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Date Added: Fri 26/03/2021

Heavyside Yard Operative

Romford, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £21538 / annually

Offering a competitive rate of pay, a dynamic and friendly working environment, and a secure position within an established company, we are looking for a hardworking Heavyside Yard Operative to assist in the day to day operations at our busy Builders Merchant yard in Chadwell Heath.

Founded in 1875 Nicholls and Clarke Group are a manufacturer, distributor and retailer of building materials throughout the UK with a network of retail and distribution centres. We have a committed team of over 850 people supplying building materials to the trade and retail markets.

Hours: 47.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday from 06:30 to 04.30 one week and 08.30 to 18.30 following week & alternate Saturdays from 08.00 to 12.00.


Responsibilities of the Heavyside Yard Operative:

  • Assisting customers on a daily basis
  • Providing excellent customer service
  • Handle and maintain yard stocks
  • Ensure stock is displayed to its best advantage
  • Work as part of our close-knit external team of staff
  • Loading and unloading vehicles
  • Picking and checking orders
  • Storing stock safely
  • Maintaining a tidy and safe working environment


Person specification:

  • A minimum of 2 years heavy side yard operative experience
  • Previous experience in a Builders Merchants is essential
  • A Forklift licence and experience is essential
  • You should have a likeability factor in order to best assist customers
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Hard working
  • Physically fit
  • A positive and encouraging attitude
  • Good attention to detail



  • A competitive pay package
  • Perkbox Rewards and Discount scheme
  • Substantial staff discounts
  • Training and development opportunities
  • A friendly, close-knit working environment
  • Holiday scheme which rewards length of service with a holidays buy or sell back scheme.
  • Uniform


This Yard Operative role will require references.

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