Yard Assistant

Location: West Thurrock

East of England

Other information: 48 hours per week

Salary: Competitive Salary

Reference #: 126765

Burdens, one of our trade brands, is looking for a Yard Assistant / Cable Cutter to join the team in our West Thurrock branch.  If you’re looking for a role that’s hands on, and enjoy working outdoors, then this could be the job for you. 

As a FTSE 100 company, Wolseley UK has established a number of market leading brands that contribute to making us the UK's leading distributor of plumbing and building materials.  We’re looking for people that are passionate about what they do, and want to shape and develop their career.  

About the role

You will be involved in the smooth running and organisation of the yard, responsible for the loading and unloading of deliveries and preparation of underground cables.  The role involves cable cutting and dispatching this high value product. The role will also involve maintaining the yard, picking, packing and loading products for prompt despatch to the customer, whilst completing all associated paperwork.  Full training will be given on cable cutting and we are looking for conscientious individuals to take on this new challenge within our branch.

About you

To be selected for telephone interview you must be able to demonstrate;

  • You are a great hands-on team player
  • A confident communicator and willing to learn new skills
  • Experience in using a forklift truck is essential (current or expired forklift truck licence is essential)
  • Desire to provide great customer service – enthusiastic and able to show initiative
  • Experience of working in the industry would be an added advantage.

Working hours: This is for a 48 hour a week permanent role working a Monday to Friday shift work between the hours of 5am - 8pm.


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