Cargo Handlers

Permanent contract

Hours of work 0700-1800 (including 60 minutes unpaid lunch)

Pentalver is an award winning container logistics company with over 30 years’ experience. We are currently recruiting for three Cargo Handlers to join our team in Tilbury. As Cargo handler you will be responsible for unloading and loading export/import cargo safely, in line with customer requirements. This is a full-time, permanent contract working 60 hours per week.

Key responsibilities of the Cargo Handlers are:

•Safely secure export loads and safely remove import loads, following company procedures at all time
•General inspection of containers prior to loading for export and on arrival for import (ensuring not damaged prior to unloading) ensuring loads are safe and presented in accordance with customer/Pentalver requirements
•Completing paperwork ensuring all information is accurate and submitted in a timely manner for cargo and daily machine inspection sheets
•A versatile and flexible approach to work, working as a team to achieve department targets for completion of jobs to customer’s requirements.
•Ability to communicate effectively with the cargo handling office, understand requirements and give accurate information as required
•Maintain high standards of good housekeeping, with particular attention to the working area : equipment/tools to be stored in relevant areas, sweeping and picking up any rubbish especially nails or sharp objects

Requirements for the Cargo Handler role include:

•A strong team player, encouraging a team working environment with the commitment to drive and support others as required
•Counter balance forklift experience, banks man & other related equipment
•Experience with loading and unloading cargo
•Proactive, innovative and creative approach to problem solving
•A mature approach to H&S
•The ability to ensure job records are recorded, with attention to detail
•Numerical and analytical skills
•Good written and oral communication skills

In return, the benefits of becoming the Container Control Operator include:

•A competitive salary
•20 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays
•You will be eligible to join our Stakeholder pension scheme
•Life insurance
•Childcare vouchers

You will work for a company that is leading the container industry with confidence, providing first class service and a great employee experience.

If you feel that you meet the above criteria for a Cargo Handler then please apply now!


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