Yard Operative - Northamptonshire

£9.40phr - Supply Chain Logistics
Ref: 280 Date Posted: Monday 12 Oct 2020
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Yard Operative 

Location: Long Buckby

Shift Monday to Friday 0800-1630 OR 0730-1600 flexibility required!


Exceptional opportunity to work for a family run business, working with really great people who are hardworking where no two days are ever the same!

  • Keeping the yards and sheds tidy – doorways swept and any spillages to be kept to a minimum
  • Tipping vehicles into sheds or intake pits and loading lorries with the JCB telehandler.
  • Previous experience of driving loading shovels advantageous however not essential as full training given. There would also be a requirement to drive yard shunters (HGVs) but no licence required as off public road.
  • Setting out aeration ducts in the stores and removing as the shed is emptied making sure to not to damage the ducts.
  • Assisting the lab with taking grain samples from the stores and checking grain temperatures.
  • Basic lab testing (moisture, specific weight, screenings etc) – full training will be provided
  • Basic vehicle maintenance on yard vehicles
  • Assisting cleaning in and around the processing plants if required.


Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Flexible, adaptable, great work ethic
  • Stable employment history
  • Ideally experienced within the Agriculture sector specifically grain and hold a valid forklift, telehandler or loading shovel licence or similar

What’s on offer?

  • Permanent position
  • Loads of overtime
  • Comprehensive ongoing training
  • Free car parking
  • Canteen facilities
  • Autonomy
  • Genuine opportunities for career progression
  • Passionate and driven business owners who really do care about their employees