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Yard Manager Job ref: JO0000000447

  • Leeds
  • Permanent
  • Up to 35000


Our well established client are highly regarded as market leaders in the automotive sector. They are now looking to recruit a Yard Manager who will lead the Yard Team at their modern Wakefield facility.  We are keen to speak with commercially astute candidates who demonstrate supervisory / management experience in an automotive / vehicle auction environment. This is a great opportunity to join a successful team within a progressive business!
Basic salary £27K – £35K dependent on experience plus profit related bonus and excellent benefits package.


?Responsible for the hiring, supervision, on-going training, development and motivation of all yard colleagues to meet company and customer expectations and to maximise productivity and minimise employee turnover
?Manage the day-to-day operations of the yard, including managing the receiving, auction set-up, and vehicle documentation and protection and maintenance functions
?Provide direction to the Yard team regarding duties, responsibilities and achieving targets ? Ensure excellent Customer Service is provided to all customers
?Ensure all equipment is maintained and repairs are actuated as required
?Ensure security of facility and inventory and all equipment is maintained and repairs are actuated as required
?Ensure Health & Safety and company policies & procedures are in place and adhered to and documented, including all employees, customers, sub-hauliers and designated drivers
?Completing monthly personnel development (1-2-1) meetings with all team members
?Conduct weekly business update and planning meetings to advise staff of upcoming events and challenges to create awareness and engagement


?? Self-Starter and ability to work on own initiative
?? Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
?? Flexible work ethic
?? Methodical approach and keen attention to detail
?? Good working knowledge of Microsoft package and fully computer literate
?? Team supervisory experience where strict processes must be enforced and adhered to (including hiring, training and man-management)
?? Health & Safety ? Availability as emergency key-holder and attend site when required
?? Vehicle auction experience is desirable
?? Ability to multi-task

?JS Recruitment UK Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. As soon as a decision has been reached, we will contact shortlisted applicants. If you are shortlisted, JS Recruitment UK Ltd will collect your personal data (which may include sensitive personal data). JS Recruitment UK Ltd will process your personal data for the purposes of providing you with work-finding services and/or information relating to roles relevant to you. We will only use your personal data in accordance with the terms included in the privacy notice which can be viewed on our website: https://jsrecruitmentuk.com/privacy-notice/

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to notify unsuccessful applicants.

Salary up to £35000.00 per Year


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