Yard Supervisor (pallets & timber)

04 May 2018
01 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Due to a further period off growth, I am happy to be supporting the ongoing success of my Client to find a Yard Supervisor to support a manufacturing & reconditioned pallet site. The successful Candidate will manage all repair workshops and prepare customer deliveries taking into account finished stock

How will you be measured?

* Performance will be monitored in line with the company handbook, attendance and timekeeping policies and procedures and specific production targets

What will you be responsible for?

* Responsibility for the site being equipped with the necessary material and tools
* Ensure repair benches are producing expected output, as well as the required quality
* Identify full load of product for delivery to the customer and communicate stock levels and availability on a daily basis
* Complete regular stock counts (month end and ad-hoc)
* Cooperate with ongoing training and development and participate in the company's appraisal system

What will your day look like?

* To supervise the workshop teams and the workshop FLT drivers at site and participate as a key member within the leadership team
* Ensure that all man power and machinery resources are available and utilized to meet the site's delivery performance and other KPI's
* Set individual targets for the work force to ensure weekly KPIs are achieved
* Ensure regular communications with all team members are maintained
* To lead, develop and motivate the teams, focusing on productivity to specified quality standards and customer requirements
* Drive a performance culture, through the teams to achieve set targets, concentrating on maximising efficiencies and minimising any quality failures
* Supervision of the Forklift truck drivers and Repairers team, including all disciplinary matters and adherence to the company's hand book/ rules and regulations
* Conduct regular team and individual appraisals in line with company policies and procedures
* Provide supervision of the whole yard for the back shift (4pm to 6pm)

You will ensure a quality product leaves the site at all tiimes by:

* Check accuracy of operation regularly
* Report any non-conforming pallets to your Site Operations Manager

What skills do you need to succeed in this new role?

* Good all-round communication and inter-personal skills
* Excellent timekeeping and attendance
* Decision making & judgement
* Customer focus
* Safety focus
* Adaptable & flexible

If you hold a minimum 3 year's experience working in a similar busy manufacturing environment & are ready to step into a role with more responsibility, then this is a great role to consider.