Yard Manager

Posted 23 December 2021
£20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Company Bonus
Job type Permanent

Job description

We are looking for a talented Yard Manager to join our team specialising in Facilities for our Engine Business Segment in Darlington.

This is a permanent role working 37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday 8.00am - 4.30pm. There may be a need to cover other shift in the future.

Salary is £20,000 - £30,000 depending on experience.

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Maintains housekeeping and safety in work areas; Upkeep on exterior yard, including pit and sump clean/repair.
  • Work cross functionally and hold others to account for housekeeping standards both internally and externally across common areas of the Campus
  • Maintains safe work habits and actions in all aspects of the daily task; evaluates reactive work for safety issues, plans projects so that safety is key, and reviews preventative work for any unforeseen items that may present safety hurdles.
  • Performs routine building maintenance and repairs on facility equipment and property structures.
  • Assists in a wide variety of maintenance activities; addresses immediate operational and/or safety concerns; and ensures that tools, materials, and vehicles are maintained in good working order.
  • Utilises software to track, assign, and prioritise reactive, planned, preventative, and predictive maintenance work and building management system.
  • Orders supplies from various vendors and assists in managing spare parts inventories.
  • Conducts minor repairs including plumbing in restrooms along with dock drain; floor repair & spill pickup, including carpet and floor tile; Ceiling and light fixture installation; Wall repair including drywall installation, patching, wall hanging and painting.
  • Operates vehicle equipment such as fork truck, carts, etc.
  • Uses powered hand tools drills, grinders, porta-band, etc based on job need.
  • Perform other duties as required by facilities leadership

To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • Communicates effectively through various methods.
  • Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
  • Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
  • Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
  • Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels.
  • Requires some work experience or intermediate level knowledge obtained through education, training, or on-the-job experience.
  • Logistics and Warehousing experience preferred, including 3rd Party Logistics (3PL) provider management


  • Cummins Rewards
  • Company performance bonus
  • All tools, uniform and PPE provided
  • Free on-site car parking

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As an Equal Opportunities employer we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.