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Job Specification


Position:            Plant Hire & Yard Operative      

Department:      Projects / Construction

Line Manager:    Procurement Manager

Hours:               8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday (1 hour paid lunch break)

Dress code:       Clean Company Workwear at all times


Position Purpose

A self-motivated individual is required, with a determination to adopt change, bring innovation, support team working within company, action opportunities and remain pro-active for the client’s benefit & satisfaction.  The position requires an individual with an Procurement and buyers background in the construction industry, an ability to work under pressure with a keen sense of deadlines and


  • To provide effective & courteous support to all departments in the Business
  • Maintenance of Depot Facilities & Hire Centre Equipment / Tools
  • Keep accurate and up-to-date records of all business related activity
  • Maintain a supportive & flexible approach in response to our Customer’s & the Company’s needs
  • Interact positively & courteously with other staff, departments & management, continuously striving to be innovative & be solution orientated


Person Criteria

  • Previous or similar experience in a Procurement role.
  • Full UK Drivers License and live locally to Watford
  • Good H&S Awareness
  • Flexibility to work additional hours on weekends & where required
  • Positive attitude, capable of working both independently and as part of a team
  • Accurate with a keen sense of deadline awareness
  • Articulate and good communicator, both verbally and in writing
  • Sound time management skills
  • Strong PC Skills including Microsoft Office


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Reporting to Procurement Manager responsible for Plant Hire, Depot & Waste Management
  • Responsible for all Depot security and access
  • Logging Plant and Equipment On Hire / Off Hire
  • Tracking and reporting on Plant & Equipment on Hire & due for return
  • Maintaining Equipment Off Hired and ensuring functional / safe for Re-Hire
  • Ensuring Waste Management facilities are properly organized and efficient
  • Receiving Deliveries & ensuring items properly stored / tracked for re-issue as required
  • Assisting with Fleet Management duties – moving vehicles / signing in & out
  • Assistance in any other duties considered necessary which ensure the efficient running of the Business