• Location : Whitburn , United Kingdom

  • Salary : £34000.00 per annum

  • Posted : 27-05-2022

  • Position: Full time

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Yard Manager to join our team at our Whitburn Operations Centre working Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm.

Copart UK Limited is driven by our core values of; Act with Integrity, be an owner, Challenge the Norm, Get Results and Celebrate Our People! It’s because of these values that we are 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.

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

The Yard Manager plays a key role in the success of the business by performing the following main duties:

  • 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 
  • Manages the day-to-day operations of the yard, including managing the receiving, storing, auction set-up, vehicle documentation, protection and maintenance functions
  • Ensures excellent Customer Service is provided to all customers and handle issues as required 
  • Ensure all who enter the Yard comply with all H&S and Company procedures including all employees, members, sub-haulers and designated drivers to ensure a safe working environment is established and maintained 

We welcome applications from candidates with any of the following skills: Yard Manager, Operative, Leadership, Health & Safety, Compliance, People Management, Compliance, Communication, IT Literate, Staff Training, Recruitment, Staff Development, Customer Service, Customer Support, Operations.

What we offer you in return…

  • Monday to Friday working 8am to 5pm
  • Competency Framework – the more you learn, the more you earn!
  • Medicash Cover – we look after your and your family by providing a range of positive healthcare benefits
  • Car Benefits Scheme – we can help you take the first step towards driving green
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Contributory Personal Pension Plan 
  • Death in service cover
  • Ability to purchase shares in a successful global Company at a discounted rate
  • An exclusive deals and discounts website saving you money on everyday purchases, treats for the family, eating out and utility bills for the home

Essential Skills

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

About Company

Copart UK, based in Bedford, is part of Copart Inc, a global company that specialises in recycling and reselling vehicles online via our global auction platform. As the industry leader in used and salvage vehicle auctions in the UK, we handle over half a million vehicles each year on behalf of the motor insurance and wider automotive sector.

We provide our sellers with an unrivalled marketplace, and our buyers with access to vehicles and parts globally. We also run a range of other businesses including where anyone can sell their vehicle to us and get a great price!

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