Yard Operative

Full Time Permanent

Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity in a friendly, professional team?

As a Yard Operative working at Copart, you will handle all types and models of vehicles, from Fords to Ferraris, from BMWs to Bugatti's. Each vehicle is unique, and each day brings a new challenge.

The Yard Operative team are a dedicated group of people, that love working in all weathers, and have a passion for vehicles and working with cars. Without them, the yard would not function as efficiently as it does, and they are crucial to the operation. Every day brings a new challenge and a new car!

We see Copart as a family and as one team we guide, counsel, and support every team mate to ensure that we have the skills to tackle every challenge that comes our way.

Our Yard Operatives consistently and promptly respond to customer enquiries and requests and complete service orders, meeting deadlines and in-line with company requirements. They will operate a handheld device and take images of vehicles, whilst maintaining company standards and following H&S guidelines. They will ensure vehicles are stored and maintained in-line with customer and company standards.

We welcome applications for this Yard Operative role from candidates with experience in the following areas: Yard Operative, Operative, Operations, Grounds Operations, On-Site, Forklift Truck Operator, Yardsman, JCB 416, Customer Service, Health & Safety, Communication, FLT.

Essential Skills

Excellent customer service skills
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Strong attention to detail
Proficient in basic IT skills and use the of a handheld device
Be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
Be used to working in all weather conditionsWhat we offer you in return…

Monday to Friday, working 8am to 5pm
Competency framework – the more you learn, the more you earn!
Medicash Cover – look after you and your family by providing a range of positive healthcare benefits
Car Benefits Scheme – we can help you take step towards driving green
28 days holiday including bank holidays
Contributory Personal Pension Plan
Death in service cover
Ability to purchase shares in a successful global company at a discounted rate
An exclusive deals and discounts website saving you money on everyday purchases, treats for the family, eating out, and utility bills for the homeALL OFFERS OF EMPLOYMENT ARE SUBJECT TO RECEIPT OF PROOF OF RIGHT TO WORK DOCUMENTATION AND SATISFACTORY DISCLOSURE BARRING SERVICE (DBS) AND REFERENCE CHECKS TO THE COMPANY.

About Company

Copart UK, based in Bedford, is part of Copart Inc, a global company that specialises in recycling and reselling vehicles online via our global auction platform. As the industry leader in used and salvage vehicle auctions in the UK, we handle over half a million vehicles each year on behalf of the motor insurance and wider automotive sector.

We provide our sellers with an unrivalled marketplace, and our buyers with access to vehicles and parts globally. We also run a range of other businesses including (url removed) where anyone can sell their vehicle to us and get a great price


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