Yard Operative/ Tool Checker

Location Swadlincote
Job Type Permanent
Salary £9 - 9 per hour
Reference 12091252

Yard Operative / Tool Checker



“Your chance to work with a well-established market leader in their field”


With almost 40yrs experience in their field, my client is one of the leading Powered Access and Plant Hire suppliers in the East Midlands

They are actively recruiting for a Yard Operative / Tool Checker to join the well-established sales team to join them. Could this be you?

This role is very “hands on” checking and servicing tools in the workshop. The role also requires someone who is self-motivated with good customer service skills, a flexible attitude to problem solving and experience of small petrol, diesel and electrical tools is essential.

Do you have experience with Stihl, Wacker and PAT testing this job will be for you!!

Role and responsibilities:

Working to daily & weekly schedules

Problem solving

Assisting the engineers on site as required in recovering equipment.

Ensure adherence to workshop, quality, and Health & Safety protocols

Day to day housekeeping of workshop and yard

Strive for workshop efficiencies & process improvements

Use of fork truck to move equipment around the yard and load/unload as required.

Support the hire desk by making equipment available.

Deal with customer collecting/returning equipment by taking photographs and checking equipment

Rotate the stock of electrical machines and charge up, as necessary.

To inform the Service Manager of repairs which are under warranty or off an urgent nature.

To have total control of the tools area, including storage and organisation


The ideal candidate will be commercially driven with hands on experience.

Must take pride in their work and be organised.

Experience in a similar role

Ability to work under pressure to set deadlines and must be able to work on own initiative

A confident and flexible attitude and comfortable dealing with customers.

Full driving licence preferably with towing experience


Monday to Friday, 7am to 5pm

22 Days holiday per year

Pension Scheme

Death in Benefit Scheme

Hourly rate of £9.00 per hour

Don’t waste time if you think this is the one for you. With interview slots secured for this week, you’ll need to be quick if you want one to have your name on it! Apply directly through the advert or send your CV straight to me on emma.marshall@ganymedesolutions.co.uk