Container Control Operator

Pentalver Transport is an award winning container logistics company with over 30 years’ experience. We are currently recruiting for Container Control Operator to join our team in Felixstowe. As a Container Control Operator you will be responsible for controlling containers accurately coming in and out of the depot, issuing container shunts, VBS bookings and setting up of containers ready for on time dispatch.

This is a full-time, permanent position working 40 hours per week on a rota basis (7am : 3pm or 11am : 7pm).

Key responsibilities:

• Booking containers in and out of the container yard
• Liaising with CHE drivers advising of arriving hauliers/shunters and their container requirements
• Ensure all release/acceptance information is entered into the system in a timely and accurate manner
• HSSE coordination support and on site contact for HSSE
• Issuing Import/Export/Rail shunts in order of deadlines
• Issuing VBs bookings to shunt drivers
• Ensuring all container numbers are correctly recorded both in and out of the system
• Actively seek additional work wherever possible from current customers


• Previous admin experience
• A working knowledge of PC applications; Microsoft and Outlook
• A strong team player
• Good written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to prioritise and work well under pressure
• Numerical and analytical skills
• Proactive, innovative and creative approach to problem solving

In return you will receive a competitive salary of £16,000 per annum, 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays and be eligible to join our stakeholder pension scheme. You will work for a company that is leading the container industry with confidence, providing first class service and a great employee experience.

CVs from agencies will not be accepted.


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