The Company

Grant & Stone is a local, independent company that’s been established for over 30 years.

Our expanding network of building & plumbing merchants, electrical wholesalers and kitchen & bathroom showrooms spread across Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Hertfordshire, Middlesex and Oxfordshire and boast an annual turnover of around £100 million.

Our staff have the opportunity to develop and progress within a growing company and have a real impact on our success. In turn, they are recognised for their hard work with competitive salaries with annual reviews, discounted gym memberships, access to subsidised private healthcare, specialist training and a friendly work environment.

We recruit for a variety of positions across our branches on an ongoing basis, so if you are enthusiastic, hardworking and customer-focused then why not send your CV  and covering letter to recruitment@grantandstone.co.uk

Please state in your email or covering letter which position you are applying for.

Grant and Stone - Jobs/Careers

All adverts updated at 9.00AM on the 01/05/20





HGV Lorry Driver - Class 2

 

We are looking for two lorry drivers, Hemel Hempstead & Aylesbury. Loading the vehicle and making deliveries to sites and to customers, and may also be required to collect goods from other branches, or deliver goods to other branches. You may also be required to undertake various other driving jobs which are required in relation to the operation of the business.
Responsibilities and Duties
Lift materials and load vehicles, adopting safe lifting and handling procedures at all times.
Ensure all loads are secure, stable and not hazardous. Ropes, nets, sheets and any other restraining devices should be used for this purpose.
Ensure that at all times your vehicle is roadworthy and safe. Perform the checks that are included in the standard company procedures, and check your vehicle generally as necessary to make sure it is safe to use.
Report immediately any concerns about the safety of your vehicle, or any defect in maintenance or repair to your Branch Manager.
Observe strict adherence to the Company’s health and safety procedures at all times. In particular, being careful in the use of equipment that is attached to your vehicles such as Hiab cranes and tipping equipment. The company’s set procedures for use of such equipment should be followed strictly at all times, to ensure the safety of yourself and other people.
Ensure that the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) is worn at all times for example protective boots, high visibility jackets, helmets, dust masks and gloves.
Completing delivery paper work
Adopt a pro-active approach to increasing sales, by looking out for new sites and developments seen while driving which could result in new business leads
Serving customers and potential customers who attend the branch, and offering direct assistance to them when it appears that they are not being attended to, especially when they are in the yard or stores areas, but also in any other area of the premises.
We would be pleased to hear from candidates who possess the following:
· Hold a valid category C driving licence (Class 2)
· Trained in the use of Hiab cranes and tipping equipment
· Have good customer service skills
· Have good verbal communication skills
· Ability to take instructions and work under minimal supervision
· Ability to work well under pressure
· Be thorough and pay attention to detail
· Flexible
· Be organized in prioritizing workload effectively
· Be physically fit
· Ability to work on own initiative and work as part of a team
· Maintain a good knowledge of health and safety policy and procedures

 

If you are interested, please email recruitment@grantandstone.co.uk

Yard Person

Location: Hemel Hempstead

Assist suppliers with deliveries into the yard, organize and look after goods while they are in the yard, and assist customers, drivers and other members of staff, with the removal of goods from the yard.

Key Responsibilities
· Monitor the movement of traffic in the yard to ensure that no persons in the yard or in vehicles are in danger of collision or injury.

· Arranging the storage and handling of materials in the yard having at all times, particular regard for the health and safety of all staff, customers or other people who attend the yard.

· Keep the yard tidy and orderly at all times ensuring that there are no tripping hazards, or danger from falling or protruding items.

· Lift materials and load vehicles when necessary, adopting safe lifting and handling procedures at all times.

· Serving customers and potential customers who attend the branch, and offering direct assistance to them when it appears that they are not being attended to, especially when they are in the yard or stores areas, but also in any other area of the premises.

· Observe strict adherence to the Company’s health and safety procedures at all times. In particular, being careful in the use of equipment such as forklift trucks and Bobcats loaders. The company’s set procedures for use of such equipment should be followed strictly at all times, to ensure the safety of yourself and other people using the yard.

· Ensure that the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) is worn at all times for example protective boots, high visibility jackets, helmets, dust masks and gloves as instructed by your supervisor.

Qualifications and Attributes

· No formal qualifications required

· Have good verbal communication skills

· Ability to take instructions and work under minimal supervision

· Flexible

· Be organized in prioritizing workload effectively

· Be physically fit

· Ability to work on own initiative and work as part of a team

· Have a forklift truck qualification or be willing to undertake training

· Maintain a good knowledge of health and safety policy and procedures at all times

 

If you are interested, please email recruitment@grantandstone.co.uk