Alloway Timber


Working for Alloway Timber & Builders Merchants

The key to our success has been our colleagues, many have worked with the company for over 20 years and are considered part of the family. Having longstanding colleagues involved in the business for multiple years ensures we bring consistency as well as knowledge and experience to our customers and most importantly client relationships, indeed many of our customers now consider our colleagues their personal friends.

Why Join Us?

  • Profit Share Scheme - All employees eligible for the scheme could be awarded between 2.5%-25% of their salary in January the following year!
  • Life Insurance Scheme - This scheme means that if you are diagnosed with a terminal illness or pass away whilst employed by the company, your family will receive a lump sum payment of 2X your annual salary plus unlimited access to a bereavement helpline for further advice and support.
  • Subsidised sick pay
  • Long service awards - 10 years, 20 years & 30 years.
  • Internal training scheme.
  • Challenge Cup - Up to £100 bonus per month for each branch member
  • All employees are able to have their eye testing reimbursed.
  • Managers put forward employees for exceptional performance during the week. The exceptional performance is highlighted on the weekly communications and employees will receive a £40 take away voucher to treat themselves and their families to dinner on us!
  • Every employee receives an additional day off/day in lieu to celebrate their birthday!
  • Every employee receives one extra day's annual leave to contribute towards employee wellbeing. Plus 2 x £25 wellness vouchers.
  • Every employee once a year is able to take the morning off on their child’s first day of school to settle them in!
  • Any employee with a valid driving license is eligible to enrol onto our HGV Driving Scheme. The company will pay for the HGV Training and place employees within a driving role when available!
  • Bi-annual branch meal

Darren, colleague for 7 years, says:

“I have been employed by Alloway Timber & Builders Merchants for over 6 years, I started my career in the business as Yard/Counter Sales and over a year ago I have successfully worked my way to Branch management. My key responsibilities are to ensure that as a branch we are sales driven whilst maintaining the best level of Customer Service. Over my years at Alloway I have been a part of successful partnerships with some of our Valued customers for example: Providing the materials for our customer DM Spragg for his BrAG Queens Jubilee Event in June which recently we were presented a Certificate for.”

Dave, colleague for 10 years, says:

“I have worked in the merchant industry for over 20 years, the past 9 years with Alloway Timber & Builders Merchants. My key responsibilities are driving our sales and operations agendas. This is all made so much easier by being surrounded and working with such a great a team who I know I can always rely on. Being part of a family run business where we trust, value and empower our colleagues, supports the continual growth and sustainability of our business.”

Central Sales - Group

This is an out and out proactive sales role which will require tenacity, a true hunger for sales and the ability to grow strong colleague relationships across our business.

This role will include responsibility for improving customer retention and driving new business in a variety of market sectors. This is a proactive role where all customers won through current ledgers or new business are handed back to the local branch whilst ensuring the customer continues to spend.


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7.5 Ton Driver (Timber lorry 18ft bed) -Alloway Timber & Builders Merchants Kingston

Working with the Branch Manager and the Assistant Branch Manager, you are responsible for delivering products and orders to our customer base. You are the face of the business to many of our customers and you are comfortable ensuring you provide great customer service. You also enjoy working with colleagues in branch to meet ambitious targets.

Main tasks:

· Maintaining good relationships with customers as drivers are ambassadors for the company

·Assisting shop/yard staff in loading lorry. Strapping and sheeting the vehicle as necessary

· Checking the load before going out on the road to ensure correct items and that they are safely secured

· Checking the route plan

· Delivering goods to customers premises/site

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