BHT HQ Picking

Recruitment

We are currently seeking to recruit individuals for the following roles:

Full-time Nursery Assistant

Immediate start

Warehouse Workers

Seasonal · To March 2022

Full-time Warehouse Supervisor

Immediate start

Full-time Nursery Assistant

We are recruiting a full-time nursery assistant with an immediate start. This is an appealing role that will encompass a variety of tasks, with clear definition between responsibilities during and outside of the bare root planting season which spans November to March/April.

The role is located at our HQ just outside the village of Snitterby, just off the A15 (DN21 4TZ).

Please note – this is a physically demanding role and is based in outdoor warehousing.

Key responsibilities:

During the bare root planting season:

  • Assisting with the offloading of plant deliveries and storing away accordingly
  • Assisting with the delivery of forestry and landscaping products and storing away accordingly
  • Assisting with the collation of plant and product orders for customers as per picking lists
  • Packing orders for distribution via carrier/haulier and for collection by customers on site
  • Keeping warehouses and yards tidy at all times

Outside of the bare root planting season:

  • Assisting with site maintenance and landscape management including hedge cutting, strimming, mowing grass and watering up
  • Assisting with general maintenance of all machinery and tools
  • Assisting with general maintenance and gardening duties around the sites

Working relationships
The role requires the ability to liaise closely and professionally with all other members of staff, both within the warehouse environment and in the office.

Personal specification:

  • Punctuality and reliability
  • Team-work – a natural ability to multi-task and support colleagues is required
  • Physically fit and able to carry out manual handling tasks repeatedly throughout a day, when required
  • Flexible approach to the role in line with seasonal pressures and demands
  • Communication – professional and friendly communication skills are required, when conversing face to face, via walkie talkie and over the phone
  • Strict attention to detail

The position requires your own transport to reach the office and is commutable from Gainsborough, Market Rasen, Brigg, Scunthorpe, north of Lincoln or Caistor.

Applying for this role
Please apply via e-mail to recruitment@britishhardwood.co.uk or contact the office to discuss the position further on 01673 818443.


Seasonal WAREHOUSE WORKERS
Join our team! Multiple positions available for immediate start through to February/March.

Call now 01673 818443 or e-mail recruitment@britishhardwood.co.uk.

Working hours are Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm (with occasional Saturdays).
All positions are located at our HQ just outside the village of Snitterby, just off the A15 (DN21 4TZ).

Please note – we would advise this is a physically demanding role and is based in outdoor warehousing.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assisting with the offloading and storing of plant deliveries
  • Assisting with the delivery and storing of forestry and landscaping accessories
  • Assisting with the picking and packing of plant and accessory orders
  • Assisting with maintaining tidy warehouses

Working relationships
The role requires the ability to work closely with both warehouse and office staff in a professional and friendly manner.

Key tasks (this list is only indicative and not exhaustive):

  • Accurate counting, picking, packing and wrapping of customer orders in time for set daily haulier collection time slots
  • Checking of goods in and bending to lift/move plants and accessories around the warehouses
  • General maintenance and tidying of yards and warehouse
  • Being on your feet all day apart from break times
  • Using a manual pallet truck to move laden pallets as required
  • Liaising with the office staff via walkie talkie and in person as required
  • Any other duties consistent with the main purpose of the job as may be defined from time to time

Core skills
Physical fitness is an essential criteria for this role. Also important are; punctuality, reliability, numerical accuracy, attention to detail, clear communication, sense of teamwork & customer care.

Applying for this role
Please apply via e-mail to recruitment@britishhardwood.co.uk or contact the office to discuss the position further on 01673 818443.


Warehouse Supervisor

An exciting opportunity to oversee all warehouse operations including team management, goods in, order picking and despatch. In addition, this role requires the right candidate to be flexible and turn his/her attentions to site and grounds maintenance during the quieter periods.

Our industry is entering an incredibly buoyant phase following the recent launch of the Government's new England Tree Action Plan with the target to plant 30,000 hectares annually by 2025 and achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050. Tree planting is at the very heart of their strategy and will see tree planting rates treble.

Key responsibilities:

Leading and supervision of the warehouse team across several activities:

  • Goods in and product storage
  • Timely management of the picking, packing, and despatching of sales orders
  • Quality control including plant health, all accessories, and all packaged sales orders
  • Timely and neat completion of paperwork
  • Health and safety protocols and site security & customer collections
  • Cleaning and maintenance regimes – internal and external
  • Warehouse team welfare & communications including staff rotas and staff training
  • Plant biosecurity & FSC storage and handling protocols
  • Working closely with the office team & Directors to address any issues that may arise, to ensure the best outcome for the customer and the company, as quickly as possible

Personal specification:

  • Leadership of team to maintain optimal operating standards through happy staff
  • Punctuality and reliability; lead by example
  • Initiative – ability to organise and effectively plan your own workload with minimal supervision
  • Team-work – you will have a natural ability to multi-task, supporting colleagues in other parts of the business when required, particularly during the peak season
  • Physically fit and able to carry out manual handling tasks repeatedly throughout a day, when required
  • Flexible approach to your role in line with seasonal pressures/demands
  • Communication - professional and friendly communication skills required when conversing face to face, via walkie talkie, over the phone and via e-mail
  • Commercial experience and an understanding of a trading business must be demonstrated
  • Numerical ability/mathematical accuracy - strict attention to detail is essential
  • Some basic IT skills will be required, but supportive training will be provided

The position requires your own transport to reach the office and is commutable from Gainsborough, Market Rasen, Brigg, Scunthorpe, North of Lincoln or Caistor.

Applying for this role
Please apply via e-mail to recruitment@britishhardwood.co.uk or contact the office to discuss the position further on 01673 818443.