Multi Skilled Operative - Days

Pentalver Transport is an award winning container logistics company with over 30 years’ experience. We are currently recruiting for a permanent Multi Skilled Operative to join our yard day team in Cannock. As a Multi Skilled Operative you will be responsible for ensuring that our vehicles have their containers loaded and unloaded in a timely and effective manner, ensuring that health and safety is your number one priority. This role plays a crucial part in ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of the business. Working hours are 55 hours per week, Monday - Friday, with additional weekend work required on an ad-hoc basis.

Some of the main responsibilities of the role will include:

• Ensuring vehicles are serviced with the correct container in a timely manner;
• Ensuring containers are stacked in accordance with the safe system, in a safe manner;
• Continually communicating with yard staff and container control to ensure efficient working and accuracy in terms of the correct container availability on time;
• Checking that containers are in good condition with no visible damage;
• Steam cleaning containers as and when required

The ideal candidate will:

• Hold a current and valid licence for a counter balance forklift;
• Have proven experience of working in and with a counter balance forklift safely and efficiently;
• Have container industry experience;
• Have good numerical and analytical skills;
• Understand the importance of health and safety and be committed to upholding a safe approach to all tasks at all times

In return you will receive a competitive salary with 20 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays. You will work for a company that is leading the container industry with confidence, providing first class service and a great employee experience. For further information on what Pentalver can offer you take a look at the careers section of our website at

If you enjoy the challenge of working within a busy environment and are totally committed to health and safety, we would love to hear from you.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 13 September 2017

CVs from agencies will not be accepted. Pentalver reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the stated closing date should a large volume of applications be received.


  • Annual salary £28500; life assurance scheme; on site parking; stakeholder pension


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