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Yard Supervisor

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Business Unit:
Pump Rental Solutions
Salary Details:
£Competitive rate in line with skills and qualifications
31 Oct 2021
Our Business

Founded in 1946, Selwood is a £90m turnover company employing 500 staff throughout its nationwide network of branches and is one of the largest privately owned companies serving the Water, Environmental and Construction industries.

Selwood has developed a specialist pump hire division and is currently the No. 1 Pump Hirer in the UK with an unrivalled depth of technical pumping expertise and the largest and most modern fleet.

With a foundation of 75 years within our industry, Selwood continues to be an innovative business responding to meet the needs of our clients with cutting edge approaches to customer service, product development, manufacture and service.

About The Role
To support the operations of our busy Hull branch, Selwood Pump Rental Solutions are inviting applications for the position of Yard Supervisor to join our friendly team based our at our branch in Hull.
This role will provide vital support to the branch operations and will be yard based supervising and assisting with various duties in conjunction with the loading and unloading of lorries to ensure timely delivery of our pumps and associated equipment in time to meet our customers expectations.
Task and Responsibilities within the yard:
  • To continually look for ways to improve Health & Safety and also ways to make processes more efficient. 
  • To ensure the yards and workshops are in a clean, tidy and organised state at all times.
  • To assist with loading and unloading of vehicles, checking / Post Hiring items against paperwork, missing, damages and fuel charges.
  • Carrying out Post Hires for static ancillary equipment such as Road Ramps, Drips Trays etc.
  • To organise hose and accessory item storage, to include keeping a check on levels available and to maintain communication with regards to the scrap stock that needs to be CDA’d 
  • To test all lay flat hose, clean, roll, and clearly mark as to size and length of each roll.
  • To assist fitting staff when required, with tasks as instructed, i.e. lifting, moving, in depot or on-site.
  • To help clean hire equipment prior to entry to workshop, using pressure/steam-cleaning equipment.
  • To be polite and co-operative with all stakeholders, and, when out of branch, be aware of promoting the Company.
  • To be able to communicate accurately to your supervisor, work colleagues and customers re job specifications when required e.g. ETA’s and missing and damaged items, obtaining signatures and names when delivering/collecting.
  • To comply with all PPE requirements for Selwood or site regulations.
  • Carry out all given tasks as set out in the Company Policy Procedures as applicable.
  • Helping prepare, ancillaries and accessories for all jobs going out on hire 
  • CRT Jobs / Confined Spaces – To assist where necessary
  • Stock-checks
  • To carry out small deliveries and collections to or from customer’s sites, suppliers or inter branch
  • To maintain the stocking of gasket, Nut & Bolt sets
  • To work overtime as and when required
  • On-site special projects for Framework customers

Qualifications & Skills required:

  • Forklift Licence.
  • Previous work history within a similar environment
  • Good communicator with a can do attitude.
  • Reliability is essential for this position.
  • Physically fit due to the nature of the work within this role
What we can offer you
Selwood are pleased to offer a competitive rate inline with skills & qualifications, Pension scheme, 24 days holiday + Bank Holidays, Childcare vouchers and free onsite parking.
This role covers Monday to Friday 40 hours a week.
Selwood support the development and training of our staff and we will provide in house courses applicable to this position.

This role is not open to Agencies - Please no calls or emails - Thank you.

The recruitment of this role will be within strict social distancing guidelines as advised by the UK Government.

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