Yard Manager

  • Job Reference: 00006726-1
  • Date Posted: 14 May 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Colchester, Essex
  • Salary: £25,000
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing Operations, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Are you a proven Team Manager with excellent communication skills?

Do you want the chance to demonstrate what you can do within a global organisation?

If you want to work for a successful global company, with genuine opportunities to further your career - then we are a company that want to help you, guide you and inspire you to achieve your full potential. You will receive all the training you need to succeed.

Copart UK Limited is a critical outsource partner to all the UK motor insurance companies, providing essential services that relate to the UK transport infrastructure by collecting, transporting and storing accident damaged vehicles. Copart is also intrinsic to the waste management, recycling and disposal of end of life vehicles which has been deemed critical and therefore are able to remain fully operational whilst ensuring social distancing measures at met, during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

As a Yard Manager working with us, we will give you as much responsibility as you can handle. Handling all types and models of vehicles, from Fords to Ferraris, BMWs to Bugatti's. Each vehicle is unique, and each day brings a new challenge.

With the support of the General Manager, you will be responsible for leading a team of around 8 employees and processing 100+ vehicles a day, with accountability for delivering excellent operational standards on a day to day basis and creating a strong culture of SLA delivery and customer focus within yard operation. With the added support of your Yard Supervisors, you will be tasked with motivating and developing your team to consistently deliver against operational standards, achieving success and maximising productivity.

Providing an unmatched experience is high on our agenda and you will be expected to ensure that high-quality customer sales and service is consistently delivered continually and improved upon.

As a Yard Manager, your main duties & responsibilities will include:

Responsible for the supervision, hiring, training, development and motivation of all colleagues.
Manage the day-to-day operations.
Carry out Company audits to the required standard.
Provide direction to your team regarding duties, goals and responsibilities.
Ensure excellent Customer Service is provided to all customers.
Ensure all who enter the Colchester Operations Centre comply with all Health & Safety and Company procedures.Company Benefits

28 days holiday including Bank Holidays.
Employee benefits scheme providing discounts at many high street retailers.
Discounted Employee Share Purchase Plan.
Contributory Personal Pension Plan
Company Sick Pay (after qualifying period).
Family Events.….as well as a uniform and on-going support with personal development, apply today!

Keywords: Yard Manager | Yard Supervisor | Management | Customer Service | Recruitment | Automotive | Car Auction | Health & Safety | Computer Literate | Customer Support | Team Leader | Forklift Truck Licence | IOSH | Plant Operations Management

Essential Skills

Team Management experience in a target driven environment where strict Health & Safety processes must be enforced and adhered to.
Proactive, can use initiative and work on own when required.
Can develop a team and introduce new working practices.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
Positive, can-do attitude - Must be able to multi-task within a fast-paced environment.
Must be computer literate with strong attention to detail.
Be available as required to attend emergency call-outs when necessary.Desirable Skills

Forklift Truck Licence.
Demonstrable experience of automotive, inventory or warehouse management.
IOSH qualification.About Company

Copart was founded in the USA in 1982. Copart is a NASDAQ listed company and currently operates in more than 200 locations in 11 countries and has over 125,000 vehicles up for auction every day. With locations throughout Asia, North and South America, the Middle East and Europe, including 16 locations across the UK we are a fast paced, growing and exciting business auctioning in excess of 400,000 vehicles per year through our online auction technology in the UK alone.

We work with many of the world's leading insurance, finance houses, banks, and automotive dealers, fleet and rental car companies who rely on our combination of our advanced technology, robust processes and our people to deliver industry leading performance. 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 is looking for the right people to join our team.

Copart is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment and to avoiding unlawful discrimination in all aspects of employment. You and any job applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. We value the differences that a diverse workforce brings to our Organisation