.

30 days’ holiday with additional days linked to service

 

 

The Donaldson Group, established in 1860, is one of UK’s largest, privately owned timber companies. We are a family of 17 businesses and brands, ranging from B2B, retail and ecommerce, all with shared values and a common vision. We are focused on always providing a number one customer experience, embracing innovation, and doing things in a sustainable way, not just for our business but also for the communities we operate in. But most of all, our People are at the heart of everything we do, which is why we are committed to nurturing and empowering our 1,500+ colleagues across the UK.

 

As a 6th generation family-owned business, Donaldson Group is committed to providing colleague benefits that are truly valuable. Our benefits package includes: 30 days’ holiday, inclusive of Statutory Bank Holidays, Length of service awards, Company sick pay, Employee Assistance Programme, (24/7 helpline, counselling sessions, legal, debt and life management advice line). We provide an additional catalogue of optional benefits including and not limited to, cycle to work schemes, holiday buy and sell and private medical insurance.

 

Brand Manager – Retail & Distribution

To support our Retail & Distribution Division, there is now a requirement for a Brand Manager to drive retail best practice marketing across our portfolio. If you enjoy working in a dynamic team and have strong communication skills, a love of retail, brands, and digital marketing, we would love to hear from you!

 

The Role: Brand Manager, Retail & Distribution

The primary responsibility of the Brand Manager role will involve working in the retail & distribution division to drive our omnichannel marketing strategy, which will include physical (stores/distribution centres) and digital channels. The goal is to give our customers the chance to find and purchase online, in-store, or a combination of both.

 

Objectives of the role will be:

  • Develop plans and campaigns for our retail and distribution brands (includes: MGM Timber, Nu-Style Products & James Donaldson Insulation)
  • Support sales through our retail estate – MGM Timber – developing local plans to build customer base and loyalty
  • Raise awareness of our new Retail and Distribution brands, product offering and services to both existing and new customers
  • Monitor market trends, research consumer markets and competitors’ activities to identify opportunities and key issues
  • Be recognised as the internal brand champion and ‘go to’ for brands within the retail and distribution division
  • Manage the day-to-day marketing operations and content development for your brands

Role Description:

You will work closely with the Head of Marketing (Retail & Distribution) and quickly become a key member of our marketing team. Your role will include:

  • Help develop brand strategy, including the monitoring of brand guidelines, brand vision and value proposition for your brands
  • Planning and execution of all communication, promotion and media actions on all channels both online and offline.
  • Where possible, assist with general marketing activities e.g., re-sizing images, writing & editing copy, publishing & promoting content, etc
  • Help to manage agency partners, brand budgets and project timelines

Qualification and Experience:

The successful candidate will have proven experience of delivering strong marketing campaigns in digital, retail & distribution environments and should also have:

  • Excellent copywriting and proofreading skills
  • Attention to detail is important, so a sharp eye and conscientious approach
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a retail brand and/ or digital marketing environment
  • A talented communicator who is an expert at building valuable internal and external relationships to deliver on a project
  • A solid understanding of digital platforms, particularly in relation to setting smart goals and KPI’s, measuring performance and reporting with recommendations
  • Knowledge of PPC, Google Analytics, SEO, Email Marketing & PR would be considered desirable, as well as a passion for learning and developing.

The role allows a hybrid of remote and office – based work at our Head office in Glenrothes (Fife) and select branch locations with an expectation to spend sufficient time with the direct team to ensure the successful application of the role.

 

The full-time hours for this role are 36.75 hours per week over 5 days, however there is the opportunity for part-time hours with a variety of options which could be considered. Part-time hours could include shorter working days or fewer days each week.

 

If this sounds like the perfect job for you then do not hesitate to apply by sending your full C.V. to: Recruitment@donaldson-timber.co.uk by Tuesday 6th August 2024.

 

Machine Operator, Bathgate

Competitive salary

Discretionary bonus scheme

30 days’ holiday with additional days linked to service.

 

Smith & Frater, part of the Donaldson Group, established in 1860, is one of UK’s largest, privately owned timber companies. We are a family of 17 businesses and brands, ranging from B2B, retail and ecommerce, all with shared values and a common vision. We are focused on always providing a number one customer experience, embracing innovation, and doing things in a sustainable way, not just for our business but also for the communities we operate in. But most of all, our People are at the heart of everything we do, which is why we are committed to nurturing and empowering our 1,500+ colleagues across the UK.

