Yard Foreman/Woman – Timber – Timber Products – (4710)

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Job Detail

  • Consultant Fiona Hamilton
  • Type Full time
  • Product Sector Timber & Joinery
  • Vacancy id 4710
  • Salary Details Competitive Remuneration Package

Job Description

Our client is a leading Timber Importer & Distributor of Timber and Timber Products. Due to growth & expansion, they are seeking a Foreman that will assist the Operations Manager in managing the Warehouse & Yard teams and also share responsibilities for all operations including the warehouse, despatch and all Health and Safety on site.


You will be working with the Operations Manager and be responsible for delivering excellent customer service by giving a clear indication to the Operational Team and the Warehouse Team. You will be responsible for ensuring all activities are managed in the Warehouse within health and safety requirements. You will also be expected to assist with implementing and developing operational processes to ensure that the site runs efficiently and efficiently with a view to continuous improvement

Key Responsibilities

  • Effective and efficient organisation and management of day-to-day tasks within the warehouse
  • Manage and coordinate with the Operational Team good inwards, stock movement and returns
  • Implement and develop initiatives to effectively reduce costs and maintain them
  • To take full responsibility for the shift in terms of management of staff, management of picking, loading and quality targets and ensure the smooth running of the warehouse processes.
  • Investigations and analysis of vehicle accidents & incidents
  • Support the maintenance manager of H & S standards on site in conjunction with the Depot Manager and HR

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required

  • Experience in the transport or logistics field, with a competent working knowledge of London and Home counties
  • Excellent administration & organisational skills
  • IT literate, and experience in Excel
  • Effective management and communication skills
  • Self-motivated and focused with the ability to lead a team
  • Knowledge of current Health & Safety legislation  

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