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Linnorie Firewood Services (LFS) - Aberdeenshire & Moray firewood logs supplier: Stove, open fireplace, biomass log boiler

From wood to warmth

At the moment Linnorie Firewood Services (LFS) has no opportunity of a high level activity position as 

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Company description Linnorie Firewood Services (LFS )

  • is Huntly based and the supplier with a team of 7 for delivered and self-collected firewood in Aberdeenshire and Moray

  • is all year round and full-time producing firewood of best quality hard- and softwood

  • with professional service to keep customers warm during the complete heating season

  • sells gardening products such as bark, compost, mulch and wood chips

  • sells shavings for animal bedding.


Job description

non at the moment

General Description

Your challange

You are a self-employed, LFS- and end-customer-oriented team player who is interested in machinery and wood and
knows exactly that a business needs quality products and an outstanding service to get happy end-customers who are paying the team's expenditures and income.

 

Tidiness, a sense of responsibility and reliability are characteristics you can call your own. 

You are interested to contribute into the growth and expansion of Linnorie Firewood Services and to broaden your skills and knowledge.

You would not exclude that you would become one day a partner of the business and you are looking for a long-term commitment.

As a service provider you work hand-in-hand alongside our existing Service Providers and report to the Operations Partner. 

 

You should be familiar with local dialects. 

 

Working schedule is flexible, mutual agreed in advance and could also allow you to work part-time or during off-peak hours.

LFS Yard Roundwood Stacks & Stocks of Bags

Order Processing

This part could make you outstanding!

 

Tasks
 

  • Give advice to new customers about appropriate firewood
     

  • Take and process contact details for new customers and record them in the order-processing software 
     

  • Take and process order details and record them in the order-processing software
     

  • Prepare the delivery by
     

    • printing delivery notes and maps

    • checking the weather forecast to schedule deliveries

    • grouping orders within the same area

    • planning the work of the part-time service partners

    • informing customers about delivery schedule
       

  • Produce the invoices
     

  • Administer the operational data (working hours, production, stocks).

Requirements

  • Friendly and welcoming communication skills
     

  • Customer orientation with a professional and serious attitude
     

  • Be computer literate and able to learn the software applications.

Linnorie Firewood Services Park Tipping

Other Tasks

Tasks to be attributed according the skills and interests of the different partners 

  • Prepare and lead the team meetings, organise the tasks and review the fulfilment

  • Develop business (products, prices, sales area, retailers)

  • Liaise with harvesting companies and check, buy timber

  • Liaise with quality assurance companies for accreditation

  • Prepare the accounts

  • Liaise and negotiate with insurance companies

  • Maintain, service and repair machinery and tools.
     

Requirements

  • Trustworthy, reliability

  • Good housekeeping skills.

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Job description "Production"

Production

4-5 days of activity)

You

  • liaise with timber suppliers, hauliers 

  • check stocks and consumption of timber 

  • optimise the production of the two firewood processors, vertical splitter and chipper

  • produce the logs: HW / SW different lengths with the different machines

  • produce kindling 

  • store the products in the shed and yard

  • check the quality of the products

  • maintain and service the machines (generator, firewood processors, power-pack, tractor, timber trailer, splitter, chipper)

  • repurchase consumables

  • the machinery compartment and production canopy clean and tidy

During peak time in seasonal sales, you

  • load the 3.5t vans (1 tipper and 1 drop side with crane) and trailer with the forklift

  • take back bags and sacks

  • serve self-collecting customers in the yard

  • invoice the customers

  • maintain the vehicles clean, tidy and working

  • support Sales / Delivery in times of shortage (holidays, seasonality)

  • are interested to develop and take on additional tasks to run the business.

 

Browse our website www.firewoodbyLFS.co.uk and you will understand what we are looking for.

 

Entry requirements: Successful candidates must have:

  • organisation skills and ability to understand the local dialects

  • ability to be a team-player as well as being self-reliant

  • flexibility in thinking and the skills to combine

  • physically and mentally fitness

  • experience of working with forklifts, van and trailers as well as tractor and chainsaw

  • computer knowledge of Microsoft and IT

  • trustworthiness, absolute reliability

  • tidiness and very good housekeeping skills, ability to see what is needed to be done, caring for assets, mainly machinery, minimising costs, maximising profits as this is the basis for your direct linked bonus, keep everything in good working order, tidy and clean to make things appealing for customers.

