HGV/LGV Category C Crane Lorry Delivery Driver – Bean, Dartford

Forestrall Ltd is seeking an experienced HGV/LGV Category C Crane Lorry Delivery Driver to join its busy operation in Bean, near Dartford, Kent, DA2 8AH.  

Forestrall Timber & Fencing Merchants comprises two branches serving many industry professionals, including building contractors, joiners, carpenters, landscapers and fencing contractors, as well as DIY enthusiasts.  We are known for supplying the right timber products on time, every time across the South East of England.  

Most of our work is in and around the London and Kent area and we work on a multi-drop basis. Some jobs will need to be unloaded by hand, others using the crane.   We deliver to both construction sites and customers’ homes.

Are you:

An owner of a clean driving licence?

Certified to drive HGV/LGV Class 2 Category C 18 tonne / 26 tonne vehicles?

Experienced at the above type of driving (minimum 2 years) and completing multi-drop deliveries? 

A valid digital tachograph driver smart card/CPC holder with an excellent understanding of compliance to Working Time regulations and drivers’ hours’ rules?

Experienced in operating a crane lorry (training will be provided)?

Top notch at customer service with a “Can Do” attitude to customers and colleagues alike?

Self-motivated, with a flexible approach and excellent communication skills?

Efficient in completing all relevant paperwork and following instructions?


As a Forestrall delivery driver, you will be required to safely and securely deliver goods to our customers whilst representing the company with a professional approach.  You will be loading and unloading so heavy lifting will be involved.  In addition, your job role will include supporting your colleagues within the yard and office.

Hours:  Monday to Friday 6.00am to 3.30pm and Saturdays 7.00am to 10.00am (3 weekends on, 1 weekend off), average of 44.75 hours per week.  No long haul, late evenings or nights out required.

Holiday: 28 days a year, including Public/Bank Holidays.

Workplace pension plan.

Salary: £27,000 per annum.

Interested in joining us? Please email or post your C.V. to us as follows.  Email: Helen Andrews - helenandrews108@gmail.com.  Postal Address: The Transport Manager, Forestrall Timber & Fencing Merchants, The Old Woodyard, Watling Street, Bean, Kent DA2 8AH.  Please mark your envelope private and confidential.


NO EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES PLEASE.

April 2018



7.5 Tonne Lorry Delivery Driver – Bean, Dartford


Forestrall Limited is seeking an experienced 7.5 Tonne Lorry Delivery Driver to join its busy operation in Bean, near Dartford, Kent, DA2 8AH.  

Forestrall Timber & Fencing Merchants comprises two branches serving many industry professionals, including building contractors, joiners, carpenters, landscapers and fencing contractors, as well as DIY enthusiasts.  We are known for supplying the right timber products on time, every time across the South East of England.  

Most of our work is in and around the London and Kent area and we work on a multi-drop basis.  We deliver to both construction sites and customers’ homes.

Are you:
An owner of a clean driving licence?
Certified to drive a 7.5 tonne flat-bed lorry?
Experienced at the above type of driving and in completing multi-drop deliveries? 
A valid digital tachograph driver smart card/CPC holder with an excellent understanding of compliance to Working Time regulations and drivers’ hours’ rules?
Top notch at customer service with a “Can Do” attitude to customers and colleagues alike?
Self-motivated, with a flexible approach and excellent communication skills?
Efficient in completing all relevant paperwork and following instructions?

As a Forestrall delivery driver, you will be required to safely and securely deliver goods to our customers whilst representing the company with a professional approach.  You will be loading and unloading so heavy lifting will be involved.  In addition, your job role will include supporting your colleagues within the yard and office.

Hours:  Monday to Friday 6.00am to 3.30pm and Saturdays 7.00am to 10.00am (3 weekends on, 1 weekend off), average of 44.75 hours per week.  No long haul, late evenings or nights out required.

Holiday: 28 days a year, including Public/Bank Holidays.

Workplace pension plan.

Salary: £23,000 per annum.

Interested in joining us? Please email or post your C.V. to us as follows.  Email: Helen Andrews - helenandrews108@gmail.com.  Postal Address: The Transport Manager, Forestrall Timber & Fencing Merchants, The Old Woodyard, Watling Street, Bean, Kent DA2 8AH.  Please mark your envelope private and confidential.

NO EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES PLEASE.

April 2018


Timber Yard Operative – Dartford


We are seeking a Timber Yard Operative to join our busy operation in Bean, near Dartford.  

Forestrall Timber & Fencing Merchants comprises two branches which supply timber and associated products to trade and public across the South East of England.  We serve many industry professionals, including building contractors, joiners, carpenters, landscapers and fencing contractors, as well as DIY enthusiasts.

Key Tasks:
Accurately picking products for customer orders;
Loading goods for customers;
Loading and unloading vehicles;
General housekeeping in the yard and keeping a clean and safe working environment. 

Training will be provided.

The ideal candidate will:
Be physically fit and energetic;
Have good hand-eye co-ordination;
Be able to handle repetitive manual tasks; 
Be hardworking and enthusiastic;
Have good communication skills;
Be able to work as part of a team as well as independently;
Be happy to work in all weathers;
Be proactive and self-motivated to ensure that the yard is working at full capacity;
Have excellent timekeeping and attendance;
Have own transport.
Be literate and numerate, in terms of checking timber products in and out of the yard;
Have the ability to work out metreages (training will be given);  
Have a keen interest or experience in the timber industry (not essential, training will be given);
Hold a qualification by an accredited trainer in safely and effectively operating a counterbalance forklift truck (not essential).

This is a full-time, permanent role.

Working hours: Monday to Friday 7am to 5pm and every other Saturday 8am to 12noon (average of 47 hours per week).  

28 days holiday a year, including Public/Bank Holidays.

Workplace Pension Plan.

Salary range: (Based on Minimum Wage/National Living Wage) £14,500 to £20,000 per annum, dependent on relevant industry experience

Please email helenandrews108@gmail.com enclosing your CV and to be sent an application form in confidence.  Postal Address: Mr Jamie Doré, Forestrall Ltd, The Old Woodyard, Watling Street, Bean, Kent DA2 8AH. Please mark your envelope Private and Confidential.

NO EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES PLEASE.

April 2018