Yardman/HGV Driver

Workshop Support Operative/Yardman

Working Monday to Friday
8 hrs between the hours of 0700hrs to 1900hrs but usually 0730hrs to 1530hrs
Saturdays @ overtime when work levels permit

Salary £11 to £13.50 per hour depending on experience and if hold HGV/PSV licences.

As a Workshop Support Operative you will offer support to both Service and Parts, ensuring cleaning and facilities are kept to the highest standard, whilst also offering support within the Parts function as required.


  • Ensure the service department, workshop facilities and yard areas are kept clean and tidy to the standards required, and other areas as and when instructed.
  • Report cleaning material requirements to workshop supervisor.
  • Control the waste product area.
  • Carry out vehicle washes as instructed.
  • Carry out routine maintenance and minor repairs to workshop and equipment as instructed.
  • Treat all customers and their property in a caring manner, with integrity, politeness and providing an excellent level of service.
  • Report equipment/facility faults to Aftermarket Manager/Shift Supervisor.
  • Comply with the Company’s standard terms and conditions and ensure all work is carried out within the limitation of the Health and Safety Regulations.
  • Not to endanger yourself or others by risk-taking that may be considered as dangerous or outside the Health & Safety rules.
  • Ensure Risk Assessments are used as guidelines to safe working practices at all times.
  • To ensure P.P.E. is used and kept in good condition at all times, and to report to supervisor when replacement required.
  • Ensure service vans are kept in a clean and tidy condition and to check road worthiness on a daily basis, and report damages.
  • Support Parts delivery duties as required.
  • To keep within the definition of Rules and Regulations laid out in the Highway Code Manual.
  • Driving in a safe, responsible manner.
  • General Experience of working with machinery
  • Knowledge / experience of Planning own workload
  • Knowledge of VOSA requirements in relation to MOT chassis cleaning requirements

Values and Attitudes
  • To always conduct yourself in a professional manner
  • Flexible and positive approach to changing workload and priorities
  • To be able to demonstrate empathy and understanding
  • To be able to remain level headed in a fast paced working environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Team Orientated
  • To be approachable
  • Multi-tasking - To be able to adapt your approach to ensure that changing daily demands are met
  • To be able to remain calm and logical in a dynamic business environment

    Volvo Group UK Ltd is an equal opportunity employer

The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group’s leading brands and entities that share a culture of Trust, Passion, High Performance, Change and Customer Success. 

The Volvo Trucks brand has been built up over decades and enjoys a solid position worldwide. It is one of the world’s best known and respected brands within the commercial vehicle industry. It is associated with the core values quality, safety and environmental care. With Volvo Trucks you will be part of a global and diverse team. We work with passion, we trust each other and we embrace change to stay ahead. Together we move the world we want to live in and help our customers keep their promises.