Our People

We recognise that our success is only as good as the people that work for us.

Our team are experienced professionals who can meet the creative challenge of even the most meticulous of projects. We draw upon our well-established list of experienced, highly skilled sub-contractors to ensure that everyone on site echoes the quality and professionalism that is synonymous with the Stonewood name.

DIRECTORS
Matt Aitkenhead

Chief Executive Officer

Ben Lang

Chief Operating Officer

Jamie Priest
Managing Director
Mike Hopkins
Regional Director (Castle Cary, Somerset)
REGIONAL DIRECTORS
Tom Carter
Regional Director (Kidlington, Oxfordshire)
Tom Tiley

Regional Director (Castle Cary)

Andre Le Hunte Youe

Regional Director (Exeter)

HEADS OF DEPARTMENT
Jenn Asbridge
Senior Buyer
Ju Cuss
Office Manager
Andy Flynn

Commercial Manager

Georgie Holland
HR Manager
Blair Smart
Estimator
Hannah Caley

Accounts Manager

Perry Osborne

Health & Safety Manager

PROFESSIONALISM & TRAINING

All our tradesmen are experienced professionals who can meet the creative challenge of even the most meticulous of jobs. And when additional specialist skills are required, we draw on our well-established list of experienced, highly skilled sub-contractors, ensuring that everyone on site echoes the quality and professionalism that is synonymous with the Stonewood name.

Achieving exceptional professionalism in building is about attaining the right skills and honing them with experience and training. This is why our training philosophy allows all our employees to continually build their knowledge and abilities. This approach has helped to produce a highly skilled team that takes great pride in what they do.

As a member of the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), we provide many opportunities and provide a mix of off-site and in-house training for all our employees through NVQ and other schemes. We also work to develop the skills of apprentices through collaborations with local colleges to help younger people move into skilled work and have won industry awards for this commitment to education.

We particularly invest in our Site Managers who play a crucial connecting role between our clients and the project delivery. We ensure they are all trained on the (CITB) Site Managers Training Scheme, are experienced in health and safety, and are able to lead our approach to environmental responsibility.

We don’t just rely on practical skills though – we ensure all our employees understand the importance of developing great client relationships and delivering on the values of quality, professionalism and service that underpins the business.

WORK WITH US

Stonewood Builders Ltd are award-winning builder of high quality building projects, offering exceptional service and a commitment to excellence for over 50 years.

We have a strong reputation for valuing and investing in our staff. With a team of over 200 people and a 97% staff retention, over the last two years, we believe we live up to this reputation.

We are always keen to meet with new tradespersons and professionals and have a policy of offering training and progression to all our staff.
If you feel you have something to offer to our company, please contact us.

Any general enquiries on employment with Stonewood Builders should be sent to
jobs@stonewoodgroup.co.uk

FLEET & PLANT CONTROLLER

We have experienced considerable growth in recent years and are looking to recruit a full time Hire Controller to join our busy Head Office in the beautiful Wiltshire countryside near Chippenham.

You will be responsible for the following task areas and will be required to have the skill sets specified below.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Act as the main point of contact for all hire requirements from our construction sites. You will deal with hire requests for plant, small tools and skips by both telephone and email

· Create and maintain relationships with new and existing hire suppliers whilst negotiating the best hire terms

· Raising hire enquiries with suppliers, placing orders and ensuring timely deliveries to site

· Producing site ‘’on hire’’ reports, liaising with the construction sites to ensure all items are still in use

· Make valued assessments and cost comparisons as to when items should be purchased rather than hired.

· Make best use of Stonewood owned plant and tools to fulfil hire requirements

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

The ideal candidate will have previous experience within a hire role either within a similar environment or within a hire company. Candidates with previous experience in telephone-based customer service and/or sales roles will also be considered.

You must have a willingness to develop existing processes whilst also implementing new ones.

This position requires you to be highly organised. You will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. You will need to be IT literate and be familiar with MS Office and Excel. You will need to be willing to learn how to use our internal systems that will be critical to your role.

 

LOCATION:
Castle Combe, Wiltshire

SALARY:
Salary negotiable, dependant on experience

WORKING HOURS:
Full time, 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday
(8am – 5pm)

Please submit your CV, covering letter, salary expectations and any notice period required to jobs@stonewoodgroup.co.uk

Date Posted: 11.5.2022

FLEET & PLANT CONTROLLER

Stonewood Builders Ltd are an award-winning builder of high-quality building projects, offering exceptional service and a commitment to excellence for over 47 years. We have experienced considerable growth in recent years and are looking to recruit a full-time Fleet and Plant Controller to join our busy Head Office in the beautiful Wiltshire countryside near Chippenham.

