Yard Charge Hand
Location: Southampton, Dock Gate 10
Hours: 40 hours per week plus overtime
About the Company:
Pentalver Transport is an award-winning container logistics company. We are currently recruiting for a Yard Charge Hand at our Southampton Depot.
The Yard Charge Hand Role
You will lead a team of Yard Operatives (Yard Assistants and MSOs) to ensure they are operating effectively and efficiently in accordance with customers’ requirements.
- Responsible for ensuring the yard operation runs effectively and safely.
- Ensure containers are stacked in accordance with the SSOW and correct container is loaded in a timely manner.
- Ensure all containers are inspected and any damage is recorded.
- Manage absence, sickness, overtime and holidays in accordance with demand levels and company procedures.
- Ensuring the effective and efficient use of all equipment and employees, adhering to Health & Safety procedures, employment law standard and company policy at all times.
- Lead health and safety standards ensuring stacks are neat and pinned in accordance with safe systems.
- Ensure all staff understand and are aware of risk assessments/safe systems for the working area.
- Coach, train and develop staff within the department to be more effective in carrying out their roles.
- Lead high standards of good housekeeping, ensuring stacks are maintained neatly and the yard is clear of rubbish.
- Conduct investigations in line with Company policy and procedures.
- Facilitate close working relationships between depot departments, increasing work throughput wherever possible to support the overall depot.
Yard Charge Hand Requirements
- Full UK driving licence.
- Experience in a counter balance forklift.
- Ability to prioritise and work well under pressure.
- Coaching and training skills with the ability to identify skill gaps and training needs, developing staff as appropriate.
- Excellent communication skills.
- A mature approach to H&S.
- Strong team player.
- Proactive, innovative and creative approach to problem solving
Closing Date: 08.01.2021
If you feel you are suitable for the Yard Charge Hand position, please apply now.