Yard Manager

Engineering jobs >> Manufacturing

Negotiable

Permanent

Description

Yard Manager, £28,000 - £30,000, West Malling

Hours: Mon - Fri 6-2pm or 10-6pm

Main focus of role:

* To direct and control the use of yard facilities to ensure the maximum use of available space consistent with efficiency, safety and profitability
* Oversee yard planning and hauliers to ensure on time and in full customer deliveries

Main responsibilities:

* Ensure that activities are carried out in accordance with the company’s health and safety requirements and in compliance with relevant health and safety and environmental legislation
* Direct and control the use of the yard to ensure the maximum use of available space and a safe, efficient and profitable operation which meets customer and business needs
* Oversee the despatch operation to ensure that these operate efficiently, effectively and safely to meet customer requirements
* Maintain a liaison with the production, customer services and transport operations to ensure that there is effective coordination of all operations and that customer requirements are met
* Provide advice and guidance to company managers and staff on yard utilisation, pallet control and the operation of mobile plant etc
* Carry out projects relating to the use of the yard to improve operational effectiveness
* Direct and control the staff of the yard to ensure that they are appropriately trained and motivated and carry out their responsibilities to the required standard
* Maintain all necessary records of goods stored and despatched

Knowledge, skills and experience

The ideal candidate will have/be:

* at least 5 years’ experience in the storage yard and distribution field
* knowledge of distribution and logistics
* knowledge of the industry
* managerial experience
* good negotiating and communication skills
* basic IT skills

If you have the relevant skills and experience and are interested in this role, please click apply attaching your most up to date CV.

Becki Fuller, Senior Consultant at Pearson Whiffin Recruitment is handling this role
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