 

Benefits: ​Compensation is directly linked to the profit of the business

  • flexibility in working hours and time

  • taking part in the main business decisions

  • one day you will belong to the partners who are owners and manage LFS as their own business.

 

Job Types: full-time, part-time, permanent

Pay fixed hourly rate with total compensation out of the profit according to hours achieved and performance

Expected hours: 30 – 45 per week

Benefits:

  • Employee discount

  • Employee stock purchase plan

  • Flexitime

  • Free parking

  • Profit sharing

Schedule:

  • Day shift

  • Monday to Friday (seasonal rota on Saturdays during heating period)

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus scheme

  • Quarterly bonus

  • Yearly bonus

 

Work Location: Huntly

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Firewood Processing

All these tasks can be learned when the basics are existing!

 

Tasks

  • Check incoming roundwood deliveries​ and paperwork
     

  • Load the feeding table with roundwood by tractor and frontloader, forklift or tractor and timber trailer
     

  • Process the roundwood into logs of a specific length with a firewood processor or by chainsaw and vertical splitter
     

  • Store the filled bags in the shed or in the yard
     

  • Produce special products and deal with by-products.

Requirements

  • Accuracy
     

  • Affinity for machinery (tractor, generator, processsor)
     

  • Awareness for risks / Health & Saferty.

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Storage and Deliveries

This can get pretty busy!

 

Tasks

  • Cover products in the yard
     

  • Check the quality and quantity of stocks
     

  • Move products from the yard into the delivery zone
    ​​

  • Load products on customer vehicles or LFS tipper truck
     

  • Deliver to the customers
     

    • bags and drop them with the tail lift or
       

    • loose loads tipped

  • Store away delivered products at customer premises when this service was ordered
     

  • Administrate returned, empty bags. 

Requirements

  • Ability to drive a

    • Forklift (training will be provided if necessary)

    • Tipper truck with trailer (3.5t)

    • Tractor
       

  • Reading maps, local knowledge
     

  • Ability to use own initiative while working independently away from the yard. 

2018 SCO LFS Linnorie Park Shed Products

Job description "Sales"

Order Processing, Delivering and Invoicing

Customer orders / Distribution (4-5 days of activity)

You

  • liaise with customers regarding products, deliveries (date, time, place), (pre-)payments

  • enter the data into SAGE as quote-, order-, delivery-, invoicing tool

  • optimise the delivery plan (route)

  • check the quality of the products

  • load the 3.5t vans (1 tipper and 1 drop side with crane) and trailer with the forklift

  • deliver the products to the customer

  • take back bags and sacks

  • serve self-collecting customers in the yard

  • invoice the customers

  • maintain the vehicles clean, tidy and working

  • support the production in times of shortage (holidays, seasonality)

  • are interested to develop and take on additional tasks to run the business.

Browse our website www.firewoodbyLFS.co.uk and you will understand what we are looking for.

Entry requirements: Successful candidates must have:

  • Appealing communication skills and ability to understand the local dialects

  • Ability to read a map and to remember sites and customers preferences

  • Flexibility in thinking and the skills to combine

  • Physically and mentally fitness, self-reliant during deliveries, team-player

  • Aged 25+, a clean driving license and allowed to tow a trailer

  • Experience of working with forklifts, van and trailers as well as tractor and chainsaw

  • Good computer knowledge of Microsoft and IT

  • Trustworthiness, absolute reliability

  • Tidiness and very good housekeeping skills, ability to see what is needed to be done, caring for assets, mainly machinery, minimising costs, maximising profits as this is the basis for your direct linked bonus, keep everything in good working order, tidy and clean to make things appealing for customers.

Benefits: ​Compensation is directly linked to the profit of the business

  • Flexibility in working hours and time

  • Taking part in the main business decisions

  • One day you will belong to the partners who are owners and manage LFS as their own business.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Pay

Expected hours: 30 – 45 per week

Benefits:

 

  • Company pension

  • Employee discount

  • Employee stock purchase plan

  • Flexitime

  • Free parking

  • Profit sharing

 

Schedule:

 

  • Day shift

  • Monday to Friday

 

Supplemental pay types:

 

  • Bonus scheme

  • Quarterly bonus

  • Yearly bonus

 

Work Location: On the road

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