Yard Operative – MGM, Wishaw

June 7, 2024

Join our team as a Yard Operative at MGM, Wishaw!

MGM Timber, part of the Donaldson Group, established in 1860, is one of UK’s largest, privately owned timber companies. We are a family of 17 businesses and brands, ranging from B2B, retail and ecommerce, all with shared values and a common vision. We are focused on always providing a number one customer experience, embracing innovation, and doing things in a sustainable way, not just for our business but also for the communities we operate in. But most of all, our People are at the heart of everything we do, which is why we are committed to nurturing and empowering our 1,500+ colleagues across the UK.

We are ambitious about diversity and inclusion. If you’ve got the right skills for the job, we want to hear from you. We specifically encourage female candidates and those from minoritised ethnic groups to apply for this post as they are currently underrepresented in the manufacturing and construction sectors of our organisation.

As a 6th generation family-owned business, Donaldson Group is committed to providing colleague benefits that are truly valuable. Our benefits package includes: 30 days’ holiday, inclusive of Statutory Bank Holidays, Length of service awards, Company sick pay, Employee Assistance Programme, (24/7 helpline, counselling sessions, legal, debt and life management advice line). We provide an additional catalogue of optional benefits including and not limited to, cycle to work schemes, holiday buy and sell and private medical insurance.

The Role

  • Loading and unloading delivery vehicles
  • Serving and checking customer collections
  • Moving stock to storage areas, picking and packing orders, keeping work areas clean and tidy – complying with health and safety policy and procedure at all times
  • Any other duties deemed as reasonable within the scope of the job role

The Candidate

The candidate may have some or all of the following attributes:

  • Experience of working within a Timber/Builder’s Merchant is an advantage, although full training can be provided for the right applicant.
  • Warehouse and customer service experience.
  • A clean driving licence.
  • Forklift Truck experience. (desirable)

Within this key customer facing role you will be responsible for providing a quality service to customers and helping to maintain the yard’s high standards and efficiency.

Full time hours for the role are 39 hours per week, Monday to Friday however there is the opportunity for part-time hours with a variety of options which could be considered including shorter working days or fewer days each week.