Five Techie Wizards

December 17, 2018

James Jones & Sons Ltd is one of the UK’s most diversified, family-owned timber processing businesses and has annual sales in excess of £160 Million.


The company, which today employs almost 800 people across the UK, prides itself on being a responsible employer, providing long term and rewarding prospects at their 20 sites, including their two Moray locations at Mosstodloch and Forres.

Many of their employees have stayed with the company for their entire careers and as well as the Jones family, they have several employees who are the second and even third generation of their family to work for James Jones.  Employees enjoy a wide range of benefits and support with professional development and training needs to allow them to develop as individuals.  This continued investment ensures the company remains at the forefront of the timber industry.


Speaking about her role as a software developer at James Jones, Jill McGee said: “The people make it a place that you want to come to everyday”.  Jill is part of a team of three at the Forres site, and she is involved in developing new software programmes for the company.


Another employee at the Forres site is technical support coordinator, Julie Malcolm.  On a daily basis Julie has to manage incoming sales enquiries for the JJI-Joist side of the business, manage appointments and travel arrangements for the sales team, deliver training to staff members as well as designing marketing materials for the business.

Speaking of why she loves her job at James Jones, Julie says: “I love the variety of being a technical support coordinator and I get involved in many parts of the business.”


Another job offered by the company in Forres is that of Design Technicians. This job consists of creating construction products such as floors, walls and roofs using digital software and dealing with technical enquires when necessary.


James Jones displays all job vacancies on their website as they arise, so if you are interested in working for James Jones & Sons Ltd visit -

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