Assistant Yard Manager in Perris, California, United States (# 1382)

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  • The major responsibility of the Assistant Yard Managers is to assist the Yard Manager in ensuring that the main auction site and off-site locations run smoothly and safely.


  • Responsible for coordinating site preparation, auction ramp and loading ramp.
  • Overseas the yard layout and equipment line up .
  • Ensures the sale site is safe and up to Ritchie Brothers standards.
  • Ensure adherence to environmental regulations of the sale location.
  • Responsible for planning the refurbishing schedule and budget; control purchase orders and cost sheets.
  • Liaise with subcontractors.
  • Ensure equipment is in sale-ready condition.
  • Arrange directional, parking and yard signs.
  • Ensure proper attachment removal.
  • Ensure equipment has fuel, oil and anti-freeze.
  • Organize yard supplies per check list.
  • Responsible for daily Supervision of operators and yard staff including scheduling of day of sale casual staff.
  • Ensure ongoing compliance with all corporate and legislated health and safety and environmental policies, regulations and laws.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • EH&S experience.
  • Mechanical aptitude.
  • Equipment Repair & Refurbishment experience.
  • Inventory management.
  • Part sourcing & procurement (negotiation skills).
  • Previous experience managing or supervising multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Experience with industrial and / or agricultural equipment, trucks and trailers.
  • Previous cost management experience, and a background in business fundamentals and business financial knowledge is preferred.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Proven experience providing excellent customer service to customers and colleagues.
  • Strong computer skills, including the ability to learn new programs.
  • Top-notch written and verbal communication skills (on this job your most valuable tools will be the 2-way radio, a cell phone and a computer).
  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment


Ritchie Bros. is an equal opportunity employer and ensures nondiscrimination in all activities in accordance with all applicable laws. This position is open to all qualified applicants who are legally entitled to work in the country in which this job is located. Candidate selection is made by Talent Acquisition. Only electronic applications can be accepted.

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Salary Range

46600.0 - 70000.0


Perris, California, United States


Full time