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Yard Operative


Barhale
Location: Walsall
Job type: Permanent
Category: Operations Jobs
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Yard Operative The Role: The Yard Operative is responsible for the efficient running of the plant yard, whilst
maintaining the highest standard at all times. You will be working as part of the depot
operations team and providing full operational support to all areas of the business as
required.
Ensuring that the duties such as booking in and out of equipment for hire, and equipment
returned is assessed accurately. To load and unload vehicles and receive goods into the
depot safely and securely, whilst ensuring all systems and documentation is accurately
completed at all times. Key Responsibilities:
Equipment Hire  Enter asset number information in the system and confirm hires in the system.  Load delivery vehicles using system-generated paperwork.  Ensure all external hauliers have the relevant paperwork and BCS drivers are loaded

with allocated deliveries/collections only.
Equipment Returns  Receive all off hired equipment into the depot, unloading and checking paperwork for

accuracy of plant numbers etc.  Transfer information from the paperwork supplied to the returns register for
processing, highlighting any queries or issues with the Utilisation Team.  Check equipment for damage and highlight to the Team Leader.  Ensure safety, lifting and survey equipment is transferred to the Bescot depot.

Service & Maintenance  Prepare non-mechanical plant for hire; cleaning down, painting and checking ready
for hire.  Complete workshop jobs for non-mechanical plant service and maintenance work
completed, detailing labour and parts used on the appropriate systems/documents.  Support the Tools, Plant, Specialist and Tunnelling operations with various duties
including cleaning down equipment and painting.

Other Duties  Keyholder for the barrier system in the depot, accepting vehicles into the yard
ensuring a banksman is provided for all reversing and drivers follow the sign in
procedure.  Slinger/signaler duties for loading/unloading.

Stock Control  Maintain accurate stock levels within the system by ensuring orders are picked
accurately.  Report stock issues and highlight where customer orders could potentially be
delayed. CF820-51 Version 1

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 Complete stock checks as requested, feeding back to the plant manager and Quality
Team.  Support the business during annual stock checks.

Health and Safety  Complete tasks in accordance with the depot risk assessments, notify the Plant
manager of any potential non-compliance.  Report accidents and near misses using the correct methods.  Maintain excellent levels of housekeeping, ensure areas are free from waste and trip
hazards etc.  Complete weekly safety and standards check as required, including for all equipment
used within the depot as listed in the department file.

Quality  Ensure works are carried out in accordance with processes.  Contribute to continuous improvement by providing suggestions and feedback to
Management.  Work to agreed timescales updating the Plant manager on progress. Maintain good
communication with other Team Leaders and Management at all times.  All orders are to be wrapped, banded and packaged as per the delivery method.

Key measures & targets:  Quality of yard and storage areas  Accuracy of equipment booked in and out  The efficiency of equipment booked in following return from site
Key relationships:  Wallows Lane depot Yard Team  Plant Manager  Fitter Team Leader  Fitters  Fabricators  Head of Hire  Transport team leader

Person Specification: The successful candidate is likely to meet all of the following criteria:
Essential  Previous experience loading and unloading vehicles  Computer literate  Attention to detail and ability to follow procedures  Ability to work well within a team, offering support to others  Forklift licence
CF820-51 Version 1

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Desirable  Previous experience working in a similar role in the plant or equipment hire industry  Product knowledge of plant, tools, specialist kit and tunnelling equipment  Previous experience as a first aider and fire warden  Driving licence
Benefits: As well as offering a competitive salary, remuneration for this role includes flexible benefits,
which provides a range of guaranteed benefits including but not limited to:
 5% Company pension contribution  Life Assurance at 2 x notional salary  Single persons private medical cover  Permanent Health Cover

