Yard Marshall

  • Location
    Truro, Cornwall
  • Salary
    £12.60/Hourly
  • Category
    Transport & Logistics - Warehousing, Distribution, Logistics
  • Job type
    Temporary contract
  • Industry
    Transport and Logistics
  • External Reference
    DRR1

We're expanding our team within Amazon Logistics! If you're interested in joining a business where you can have fun, be a leader in the organisation, and drive communication across teams, this could be the role for you. As a Yard Marshal you will be a leader and specialise in communicating across the operation to multiple stakeholders and plan safe operation of AMZL yards. Our Yard Marshals drive the pulse of our operations on the ground and play a key role in getting our customer's orders delivered.


Excellent Pay Rate Provided:


£12.60 per hour


Typical hours as a Warehouse Operative:


20 hours per week


10:00 - 14:00


Friday - Tuesday


Key Responsibilities



  • Create a strategic dock plan for arrival and placement of trailers and plan for exceptions and contingencies.

  • Coordinate with operations and delivery service providers to ensure smooth flow of traffic through the launch pads, ensure safe operations, and drive on-time dispatch performance.

  • Ensure that all safety measures and precautions are in place and being used regarding the docks, trailers and delivery vehicles.

  • Conduct daily coordination with station operation managers, upstream transportation partners and carriers to ensure all trailers arrive and depart on time, safely, and with zero defects.

  • Keep an up to date knowledge of scheduled trailer appointments, monitor new releases and communicate with other departments.

  • Maintain the accuracy and integrity of the station trailer yard through meticulous attention to detail and daily yard audits.

  • Perform Trailer Dock Release (TDR) and comply with safety standards and processes.

  • Assist in unloading trailers.

  • Consolidate information from different sources to determine daily trailer pool requirements, trailer flow in yard, and generate daily reports to support business needs.

  • Escalate systematic and operational issues through case and ticket systems, audit delivery and shipping documents as needed, and troubleshoot shipping problems and errors to resolution.

  • Ability to understand and interact with Amazon warehouse management systems and utilise electronic devices to log all trailer moves in Yard Management System and maintain accurate yard inventory.

  • Lift up to 23kg and frequently push, pull, squat, bend, and reach.

  • Manual dexterity in hands and wrist.

  • Work in an environment that is subject to variable temperatures and weather.


Job Location: Redruth, TR16 4HZ











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