You will be responsible for the following task areas and will be required to have the skill sets specified below.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Fleet:

  • Act as the main point of contact for all vehicle related matters for a fleet over 120 vehicles and machines.
  • Monitoring vehicle trackers and producing reports in relation to them
  • Maintaining relationships with our preferred garages as well as sourcing new garages when necessary.
  • Arranging vehicle services & MOT’s, ensuring they are carried out before expiration dates
  • Arranging warranty repairs and other ad hoc repairs
  • Organising mobile repairs where necessary
  • Ensuring vehicles have adequate breakdown cover
  • Overseeing company fuel cards
  • Updating internal vehicle databases
  • Reviewing and logging garage invoices
  • Overseeing the purchase of new vehicles, including full inspection of vehicles on delivery, arranging for sign writing to be carried out and the installation of trackers
  • Preparing all relevant paperwork for vehicle allocations.

Stonewood Plant:

  • Be responsible for the monitoring and movement of all Stonewood owned plant & kit within the company.
  • Arranging repairs and testing.
  • Maintaining kit databases and allocating items accordingly.
  • Booking kit in and out of our yard and arranging transport to site via our own drivers.
  • Organising PAT testing and inputting results on to a database
  • Placing purchase orders for new plant and tools
  • Registering warranties for new tools and inputting details onto our internal logs
  • Carrying out regular stock take on our ‘’pool’’ kit

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Although this an office-based role, the ideal candidate will need to have some mechanical knowledge and experience.
  • A willingness to develop existing processes whilst also implementing new ones.
  • This position requires you to be highly organised and have the ability to adapt to changing priorities.
  • You must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Be a team player
  • You will need to be fully IT literate and be familiar with MS Office and Excel.
  • You will need to be willing to learn how to use our internal systems that will be critical to your role.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to make this role their own. You will work closely with the Procurement & Logistics Departments to achieve desired results.

LOCATION:
Castle Combe, Wiltshire

WORKING HOURS:
Full time, 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday
(8am – 5pm)

Please submit your CV, covering letter, salary expectations and notice period to Jenn Asbridge, Senior Buyer –  jasbridge@stonewoodbuilders.co.uk

Date posted: 4.4.2022

HIRE CONTROLLER

Stonewood Builders Ltd are an award-winning builder of high-quality building projects, offering exceptional service and a commitment to excellence for nearly 50 years. We have experienced considerable growth in recent years and are looking to recruit a fulltime Hire Controller to join our busy Head Office in the beautiful Wiltshire countryside near Chippenham.

You will be responsible for the following task areas and will be required to have the skill sets specified below.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Be the main point of contact for all hire requirements from construction sites, dealing with hire requests by both telephone and email
  • Create and maintain relationships with new and existing hire suppliers whilst negotiating the best hire terms
  • Raising hire enquiries, placing orders and ensuring timely deliveries to site
  • Producing site ‘’on hire’’ reports, liaising with the construction sites to ensure all items are still in use
  • Make valued assessments and cost comparisons as to when items should be purchased rather than hired.
  • Make best use of Stonewood owned plant and tools to fulfil hire requirements

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

The ideal candidate will have previous experience within a hire role either within a similar environment or within a hire company. Candidates with previous experience in telephone-based customer service and/or sales roles will also be considered.

You must have a willingness to develop existing processes whilst also implementing new ones.

This position requires you to be highly organised. You will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. You will need to be IT literate and be familiar with MS Office and Excel. You will need to be willing to learn how to use our internal systems that will be critical to your role.

LOCATION:
Castle Combe, Wiltshire

WORKING HOURS:
Full time, 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday
(8am – 5pm)

Please submit your CV, covering letter, salary expectations and notice period to Jenn Asbridge, Senior Buyer –  jasbridge@stonewoodbuilders.co.uk

Date posted: 9.5.2022

SITE BASED EMPLOYEES

As an award-winning construction company, Stonewood Builders Ltd have experienced considerable growth over the past 12 months and are looking to recruit exceptional craftspeople to help deliver a wide range of high end projects throughout the Cotswolds, Central, South and the South West of England.

We pride ourselves on the exceptional quality of our projects and so we are looking to recruit qualified craftspeople who share in our ethos of delivering exceptional service and a commitment to excellence on projects ranging from £250,000 to in excess of £20 million. We are looking for hard working individuals who are excellent team players and who want to play a key part in our continued growth.

In particular, we are looking to recruit:

– Carpenters
– Stonemasons
– Bricklayers

If you are looking to work for a company that has a strong commitment to training and development and a company that recognises that its success is only as good as its people then please send your CV to jobs@stonewoodgroup.co.uk stating which role you are applying for.