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Stonewood Builders Ltd are award-winning builder of high quality building projects, offering exceptional service and a commitment to excellence for over 47 years.

We have a strong reputation for valuing and investing in our staff.  With a team of over 150 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@stonewoodbuilders.co.uk

Hire and 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 fulltime Hire 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:

External Hire:

  • Act as the main point of contact for all hire requirements from site
  • Create and maintain relationships with new and existing external hire suppliers
  • Raising hire enquiries with suppliers and securing best price
  • Placing orders and ensuring timely delivery to site
  • Liaising with sites to ensure ‘’on hire’’ items are still in use or whether they can be off hired.
  • Make valued assessments and cost comparisons as to when items should be purchased rather than hired.

Stonewood Plant:

  • Responsibilty for the monitoring and movement of all Stonewood owned plant & kit within the company.
  • Maintaining our own kit databases and allocating items accordingly.
  • Booking kit in and out of our yard and arranging transport to site via our own drivers.
  • Organising internal site PAT testing & recording results
  • Placing purchase orders for new plant & tools
  • Registering warranties for new tools and logging details.

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

The ideal candidate will have some form of relevant experience. Ideally you will have carried out a similar role, or perhaps you are working within a hire company and would enjoy trying something new.

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.

Salary negotiable, dependant on experience. Please apply with a covering letter stating your salary requirements and any notice period required.

We have a strong reputation for valuing and investing in our staff.  With a team of over 150 people and a 97% staff retention, over the last two years, we believe we live up to this reputation. We are looking for hard working individuals who are excellent team players and who will love to be part of a fun and sociable company.

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

Benefits:
Casual dress
Company pension
On-site parking
Competitive salary

COVID-19 considerations:
Face coverings to be worn in all communal areas within the office

Work remotely:
No

COVID-19 precaution(s):
Plastic shield at work stations
Social distancing guidelines in place
Sanitisation, disinfection or cleaning
procedures in place
 

Please submit your CV and covering letter to jobs@stonewoodbuilders.co.uk

Date Posted: 12.7.21

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@stonewoodbuilders.co.uk stating which role you are applying for.