About BCS Group: BCS Group, a subsidiary of Barhale Holdings Plc, is a privately-owned company. We are a
leading supplier of safety and construction products and services that has depots in both the
Midlands and Scotland. We pride ourselves on providing a first-class service to all our
customers, ensuring the right product or solution is delivered to the right location on time. With
over 5,000 items within our core range, BCS Group can fulfil any order and ensure it is
delivered directly via our dedicated transport fleet or those of our partners.
Manufacturing: Our capabilities include standard and bespoke signage, labels, temporary
and permanent road traffic signs and bespoke steel fabrication/installation which includes
footbridges, walkways, flooring, guardrails, ladders and tunnelling products.
Extensive Stock Range: Distributor of leading industry brands in PPE & clothing, traffic
management, safety & lifting and site equipment products. These include Bollé, Pulsar,
Globus, Rock Fall, Progarm, Portwest, Melba Swintex, Oxford Plastics, JSP, Nissen, Carters,
Orafol, Crowcon, Radiodetection, Dräger, Ridgegear, and Plant Nappy.
Safety Equipment Servicing: Specialist safety & lifting repair, calibration and inspection
since 1999. We have our purpose-built maintenance and calibration facility for gas detection,
cable avoidance, breathing apparatus and lifting equipment which along with our fully
equipped mobile calibration unit is where all maintenance and repairs are carried out. Our staff
are trained and fully qualified in maintenance, calibration and inspection of a full range of
specialist safety & lifting equipment.
Our People: With a direct workforce philosophy, the company culture is driven by our core
values, which describes how we act day-to-day. We ensure all your needs are met through
our national call centre and dedicated account management.
Triple Accreditation: ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, ISO 45001:2018 and ISO
50001:2011 standards, which means our customers can have complete confidence that we
have an ongoing commitment to be a safe, efficient and responsible partner. CF820-51 Version 1

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How to apply: Please send your current CV and covering email outlining your suitability for the role and
quoting the reference number to -*******
We are an equal opportunities employer. We are determined that no job applicant or employee receives less
favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, pregnancy or maternity, gender reassignment, sexual orientation,
religion or belief, marriage or civil partnership, age, race or disability. All information will remain confidential to
Barhale and will be handled following the requirements of the Data Protection Act. CF820-51 Version 1

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Yard Operative The Role: The Yard Operative is responsible for the efficient running of the plant yard, whilst
maintaining the highest standard at all times. You will be working as part of the depot
operations team and providing full operational support to all areas of the business as
required.
Ensuring that the duties such as booking in and out of equipment for hire, and equipment
returned is assessed accurately. To load and unload vehicles and receive goods into the
depot safely and securely, whilst ensuring all systems and documentation is accurately
completed at all times. Key Responsibilities:
Equipment Hire  Enter asset number information in the system and confirm hires in the system.  Load delivery vehicles using system-generated paperwork.  Ensure all external hauliers have the relevant paperwork and BCS drivers are loaded

with allocated deliveries/collections only.
Equipment Returns  Receive all off hired equipment into the depot, unloading and checking paperwork for

accuracy of plant numbers etc.  Transfer information from the paperwork supplied to the returns register for
processing, highlighting any queries or issues with the Utilisation Team.  Check equipment for damage and highlight to the Team Leader.  Ensure safety, lifting and survey equipment is transferred to the Bescot depot.

Service & Maintenance  Prepare non-mechanical plant for hire; cleaning down, painting and checking ready
for hire.  Complete workshop jobs for non-mechanical plant service and maintenance work
completed, detailing labour and parts used on the appropriate systems/documents.  Support the Tools, Plant, Specialist and Tunnelling operations with various duties
including cleaning down equipment and painting.

Other Duties  Keyholder for the barrier system in the depot, accepting vehicles into the yard
ensuring a banksman is provided for all reversing and drivers follow the sign in
procedure.  Slinger/signaler duties for loading/unloading.

Stock Control  Maintain accurate stock levels within the system by ensuring orders are picked
accurately.  Report stock issues and highlight where customer orders could potentially be
delayed. CF820-51 Version 1

Page 1 of 4

------------

 Complete stock checks as requested, feeding back to the plant manager and Quality
Team.  Support the business during annual stock checks.