 

We are ambitious about diversity and inclusion. If you’ve got the right skills for the job, we want to hear from you. We specifically encourage female candidates and those from minoritised ethnic groups to apply for this post as they are currently underrepresented in the manufacturing and construction sectors of our organisation.

 

As a 6th generation family-owned business, Donaldson Group is committed to providing colleague benefits that are truly valuable. Our benefits package includes: 30 days’ holiday, inclusive of Statutory Bank Holidays, Length of service awards, Company sick pay, Employee Assistance Programme, (24/7 helpline, counselling sessions, legal, debt and life management advice line). We provide an additional catalogue of optional benefits including and not limited to, cycle to work schemes, holiday buy and sell and private medical insurance.

 

This Role

 

Assisting in various areas in the production of kitchen cabinets (with training).

 

Our Perfect Candidate

 

Our perfect candidate will have the following attributes:

 

  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to organise and prioritise own workload.
  • Flexibility – the ability to adapt, change, prioritise and still deliver on the things that matter most is crucial.
  • Tact, discretion, and good judgment.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to communicate at all levels.
  • Proactive and able to use own initiative.
  • A strong desire to learn and develop.
  • Team player – collaborative and supportive of colleagues.

 

 

Hours for the role are 40 hours per week Monday to Friday 8.00am to 4.30pm, overtime when required. However there is the opportunity for part-time hours with a variety of options which could be considered. Part-time hours could include shorter working days or fewer days each week.

If this sounds like the perfect job for you then do not hesitate to apply by sending your full C.V. to: Recruitment@donaldson-timber.co.uk by 06th August 2024.

Kitchen Fitter – Kitchens International Dundas Street, Edinburgh.

  • Competitive salary
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Flexible benefits and working patterns.
  • 30 days’ holiday with additional days linked to service

Kitchen International, part of the Donaldson Group, established in 1860, is one of UK’s largest, privately owned timber companies. We are a family of 17 businesses and brands, ranging from B2B, retail and ecommerce, all with shared values and a common vision. We are focused on always providing a number one customer experience, embracing innovation, and doing things in a sustainable way, not just for our business but also for the communities we operate in. But most of all, our People are at the heart of everything we do, which is why we are committed to nurturing and empowering our 1,500+ colleagues across the UK.

We are ambitious about diversity and inclusion. If you’ve got the right skills for the job, we want to hear from you. We specifically encourage female candidates and those from minoritised ethnic groups to apply for this post as they are currently underrepresented in the manufacturing and construction sectors of our organisation.

As a 6th generation family-owned business, Donaldson Group is committed to providing colleague benefits that are truly valuable. Our benefits package includes: 30 days’ holiday, inclusive of Statutory Bank Holidays, Length of service awards, Company sick pay, Employee Assistance Programme, (24/7 helpline, counselling sessions, legal, debt and life management advice line). We provide an additional catalogue of optional benefits including and not limited to, cycle to work schemes, holiday buy and sell and private medical insurance.

We are currently looking for experienced Kitchen Fitter / Installer to join our team at Kitchens International.

We are an award-winning team and are the UK’s leading independent luxury kitchen retailer, with studios throughout Scotland. We are an inspirational company with a diverse team of talented individuals with a common passion for creating kitchens that not only satisfy but exceed the expectations of our valued clients.

We take tremendous pride in our work as well as our reputation and take great pleasure in going the “extra mile” for our customers.” We offer an exceptional level of service to our customers and the candidate will need to do the same.

The Candidate

Our perfect candidate will have the following attributes:

  • Experience of working as a Kitchen Fitter, Joiner etc.
  • Someone who works well as part of a team and on their own
  • Excellent customer facing skills.
  • Self-motivated.
  • A problem solver.
  • Attention to detail to ensure high levels of workmanship and customer satisfaction.
  • Ensuring a clean and safe working environment.

The full-time hours for this role are 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday from 8.00am to 4.30pm however there is the opportunity for part-time hours with a variety of options which could be considered. Part-time hours could include shorter working days or fewer days each week.

