Yardperson
Team Penske
Christchurch, NZ
4d ago

About Penske :

An iconic brand in both the business and racing worlds, the Penske organisation is a Fortune 500 company with a global presence, with over 50,000 employees.

A leader in the New Zealand commercial vehicle, power generation and industrial engine sectors, Penske represents market-leading products such as MAN, Western Star and Dennis Eagle trucks along with MTU & Detroit engines across some of the most dynamic on- and off-highway markets in the country.

About the Role :

As a result of an internal promotion and ongoing branch growth, a full time, permanent position is available for an experienced Yardperson to join our modern site in Hornby, Christchurch.

In this position, you will provide hands-on support to the Christchurch based sales team and service team. Your main objectives will be to maintain high standards of presentation on all site-based new and used truck stock and to assist in the pre-delivery and delivery process of sold stock.

Our branch is open to customers from 7am 11pm Monday to Friday (and Saturdays with prior approval). This position will work Monday to Friday 7am 4.

30pm, but some flexibility is required when stock needs to be relocated or delivered outside of these hours and days.

About You :

You will offer previous knowledge and / or experience in the heavy vehicle industry. You will ideally hold HT licences through to Class 5 and a Forklift endorsement, although support to obtain additional licences and endorsements will be offered if required.

You will have a strong understanding of NZTA regulations, NZ traffic rules and driver logbook rules. You will have mechanical aptitude gained from working in a workshop environment and / or spending time driving or being around trucks and other heavy equipment.

  • You will offer practical working knowledge of the correct and safe operation of various heavy trucks and machinery. Most importantly you will have top-notch attention to detail;
  • the new and used trucks in our yard and those ready for delivery must be well presented and maintained at all times.

    Other Duties :

  • Effectively coordinate the delivery and relocation of new and used trucks and trailers
  • Wash and groom both new and used trucks on a weekly basis, and prior to delivery to customers
  • Start each truck weekly and rotate stock around the yard to provide customers with a moving display
  • Deliver trucks to testing stations for COF checks and complete licencing paperwork
  • Keep all areas of the yard clean and tidy, specifically the grooming bay, wash bay and workshop, and
  • Assist the technicians in the workshop with minor mechanical repairs and the movement of parts stock when required.
  • Why choose Team Penske?

    At Penske, we know it is our people at the heart of our success and we want to make sure you have everything you need to do a great job.

    That is why as well as a great work environment, we offer the following benefits :

  • Accredited Training & Development programs;
  • Commitment to providing the highest levels of safety, technical and leadership training;
  • Competitive remuneration;
  • Reward and recognition programs;
  • Employee Referral Program generous employee referral fees!
  • Employee Assistance Program;
  • Family friendly benefits including paid parental leave.
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