Yard Operative

April 17, 2024

Job Description

Are you based in or near Wishaw?

Do you have YARD or WAREHOUSE experience?

Jewson a leading building materials distributor in Northern Europe, is on the hunt for a Yard Operative, who is as passionate about great service as we are.

We provide a fulfilling and enjoyable work environment with ample opportunities for career growth, along with a competitive salary, staff discount, life assurance, and 33 days of holiday (pro rata – inclusive of bank holidays).

Hours – Monday to Friday 7:30am-5pm, Alternative Saturdays 8am-12pm

Jewson, Excelsior Street, Wishaw, ML2 7SS

Key Responsibilities

  • Welcome customers to the branch and take an active interest in their projects
  • Get to know our product lines so you can offer advice and help to customers, making the most of all customer interactions in line with our Jewson Values
  • Help to prepare customer orders, load and unload customer and supplier vehicles using a Forklift Truck to minimise manual handling (training will be provided)
  • Check incoming deliveries and report missing or damaged products
  • Maintain stock levels in both the shop and yard areas, carrying out regular stock counts
  • Keep the branch looking clean and tidy, to make a great first impression on our customers
  • Make Health & Safety a priority and demonstrate how you can keep yourself and others safe at work

What’s in it for you?

  • A competitive salary and benefits package, plus generous staff discounts
  • A supportive team environment where your contributions are recognised and valued
  • Opportunities to grow your skills and career within our organisation
  • Flexible working arrangements to help you balance work and life
  • We will provide training on Counter Balance Forklift and Combi vehicles

Required Skills and Experience

  • Previous industry experience preferred but not essential
  • Strong organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise work accordingly
  • Strong communication skills
  • Confident working both indoors and outdoors
  • A health and safety focus
  • Comfortable in a role involving extensive manual handling of bulky items

About us

At Jewson, we’re proud to be part of STARK Building Materials UK and dedicated to providing top-quality products and exceptional service to our customers. We’re a friendly and collaborative team, passionate about what we do and committed to doing it well.

If you’re ready to take your career to the next level and join a team that is dedicated to providing great service, we want to hear from you. Apply today!