Yard Assistant

​Looking for a new challenge? Want to join a friendly, hard-working team? Well, we might be just what you’re looking for.

Location:                         Christchurch Branch

Reporting to:                       Yard Foreman

Hours:                              40 hours per week. Branch opening hours are 7.00am-                                                       5.00pm, Monday to Friday (flexibility will be required with                                                   start/finish times to cover opening hours), plus some                                                         Saturday mornings on a rota

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Serving customers in the yard, both manually and with a forklift
  • Loading/unloading lorries
  • Receiving and storing products from suppliers and dealing with associated paperwork
  • Housekeeping in the yard


  • Counterbalance forklift license (essential)
  • Combi truck forklift license (preferable)
  • Knowledge of building materials would be an advantage but training can be provided
  • Friendly and professional manner
  • Good communication skills
  • High standards of customer service



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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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