Health and Safety  Complete tasks in accordance with the depot risk assessments, notify the Plant
manager of any potential non-compliance.  Report accidents and near misses using the correct methods.  Maintain excellent levels of housekeeping, ensure areas are free from waste and trip
hazards etc.  Complete weekly safety and standards check as required, including for all equipment
used within the depot as listed in the department file.

Quality  Ensure works are carried out in accordance with processes.  Contribute to continuous improvement by providing suggestions and feedback to
Management.  Work to agreed timescales updating the Plant manager on progress. Maintain good
communication with other Team Leaders and Management at all times.  All orders are to be wrapped, banded and packaged as per the delivery method.

Key measures & targets:  Quality of yard and storage areas  Accuracy of equipment booked in and out  The efficiency of equipment booked in following return from site
Key relationships:  Wallows Lane depot Yard Team  Plant Manager  Fitter Team Leader  Fitters  Fabricators  Head of Hire  Transport team leader

Person Specification: The successful candidate is likely to meet all of the following criteria:
Essential  Previous experience loading and unloading vehicles  Computer literate  Attention to detail and ability to follow procedures  Ability to work well within a team, offering support to others  Forklift licence
CF820-51 Version 1

Page 2 of 4

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Desirable  Previous experience working in a similar role in the plant or equipment hire industry  Product knowledge of plant, tools, specialist kit and tunnelling equipment  Previous experience as a first aider and fire warden  Driving licence
Benefits: As well as offering a competitive salary, remuneration for this role includes flexible benefits,
which provides a range of guaranteed benefits including but not limited to:
 5% Company pension contribution  Life Assurance at 2 x notional salary  Single persons private medical cover  Permanent Health Cover

About BCS Group: BCS Group, a subsidiary of Barhale Holdings Plc, is a privately-owned company. We are a
leading supplier of safety and construction products and services that has depots in both the
Midlands and Scotland. We pride ourselves on providing a first-class service to all our
customers, ensuring the right product or solution is delivered to the right location on time. With
over 5,000 items within our core range, BCS Group can fulfil any order and ensure it is
delivered directly via our dedicated transport fleet or those of our partners.
Manufacturing: Our capabilities include standard and bespoke signage, labels, temporary
and permanent road traffic signs and bespoke steel fabrication/installation which includes
footbridges, walkways, flooring, guardrails, ladders and tunnelling products.
Extensive Stock Range: Distributor of leading industry brands in PPE & clothing, traffic
management, safety & lifting and site equipment products. These include Bollé, Pulsar,
Globus, Rock Fall, Progarm, Portwest, Melba Swintex, Oxford Plastics, JSP, Nissen, Carters,
Orafol, Crowcon, Radiodetection, Dräger, Ridgegear, and Plant Nappy.
Safety Equipment Servicing: Specialist safety & lifting repair, calibration and inspection
since 1999. We have our purpose-built maintenance and calibration facility for gas detection,
cable avoidance, breathing apparatus and lifting equipment which along with our fully
equipped mobile calibration unit is where all maintenance and repairs are carried out. Our staff
are trained and fully qualified in maintenance, calibration and inspection of a full range of
specialist safety & lifting equipment.
Our People: With a direct workforce philosophy, the company culture is driven by our core
values, which describes how we act day-to-day. We ensure all your needs are met through
our national call centre and dedicated account management.
Triple Accreditation: ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, ISO 45001:2018 and ISO
50001:2011 standards, which means our customers can have complete confidence that we
have an ongoing commitment to be a safe, efficient and responsible partner. CF820-51 Version 1

Page 3 of 4

------------

How to apply: Please send your current CV and covering email outlining your suitability for the role and
quoting the reference number to -*******
We are an equal opportunities employer. We are determined that no job applicant or employee receives less
favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, pregnancy or maternity, gender reassignment, sexual orientation,
religion or belief, marriage or civil partnership, age, race or disability. All information will remain confidential to
Barhale and will be handled following the requirements of the Data Protection Act. CF820-51 Version 1

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