Auction Yard Coordinator - Full time

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Job Description

Job Title: Auction Yard Coordinator

Reporting To: Auction Yard Manager

Location: Roall Ln, Kellington, DN14 0NY.

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm. (+1 weekend out of 6)

Euro Auctions conducts unreserved auctions of industrial plant, construction equipment and agricultural machinery on a global basis with sites in the UK, Europe, UAE, Australia, and US. We are the market leader in Europe, holding more sales and selling more lots per sale than any other auction house.

The Auction Coordinators manage all auction preparations and are responsible for ensuring all facilities are in place, and all items are suitably prepared before each sale. Auction Coordinators may be required to travel to sites in preparation for each auction.

Key Activities:

  • Learn the entire auction setup process and be responsible for maintaining operational efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Oversee yard layout by rowing up, sorting, lotting, and lining up both electronically and physically to maximise every inch of the yard.
  • Oversee the processing of all auction stock ensuring accuracy of descriptions and correct procedures are followed.
  • Safe coordination and control of all loading and unloading activities.
  • Operate and move a variety of heavy equipment and trucks.
  • Ensure all auction stock is suitably prepared for sale, photographed, and displayed on the company website.
  • Manage and coordinate the workloads of all yard staff and subcontractors.
  • Liaise with the marketing team to ensure all equipment is photographed and brochures complete.
  • Effective Stock Management and resolutions of issues.
  • Liaise with customers and hauliers on suitable delivery and collection times.
  • Become a Bid Catcher/Ringman

The Person:

This role requires an organised individual with excellent problem solving and task management skills. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential.

Perks & Pay:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Increased Overtime Rate
  • 30 Days Annual Leave + additional leave for long service.
  • Christmas Shutdown.

The Requirements

Essential Criteria:

  • Experience/interest in heavy plant machinery and good knowledge of the different categories.
  • Experience in forklift/telehandler driving.
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills.
  • Be able to prioritise, multitask and use initiative.
  • Experience using Microsoft Word, Excel and possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Be systems orientated and a self-starter.
  • Possess and maintain a valid passport and driving license.
  • Flexible and available to work extra hours at short notice during busy auction periods.
  • The ability to travel to other auction sites as and when required.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience with Stock Control.
  • Telescopic Forklift Truck License is desirable.

Euro Auctions are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Euro Auctions thank all applicants in advance, however, only those shortlisted will be contacted.

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