Yard Manager

Job Description

Company: Shipping Container Rentals (SCR), 31-33 SPILLER AVE OUTER HARBOUR, MACKAY, QLD, 

About Us:

Shipping Container Rentals (SCR) is part of the Tradecorp International Group, one of Australia's largest wholesale and rental Shipping Container companies. With a strong commitment to quality and safety, we have been serving our customers for years.  We are seeking a dedicated and capable Yard Manager to join our team in Mackay.

Position: Yard Manager

Location: 31 Spiller Avenue, Mackay


As the Yard Manager, you will play a crucial role in supervising the operations, logistics, and maintenance of our rental fleet containers to ensure they meet deadlines and safety expectations. 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Container Readiness and Dispatch: Ensure the readiness of all outgoing containers to specification and deadlines, including completing quality checks.
  • Container Receiving: Receive all incoming containers, complete hire inspection forms, and oversee cleaning and maintenance as required.
  • Fleet Maintenance: Maintain the hire fleet to a high level of readiness, ensuring that buildings and equipment can be promptly dispatched as needed.
  • Safety: Ensure that all subcontractors and employees working in the yard have undertaken and understand the appropriate safety instructions, inductions, and training.
  • Customer Liaison: Act as a point of contact for customers, including self-storage customers, addressing their inquiries, providing assistance, and maintaining positive relationships.
  • General & Ad Hoc Administration: Handle general and ad hoc administration tasks related to yard management, including basic computer skills for data entry and record keeping.
  • Welding/Fabrication Skills: Welding/fabrication skills would be a bonus and may be utilised in certain maintenance tasks or repairs.
  • Qualifications: Possession of a forklift license is required.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Previous experience in the role, preferably in a logistics or yard management capacity.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong customer and team focus
  • Knowledge of safety protocols and procedures.
  • Basic computer skills for administration tasks.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Welding/fabrication skills (a bonus).
  • Forklift license (essential).
  • Drivers Licence.


  • Competitive salary based on experience.
  • Opportunity to work with a reputable company in the shipping container industry.
  • A supportive and dynamic work environment.
  • Career advancement opportunities within the Tradecorp International Group.

If you are a motivated and dedicated individual with the skills and experience required to excel in this role, we encourage you to apply. Join our team and be part of a company committed to excellence and safety in the shipping container industry.

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this position to hr@tradecorpinternational.com.au The deadline for applications is 31st May 2024. 

Shipping Container Rentals Mackay is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.

Shipping Container Rentals Mackay Depot is a subsidiary of Tradecorp Group.