Careers at Laker

Laker career vacancies will appear below: 

If you are interested in building a career with Laker, please call us on 01293 334412 or come and see us at the address relevant to the job posted below, or simply send your CV to [email protected].

Please note: We only use contracted agencies when we need extra support. So unless we contact you, please do not call or email us.


Laker Builders Merchant is a 13-year-old, building materials supplier for both the construction industry and DIY'ers alike. We support both Heavy-side and Light-side materials and pride ourselves on exceptional customer service.

1 x Senior Sales - If you're an experienced Senior Sales Person in Building Supplies, and the best in your class locally, we have a position of a lifetime to offer you in Crawley. We are an independent Builders Merchant with passion and need a self-motivated hunter for new business development. The package is better than your currently on, so don't delay get in touch immediately! Email your CV to: [email protected].

 Experienced Merchant 3.5 Tipper Driver for Pulborough Send CV to [email protected] 


Job description Experienced Merchant 3.5 Tipper Driver x 2 

It's all about making sure our customers get the best experience from Laker Builders Merchant.

These roles are based out of Crawley and Pulborough respectively, however you may be required to assist other branches (Crawley, Pulborough or Cranleigh).

The Individual:

You want to make a difference! You are already an experienced and enthusiastic person who has the desire work with a successful team. You are professional in your approach and have a desire to provide exceptional customer service. You have a desire to be part of a winning team seeking to grow the business. You are detail conscious and have knowledge of the local area. Part of your focus is on:

  •          Building effective working relationships with our new & existing customers, helping us to better understand their requirements.
  •          Ensuring the efficient and safe running of your vehicle, keeping keep it in a clean and orderly state and following the Company Processes.

Main tasks:

  •          Always drive in a safe and lawful manner.
  •          Check loads are correct and secure before leaving the yard.
  •          Ensure company vehicles are loaded and unloaded correctly.
  •          Deliver goods and collect stock correctly and in good condition.
  •          Assist in the yard between driving, being part of a team.
  •          Ensure that all legal requirements are met with particular regard to health and safety.
  •          Notify Branch Manager about any complaints from customers.
  •          To assist the company and any other department / branch as and when required.
  •          A clean driving licence is required, to drive the delivery truck.
  •          Comply with company policies including assisting with theft prevention.

 Desirable Requirements

  • Knowledge of building materials.
  • Counterbalance forklift licence.

Uniform & PPE will be provided following successful completion of probationary period.

Hours: 7am to 5pm M-F and every other Saturday 8am - midday

Job Type: Permanent

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Experience dependent


  • Employee Share Options - our staff will become owners.
  • Recommend a friend scheme.
  • Discounted food from our snack wagon.
  • FREE on-site parking. 
  • Free tea and coffee facilities.
  • Staff materials and tools discounts.
  • Bike2work scheme (get 50% off a new bike, tax efficiently). 

1 x Yardsman / Counter Salesperson wanted in Cranleigh! Send CV to [email protected]   


Job description - Yardsman / Merchant Counter Salesperson

We want an experienced building supplies yardsman with a can-do attitude who is keen to progress their career and learn all about being Counter Sales professional. You'll need a friendly and engaging personality, with a pro-active attitude and a focus on helping your team and customers with their orders.

If you have bags of enthusiasm and energy you will find that it's a place where we'll ask for your ideas, listen to your opinions and value the contributions you make.

You will be self-motivated with plenty of determination, and a drive to grow into a Counter Sales professional with an eye for sales opportunities, building great customer relations and ensuring customer satisfaction.

You will maintain a clean, tidy and safe yard in line with company policy and work with your manager to merchandise the counter and shop effectively. You will look after loading and unloading our vehicles and responsible for unloading and checking goods in with 

Always following company policies and processes ensures that customers get the great service levels that they have come to expect, ensuring that they also receive the correct materials on time within an agreed window time.

You will always security and safety conscious, actively safeguarding against the theft of company merchandise or property, and that your colleagues and customers are never at any risk while within a Laker yard or warehouse.

Main Tasks

  •          Ensure company vehicles are loaded and unloaded correctly.
  •          Unload, check and recieve goods into stock and sign all supplier delivery notes.
  •          Maintain the yard so it is clean and run in an efficient and orderly manner.
  •          Ensure that all legal requirements are met with regard to Health & Safety.
  •          Notify the branch manager with regards to any customer complaints.
  •          Keep a close eye, and where possible, prevent any thefts from the company.
  •          Assist wtih the company, colleagues and any other department as and when.
  •          Help ensure stock counts in the yard are maintained and correct.

The Package 

  •          Casual Dress / Company uniform.
  •          Bonus scheme following probationary period.
  •          A workplace pension scheme.
  •          Employee Share Options - our staff become owners.
  •          Bike2work scheme (tax efficient).
  •          Discounted materials.
  •          Free Parking.

Essential Requirements: 

  •          Demonstrable knowledge of general building , hardware and timber products.
  •          Friendly, engaging personality and customer focused.
  •          Organised and punctual.
  •          Team player.

 Supplemental pay types: Performance bonus

 Schedule: Mon - Fri 7am - 5pm and every other Saturday 8am - 12 noon

 Job Type: Permanent



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