Design Technician

Kitchens International – Dundas Street

Competitive salary

Flexible working patterns

30 days’ holiday with additional days linked to service

Kitchens International, part of the Donaldson Group, established in 1860, is one of UK’s largest, privately owned timber companies. We are a family of 17 businesses and brands, ranging from B2B, retail and ecommerce, all with shared values and a common vision. We are focused on always providing a number one customer experience, embracing innovation, and doing things in a sustainable way, not just for our business but also for the communities we operate in. But most of all, our People are at the heart of everything we do, which is why we are committed to nurturing and empowering our 1,500+ colleagues across the UK.

As a 6th generation family-owned business, Donaldson Group is committed to providing colleague benefits that are truly valuable. Our benefits package includes: 30 days’ holiday, inclusive of Statutory Bank Holidays, Length of service awards, Company sick pay, Employee Assistance Programme, (24/7 helpline, counselling sessions, legal, debt and life management advice line). We provide an additional catalogue of optional benefits including and not limited to, cycle to work schemes, holiday buy and sell and private medical insurance.

This Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Design Technician to join our dynamic team, on a full-time basis, based in our Dundas Street Showroom.

We are looking for people with a passion and natural flair for interior design who are self-driven and enthusiastic with high standards and exceptional attention to detail. You will take great pride in your work and in your position within our team.

Working closely with our team of designers and project managers to bring our kitchen designs to life, you will be a natural organiser, a great communicator and be able to build relationships with colleagues, clients and suppliers.

Responsibilities and duties:

  • To assist kitchen sales designer with kitchen design and presentations.
  • Use of Winner design CAD package.
  • Accuracy of information when completing kitchen specification.
  • Awareness of current Interior Design trends and finishes.
  • Experience in kitchen design would be preferable but full training will be provided if not.
  • General Admin duties Inc. ordering goods and inputting information into business management system.
  • Meet and greet clients when required.
  • Answering telephones in a professional manor.

Our Perfect Candidate

Our perfect candidate will have the following attributes:

  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to organise and prioritise own workload.
  • Flexibility – the ability to adapt, change, prioritise and still deliver on the things that matter most is crucial.
  • Tact, discretion, and good judgment.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to communicate at all levels.
  • Skilled at providing pragmatic and commercial advice.
  • Proven influencing and negotiating skills.
  • Proactive and able to use own initiative.
  • A strong desire to learn and develop
  • Team player – collaborative and supportive of colleagues.
  • Experience in Interior Design/Architecture is a must.

Working 40 hours per week, 5 days out of 7 rota. You will also be required to provide cover for the Martin & Frost store in Fort Kinnaird, which is also on a rota basis and attend networking events which can be out with showroom hours.

Join Our Team as a Production Operative in Ashford!

 

About Us:

Donaldson Timber Engineering, a division of Donaldson Group, specialises in the design and manufacturing of timber engineered products, including roof trusses and floor joists. Donaldson Group is a leading, family-owned timber industry company with a rich heritage spanning over 160 years with a range of 17 businesses and brands. We pride ourselves on our commitment to quality, customer satisfaction, and environmental responsibility.

 

Diversity and Inclusion: We’re on a mission to champion diversity and inclusion within our organization. We welcome individuals from all backgrounds and walks of life to join us in shaping the future of manufacturing and construction. Female candidates and those from underrepresented ethnic groups are particularly encouraged to apply, as we strive for greater inclusivity in our workforce.

 

Position Overview:

We are currently seeking a motivated and skilled Operative to join our dynamic team at Donaldson Timber Engineering in Ashford. As an Operative, you will play a crucial role in the cutting and assembly of truss packs, contributing to the production of high-quality timber products. This position is physically demanding and requires resilience and a strong work ethic. Attention to detail, precision, and a strong commitment to health and safety are essential for success in this role.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

Assisting with the cutting & assembly of truss packs:

  • Work collaboratively with the production team to ensure efficient and accurate assembly of truss packs.
  • Follow established procedures and guidelines to maintain quality standards.

Working to tight tolerances to produce a high-quality product:

  • Execute tasks with precision and attention to detail to meet strict quality requirements.
  • Contribute to the production of timber products that adhere to industry standards.

Carrying out quality checks:

  • Perform regular quality checks during the production process to identify and rectify any issues promptly.

Health & Safety Knowledge & Awareness:

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of health and safety protocols.
  • Adhere to safety guidelines and promote a culture of safety within the workplace.

Flexible approach to required production tasks:

  • Adapt to changing production requirements and contribute to various tasks as needed.
  • Maintain a flexible mindset to support the overall production goals of the team.

