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Timber Merchant Vacancies / Jobs

Illingworth Ingham (M/cr) Ltd have been in business since 1929. We are an independent family run Timber Importer & Timber Merchant and have continued to be a successful business within the timber industry with prospective growth plans for the future. We produce bespoke, high-end timber & timber products.

We sell timber as well as general building and DIY materials to a mix of trade and general public customers.

As a growing business we are often looking to recruit employees for a variety of roles throughout our branches and head office.

For more details about our company and to see the working environment you can watch  the video by clicking here and looking under “Our History”.

How To Apply

If any of the following positions are what you are looking for then please apply by sending your CV to: 

Email –  Vacancies@iitimber.co.uk, or by post to, Job Vacanies, Illingworth Ingham (M/cr) Ltd, Village Way, Trafford Park, Manchester, M17 1AD

You can also request an application form from either of the addresses above or you can telephone on 0161 872 1841.

Application for employment

Current Vacancies

Class 1 Driver


The Role

We are recruiting for a Class 1 Driver to work at Trafford Park.

Drivers are a vital part of the Team. You will be responsible for delivering of Timber to our Customers, within a specific area and in a safe and effective way, caring for your vehicle and providing excellent customer service standards to all. The majority of our vehicles are curtain siders.

Key Responsibilities of the Driver

– Preparing the vehicle by conducting operator maintenance, reporting any defects to the Transport Manager.

– Ensuring all products for a delivery are correct and that they have been loaded correctly and safely

– Responsible for completing the daily paperwork

– Execute any special requests as directed on the delivery note

– Be friendly and polite to customers at all times.

– To complete daily walk-around check and ensure that check sheets are passed to the transport manager.

– To permanently maintain contact with the transport department and announce any issues as soon as they arise.

– The ability to help the customers as much as you can.

– Off loading of the vehicle is approximately seventy percent with mechanical aid and thirty percent hand ball.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience required by the Driver

– Good safety practices and driving habits

– Class 1 licence

– Digital tacho card


– A good understanding of Drivers hours and regulations

– Excellent customer service skills

– Attention to detail

We are looking for committed drivers who like their job and can deliver great services. Good driving skills, good attitude towards work, great customer service skills.

We may provide further training for the successful candidate to enable you to enhance your driving career within in company.

You must be able to work between the following hours:

  • Monday to Friday 06.00am – Finish

The total basic hours worked in any one week is 47hours, anything over this will be classed as overtime.

You will be paid based on 47 hours worked per week, although once you have completed all your jobs you are free to finish with the permission of the transport manager.

Any hours worked between thirty nine (39) and forty seven (47) a bonus will be paid and also an attendance bonus is paid weekly. (Some terms and conditions apply)

Salary dependent upon experience.

The successful candidate will be expected to work as part of a team, as well as mostly on their own initiative. You are required to have the ability to overcome problems. The candidate should be committed, hardworking, have the willingness to learn and to develop new skills and working practices. You would also be required to have excellent attendance and punctuality levels. Manual handling training & knowledge of health & safety are a requirement.

We would expect the candidate to comply with all company rules, policies and procedures, also to adhere to the company’s Health and Safety Policy and the wearing of PPE where required. (The company will provide all PPE required and uniform is provided)

This is an excellent opportunity for a strongly motivated person with good work ethics. This position can offer an excellent long term opportunity and chance to grow with the success of the business.

Please take a look at our web site www.iitimber.co.uk where you will find more details about our company. You can also view our organisation and see the working environment by watching the video which you will find on our homepage under Our History.

If this is the position you are looking for then please apply by sending your CV to:

Email – Vacancies, or by post to, Job vacanies@iitimber.co.uk , Illingworth Ingham (M/cr) Ltd, Village Way, Trafford Park, Manchester, M17 1AD

You can also request an application form either by addresses above or this can be downloaded via our website or you can telephone on 0161 872 1841.


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