Auction Yard Manager - Germany - Permanent - Full time

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Job Description

Euro Auctions is a world leading auctioneer of industrial, plant, construction & agricultural equipment. With sites in UK, Germany, Spain, Australia, USA and Abu Dhabi, Euro Auctions conducts 50+ auctions selling thousands of Lots every year.

The Auction Yard Manager is responsible for all yard operations and for ensuring all facilities are in place and all items are suitably prepared before each sale. Based in Dormagen, Germany.

The Job

  • Manage all yard operations to ensure the smooth running of all auctions.
  • Oversee the booking in of all auctions stock ensuring accuracy of descriptions and correct procedures are followed.
  • Safe coordination and control of all loading and unloading activities.
  • 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.
  • Resolve any stock related issues.
  • Liaise with customers and hauliers on suitable delivery and collection times.

The Person

This role requires an organised individual with excellent problem solving and task management skills. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential. Due to the nature of this role, you must be able to work both indoors and outdoors year-round and be physically fit to climb on and off large equipment.

The Requirements

  • Previous experience in a similar role.
  • Experience/interest in heavy plant machinery and good knowledge of the different categories.
  • 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.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English is essential.
  • Previous experience of stock control is desirable.
  • Telescopic Fork Lift Truck License is desirable.
  • Flexible and available to work extra hours at short notice during busy auction periods.

For the right candidate Euro Auctions offers:

  • Competitive Salary package
  • Unique on the job training in a supportive environment.


Alte Ziegelei 11-23, 41542 Dormagen. Germany

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual to gain diverse experience within a truly international company.

If you think you have what it takes to make it at Euro Auctions please email a CV to [email protected]

Apply early as this posting will close as soon as a competitive candidate pool is identified.

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

Euro Auctions is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

The entire company's Recruitment and Selection is processed by Careers Department at Headquarters. Please do not contact the local site directly. 

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