Yard Assistant

Elliotts is a family-owned builders merchant that’s been helping the south build since 1842. We’re in the business of doing great work with great people. Become part of our incredible team!

Do you love the great outdoors, come rain or shine? Are you a master at maneuvering a forklift?

Why don’t you come and join our team!

Our Southampton branch has a new manager with big plans for the future and that means we need all hands on deck, not only to deliver the actual goods but also excellent customer service. 

You’ll fit right in with this funny, talented bunch if you enjoy terrible jokes, support Southampton FC and are a fan of all types of music from the 1950s to present day!

As a Yard Assistant, you’ll be on the frontline when it comes to serving our customers and delivering the very best customer service and experience. The yard can get quite busy so there will be a variety of different people you’ll be interacting with, you know what they say about variety- it is the spice of life! You’ll also be showing off your forklift skills by loading and unloading our lorries and looking after the stock. Don’t forget keeping the yard looking spic and span.

We’re looking for someone who’s great with people and really takes pride in what they do yet isn’t afraid of some good old fashioned hard work. So you can hit the ground running, already having a counterbalance forklift license is a must for this role.

You’ll be contracted to work a 40 hour week, Monday to Friday but the yard is open between 7am and 5pm. We need a bit of flexibility when it comes to start and finish times to make sure we’re always there when our customers need us. It’s also open Saturdays 8am till 12pm but appreciate that you do need a lie in now and again so won’t expect you to work every week. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for a friendly person who is skilled at first impressions to join not only a great team but a great, family run business who strive to go the extra mile for its customers. 

We can’t wait to hear from you, so what are you waiting for?

We usually respond within a week

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Southampton

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Perks of the job

Working for a sixth-generation success story isn’t enough?! Sure, there’s more to it than working for an award-winning family-owned business.
As well as competitive pay and some friendly colleagues to hang out with, you’ll enjoy some first-rate benefits, including:

  • Unlimited training

    There’s no cap on how much we’ll invest in your career. Join Elliotts and you’ll take ownership of your own development, with endless opportunities to learn, grow and develop.

  • Profit Share

    We run this business together, so when we do well, so do you!

  • Employee Assistance

    All staff have free access to a 24/7 employee assistance programme.
    It’s confidential and designed to help you and your family cope with everyday issues before they become a big problem.

  • Generous pension contribution

    We contribute 5.5% of salary to your workplace pension. That’s 2.5% higher than the government minimum.

What's it like at Elliotts?

One word comes up all the time. Friendly.

We’re not big on bureaucracy. But we ace ambition.

And when you need help, you’ll have some of the brightest, friendliest people at hand. 

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