Shunter

Spalding, England, gb
Company: Great Bear
Category: Transportation and Material Moving Occupations
Published on 2021-08-04 18:18:17

To ensure the timely trailer movements, on and off loading bays and where applicable to deliver a shunt load from one location to another, as instructed, in line with Company standards and operational requirements .

Main Responsibilities:

  • To place trailers to the required areas as per instructions
  • To use two way radios to keep in contact with areas of the operation as necessary
  • To ensure you carry out all safety checks, as designated by the company.
  • To ensure that you report defects, accident damage and any incidents as soon as they are found.
  • To ensure fridges are set at the correct temperature, in line with loaded product temperature requirements.
  • To ensure fridge diesel tanks have adequate fuel at all times.
  • To always be professional and courteous when communicating with your colleagues.
  • Reporting any breaches in speed limits by drivers and sub contractors to the transport department.
  • Keeping vehicle parking area layouts as they should be and reporting any issues of debris to the site services team
  • Ensure that company standards of hygiene and housekeeping, in your areas of work, are maintained at all times
  • To ensure you are working in line with Health & Safety legislation
  • Qualifications

  • Working with and driving LGV’s is desirable 
  • Previous shunting experience
  • Experience of working in a very fast paced environment
  • Teamworking
  • Written and verbal communication
  • Driving for excellence
  • Ability to work to challenging deadlines in a pressurised environment
  • Self disciplined and motivated
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