Yard Supervisor, Leighton Buzzard

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Job Description

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and hardworking Yard Supervisor to join our team at Buttle’s in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire.

Buttle’s is a growing and well-respected independent builder’s merchant with a network of branches across London, Enfield, St Albans & Leighton Buzzard. We’ve been delivering on customer service for 100 years – as we celebrate our centenary in 2019!

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Supervise and motivate the yard team to deliver excellent customer service.
  • Organise and co-ordinate daily duties to the team, for tasks to be completed in timely & efficient manner.
  • Lead by example with safe working practices to be conducted by the team at all times.
  • Ensure that all daily checks of fork lift vehicles are undertaken and appropriate actions are taken.
  • Instil good house-keeping as standard and check this is maintained; for the yard to always be safe and tidy.
  • Ensure that all health & safety standards are complied with, appropriate risk assessments are undertaken for any hazards and risks to be minimised and controlled.
  • Coach and support the team to gain efficiencies i.e. work smarter not harder.
  • Convey longer term operational goals and delegate tasks effectively for team to achieve.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Proven ability to lead and develop team e.g. set objectives to drive performance improvement.
  • Building materials product knowledge is essential, ideally gained from previous experience within a builder’s merchant environment.
  • Forklift Licence Counter balance licence is required and Reach licence would be an advantage.
  • Display high standards of customer service within all areas of your work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and customers.


  • Competitive Salary
  • Career Progression
  • Training and Development
  • Holiday
  • Pension
  • Free Parking
  • Staff Discount in our Trade Store

If you have the required skills and experience please apply today with your CV for a chance to join Buttle plc – an exciting growing company!