Gold Trusted Service

All Cars Less Than 3 Years Old
and less than 25,000 miles

Yard Hand

Location: Newport
Hours: 42 5 days out of 7 on a rota basis
Salary: £8.75 p/h
Department: Pitch and Workshop
Employment type: Permanent Full-Time
Closing Date: 24/07/2018

The Role

Working in the Yard department, the purpose of this role is to support the business by providing a hands on operational service managing cars as they arrive on site.

Working closely with colleagues, suppliers and customers, you will manage day to day paper work facilitating the collection of vehicles in a timely and efficient manner, in addition to valeting cars and basic mechanical maintenance as and when required.

If you have a passion for cars, love managing a detailed and service led process and enjoy working as part of a fast paced and energetic team you may have found your ideal job!

Checking in cars in all weathers, speaking to suppliers on a day to day basis, managing our in house IT systems and staying on top of a high volume of paperwork are just a few of the key duties this role will carry.

If you have a keen eye for detail and enjoy following a process through to completion and have a love of all things motor vehicle related, Motorpoint might have the idea job for you!

  • Checking vehicles for damage
  • Checking all vehicle specification and service history
  • Completing inspection paperwork for vehicle loading
  • Parking cars in space saving format
  • Serving customers for vehicle hand over
  • Maintaining vehicle admin systems
  • Any other duties required to assist the Manager when required.

The Person

  • Full, clean driving license and able to drive/park.
  • Experience in working in a similar environment involving quality control,  logistics and/or stock control.
  • Well organised, with a logical and thorough approach to workload.
  • Excellent attention to detail and desire to achieve high quality results in a timely
  • Good observation skills, with the ability to spot errors and items that do not meet quality standards.
  • Able to remain calm and clear thinking when under time and deadline pressures.
  • Friendly, approachable and enthusiastic personality.
  • A great team-player whose communication style encourages and motivates others.
  • Clear communicator, able to understand instruction with precision and check understanding, excellent listener.

We here at Motorpoint are so proud to say that we have stood out as one of the Sunday Times Top 100 Employers for our continued focus on Driving Dreams for all of our teams.  Not only do all employees benefit from  Healthcare, Shareholder Option, Life Assurance, staff discount, long service awards and a  Competitive Bonus Plan but they also receive benefits that support their personal life.  These include additional holiday for their birthday,  enhanced maternity and paternity leave as well as extra paid time off if they are moving house or getting married.

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