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Yard Worker & Forklift Driver, Chepstow

Posted 14 May 2024

  • Chepstow
  • Negotiable according to experience
  • Full time (42.5 hours)
  • Closing date: N/A

Overview

We have a permanent vacancy for a Yard Operative/Forklift Driver at our Chepstow branch.

Who are Robert Price?

Robert Price Builders’ Merchants Ltd is a family run independent business, with head office in Abergavenny. Founded in 1847, we are a substantial local employer, with the developments and progressions of a modern SME, and the grounding and values of a traditional family run business. We are the largest independent builders’ merchant in South East Wales.

What is a builders’ merchant?

A builders’ merchant is a company which supplies materials to the construction sector.

Up to 85% of the built environment you see around you is supplied by Britain’s builders’ merchants. Merchants and the supply chain are crucial to the construction industry which contributes over £40 billion to the UK economy each year. A career in this essential commercial sector can be challenging, varied and rewarding.

Key responsibilities

  • General warehouse duties and stock management.
  • Picking orders, loading and unloading and related paperwork.
  • Customer service – dealing with customers in person.
  • Driving forklift.
  • The role offers scope to develop selling skills, customer service and an understanding of materials, stock control, orders and deliveries.

Benefits

Include death-in-service cover, NEST pension scheme membership, uniform and boot money allowance. 30 days holidays including bank holidays. Discretionary bonuses.

Essential skills & experience

  • Counterbalance forklift licence.
  • GCSE Maths (minimum grade C or a good understanding of metric and imperial measurements and basic mental arithmetic).
  • Good paperwork skills.
  • Confident communicator.
  • Proven teamwork skills.
  • Naturally tidy and organised.
  • Willingness to engage with customers and provide good customer service.
  • Ability to follow instructions and work unsupervised once trained.
  • Reliable, industrious, adaptable and quick to grasp new concepts.
  • Manual handling up to 25kg.

Desirable skills & experience

  • Good knowledge of building materials and their usage.
  • An interest in sales and in the construction industry.
  • Chepstow
  • Negotiable according to experience
  • Full time (42.5 hours)
  • Closing date: N/A

Why robert price?

You never feel like ‘one of many’ when you work for Robert Price. We’re a family business where every employee is on first-name terms with the directors. We’re looking for driven and talented individuals who want responsibility, opportunity, challenges, and above all fun! Your opinion, your progression, and your values count. With benefits including pension schemes, death-in-service cover, uniform allowance, and long-service rewards, you’ll always feel like a truly valued member of the Robert Price family.

Our history

Life at Robert Price

Robert Price is a well-known and respected company across South Wales thanks to our commitment to local people and our recognised branding – if people don’t recognise the name, they’ll definitely remember the beaver! Working at Robert Price offers you the opportunity to live in a beautiful area of the world. You don’t have to head for the big cities for a great job, instead enjoy lifestyle benefits to make any city slicker green with envy.

Our branches

What we offer

We look to find career progression opportunities for all our employees. Your development is our priority. Career satisfaction ensures we benefit from a proactive and engaged workforce. With such a range of job roles and responsibilities on offer, the next step on your career ladder is always ready and waiting. With regular staff training and performance reviews, it’s easy to develop your skills and gain promotion opportunities at Robert Price.

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