An exciting opportunity has become available at our Leicester Dealership for a Yardman / Driver.

Ford & Slater is one of the largest DAF Truck Dealership groups in the UK. With 12 dealerships across the East Midlands and East Anglia, we offer a range of cost-effective transport and finance solutions.

Yardman / Driver Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure vehicles are collected from and delivered to customers in a timely fashion.
  • Steam clean and valet vehicles as required.
  • Collect/deliver parts out of hours as requested and in the absence of the Parts Delivery Driver.
  • Assist when required with the general maintenance and repair services for the depot.
  • Ensure the yard area is kept clean, tidy and organised.
  • Carry out receiving inspections of new vehicles as directed by the Supervisor/Chargehand.
  • Refuelling of vehicles and ad-blue.
  • Ensure safe working practices are employed and report any vehicle defects to your Supervisor.
  • Maintain a smart and professional appearance at all times.
  • To observe Health & Safety regulations at all times.
  • To follow any reasonable request made by the Service Manager or his representative in the operation of the Service Department.
  • The successful candidate will have a Class 1 License and previous experience in a similar role.

    In return you can expect to be employed in a safe and professional working environment as part of a committed team, with like-minded individuals and the security of working for one of the largest privately owned Commercial Vehicle dealerships in the UK. You can expect a competitive rate of pay with 22 days paid annual holiday, an opportunity to join the company pension scheme and the chance to progress your career within this dynamic Dealer Group.

    The Company is committed to having proper arrangements in place for training at all levels (manufacturer, external and internal) so that you can contribute fully to the business and progress as far as possible within the Company. It is important to the continuing success of the business that you take every opportunity to make the very best of your potential.

    Ex-Forces personnel with experience of LGV / HGV are encouraged to apply for this role.

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