Skills and experience:

  • Previous experience in a similar role within a manufacturing or timber engineering environment preferred but not essential.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work to tight tolerances.
  • Knowledge of health and safety regulations.
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and tasks.
  • Team player with excellent communication skills.
  • Positive can-do attitude.

 

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary.
  • Flexible working patterns.
  • Discretionary bonus scheme.
  • Opportunities for career development within a reputable and growing organisation.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • A catalogue of additional benefits available to purchase such as critical illness cover, cycle to work scheme and additional holidays.

 

Work Hours: This full-time role entails 38.5 hours per week, providing a stable schedule with weekends free for your leisure. Work hours are Monday to Thursday from 7.30am to 4pm, and Friday from 7.30am to 2.30pm. We can also consider part-time hours via job share, shorter working days or fewer days each week. Please let us know any considerations when applying to this vacancy.

 

Join Us: If you’re ready to embark on a rewarding career journey with a company that values your contributions and invests in your success, apply now to become our next Production Operative by sending your CV to recruitment@donaldson-timber.co.uk by Friday 26th July 2024.

Sales Office Manager – James Donaldson Insulation, Uddingston.

Competitive salary

Company Car

Discretionary bonus scheme

Flexible working patterns

30 days’ holiday with additional days linked to service

JDI, part of the Donaldson Group , established in 1860, is one of UK’s largest, privately owned timber companies. We are a family of 17 businesses and brands, ranging from B2B, retail, ecommerce, all with shared values and a common vision, driven by the desire to always do good. We are focused on always providing a number one customer experience, embracing innovation, and doing things in a sustainable way, not just for our business but also for the communities we operate in. But most of all, our People are at the heart of everything we do, which is why we are committed to nurturing and empowering our 1,500+ colleagues across the UK.

As a 6th generation family-owned business, Donaldson Group is committed to providing colleague benefits that are truly valuable. Our benefits package includes: 30 days’ holiday, inclusive of Statutory Bank Holidays, Length of service awards, Company sick pay, Employee Assistance Programme, (24/7 helpline, counselling sessions, legal, debt and life management advice line). We provide an additional catalogue of optional benefits including and not limited to, cycle to work schemes, holiday buy and sell and private medical insurance.

This Role

As the Sales Office Manager, you will be the hands-on leader of our branch sales function with the primary objective of achieving sales targets. You will focus on increasing trading accounts by selling the full breadth of our products, ensuring customer satisfaction, and driving business growth.

Duties & Key Responsibilities

Sales

  • Implement innovative pricing strategies with a work-winning mindset to drive sales.
  • Maintain a consistent and proactive approach to sales activities, ensuring targets are met.
  • Utilise Biztrak to raise quotes and process sales efficiently.
  • Use Phocas to analyse trends and act on data insights to optimise sales strategies.
  • Expand the customer base and re-engage with existing customers to drive repeat business.
  • Explore new product opportunities and lead projects for new product launches, ensuring successful market introduction.

Account Management

  • Proactively maintain and grow designated accounts through regular communication and tailored sales strategies.
  • Identify potential new customers, open accounts, and develop these into significant revenue streams.
  • Foster strong relationships with both customers and suppliers to ensure ongoing business development.
  • Engage with customers through email, telephone, and arrange customer visits to understand their needs and promote our products.

Leadership

  • Set and review the sales plan to ensure alignment with business objectives.
  • Deliver the sales plan with regular updates to the team, ensuring everyone is aligned with the goals.

Deputising for Business Manager

  • Ensure the sales function operates effectively and progressively in the absence of the Business Manager, maintaining momentum and achieving targets.

Our Perfect Candidate

  • Proven experience in a sales leadership role within a similar industry.
  • Strong understanding of sales principles and customer service practices.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in using sales and CRM software, such as Biztrak and Phocas is preferred but not essential as training will be provided.
  • Ability to analyse data, identify trends, and make informed decisions.
  • Leadership qualities with the ability to motivate and guide a sales team.
  • Innovative thinking and a proactive approach to problem-solving.
  • Strong organisational and time-management skills.

This full-time role requires 40 hours per week from Monday to Friday. This schedule ensures a stable work week with weekends free for your leisure.

We are also open to considering part-time hours through job sharing, shorter working days, or fewer days each week. Please mention any specific considerations you have when applying for this vacancy.

