Warehouse / Yard Operative - NDI Newport

Contact email: steve.wicks@ndi.co.uk
Job ref: 025610
Published: about 1 month ago

Job Title 

Yard Operative




Reports to 

Branch Manager


Job Summary 

Responsible for the upkeep and organisation of the yard and warehouse. Effectively work as part of a team in which you’ll make sure our customers can rely on a timely, friendly and dependable service.


Typical Tasks & Activities 

  • Receive and check off deliveries to the branch, highlighting any anomalies and ensuring secure, correct and timely storage of such deliveries in line with health and safety guidelines.
  • Ensuring that customers are served promptly and efficiently at all times.
  • Ensure that the yard and warehouse are kept tidy at all times, that stock is clearly identifiable and low stock levels highlighted to branch management where necessary to make sure certain products are available at all times.
  • Assist with picking and loading of company vehicles.
  • Actively safeguard against theft of goods or company property by being security conscious at all times.
  • Work and communicate as a team member to ensure the branch operates efficiently and effectively within company policy.
  •  To perform any other duties as may be deemed necessary or as may be required by the company.


Skills & Experience 



  • Must be tidy and organised with an eye for detail.
  • Should be willing to be flexible in duties undertaken e.g. relief driver, trade counter, sales duties
  • Must be prepared to fully support the Branch at the bi-annual stock-take


  • Have experience working within a Builder’s Merchants
  •  Hold a forklift truck licence

Our Winning Ways 


Know Your Stuff 

  • Be the best at what you do and understand your customer


Don’t Walk Past a Problem 

  • Make it a safe place to be
  •  Ask for help if you need it
  • Take action to get things sorted


Find a Better Way 

  •  Think differently and share new ideas
  •  Make smart choices


Build Trust 

  • Listen with an open mind
  • Respect everyone
  •  Keep your word


Team up and Beat the Competition 

  • Help others to be successful
  • Celebrate achievements
  •  Work as one Grafton Team


Be our Customers’ Favourite 

  • Go the extra mile
  • Be attentive
  •  Make them feel valued