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Yard Manager

Job Reference
GM010546
Contract
Permanent Full Time
Posted
27/07/2020
Business
Buildbase
Branch
Gateshead
Closing Date
28/08/2020

Yard Manager Vacancy in Gateshead!

We are Buildbase

We are Buildbase, we employ approximately 2500 brilliant people and we work from around 150 branches around the UK.

What we do

What we do is really simple, we sell building materials to the trade and public. We’re a ‘roll your sleeves up’ business with a can-do attitude and we take pride in serving our local tradespeople and communities.  

What we’re doing about COVID-19

Like most businesses, we have had to change the way we do things to make sure all our colleagues are working safely during COVID-19.  As a Branch Manager, your job means you will interact with lots of different people during the day, so we 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 our branches

What you need

The successful applicant will need to be someone for whom the most important part of the week isn't 5 o'clock on Friday, someone who doesn't walk past a problem and who goes the extra mile for every customer, who takes pride in the standard of their workplace and who cares about the safety of those around them.

Class 2 and forklift truck licences are essential for this role

Because it’s all about making sure our customers get the best experience when they visit, your role includes:

  • managing the yard and yard staff
  • loading and driving our lorries 
  • driving our Forklift Truck
  • unloading our suppliers delivery vehicles
  • serving customers
  • working in the warehouse
  • keeping the yard clean, tidy and well organised
  • supporting your team mates
  • looking after the stock in the yard area

In return we offer great benefits like:

  • 23 days annual leave
  • a contributory pension scheme
  • a discretionary company bonus scheme
  • a fantastic discounted shopping website
  • a generous staff discount scheme
  • a range of training and development programmes to help you progress your career including LGV/HIAB training

Our Values

We have a set of values which we strongly believe in. If they speak to you then we have something in common!

We have the know-how We get stuck in We stand together We get it done

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert or change the closing date, dependent on the level of response received. You are therefore advised to submit your application at the earliest convenience.

We are an equal opportunities employer, if you are invited to intreview please let us know of any reasonable adjustments you require.