Forklift Driver / Yard Operator

Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire, England
Salary: £23,895 per year
Reference: 2508
Contact Name: Guy Allen
Expiry Date: 2021-08-17

Job: End of Life Vehicle Site Operative

Location: Bedford

Salary: £10.25ph (£23,985)

Job type: Permanent, Full Time

Hours: 45 hours per week to Monday to Friday 7am-5pm, occasional Saturdays paid at Overtime

Summary:

The ELV Operative is responsible for handling and processing End of Life vehicles safely and compliantly whilst providing excellent customer service and managing stocks efficiently

Key Responsibilities:

  • ELV Operatives will need to be fully trained in all aspects of ELV operations including FLT licence, small tools and vehicle depollution
  • The ELV operative will greet customers at the ELV drop off areas and inspect the vehicles
  • Inspection of vehicles to assess if they need de-polluting and will check to confirm if the vehicle is complete to inform pricing
  • Perform out turns on each vehicle confirming what has been removed using the mobile device provided
  • Store all commodities removed from vehicles in the correct manner including;
  • Batteries in battery boxes
  • Wheels stacked on pallets and shrink wrapped once a full pallet completed
  • Cats with barcode stickers added and placed in secure storage
  • Weigh out batteries, wheels and Cats on a regular basis as sales are despatched
  • Achieve daily targets on number of vehicles per day to be depolluted
  • Carry out accurate valuations of catalytic converters with training to be provided
  • Maintain good housekeeping standards so that the ELV building and surrounding areas are kept clean and tidy
  • Play an active part in depot safety performance through being a safety leader on site
  • Identify, report and deal with hazards. Challenge unsafe behaviours and ensure compliance with all EMR SOP's

Experience, attributes & skills sought:

  • Previous experience of a vehicle depollution/metal recycling activities is preferable but not essential
  • FLT experience preferable
  • Ability to use a hand held portable tablet for recording information
  • Previous car mechanic experience beneficial
  • The ability to demonstrate excellent team working relationships, fostering an environment based on trust and mutual respect
  • Capable of assessing information
  • Experience of working in a fluid environment where priorities can change and flexibility is essential
  • Approachable and helpful in a customer facing role
  • Physically fit and able to work to the demands of the business
  • Clean CRB and credit check

Closing date is 20th August 2021

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Hawk 3 Talent Solutions s committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgments solely on suitability for the job. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.