Yard Person

Location: Elland, Halifax

Terberg DTS UK is looking for a Yard Person to be responsible for the vehicle movements of shunter / vehicle on site at Elland.


What is the job role?

To be responsible for shunter / vehicle movements on site at Elland and to carry out maintenance work on site plus any other general workshop cleaning duties as required.

Requirements and what we are looking for

  • Operating shunters and general vehicle movement throughout the site.
  • Planning and organising vehicle movement in line with workshop processing for ‘just in time’ availability.
  • Assist in loading and unloading of shunters on to inbound and outbound transport.
  • Take off hire photos of shunters on arrival on site and on hire photos prior to shunter being delivered to the customer.
  • Carry out /support with general building maintenance work i.e. tidying, health and safety etc.
  • To provide further assistance to other team members as and when required.
  • To operate the forklift in line with duties.
  • To work with all departments, particularly with projects that are being explored or implemented.
  • Undertake any other duties consistent with the purpose of this job or to support the needs of the business. 
  • Able to work using own initiative.
  • Effective time management skills.
  • Able to demonstrate positive communication and customer service.
  • Able to communicate effectively.
  • Able to prioritise own work.
  • Able to adapt to organisational changes.
  • Able to use a computer and the main software packages competently.
  • Able to operate and control equipment.
  • Able to plan and organise the yard effectively.
  • Current driving license (HGV licence would be an advantage).
  • Forklift license would be preferred, onsite training can be given.

What do Terberg DTS offer you?

At Terberg you are part of the market leading supplier of specialist vehicles, equipment and support to the UK logistics, distribution, port, industrial, aviation and fire and rescue. The atmosphere in our family business is fantastic and you will work within a motivated team. We offer great benefits including; company pension, life insurance, cycle to work scheme and more. Personal development is important to us so further training and education may be offered so you can excel.

Is this the right career path for you?

Let us know by sending an email to recruitment@terbergdts.co.uk and attach your CV and a brief description of why you want to apply for the role. If you would like more information about the company or the vacancy, Please contact our Internal Recruitment Consultant, Nicky Adl on 01422 257 100.

Royal Terberg Group operates worldwide in the development, production and service of special vehicles and systems for logistics and refuse collection. As a family business, we stand for our people. Based on our core values, we focus on sustainable growth and innovation, which has made us successful for more than 150 years. For example, we have been investing in electrically powered vehicles since 2014 and are testing hydrogen to the full. We want to deal responsibly with our environment so that future generations can continue our success.