Branch Administrator, Edinburgh

Competitive salary

Discretionary bonus scheme

Flexible working patterns

30 days’ holiday with additional days linked to service

MGM Timber Ltd, part of the Donaldson Group, established in 1860, is one of UK’s largest, privately owned timber companies. We are a family of 16 businesses and brands, ranging from B2B, retail and ecommerce, all with shared values and a common vision. We are focused on always providing a number one customer experience, embracing innovation, and doing things in a sustainable way, not just for our business but also for the communities we operate in. But most of all, our People are at the heart of everything we do, which is why we are committed to nurturing and empowering our 1,700+ colleagues across the UK.

As a 6th generation family-owned business, Donaldson Group is committed to providing colleague benefits that are truly valuable. Our benefits package includes: 30 days’ holiday, inclusive of Statutory Bank Holidays, Length of service awards, Company sick pay, Employee Assistance Programme, (24/7 helpline, counselling sessions, legal, debt and life management advice line). We provide an additional catalogue of optional benefits including and not limited to, cycle to work schemes, holiday buy and sell and private medical insurance.

This Role

We currently have an excellent opportunity for an effective and proactive individual to join our team in Edinburgh City.

Within this role you will be responsible for providing a comprehensive admin support to the branch.

Key Responsibilities

  • Processing delivery lines accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Answering the telephone and directing calls.
  • Daily banking duties.
  • Support branch staff with administrative tasks such as filing order/delivery paperwork, data entry and report generation.
  • Ensure compliance with company policy and procedures.
  • Provide backup for other administrative functions as needed.
  • Any other duties as assigned by management to support the overall operation of the branch.

Our Perfect Candidate

The successful candidate must be a team player with excellent organisation, communication, and time management skills. In addition, they will have a high degree of numeracy, competent in the use of computer systems and experience in a similar role would be desirable.

Our perfect candidate will have the following attributes:

  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to organise and prioritise own workload.
  • Flexibility – the ability to adapt, change, prioritise and still deliver on the things that matter most is crucial.
  • Tact, discretion, and good judgment.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to communicate at all levels.
  • Skilled at providing pragmatic and commercial advice.
  • Proven influencing and negotiating skills.
  • Proactive and able to use own initiative.
  • A strong desire to learn and develop.
  • Team player – collaborative and supportive of colleagues.

Don’t worry if you don’t possess all the skills listed. We value potential and are committed to investing in the development of our team members. Training will be provided for the right candidate who demonstrates enthusiasm and a willingness to learn.

Hours for the role are 41.5 per week, Monday to Friday. You will also be required to take part in the Saturday morning work rota.

Yard Operative – MGM, St Andrews

Competitive salary

Discretionary bonus scheme

30 days’ holiday with additional days linked to service

MGM Timber, part of the Donaldson Group, established in 1860, is one of UK’s largest, privately owned timber companies. We are a family of 17 businesses and brands, ranging from B2B, retail and ecommerce, all with shared values and a common vision. We are focused on always providing a number one customer experience, embracing innovation, and doing things in a sustainable way, not just for our business but also for the communities we operate in. But most of all, our People are at the heart of everything we do, which is why we are committed to nurturing and empowering our 1,500+ colleagues across the UK.

We are ambitious about diversity and inclusion. If you’ve got the right skills for the job, we want to hear from you. We specifically encourage female candidates and those from minoritised ethnic groups to apply for this post as they are currently underrepresented in the manufacturing and construction sectors of our organisation.

As a 6th generation family-owned business, Donaldson Group is committed to providing colleague benefits that are truly valuable. Our benefits package includes: 30 days’ holiday, inclusive of Statutory Bank Holidays, Length of service awards, Company sick pay, Employee Assistance Programme, (24/7 helpline, counselling sessions, legal, debt and life management advice line). We provide an additional catalogue of optional benefits including and not limited to, cycle to work schemes, holiday buy and sell and private medical insurance.

The Role

  • 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
  • Any other duties deemed as reasonable within the scope of the job role

Our Successful Candidate

 Our successful candidate will have the following attributes:

  • 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.
  • Forklift Truck experience. (desirable)

Within this key customer facing role you will be responsible for providing a quality service to customers and helping to maintain the yard’s high standards and efficiency.

Hours for the role are 44 hours per week, Monday to Friday. There is also a Saturday rota that the successful candidate would the expected to participate in.