Yard Manager

Contract, Fixed term contracts
Posted 3 weeks ago

The UK Cherry season is nearly upon us and it looks like a great crop!

Our client is one of the leading growers and importers of Cherries in the UK and they have asked us to find a number of Key workers to join their business in a interim role for 8 weeks:  Late June to mid-August.

They are looking for an experienced YARD MANAGER to organise and control all movements of Pallets ( of cherry) and Lorries (incoming and outgoing) at their site in Sittingbourne. This will include movements to and from the Washer, Grader, Goods in / out, picking and despatch. You will also manage a team of Fork lift drivers (3 / 4).

Location : Sittingbourne, Kent

Salary (8 Weeks) £800 pwk.

Main Duties

  • To supervise Loading / Un-Loading of all vehicles on site
  • Manage a team of fork lift drivers to ensure efficient running of the operation 7 days a week.
  • Manage the Fruit Hydro-cooling system.
  • Maintain the Cold storage of fruit and organise space in the cold stores.
  • Collaborate with the Operational team to minimise Down time and waiting time.
  • Check arrival (goods-in) quantity and book onto system.
  • Ensure Quality team are aware of arrivals / arrival programme.
  • Record number of trays on site and order pallets for operation.

Please send a CV if you have the experienced required for this position. Experience working in a similar Industry (Fruit or Food) would be highly advantageous.

Please contact Frank or Georgina +44 (0) 1273 720599 or +44 (0)7734 861 080 to discuss the role and your experience. Or if you feel you have the above experience, please send over a CV and we will get back to you with some feedback and more information about the role and the company

Job Features

Job CategoryYard Manager
TypeInterim Contract
Salary£800 /per week
Job NumberF96

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