Valeting Operative

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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, Abu Dhabi & USA Euro Auctions conducts 60+ auctions every year.

The Company's continues growth and development has led to new opportunities within our Yard Team.

We are looking for a skilled valeter who can work as part of our team within our busy auction yard. This role requires the cleaning of the interior and exterior of a variety of machinery that is to be sold through the auction. Previous valet experience is necessary but additional training will also be provided on the job.

The Job

  • Ensuring all machines are washed and presented to a high standard.
  • Assist other staff organising and preparing the yard for each sale.
  • Precise loading and unloading of machines.

The Person

This role is an active, outdoor job and requires someone with the ability to operate all types of heavy equipment and trucks. You will be required to work outdoors in all weathers as well as being physically fit to climb on and off machinery. If you have a knowledge of heavy plant/mining/quarry equipment, then we especially want to hear from you.

The Requirements

  • We are looking for motivated, highly organised people who love a challenge and are not adverse to a hard day's graft.
  • Ideally, you should be an experienced Yard Worker with a 'can do' attitude.
  • Previous valeting experience is desirable.
  • Ability to take instruction as well as work on own initiative and follow Health & Safety legislation.
  • Willingness to work regular overtime during busy auction periods.
  • Prior experience operating and knowledge of all types of heavy equipment.
  • A Forklift operator's certificate is desirable.
  • Strong English skills
  • Previous experience is desirable but not essential.

For the right candidate Euro Auctions offers:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Unique training
  • All relevant waterproof PPE will be supplied.
  • Exposure to International and Global Markets


Roall Ln, Kellington, DN14 0NY

(Beside Eggborough on the A19, Junction 34)

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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