Yard Operative

09 Aug 2017
24 Aug 2017
Contract Type
SMH are a large and established privately owned business that operates in the field of Vehicle Logistics and Fleet Management. We operate from 5 sites across the UK and employ in excess of 350 people. We are a market leader in our field and proud of our reputation for excellent service.

We are looking for a quality-driven and hardworking candidate who is well-organised and appreciates the importance of working as a team to make sure that the right vehicles are in the right place and at the right time. You must be competent in all aspects of the yard, ideally including quality control and show a continuous and proactive work ethic, even in the winter season when the weather is not favourable!

This role is not limited to but will include:

?? Booking in new vehicles, inspecting thoroughly for delivery damage and checking against documentation and inbound check sheets.
?? Controlling collection of return vehicles to and from customers and local Retailers.
?? Park up inbound vehicles ensuring optimum space on site is utilised.
?? Ensuring the transporter yard is clear and manage the removal of paperwork for processing.
?? Liaise with inspectors and help with the movement of return vehicles.
?? Pull out cars required for defleet transportation.
?? Line up new vehicles in time order ready to be fuelled before loading.
?? Assist with litter-picking, bins and general tidying around the site.

Due to the nature of the role, we are looking to receive application from candidates who are able to work off of their own initiative to solve issues that arise throughout the day. You must be comfortable working in all weathers conditions and be able to operate successfully in a busy environment where space is often at a premium.

To be successful in this role, you will need experience within a similar role and have a minimum of 2 years driving experience; to comply with our insurance, you need to be at least 21.

This is a demanding role full of challenges and calls for a wide skill base in order to carry out the role effectively; we are looking for somebody with high efficiency levels and most certainly a forward thinker.

This role comes with a competitive hourly salary and 23 days holiday + bank holidays, free onsite parking and a pension contribution after your qualifying period and a host of employee benefits