Yard Operative - Broxburn

MGM Timber, part of the James Donaldson Group, Established in 1860, the Donaldson group is one of UK’s largest, privately owned timber companies. The winning formula to date has been based on our commitment to a highly responsive customer service, embracing the latest industry technology and above all developing the capabilities and skills of our people. Today the group has nine Group Companies and a total staff of 1,200+ over 37 sites UK wide. 

As part of our structured growth and development and in order to maintain our continued success, we seek to recruit an effective and proactive individual as a Yard Operative, based at our Broxburn branch.

The Role of Yard Operative

  • Loading and unloading delivery vehicles Serving and checking customer collections
  • Moving stock to storage areas Picking and packing orders Keeping work areas clean and tidy - complying with health and safety policy and procedure at all times
  • Responsibility for minimising stock losses by checking customer vehicles before they leave the site
  • Answering queries from commercial customers or members of the public
  • Any other duties deemed as reasonable within the scope of the job role

Required Skills and Experience

  • Experience of working within a Timber/Builder's Merchant is an advantage, although full training can be provided for the right applicant
  • Warehouse and customer service experience
  • A clean driving licence ·
  • Forklift Truck experience (desirable)

Within this key customer facing role you will be responsible for providing a quality service to customers and helping to maintain the yard’s high standards and efficiency.

James Donaldson & Sons is a family-owned company valuing all colleagues, with a desire to provide colleague benefits that are truly valuable and valued by the group. Benefits include but are not limited to: 30 days' holiday, inclusive of Statutory Bank Holidays, Length of service awards, Cycle to work scheme, Company sick pay, Employee Assistance Programme, (24/7 helpline, counselling sessions, legal, debt and life management advice line) Colleague discount