Yard Operative

Location : Kenley, Greater London, England
Job Ref : MM574
Consultant : Maggie Martin
Sector : Transport, Logistics
Salary : £21k per year + Benefits


MM574 – Yard Operative
Location – Kenley
Salary – £21000


First Military Recruitment is working in partnership with our client to recruit a Yard Operative to work in their warehouse and yard in Kenley.

The role

Main function of job is to efficiently receive, store, handle, check and dispatch goods while maintaining storage areas, keeping them clean and tidy

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assemble/pick goods for customers and transport
  • Able to handle/move/lift some heavy items
  • Contribute to maintaining safety, tidiness of all areas of the warehouse buildings and yard areas
  • Load and unload delivery vehicles
  • Carefully check goods supplied against internal paperwork
  • The ability to use own initiative and work unsupervised
  • Ensure goods are stored safely and in the correct location, rotating stock when necessary
  • Pick/prepare goods for collection
  • Report customer feedback to Manager
  • Ensure stock is rotated when new stock arrives
  • Report any stock discrepancies and damages
  • Report any maintenance issues
  • Sorting and grading stock
  • Answering questions from customers
  • Maintain health and safety requirements

Essential Skills and Experience required

  • Fork lift Counterbalance
  • Interfacing with customers
  • Manual handling
  • Numerate
  • Effective verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work efficiently without supervision
  • Able to work flexible
  • Understanding of lifting machinery
  • PC and keyboard skills

Desirable skills

  • Operating a Forklift, Reach and Combie side shift truck
  • Knowledge of building trade/products

In return our client offers

  • 21 days holidays increasing with service
  • Sick pay after 6 months
  • Life Assurance 4 x employee salary
  • Access to health assurance
  • Access to give and you earn scheme

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