Yard Operative

Newbury / Full-Time / Dependent on Experience

25 days holiday, plus bank holidays/ Monday to Friday Working / Simply Health Medi-Cash Scheme/ Employee benefits scheme providing discounts at many High Street retailers/ Company Pension Scheme/ Company Sick Pay (after qualifying period) and most importantly working with a great team who offer on-going support with personal development!


ADESA have a small company vibe, but we’re part of KAR Global, a leading innovator behind some of the most trusted automotive marketplaces. We have the resources to ensure that you have the right tools for the job to provide effective remarketing solutions for a number of clients’ vehicles.

In this role, you will be working as part of a close-knit team in a busy environment. Generally, this role is responsible for checking vehicles in and out of the Yard in line with company procedures. Working at ADESA Newbury you will handle all types and models of vehicles, from Mazda’s to McLaren’s, from BMW to Bentley’s. Each vehicle is unique, and each day brings a new challenge for our yard operations team.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Ensure vehicles are checked in/out, stored, and maintained correctly
  • Use Fork-Life Trucks to move non drivable vehicle's onsite
  • Provides basic facility maintenance including cleaning, basic repair, and yard upkeep
  • Record vehicle information accurately and legibly
  • Operate a digital handheld device and other basic vehicle documentation and tracking devices
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Maintain a positive and professional attitude
  • Meet time driven deadlines whilst maintaining a high-quality standard of work

Skills and Experience

  • Excellent customer service skills and attitude
  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills
  • Full Driving Licence
  • FLT Counterbalance licence
  • IOSH Qualifications
  • A conscientious worker with a key attention to detail

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