Yard Manager

£23000 - £25000/annum
09 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you hungry and ambitious for more success and responsibility?

Do you ever feel that your current role just isn't fulfilling or rewarding enough?

Well, in your new role as a Yard Manager working with us, this can all change as we give you as much responsibility as you can handle.

We are a small close knit team that support each other like a family. You will enjoy working closely alongside your experienced colleagues to deliver and maintain the highest levels of customer satisfaction that the industry has to offer.

The Yard Manager is responsible for leading all yard colleagues to provide excellent service to customers and to ensure Copart processes are followed under the general supervision of the General Manager and Assistant General Manager.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

* Responsible for the supervision, hiring, training, development and motivating of all yard colleagues to meet company and customer expectations and to maximise productivity and minimise turnover.
* Manage the day-to-day operations of the yard, including managing the receiving, storing, auction set-up, vehicle documentation, and protection and maintenance functions.
* Ensure excellent Customer Service is provided to all customers.
* Handle customer issues as required/directed.
* Provide direction to the Yard team regarding duties, goals and responsibilities.
* Perform tasks as assigned/requested by the General Manager and Assistant General Manager to ensure successful yard operations.
* Ensure a safe working environment is established and maintained.
* Travel as required to customers, Company events & training classes.
* Ensure all who enter the Yard comply with all Health & Safety and Company procedures including all employees, members, sub-haulers and designated drivers.
* Carry out company audits as required and accurately.
* Participate and assist in the auction process as required.
* Work closely with the Office and Transport functions to enable overall efficient running of the Yard as a whole.
* Such other duties as requested by your line manager.

Yard Manager | Health & Safety | Car Auctions | Team Manager | Customer Service | Automotive | Management | Transport

Essential Requirements:

* Positive, can-do attitude - must be able to multi-task within a fast-paced environment.
* Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
* Must be computer literate.
* Customer service focused (both internal and external customers).
* Team supervisory experience in a production oriented environment where strict Health & Safety processes must be enforced and adhered to (including hiring, training and man-management)
* Strong attention to detail skills.
* Proactive, can use initiative and work on own when required.
* Can develop a team and introduce new working practices.
* Flexible in working hours and be available as required to attend call outs.

Desirable Requirements:

* Ability and qualified to operate Yard equipment: loader and forklift experience preferred.
* Demonstrable years of automotive, inventory management or warehouse experience.

About Our Company:


Our unique combination of industry leading online auction technology, strategically positioned facilities, nationwide transport fleet and truly global buyer base, enables us to deliver a market leading service to all our clients.

Our continued investment in innovation and our customer centric approach means we deliver bespoke solutions tailored to the specific needs of all our clients, and Copart are looking for the right people to join our team