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Yard Foreman

  • Location:

    Southampton, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Warehouse and Industrial

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  • Salary:

    £18000 - £22000 per annum

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Job Description

Yard Foreman



Brook Street are proud to be working with the UK's Leading material provider. Our client are currently recruiting for a Yard Foreman to join the well run team in Southampton. The Company have been open for over 175 years and have 13 branches in the south coast.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervising the Yard Staff - Involvement in Recruitment, Training, Monitoring Staffing Levels etc
  • Ensuring High Standards of Customer Service are Met in the Yard Area in Accordance with our Customer Journey Minimum Standards
  • Assisting with Monitoring Stock Levels
  • Assisting with the Placement & Zoning of Stock
  • Assist in the Smooth Running of the Transport
  • Health & Safety
  • Security
  • Key holder/Call out responsibilities


Day-to-Day Duties will include:

  • Serving Customers in the Yard, both manually and with a Counterbalance Forklift
  • Loading / Unloading Lorries
  • Receiving & Storing Products from Suppliers and dealing with the Associated Paperwork


Must Have:

  • Counterbalance Forklift Licence (Essential)
  • Combi-lift licence (non-essential)
  • Knowledge of Building Materials is an Advantage
  • Friendly & Professional Manner
  • Ability to Delegate Tasks to Staff & Lead by Example
  • High Standards of Customer Service


Work Hours:

Due to the nature of the role the successful candidate will need to be flexible and be able to work 42.5 hours per week, which will be comprised of 8 hour shifts between 7:30am - 5pm Monday - Friday, plus Saturday Mornings on a rota. Candidates must be flexible for start/ finish time to cover branch opening hours.


In return for your hard work our client offers a competitive Salary. In addition you will receive 22 days holiday and bank holidays, plus other great benefits.


Let's get started!

This role is available for a start as soon as possible. This will involve an initial phone call followed by a face to face interview if successful.


If you are interested in the role and looking for work it would speed up your application process if you completed an online registration with Brook Street as soon as possible via the following link: This registration will need to be completed to progress your application for this role or any future roles you apply for.

For more information or a detailed job specification including responsibilities, please contact Billy at Brook Street on 02380 236304 or send your CV at .


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