CHE Driver (MSO) - Nights (Stand in Supervisor) in Felixstowe at Pentalver

Date Posted: 8/24/2018

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CHE Driver (MSO) – Nights (Stand in Supervisor)

Location: Felixstowe

Salary: Competitive

Pentalver Transport is an award winning container logistics company with over 30 years’ experience.  We are currently recruiting for a permanent CHE Machine Driver (Stand in Supervisor) to join our yard night team in Felixstowe.  This role will require you to lead a team of yard operatives effectively whilst Managing Customers requirements safely. This role plays a crucial part in ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of the business. Working hours are basic hours – 45 per week - plus overtime.

Some of the main responsibilities of the Multi Skilled Operative (Supervisor) will include:


  • Ensuring vehicles are serviced with the correct container in a timely manner;
  • Liaison with all other operatives, HGV Drivers, Managers and other Pentalver staff.
  • Ensuring the effective and efficient use of all equipment and employees.
  • Continually communicating with yard staff and container control to ensure efficient working and accuracy in terms of the correct container availability on time;
  • Maintain records in accordance with Company policy
  • Conduct investigations and disciplinary in line with Company Policy and Procedure, as well as interviewing potential staff, appraisals and probation reviews.

The ideal Multi Skilled Operative (Supervisor) will:


  • Hold a current and valid licence for a counter balance forklift
  • Be able to prioritise and work well under pressure, whilst making key decisions.
  • Need coaching and training skills, and develop staff as appropriate.
  • Have proven experience of working in and with a counter balance forklift safely and efficiently;
  • Have good numerical and analytical skills;
  • Understand the importance of health and safety and be to lead H&S standards with a commitment  to upholding a safe approach to all tasks at all times
  • Good oral communication skills

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.

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.

If you feel that you meet the above criteria of the CHE Driver / Multi Skilled Operative role then please apply now!

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.

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