Yard Operative

12 Oct 2017
18 Oct 2017
Contract Type
About us

Founded in 1969, PERI has grown from a small family-owned business to become one of the world's largest manufacturers and suppliers of formwork and scaffolding systems.

Our headquarters is based in Weissenhorn, Germany. In the UK, we have over 250 employees spanning our North, Central and Southern regions, with our head office and central functions based in Rugby.

Through its 8,100 employees, over 60 subsidiaries and more than 120 efficiently-run storage sites, PERI serves its customers worldwide with innovative system equipment and a comprehensive range of services related to formwork and scaffolding technology.

An ambitious and forward-thinking company grounded by core values, we take pride in providing a high level of engineering service expertise and top quality material to ensure cost-effective, efficient and safe solutions for our customers.

What we're looking for

Yard Operative
Rugby, Warwickshire

This role involves a lot of manual handling, so we're looking for someone who wouldn't mind getting their hands dirty, is competent and comfortable using a wide range of tools and has an eye for detail. Based outdoors in the yard, your day could vary from loading deliveries to quality checking equipment returned back to the depot. Ultimately, you will work as part of a hardworking team to deliver high quality service to our customers.

Key duties:
• Inspecting all equipment arriving back at Yard, which can increase during peak periods of work
• Loading and unloading of equipment
• General maintenance of equipment, including labelling and cleaning of equipment
• Maintaining yard/regional performance through efficient operation of activities
• Safety and well-being of all staff, customers and visitors
• Ensuring upkeep of all plant, tools, property and services
• Direct and indirect responsibility for the processing of customer Orders / Returns
• Working closely with Order Management, Transport and other departments at all times
• Report all key information to the Yard Manager

What you'll need

• Health and Safety (BSC L1 or Similar)
• Forklift Counterbalance Licence (Desirable, but we'll provide training if not already obtained)
• Experience in Logistics (Desirable)

Personal qualities
• Good communication skills as you will be working in a large team
• Strong work ethic and good listening skills
• Punctual and Reliable
• Excellent attention to detail

Other criteria
• Good aptitude for Numeracy & Literacy

What you'll get in return


• Forklift Counterbalance training and retraining
• Health & Safety training


• Employee Assistance Programme
• Occupational Health
• 5 days annual leave for Christmas shut down
• 20 days annual leave entitlement plus Bank Holidays
• Company pension contributions 3% employee + 6% contribution
• Private Healthcare cover
• Childcare vouchers
• Death in service x2 base salary
• Non contractual annual bonus

Please note this is a safety critical position which is subject to drugs and alcohol screening if successful

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