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Advertiser: Anderson Wright Consulting Ltd

Job Title: Yard Manager / Yard Supervisor - Builders Merchant
Rate:£14K.0000 to £35K. Per Year    Benefits: Benefits

Superb opportunity for a Yard Manager / Yard Supervisor (Builders Merchant) within the Nottingham area.

Our client employs approximately 2500 brilliant people and they work from around 150 branches around the UK.

What they are doing about COVID-19

Like most businesses, they have had to change the way they do things to make sure all their colleagues are working safely during COVID-19. As a Showroom Manager, your job means you will interact with lots of different people during the day, so they have introduced a set of Safer Operating Procedures which include:

* Additional PPE supplied to you to ensure a clean and sanitized work environment
* Social distancing in place in all of their branches

What they do

What they do is really simple, they sell building materials to the trade and public. They are a 'roll your sleeves up' business with a can-do attitude and we take pride in serving their local tradespeople and communities.

The role of a Yard Manager / Yard Supervisor

The Yard Manager / Yard Supervisor reports directly to the Branch Manager and is responsible for getting the correct quantities of products to their required location within the given time limit and as a result must effectively organise and manage a team of drivers and vehicles. Nottingham benefits from a constant stream of customers and therefore it is important that the person coming into this role is comfortable working within a busy and high-pressured environment.

* Motivating and organising the team to achieve the department operational needs.
* Providing on the job training, guidance and coaching to all members of the team.
* Using initiative to identify and solve problems.
* Promoting good housekeeping within the department to provide a safe & professional environment.
* Controlling the timely return of faulty/damaged goods and ensuring up-to-date accurate stock records.
* Ensuring that customers are served promptly and efficiently at all times.
* Ensuring that tally systems/paperwork and policy are used at all times thus actively
* safeguarding against theft of goods or company property by being security conscious.
* Receive and check off deliveries to the branch, highlighting any anomalies and ensuring
* secure, correct and timely storage of such deliveries in line with health and safety guidelines.
* Ensure that the yard is kept tidy at all times, that stock is clearly identifiable and low stock levels highlighted to branch management where necessary.
* Ensure that the forklift is used and maintained in an appropriate manner in line with health and safety guidelines.
* Assist with picking and loading of company vehicles on an as and when basis.
* Lead and motivate the team to ensure they work and communicate as a team and to ensure the branch operates efficiently and effectively within company policy.
* Build effective working relationships with customers, in order to understand their requirements thus ensuring that the correct products are supplied.
* Use initiative to identify sales opportunities and offer advice and solutions to customers, thus maximising profitable sales and margin
* Working from the Nottingham branch


* The ideal candidate will have similar previous experience e.g Yard Manager, Yard Supervisor, Builders Merchant, Plumbers Merchant, DIY Merchant etc.
* Ideally have experience within a Builder's Merchants
* Hold a forklift truck licence
* Experience of managing a team
* Should be willing to be flexible in duties undertaken e.g. relief driver, trade counter, sales duties
* Experience of working in a customer facing environment
* More than anything you will have the passion to give great service and succeed.
* Live within a commutable distance to the Nottingham branch


* Competitive basic salary
* 23 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
* The chance to join Grab - a one stop shop for all things discounts, benefits, communications and recognition
* Company bonus scheme
* A contributory pension scheme
* Awards where colleagues are recognised quarterly and annually
* A generous staff discount scheme
* A range of training and development programmes to help you progress your career

If you're ready to join this industry leader and have the right skills and qualities for this role, please apply with an up-to-date CV and we will be in touch shortly to discuss.

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Skills Required: Yard Manager / Yard Supervisor - Builders Merchant
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: Immediate     Duration: Permanent Full
Contact: Recruitment Team Contact E-mail: Click
Contact Tel: 0845 475 3118 Contact Fax:
Reference: MA/S/YS/NG1 Added: 29-10-2020
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