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Operations Assistant

Salary: £24,430

Location: Manchester

Job type: Permanent

Category: Manchester

Forde Recruitment are currently recruiting an Operations assistant on behalf of our Global Automotive client in Manchester. The operations team is a core part of the Auction business, made up of various functions Yard team, Inspections, VCP and Imaging. Team members are responsible for ensuring all processes within their department run efficiently and support the smooth operation of the day-to-day function. Ensuring sales are delivered successfully in line with the vendor SLA requirements and customer service excellence is met at all times. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the yard operation, through timely vehicle movements and working within Auction processes and procedures, adhering to HSE requirements at all times. Objectives for Role: * To arrange and support the organisation and display of vehicles prior to auction on behalf of the company and vendors. * To drive any vehicles as instructed by your line manager for which you are licenced to drive (which could include collections/deliveries) * To assist in the manoeuvring of vehicles in order to provide a tidy and orderly appearance in the Yard. * Ensure all vehicles are correctly presented with appropriate paperwork i.e. pre-sale literature. * To drive in a correct and proper manner in line with site rules/policies and HSE requirements, to treat all vehicles with respect and adhere to the specific security requirements, in particular vehicle security and the key policy. * To help locate and move vehicles for the valet team. * To observe all health and safety rules and take all reasonable care to promote the health and safety at work for others. * To support/operate the imagery process. * To support/operate the pre-inspection process. * To support/operate any ad hoc processes that are required to support the auction operations department and or customer collections/deliveries. * To support/operate entry/exit control areas and relevant key holding areas within the operations function. * To ensure you conduct yourself in a calm, polite and courteous manner whilst dealing with customers and team members. Skills, Knowledge and Experience: * Observe health and safety regulations and guidelines at all times. * Ensure that vehicles are moved in a timely manner. * To have a basic knowledge of HSE legislation * To be able to operate the required technology hardware for the specific operational functions. * The ability to drive a variety of vehicles with all types of ignition procedures and transmissions. * Full UK Driving Licence, no more than 6 points & over the age of 21 due to insurance stipulations. Benefits * 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays * Birthday Off * Wellbeing & Charity Days * 4% pension contribution This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Forde Recruitment Ltd who are operating as an Employment Business. Unfortunately, due to the high volumes of applications we are currently receiving, we are only able to contact candidates who are successful in progressing to the next stage. If you have not been contacted within 7 days of your application, then please presume that you have not been successful on this occasion and continue to search on our website for additional opportunities

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