Role: Yard Manager
Industry: Builders Merchants
Region: Brighton, East Sussex
Salary: £28,000 – £36,000 (DOE)
Yard Manager required with proven experience in building supplies / builders merchants.
Working for one of the UKs leading builders merchants, the role is essentially managing a large team of 10 Yard Operatives.
Yard Manager duties will include:
Responsibility for the day to day operations of the yard/warehouse department
Efficiently managing a team of yard/warehouse staff, ensuring orders are correct and on time, providing top quality customer service
Organise holiday rotas for yard staff, making sure that you have adequate cover to deal with the work load
Recruit and train new staff members making sure that all key compliances are met
Responsibility for all goods in/out
Ensuring company compliance of all warehouse/yard policies, legislations and procedures as well as taking responsibility for health and safety issues of the warehouse/yard
Carry our regular health and safety risk assessments and ensure H&S is abided to at all times
Make sure correct signage is visible, staff are wearing correct uniform and safety wear and that any risks of hazards are prevented to the best of your ability
Managing, monitoring and developing a team of warehouse/yard staff
Involvement in strategic development and improvements
Ensuring housekeeping is well maintained including excellent external presentation of our branch
Maintain accurate administrative records.The successful candidate should have excellent leadership, communication, and problem-solving skills.
We are looking for a candidate with strong people management skills who is keen to manage and develop the team whilst operating an efficient and effective yard/warehouse.
You should have previous foreman/management experience in a similar role and experience within the merchant industry would be preferable.
Knowledge of the products/industry would also be an advantage, as would a full driving licence and forklift truck licence.
For further information on this Yard Manager role please apply online and we'll be in touch to discuss further