Alsford Timber Limited

  • Tonbridge
Alsford Timber has been around since 1882. Everything that makes up the modern world has happened in our lifetime - we've literally seen it all. Of course, there's been enormous change. From our humble beginnings selling timber and fencing in South West London, we've grown to become the largest timber merchant in South East England, with 18 branches across four counties. But we're still true to our founders' values of expertise and excellence in everything we do.

We've spent over 130 years creating the Alsford brand you see today. Because, like you, we believe in building things to last.

To successfully execute the delivery/collection of company goods, with a flexible approach and a positive customer-focused attitude, you will enhance our reputation for incredibly professional service

You will be loading and unloading so there will be some lifting involved in the job, and previous experience of large goods delivery driving is preferred. A crane certificate would be useful.

In order to be successful you will need to have the following skills/experience:

Passion for delivering excellent customer service
Great communication skills
Experience in a builder’s merchant is advantageous
Team player, supportive of colleagues.
Knowledge of current Health & Safety legislation
Full Driving Licence (essential)
HGV Licence
HIAB Licence


Adhere to the DVSA and E.U Drivers hours Legislation and Regulations and to ensure the accurate completion of Tachograph procedures.
Ensure that the daily checking and reporting procedures regarding vehicle maintenance are completed.
Ensure the safety and security of the load.
Ensure customer service is delivered to a consistently high standard and be courteous to all road users.
Ensure that goods transported arrive in good merchantable condition.
Ensure Health & Safety policy is fully observed.
Supervising the safe unloading of goods and ensuring that the correct procedures are completed in respect of despatch paperwork and cash collections.
Ensure the safe and secure storage of straps/tarpaulins, etc. and reporting of any losses/defects.
Ensure customer service is delivered to a consistently high standard.

The Job Package:

Competitive Salary

23 days holiday plus all bank holiday

Company’s life assurance of 4 x basic annual salary.

Cycle to work scheme

Company Uniform provided

Pension contribution

Childcare vouchers

Refer a friend scheme

Intranet to keep you up to date with company news

Free tea and coffee

Click apply today to begin your Alsford Timber journey