Yard Operations Team Leader

We are seeking a Yard Operations Team Leader to manage and oversee site operations, ensuring compliance with policies and procedures at our Site at Red Lodge in Bury St Edmunds.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Monitor the organisation of the yard, flow of vehicles and housekeeping of the site
  • Ensure the loading and unloading of transporters and the moving of vehicles between locations are carried out in accordance with health and safety standards
  • To ensure all colleagues complete their tasks to the appropriate standard within the required timescale
  • Providing excellent customer service and support to both clients and suppliers and deal with any issues or concerns in an effective manner
  • Adhere to Health & Safety and company guidelines, and to maintain a safe and efficient working environment.
  • Responsible for site security, site maintenance and alarm maintenance
  • Assist with providing advice to employees and liaising with other departments
  • Manage employees on a daily basis, including managing leave, sickness and holidays, training and mentoring joiners, assisting with employee issues, and ensuring all employees have the correct safety equipment and tools are in good working order
  • To attend site if call outs required resolving any issues appropriately
  • To order fuel, oil when required and sign off stationary requests
  • Support continual recruitment and development of Yard colleagues and new recruits
  • Report to and work with the environmental agency to ensure all guidelines are adhered to
  • Identify training needs and book appropriate course/ Forklift courses when required
  • Accountable for all the banking/money from the site
  • Complete incident and accident reports
  • To ensure all personal protective equipment is available
  • Carry out weekly site checks and update site diary
  • Support the team to maintain its ISO27001 registration

Here’s what you bring:

  • Ability to lead a team and maximise performance
  • Full Driving License
  • Good knowledge of health and safety regulation
  • Forklift truck license – rough terrain
  • Basic literacy and numeracy
  • Mechanical, Metal Recycling or vehicle maintenance qualification (advantageous)

What we offer:

  • Day shift, Monday to Friday
  • Ongoing training and professional development
  • Free onsite parking
  • Uniform and PPE provided.
  • Benefithub (World’s largest selection of Employee Discounts and Lifestyle Benefits)
  • Electric vehicle salary sacrifice scheme
  • Telus Health
  • Discounted parts and non-auction vehicles
  • Employee discount on Vodaphone
  • Paid day to volunteer for a charity of your choice
  • Competitive basic salary
  • Pension plan with 3.5% employer contribution

This role is subject to a satisfactory DBS, Finance, Right to work and reference checks.

Who are we?

SYNETIQ Ltd., the UK-based business unit of IAA Holdings, LLC (IAA), an RB Global, Inc. company, is the leading integrated salvage, dismantling and vehicle recycling company in the UK, formed to become the most innovative and trusted business in the industry. An integrated, data-driven and innovative business, SYNETIQ has led the way in raising industry standards and continually innovates ways of working to deliver great value, ensure complete compliance and provide a positive experience.

SYNETIQ, an IAA company is an equal opportunity employer and ensures non-discrimination in all activities in accordance with all applicable laws. This position is open to all qualified applicants who are legally entitled to work in the country in which this job is located. Candidate selection is made by the internal Recruitment Team. No agency calls, please.