What’s the role?

As a rail shunter, it is your responsibility to ensure that all rail carriages visiting the site are processed in a safe, diligent and time efficient manner, in compliance with the Company Health and Safety Policy and appropriate Health and Safety Legislation requirements by utilisation of a pro-active dedicated approach.

Shift Pattern: Late 11:00am – 21:00pm and Nights 21:00pm – 07:00am. Can include cover shifts.

Salary: up to £30,000 per annum

Main Responsibilities & Objectives:

Liaise with the Health and Safety Business Unit in relation to “Safe Systems of Work”, current legislation pertaining to Health and Safety and the requirements of the company Health and Safety Policy
Ensure compliance with all Freightliner rules and regulations
To accurately follow the Shunter trainer responsibilities and duties for train arrivals and departures guidelines
Adhere to all accident and incident reporting procedures
Working with your team to work safely and efficiently in order to maintain carriage processes within the correct timeframe
To carry out maintenance on Terminal Equipment on a daily, weekly and annual basis and respond to maintenance requirements as they arise
To adhere to the Team Roster, Call Out Roster and absence cover requirements
Liaising with the Intermodal Control Team and Transport Operations office to establish future requirements
Promptly report defects found within the company’s Health and Safety Policy or methods of work relating to Freightliners rules and regulations
Report any defect or hazard as soon as any is noted on company premises
Participate in forums, seminars and training as may be requested by Supervisor(s)/Managers to secure knowledge and understanding of the role or facts of the role
Follow all reasonable requests from Supervisor(s)/Managers
To carry out other duties as request by Supervisor(s)/Managers


What kind of person are we looking for?

Working knowledge of Microsoft packages including Excel
Preferred Health & Safety accreditation
Previous Ports/Terminal Operations experience
Demonstrable Planning & Problem-solving skills

Additional Information


28 Days annual leave
Loyalty Bonus: 5 extra days holiday allowance after 5 years’ service / cash equivalent
Free full company uniform
Ongoing Training and Development opportunities
Free Parking
Pension Scheme – company 3% contribution
Death in Service
Colleague Performance Review Process
Onsite canteens (subject to depot)
Employee Assistance Programme
Discounted gym membership at PureGym
Rewards App – discount on 100’s of brands
Refer a friend bonus

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