We are now looking to recruit a Yard Controller for our fast-paced Chelmsford auction centre.
Working in direct support of the Yard Manager, the Yard Controller is responsible for coordinating/directing allocated resources to ensure that the processing of all vehicles from receipt on site to exit post-sale are completed in accordance with operational procedures and agreed SLAs.
The job holder will be multi-skilled, with in-depth knowledge of all aspects of all operational processes.
Overseeing a distinct team and leading by example in all aspects of the work, the jobholder, working in conjunction with other Yard Controllers/Yard Managers will be responsible for monitoring staff activity against tasks/timescales set and redeploying as necessary across all areas in order to get all activities completed.
Set and monitor all staff activities in relation to the execution of work, ensuring that correct processes/timescales are achieved
Provide feedback to Yard Manager in relation to probational and annual appraisals when requested to do so.
Perform duties of Hall/Yard Master or Key Master as required
Locking and unlocking site when required
Pre-sale Prep/Auction/Post-sale Processes
Ability to work without close supervision;
Good written and verbal communication at all levels;
Ability to accurately record information on handheld and desktop computer equipment;
Physically fit (due to the amount of walking required to undertake the role).
Willingness to adapt within an evolving business.
Good interpersonal skills and problem-solving abilities.
Be able to both receive and relay information clearly and accurately.
48.5 per week shift pattern