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Vacancy Details

Senior Auction Porter - REF No. HQ5847

Industry Sector: Warehousing and Logistics
Location: Manchester

Salary: from £22000 to £25000 per Annum

FRS Office: FRS Headquarters
Consultant: Isabelle Roques

Detailed Job Description

Are you ex-military and looking for a new and exciting new opportunity?

As an auctioneer and valuer, our client is seeking a reliable, dynamic, capable and solution orientated Senior Auction Porter to provide efficient logistical support including handling / management of assets through lot allocation (auction set-up) to final dispatch and/or collection.

You will be based in a warehouse environment therefore must wear Personal Protective Equipment at all times and deliver an efficient and safe collection facility for the business. The duties are physically demanding requiring a reasonably high level of physical fitness. The successful candidate will be comfortable juggling a variety of tasks whilst having a can-do attitude and happy with repetitive tasks.

The hours are Monday to Friday between 9am and 5.30pm, no weekends required however flexibility is a must due to occasional travels to client sites (own transport is essential).

Applications from ex-military personnel (Royal Air Force, Royal Navy, British Army, and Royal Marines) will be relevant for this role and are strongly encouraged.

The Role:

The candidate will have a wide-ranging role that will include, but not limited to:

* Undertaking and managing off-site activities as required
* Managing and developing junior members of staff including apprentices
* Recovery and relocation of assets from site to our sale and storage facility
* Supervising customer collection of assets
* Preparation of sites for sales, including risk assessments, laying out of lots
* Identifying, labelling and photographing auction items
* Helping clients with queries
* Manual handling of auction items
* Assist cataloguing and stock management, to include stock taking, as required
* Dealing with the customers face to face
* Assist auction viewing by helping customers with enquiries
* Carry out Risk Assessments when collection duties are required
* The role will also potentially encompass a variety of other tasks including customer liaison, invoice management and sale negotiations.

Skills, qualifications and attributes:

* Candidates will be expected to possess a good level of physical fitness as duties will include handling of assets and includes some heavy lifting
* Working under pressure, balancing priorities and being well organised
* Reliable with a strong problem-solving skills
* Full, clean driving licence
* A 'can-do' attitude is essential
* Attention to detail and complete confidentiality are also required
* Computer Literate
* Good communication skills
* Capable of multitasking
* Good customer service skills
* Ensuring our high level of service at all times. This role requires a strict attention to detail while working under pressure
* Preferable but not essential criteria:

* Forklift licence
* HGV licence


28 days including bank holidays

Auto-enrolment pension

Private Medical Insurance

Health Shield Cash Plan

Death in Service Insurance

Salary: £22,000 - £25,000 (Depending on Experience)

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