Port Operative

7 days left

Peel Ports
Not specified
14 Oct 2017
26 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
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. Applicants are invited to apply for the above vacancy within the Operations Department, based at the Port of Sheerness. This is a shift based role and there are multiple vacancies available. 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. This role will include the following responsibilities: -Carry out pre-checks on equipment prior to commencing operations, report all defects and provide tactical suggestions to stay on schedule -Operate plant and machinery as required for the operations including the delivery and movement of paper based products -Demonstrate commitment to multi-skilled activity where appropriate, including assisting the Maintenance department -Work in relation to all security, ISPS and Customs procedures on site, to ensure procedures are followed at all times -Complete all operational duties in an effective manner, to ensure a safe professional working culture occurs at all times within the Port -Work in relation to all Safe Systems of work and undertake and complete all relevant training Applicants interested in this role should ideally possess the following skills and experience: -Experience of operating heavy mobile plant such as Excavator, FLTs and Harbour Cranes, ideally possessing valid licences for such equipment -Previous experience of working within a Port environment and/or vessel discharge would be considered an advantage -Capable of working effectively under pressure in a fast moving operational environment -Strong communication skills, with the ability to work as part of a team efficiently -Able to demonstrate commitment to maintaining operational Health and Safety standards, as well as an understanding of permit to work systems and accident reporting -A positive attitude towards flexible working and the necessity to work hours as per operational requirements -Able to work at heights and willingness to work within dusty environments as required -A full valid Driving Licence is essential In return you will receive: -Competitive Salary -Excellent Holiday entitlement -Generous Flexible Benefits Package -Company Pension with matching contributions of up to 10%