Wednesday, 24 April 2019


Credit Robin Pridmore


Container Division

circa £28,500 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. Experience of working shifts and holding a valid HGV licence is advantageous, however, is not necessary. 
Please note that, due to the high volume of applications for this role, it can take some time for us to process your application.

Multi Skilled Port Operative (MSPO) - London Gateway Division
Job Ref: LG/1
Full-time - Permanent (Any five over seven shift pattern)

(Average annual earning based on 48 hours x Driver day rate)
London Gateway, Thurrock

South Coast Port Services (SCPS) has a long tradition of port operations - over six decades. With a head office based in Southampton, we provide skills and services to operators and other customers currently at the Port of Southampton. However, we are pleased to announce that we have been successful in gaining the opportunity to supply a contract stevedore service to DP World London Gateway.
We are currently seeking to recruit a number of Multi Skilled Port Operatives to be based at our London Gateway Division at Corringham, Stanford le Hope, Essex. 
This is a physically demanding, manual industry where all operatives work in a safety critical environment. Health and Safety is of paramount importance. The port operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
‍‍‍‍‍‍The role entails working any five over seven shift pattern.
We are proud of our status as the biggest and most successful contract stevedore in the country and wish to continue to provide a high standard and quality of service and exceed our customers’ expectations.

Main Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Provide an effective and efficient cargo lashing/pinning service/heavy plant driving in line with specific customer requirements and in line with Company quality processes.
  • Monitor and maintain work practices with particular focus on health and safety.
  • Ensure that customer requirements are maintained on both quality and standards.

The main requirements for the position are 
  • Must be over the age of 18 to apply
  • Flexible approach to working arrangements
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to work at heights.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Full UK / EU Driving Licence essential.

All applicants will go through a selection process to be short listed for an assessment day which will consist of psychometric assessments and interview. Selected candidates will receive full training for the position. 

If you wish to be considered for the position please download, complete and return an application form.

Job Details

Port Operative - Permanent Nights - Peel Ports Group Limited - Liverpool

EmployerPeel Ports Group Limited
Employment TypeFull Time
Reference NumberPPG-810

Position Description

Applicants are invited to apply for the above vacancy within the Operations Department, based at the Port of Liverpool. These positions are permanent nights only. 

Role Purpose: To work within a team to carry out operations efficiently, effectively and in a safe manner. To ensure the on-time delivery of planned activity, continuous flow of productivity and high customer satisfaction levels. 

Initially trained as a Shiphand (Labourer), with expectation to progress into other roles, which may include: 

-Tug Driver - Quayside 
-Fork Lift Truck Driver 
-Hatch Clerk 
-Straddle Carrier Operator 
-Gantry Crane Operator 

Required Experience

Applicants interested in this role should ideally possess the following skills and experience: 

-Demonstrate honesty and integrity in all aspects of the job 
-A positive attitude towards flexible working and the necessity to work hours as per operational requirements 
-Able to understand and accurately follow management instructions and procedures 
-Strong communication skills, with the ability to work as part of a team efficiently 
-A full valid Driving Licence is essential 
-Adhere to our Safety365 policies with specific responsibility for ensuring the safe working of all staff. 

Successful applicants will be required to complete the following during their training process: 

-Driver Induction Training 
-Manual Handling Assessment 
-A full pre-employment medical (working at heights and depth perception)

Salary and Benefits

In return you will receive: 

-Company Pension with Matching Contributions of up to 3% 
-Life Assurance 

Employer Description

Peel Ports is More than Ports. It's a unique network that connects everything from ports and terminals, shipping lines, fabrications and repair operations. 

It's a network that we're constantly developing and growing. With our strategically located ports across the UK, we are able to offer unique logistics solutions for our container and unitised customers and link seamlessly with our RoRo and LoLo connections. Everything Peel Ports does is designed to bring added value to every service we offer our clients. 

Our core values are Personal Responsibility, Integrity and Honesty, Strive for Excellence, Heartfelt Customer Service, One team. 

Peel Ports is committed to a workplace free from harm. Our Safety365 strategy helps deliver the highest health and safety standards.

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