Friday, 23 March 2018




Container Division

circa £28,000 including bonus and shift pay.

The Port of Felixstowe is Britain's biggest and busiest container port, and one of the largest in Europe. The port handles over 4 million TEU (Twenty-foot Equivalent Units) and welcomes over 4,000 ships each year, including the largest container vessels afloat today. 
Container Operations is our core business where we receive vessels and load and discharge containers. We also offer our customers excellent Rail Operations, Examination facilities and Roll-On, Roll-Off facility. 
To support the continued growth of the business we are looking to recruit a number of Port Operatives to drive our internal movement vehicles (IMV) transporting containers to different areas across the Port. As a 24hr/7 day operation we are looking to increase our resource to service the peaks and troughs we experience as a business. Please see the attached advert and job description for more information and click on the links below to have a 360 tour of the Port of Felixstowe:
Please note that applicants must be aged 19 years and over at the point of application and hold a full UK valid driving licence.



Engineering - MechElec

Circa £240 per week

The Role
Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe is investing in the future by offering a number of multi-disciplined advanced apprenticeship opportunities within its Engineering Department. During the four year Apprenticeship, the role will provide excellent opportunities to work on live projects and state of the art operational equipment as well as being introduced to the engineering requirements of the largest container port in the UK.
Key Requirements
  • To develop practical skills and academic learning to successfully complete the requirements of an Engineering Apprenticeship together with selected Engineering pathway(s) to become a qualified engineer within the HPUK engineering team. 
  • To learn the skills expected of a qualified /trained Mechanical/Electrical Technician.
    • To successfully gain a professional qualification at NVQ level 3.Collect comprehensive evidence of the work experienced and map these to employer specification requirements. 
    • Attend day release to achieve a BTEC level 3 qualification. Comply with all relevant policies, procedures and standard operating practices.
For full details, please refer to the Job Description.
Who we are looking for?
Suitable applicants will have:
  • Minimum of 4 GCSE’s grade A*- C (‘4 – 9’) or equivalent in Math’s, Science, English
  • A keen and demonstrable interest in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering
  • Full Driving Licence or ability to attain prior to the completion of the apprenticeship It would be advantageous to have:
    • A relevant engineering NVQ or VRQ level 2
    • Work experience gained in an engineering discipline
The apprentice will need to attend Day Release at West Suffolk College and will be responsible for their own travel arrangements.
In line with Industry Code of Practice, the successful applicants must be a minimum of 18 years old prior to the apprenticeship commencing in August/September 2018.
To apply, please login in to the Port-al and complete the application process. Successful applicants may be required to complete online assessments and the selection process will include an Assessment Day and Interview.

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