YARD OPERATIVE/DRIVER

Immediate Start Available

We are looking for a flexible person for a dual role of Yard Operative/Driver within a busy timber merchant.

The role will be mainly as a Yard Operative however there may be some occasions where you will be required to deliver goods on our 3.5 tonne pickup.

Main duties: • Picking and packing orders • Loading and unloading delivery vehicles by hand or with a forklift truck • Serving and checking customer collections • Keeping work areas clean and tidy • Delivering goods on a 3.5 tonne pickup (full driving licence essential) • Ensuring all duties are carried out as part of a safe working environment in strict compliance with all health and safety policies and procedures (including manual handling).

The Package

  • Permanent contract
  • Full time hours, typically 41 & 1/2 hours (Mon-Fri)
  • Pay rate £10.50 per hour rising to £11.50 per hour from 1st April 2024.
  • 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays

Our Requirements

  • Suitable level of fitness to be able to carry products such as Posts, Postmix, Garden Sleepers etc.
  • Friendly and customer service focused, with good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Flexibility towards tasks and hours
  • Full UK driving licence.

This is a key customer facing role, so you will need great interpersonal skills. A forklift truck license would be desirable, however not essential as training can be provided. Experience in a busy timber yard or working with fencing & decking would be advantageous. You’ll have previous experience as a Driver and hold a full UK driving license. What we are looking for is someone with a friendly and flexible personality who is happy to communicate face to face with customers.

Please email a copy of your CV to tony@jdrfencing.co.uk

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