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Lawsons are the largest independent timber, building & fencing merchants in London and the South East of England. Established in 1921 Lawsons now have a number of branches offering the complete range of building materials.

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Yard Operatives - New Malden Branch


Job Title:

Yard Operative


Yard & Transport


New Malden

Position Type:

Full Time

Reporting To:

Yard Foreman

Travel Required:



As a Yard Operative for the company, you will provide a friendly and professional service in a safe and efficient manner, both on and off company premises.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Cultivate and maintain exceptional standards of customer service and ensure that Lawsons Best Practice, Company Standards and Company Policies are met.
  • Maintain the yard to a high standard of tidiness and cleanliness
  • Ensure that stock is replenished, rotated and merchandised
  • Assist in company stock counts
  • Build rapport, be polite and courteous to customers
  • Be vigilant to prevent loss of product by theft etc.
  • Be vigilant and report any Health & Safety issues to the line Manager immediately


Person Profile:

  • Demonstrates a positive, friendly and stable attitude
  • Is prepared to develop a knowledge of the company and its products
  • Someone who will promote and adhere to the company’s culture, values and professionalism
  • Good interpersonal skills, confidence and able to approach customers
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills


Knowledge, Experience, Qualifications:

  1. Basic Literacy and Numeracy skills
  2. English speaking


The Job Package:

  • Competitive Salary
  • 22 Days Annual leave (plus Public Bank Holidays)
  • Pension Scheme
  • Death In Service Benefit (2 x basic salary)
  • Employee Assisted Programme
  • Income protection (subject to meeting criteria and completing 2 years’ service)
  • Staff Purchase Scheme (applicable after 3 months service)
  • Company Uniform
  • Additional staff benefits


If you feel that you are suitably qualified and have the skills and attributes necessary to fulfil this role, then please apply in writing to enclosing a copy of your C.V.

Please mark your application – New Malden Yard Operative

Closing date for applications Friday 3rd August 2019