Yard Operative

  • Job Reference: 00000743-1
  • Date Posted: 3 September 2020
  • Recruiter: Lawsons
  • Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire
  • Salary: £22,750
  • Sector: Construction, Manufacturing / Warehouse, Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

As a Yard Operative you will create a friendly and welcoming environment by direct approach, that encourages return custom, to enable branch sales and margin growth.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Cultivate and maintain exceptional standards of customer service and ensure that Lawsons Best Practice, Company Standards and Company Policies are met.
  • Maintain the yard to a high standard of tidiness and cleanliness
  • Ensure that stock is replenished, rotated and merchandised
  • Assist in company stock counts
  • Build rapport, be polite and courteous to customers
  • Be vigilant to prevent loss of product by theft etc.
  • Be vigilant and report any Health & Safety issues to the line Manager immediately

Person Profile:

  1. Demonstrates a positive, friendly and stable attitude
  2. Is prepared to develop a knowledge of the company and its products
  3. Someone who will promote and adhere to the company’s culture, values and professionalism
  4. Good interpersonal skills, confidence and able to approach customers
  5. Excellent communication and influencing skills

Knowledge, Experience, Qualifications:

  • Basic Literacy and Numeracy skills

Additional training will be provided 

Closing date for applications Wednesday 9th September 2020