Yard Supervisor

Full Time

Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim Group today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Structured into five operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate, retail and healthcare; employing more than 35,000 employees across more than 20 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, Al-Futtaim Group partners with over 200 of the world's most admired and innovative brands. Al-Futtaim Group’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organization to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate.

Job Role:
Oversee the entire management of Scaffolding yard operations including QHSE policy and procedures
Effective stakeholder management: employees, colleagues, suppliers, local authorities
Supporting overall business objectives through the effective day to day management of all yard and logistics operations for Scaffolding Business
Ensure timely delivery and collection of scaffolding materials to project sites in line with job deadlines and customer schedules
Inventory management of business assets relating to hire and sale components, inc. Stock Takes

Job Responsibility:
Ensure that inventory is accurately maintained physically and recorded in SAP. Damaged and partially damaged items are properly managed and re-engineering to be done as required and that all equipment is properly maintained and serviced. Lost materials to be accounted for.
Lead regular stock take and provide necessary reports
Responsible for incoming and outgoing materials to and from the yard, creating delivery and return tickets against each project, and logging material movements in SAP.

Management of Yard Operations:
Coordinate the delivery and pickup of scaffolding and cradle materials to and from project sites and ensure that all materials are transported safely and efficiently.
Manage a team of direct and indirect employees to carry out yard activities
Maintaining logs and registers, including forklift, vehicles, machinery, tools etc.
Liaise with logistics team, and suppliers (e.g., transport providers)
Support project teams by providing on-time materials and logistics support as required
Ensure that the yard is operating efficiently, and within budget. Take measures to control and reduce costs. Verify suppliers’ invoices for payment release.
Ensure correct procedures in place for accurate counting and visual inspection of materials prior to delivery and upon return to yard
Regular maintenance and upkeep of materials to increase useable lifespan

Ensure successful audits and maintenance of ISO standards and certification
Ensure that scaffolding material is properly assembled, inspected, and secured, and that all yard workers are following safety procedures.
Carry out routine Hazard Analysis and Risk Assessment, produce Method Statements, implement control measures, and deliver Toolbox talks
Ensure all AFE SOP’s related to QHSE are implemented, enforced, and promoted
Comply with all local regulatory requirements

Job- Context:
Working alongside management, supervisor, scaffolders, yard operatives and suppliers
Role will include early starts and occasional late finishes. Willingness to work overtime is essential
Role entails working from both office and outside in yard
Manage a team of yard operatives to achieve business objectives
Role includes an element of physical and hands on approach as and when required
Reporting to Operations Manager – Scaffolding & Access Solutions
Working from main scaffolding yard in Dubai. Regular visits to satellite yards

Required skills:
Strong Communication skills
Fluent in English, Hindi & Urdu. Arabic is advantageous but not essential.
UAE driving license
FLT license (preferred, not essential)
Behavioral Competencies:
Strong IT skills, specifically in MS Excel and SAP
Strong Numerical skills with Commercial awareness
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to work under pressure
Uphold potentials of leadership skills
Demonstrates values of respect, Integrity, Collaboration and Excellence.
Problem solver with ability to identify and propose best fit solutions
Self-motivated with a results-driven approach
Collaborate with team members to achieve better results
Professional attitude and appearance; highly organized and result oriented.

What equips you for the role:
Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge: –
High school diploma as minimum
Sound knowledge and understanding of scaffolding industry
Minimum Experience:
10+ years’ experience in Scaffolding Yard Management for reputable Scaffolding Contractor