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Yard Checker – Dartford, Kent

MGF are currently seeking to recruit an experienced Yard Checker to join our busy depot in Dartford, Kent.  We offer a competitive rate of pay to applicants who display the required skills.

You will assist the Depot Foreman in ensuring the quality of the kit leaving the depot, keeping accurate records of quantities of stock, inspecting kit for damages upon the return to the yard and ensuring the appropriate paperwork is completed in line with the Company Management Systems.

Other responsibilities will include;

  • Checking of all on-hires and off-hires in yard
  • Assisting in the loading / unloading of Company Vehicles
  • Preparation of equipment i.e. assembling / cleaning / testing
  • Accurate counting and verification of quantities leaving and arriving in the yard, ensuring accurate records are kept
  • Inspection of equipment for damages upon return to the yard and recording these accurately
  • Reporting any non-conformities to management
  • Ensuring picking lists, checking in returns and goods in/out procedures are followed
  • Prioritising work to meet order requirements
  • Reporting any shortages/ surplus stock
  • Advising hire desks of issues affecting order deadlines
  • Attending and assisting at depot stock takes

For applicants with technical knowledge and a desire to progress, there may be opportunities to advance into other areas of the business once they have become familiar with the equipment.

The core requirements of the role are;

  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Experience within a busy yard environment
  • Good appreciation of Health & Safety
  • Experience of working in a team environment
  • A FLT licence would be an advantage

In addition to a competitive wage you will also receive:

  • Full time permanent work
  • Immediate start
  • Usual working hours Monday – Friday (working days)
  • 40 hours guaranteed
  • Weekly paid
  • Security of working for a well-established & growing Company
  • Extensive Health and Safety Training

If you are an experienced Yard Checker with the required skills, and would like to work for a well-established company we are looking for individuals like you!

MGF is a privately owned, independent Company which has been established for over 35 years.  We are a market leader in the design, manufacture, hire and sale of excavation support systems for the civil engineering and building industries.

To apply please submit your CV and current / expected remuneration details to Joe Jenkins at: or at MGF Ltd.  Grant House, Lockett Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan.  WN4 8DE.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of society.

All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

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