Yard Operative

  • Job Reference: 00085043-1
  • Date Posted: 4 August 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: York
  • Salary: £25,128
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Are you a Yard Operative looking for your next challenge?

U-Pull-It is part of Copart UK Limited. U-Pull-It is a unique self-service parts and breaker company offering thousands of vehicles and providing exceptional value for money in the recycled parts market. Our extensive inventory across our two locations in York and Inverkeithing offers our customers the opportunity to source the car parts they need at great value.

The primary duties of this Yard Operative role will be to depollute, dismantle, strip, and remove parts from vehicles maximising profitability for the yard.

You will ensure daily checks are completed on the plant and machinery and report any defects so that repairs can be actioned.

As a Yard Operative you will operate safely whilst following HSE policies and Company Guidelines, the various items of plant and machinery we have onsite. You will also provide basic site maintenance, including cleaning, basic repair, and yard upkeep.

We would welcome applications for this Yard Operative role from candidates with the following skills: Yard Operative, Operative, Operations, Grounds Operations, On-Site, Forklift Truck Operator, Yardsman, JCB 416, Customer Service, Health & Safety, Communication, FLT, Plant, Machinery, Dismantle.

Essential Skills

To be successful in this Yard Operative role you will need to:

be able to operate basic yard machinery
have excellent communication skills
basic mechanical knowledge of cars
a good attention to detailForklift truck experience would be an advantage, but not essential as training will be provided, along with other workshop and machinery training.

You must be reliable, enthusiastic, and comfortable working in a busy fast-paced environment.

About Company

Copart UK Limited is a NASDAQ listed company and a global leader in vehicle remarketing and recycling. In the UK we handle over 400,000 vehicles each year through our patented online auction platform. Copart is a critical outsource partner to all of the UK motor insurance companies, providing essential services that relate to the UK transport infrastructure by collecting, transporting and storing accident damaged vehicles and is also intrinsic to the waste management, recycling and disposal of end-of-life vehicles which has been deemed critical and therefore we have remained fully operational whilst ensuring social distancing measures are met, during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

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