Yard Foreman / Woman – Normanton Depot

Jobs-April 22, 2024

Type: Permanent, Full-time

Location: Normanton

Working hours:  Mon – Fri, 8am – 5pm.

Job Function: Responsible for the yard/warehouse operation and for providing excellent standards of service, efficiency and performance.

Reporting to: Depot Manager.

Liaising with: Depot Engineers, Repair Engineers, Paint Sprayer, Valeter.

The ideal candidate who will have a proven track record in managing a warehouse/yard in a fast-paced environment and experience of effectively running a successful function.


  • Efficiently managing a team of yard/depot staff, ensuring orders are correct and on time, providing top quality customer service.
  • Ensuring company compliance of all depot/yard policies, legislations and procedures as well as taking responsibility for health and safety issues of the warehouse/yard.
  • Managing, monitoring and developing a team of depot/yard staff.
  • Involvement in strategic development and improvements.
  • Ensuring housekeeping is well maintained including excellent external presentation of our branch.
  • Maintain accurate administrative records.
  • Providing excellent standards of service, efficiency and performance.
  • Follow company’s Employee handbook policies and procedures.
  • Any other duties requested by your Manager.
  • Stock rotation
  • Management of tools and equipment
  • Key holder and custodian
  • Ensuring all assets are suitably service and PDI’d
  • Monitor stock levels and raise purchase requisitions
  • Planning daily workload and assigning jobs based on skill level
  • Assigning work on PDA’s
  • Overseeing DSE’s work and providing hands-on assistance, guidance and training
  • Final PDI sign off
  • Planning and executing repairs of damaged assets
  • Depot open and lock up
  • Managing yard and workshop logistics


  • Previous supervisor/management experience, with a proven track record of managing a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent leadership, communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong people management skills.
  • Experience within the merchant industry would be preferable.
  • Knowledge of the products/industry would be an advantage.
  • Full driving licence.
  • Forklift truck licence is advantageous.

For more information on this position, please apply today with your latest CV hr@kellinggroup.com