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Material Handling Operative Job

Date: 03-Aug-2022

Location: Liverpool, GB, L21 1LA

Company: Peel Ports

Vacancy - Material Handling Operative


Already one of the UK’s leading port and logistics companies, we have ambitious plans to grow and transform the supply chain to benefit our customers. With multiple settings across the UK and a huge choice of career paths, our business offers exciting opportunities to expand and develop your career. Much of our success depends on our unrivalled facilities and technology. But in our sector, it comes down to having the right talent to enable our organisation to grow. So, if you want to join a thriving and ambitious place to work, where you will be able to broaden your knowledge and progress in your career, a future with Peel Ports could be for you.





The Material Handling Operative role, within the Central Operations Department, will be responsible for the operation of the company’s plant and equipment in an efficient and safe manner. This is a multi-functional role, predominantly in Cargo Operations with a requirement to apply your skills across other bulk terminals dependent upon experience, training and business need.


Responsibilities will also include:


- The safe and effective operation of Peel Ports Plant and Equipment.

- Loading/unloading of wagons, trains and driving ship unloaders/cranes.

- Duties involved in Lifting Operations.

- Undertaking cleaning duties, ensuring company machinery and working areas are kept in line with Peel Ports’ H&S standards.

- Accountable for following company operations procedures and policies.

- Inspect Plant and Equipment, recording any faults, conditions or damage.

- Working in a physically demanding environment, including manual handling, working at height, and dusty environments.



Skills and Experience


- Previous experience working in an industrial environment.

- Previous General Cargo Operations/Bulk Operations experience.

- Experience of driving plant including payloaders, skid-steers and FLTs. Experience driving mobile harbour cranes would be advantageous.

- Strong experience of working n a vessel discharge team.

- A positive and flexible approach to working hours, including nights and weekends.

- Commitment to maintaining H&S standards, as well as demonstrating compliance to safety policies and procedures.

- A full valid Driving Licence.



What we can offer you


By joining Peel Ports, you will be part of an ambitious organisation who has invested over £1billion into key projects to future proof our business, creating 1000s of jobs for local communities along the way. These investments mean we are decarbonizing our operations, which in turn is helping us work towards our goal of having Net Zero Port Operations by 2040. It’s not only our infrastructure we are investing in, we are big believers in investing in our people. We are constantly looking for opportunities to help our people grow and develop by offering training, development and apprenticeship opportunities in a range of areas including; Operations, Marine, Engineering, HR, IT, Accountancy, plus many more!



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