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Yard Operative

Posted 22 February by BCA Ended

BCA operates the largest used-vehicle marketplace in the UK and Europe operating in 10 countries, 60 different locations, selling 1.3 million vehicles per annum. BCA touches over 3.5m vehicles a year as it provides services along the vehicle life cycle from port to dealerships for new vehicles to refurbishment and logistics for used vehicles and the core re-marketing and auction operations.

We are currently looking to recruit a full time Yard Operative to work 40 hours a week based at our Auction Centre in Measham Cars.

Main Duties of the Job:

  • Working in our busy auction centre, the main purpose of this position is to be responsible for the safe movement of vehicles through the halls and around the site.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Store and park all vehicles on site between the yard and the auction halls via agreed valet/wash services, so that all vehicles enter and leave the auction halls in accordance with the notified sale day programme.
  • Line and lot vehicles ready for auction, ensuring they are neat,tidy and presentable.
  • Maintain a safe driving standard and adhere to speed limits on site at all times
  • Take care and responsibility of all cars in your care
  • Safely collect and deliver customer cars as and when required
  • Ensure that the company health and safety standards and practices are adhered to in the yard and halls so that accidents to vehicles and people are prevented
  • Politely refer any issues, queries or complaints to the relevant managers
  • Undertake any cross functional tasks in the yard and ensure that all operational requirements are met
  • Undertake ad hoc tasks as necessary to meet the business needs and for your own personal development.

Additional Information:

  • A Full UK Driving Licence is required and evidence of this will need to be seen if invited to interview
  • The yard and halls activities are predominantly undertaken outdoors, this means the job holder will need to spend a significant proportion of their time exposed to all weather conditions
  • A flexible approach to working hours is required to meet the needs of the business, which will be driven by the auctions.

Required skills

  • Customer Service
  • Flexible Approach
  • Health Safety
  • Driving

Reference: 34181848

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