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Yard Manager

Location -Dublin  ,Ireland (IE) 

Job ID -3064

Job Title:                                      Yard Manager


Main Location:                           Ballyboughal, Co. Dublin


Normal Hours:                       Normal Hours:                           6:30am to 2.30pm Monday to Friday. Saturday 6.30am to 11.30am.

                                                                                                      Additional hours may be required to meet the demands of the business.


Job Summary:

The Yard Manager is responsible for the overall management of the yard ensuring an extremely efficient, safe organized yard operation. 



  • Consolidate information from different sources to determine daily trailer pool requirements, trailer flow in yard, and generate daily reports to support business needs.
  • Coordinate with operations and delivery service providers to ensure smooth flow of traffic, ensure safe operations, and communicate
  • Communicate with Warehouse Manager and Warehouse Supervisors on next in line for offloading as per our trailer arriving process and customs regulations for offloading arriving trailers
  • Manage hauliers in the yards to ensure drivers are compliant with our health and safety Processes and safe parking of their units and trailers
  • When trailers arrive, ensure to communicate to Transport office in line with our customs procedures and determine from the trailer listing when trailers can be opened and moved into position for offloading to begin
  • Manage Flow of traffic into and out of the yards on a daily basis including customers arriving to collect freight
  • Shunting of trailers as required using our yard shunter or equivalent
  • Acts as a focal point for any yard issues that may arise
  • Keep an up to date knowledge of scheduled trailer appointments, monitor hauliers arriving to collect trailers empty or loaded
  • Daily trailer log to be produced for all trailers parked in our yards to be issued to relevant people
  • Maintain a safe working environment
  • Conducts monthly safety/yard inspections, documents findings/observations and distributes to the appropriate management personnel.
  • Manages yard and warehouse ensuring compliance with company cleanliness and housekeeping standards.



  • Methodical thinker
  • Must hold Current HGV Licence and or Shunting equivalent
  • Must be flexible and willing to change hours if we experience ferry delays
  • Must have previous experience in a supervisory or management position
  • Strong Leadership Skills
  • Positive/Flexible Approach
  • Capable of taking on 'hands-on' tasks
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines
  • Proactive and responsible, taking personal ownership of role



Company Overview:

Since our founding in 1982 we have grown to become a world leader in comprehensive transport and delivery solutions for business and consumers. Headquartered in Dubai, at the heart of the world’s most dynamic commercial hub and on the site of historic trade routes linking east and west, commerce and transport are deeply embedded in Aramex’s DNA. We are dedicated to transforming the face of trade, expanding our operations rapidly to better connect businesses and consumers worldwide.

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