Depot Operative

Smiths Hire, winners of the HAE Award 2018 & 2019, are the Northwest’s Largest Independent Equipment Hire Company. Currently in a period of expansion across the business, we now have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Depot Operative for our Blackburn Depot.

As a Depot operative your responsibilities will include:

  • Washing of Equipment in preparation for hire.
  • Assisting drivers and customers loading and unloading of vehicles.
  • Warehouse organisation and security.
  • Notifying manager of damaged, dirty or misused equipment.
  • When required, delivering equipment, completing necessary paperwork, securing loads etc.
  • Learning other job roles in the depot to assist when necessary.

As a Depot operative you should have:

  • Excellent organisational and time Management skills.
  • Driving licence is essential.
  • Experience in a customer facing and sales environment.
  • A mechanical / Electrical aptitude would be an advantage.
  • Understanding of manual handling.

Working hours:

  • Monday to Friday: 08:00am – 17:00pm.
  • Saturday: 08:00am to 12:00pm on a rotational basis.

Employee Benefits Include:

  • Permanent employment.
  • Competitive salary, based on experience.
  • Weekly pay (every Wednesday).
  • 22 Days holiday plus statutory days (30 days in total).
  • Additional Holiday after two, three and five years service.
  • Free tool hire for all employees – Excluding consumables & delivery.
  • Death in service cover to support your family.
  • Career progression.
  • Ongoing training.
  • Full uniform.
  • Bike to work scheme.
  • Auto Enrolment Pension scheme.
  • Discounted Personal Legal Services.

Apply Now!

Please complete the form on the next page to apply for the position of Depot Operative.