Yard Supervisor




Are you an experienced Yard Supervisor with Counterbalance licence.

Due to growth, we are currently seeking a dedicated and experienced Warehouse Yard Supervisor with Forklift experience to join our state of the art manufacturing facility, working on our dayshift. Monday to Friday 07:30am - 16:00pm.

At Instarmac we pride ourselves on our open communication. We have a strong family feel and work ethos where everyone is valued and rewarded for what they do. Our prestigious awards, which include Great Place to Work® and Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies, are in recognition of our strong leadership, outstanding employee engagement and benefits and excellent wellbeing initiatives.

Our company values – Work Hard, Have Fun, Make a Difference – are what guide us, make us who we are and show what we stand for.

We offer a competitive salary and additional benefits which include:

- Performance Profit Related Bonus (PPRP) - a discretionary bonus of around 8% of salary paid to all employees annually

- Up to 29 days annual leave

- 5-7.5% pension contribution

- Private medical cover

- Life Cover

- Dental cover plan

- Free use of holiday homes in Tenerife, Padstow and St Ives with subsidised petrol / flight costs.

- Income Protection Scheme

- An extensive EAP suite to support health and wellbeing

- Volunteering opportunities

- Retail Discounts


As Yard Supervisor you will manage the efficient running of our busy transport yard. Working to strict QHSE standards, optimising vehicle and load movement efficiency whilst maintaining operational excellence. Able to work on the whole process with little supervision and continuously seeking to improve working practices to enable our thriving business to transport high daily tonnage targets


Ensure customers, suppliers, contractors, and visitors have a positive experience when delivering into, collecting from, or working within the yard area.

Ensure a safe, clean, and environmentally compliant work area, supporting a culture where safety is our priority.

Efficiently organise, monitor, and manage the safe flow of traffic throughout the yard.

Monitor and control the movement of pallets from inside the warehouse intothe correct marshalling lanes ready for efficient vehicle loading.

In conjunction with QHSE, ensure the waste / skip area is controlled in a tidy and orderly manner.

Take control of the vehicular movements within the Instarmac yard to avoid delays or demurrage fees, ensuring smooth flow and reduction in congestion and bottlenecks.

Liaising with the Materials Planner to ensure our goods in service is smooth and manageable on a daily/weekly basis. Taking ownership of the Goods-in schedule to ensure suppliers have a reliable and professional booking in system.

Manage delivery bookings, time allocations and the induction of supplier and 3rd Party collection drivers/vehicles on site.

Continually monitor the status of routes, making timely suggestions and decisions which allow for smooth and timely loading process to take effect.

Oversee and control the loading and unloading process, ensuring the use of the bays are controlled in a manner which allows for smooth and timely flow of traffic through the yard.

Take control of all traffic entering and exiting the site including our fleet, suppliers and tankers.

Represent the Warehouse and Transport department on the H&S Committee, actively making recommendations and implementing actions accordingly.

Manage the movement of product into and out of our satellite warehouses, to ensure smooth receipt process from suppliers, and transfer requests from our multi site warehouse facilities.

Ensure that all returned product is processed correctly and moved into warehouse in a timely fashion.

Identify areas for change / improvement. Continually striving to drive forward standards / improvements across all areas.

Maintain a friendly hands-on approach and can do attitude.

Undertake duties in accordance with all relevant management systems and controls.


Experience of working in a Supervisory role within a logistics environment
A proven record of hitting targets and improving standards.
Strong team working experience, and can demonstrate how to motivate and manage a team
Good working knowledge of QHSE requirements in a busy working environment.
Exceptional customer service skills.
Exceptional communication skills.
Forklift Licence.
High levels of flexibility and change management.

We have come a long way since our humble beginning, but our journey is far from over. Come and join us, who knows where our journey may take you!

Application Details

To apply for this position - please email us at careers@instarmac.co.uk

Head Office

Danny Morson Way
Birch Coppice Business Park
Dordon, Tamworth B78 1SE

UK Tel: +44 (0) 1827 254 400

Scotland & Ireland Office

Suite 1 E/F Liberty House
15 Cromarty Campus
Rosyth, Fife KY11 2YB

Scottish Tel: +44 (0) 141 260 9051
Irish Tel: +44 (0) 141 260 9053