Yard Manager - Worthing

Yard Manager

Base: Worthing Branch

Reports to: The Directors

The role of yard manager will encompass all aspects of running a busy timber yard and distribution outlet. This will include:-

  • Responsibility for the day to day running of the yard.
  • Responsibility for managing and motivating all staff in the yard, shop, showroom, board cutting and warehouse. This would also include drivers and forklift drivers.
  • Control of daily delivery schedules, managing the maintenance regime for all transport including forklifts.
  • Answering customers queries regarding deliveries.
  • Supervising loading including sorting out customer's orders and stock sent from the mill.
  • Having responsibility for compliance with the companies health and safety policies.
  • Maintaining a clean and organised yard.
  • Ensure that all stock items are handled and stored in a correct manner.
  • Monitoring performance and conduct of all staff as listed in areas above and to report any potential disciplinary actions to the directors.

Person Specification

The person we are looking for to fill the above position must meet the following:-


Excellent communication skills.

Good planning and organisational ability.

The ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.

Driving licence.

Must have a polite and helpful manner when assisting customers.


Friendly disposition

The physical ability to assist with picking orders and loading/unloading vehicles.

Experience in yard management

Experience with timber and sheet material

Salary negotiable depending on experience.

Please download the form below, print it out, fill it in and send it back or
Email it to davep@wenbans.com

Download the Wenbans Job Application Form