Container Control Administrator in Southampton at Pentalver

Date Posted: 5/4/2018

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Job Description

Container Control Administrator

Location: Southampton

Salary: Competitive

Pentalver Transport is an award winning container logistics company with over 30 years’ experience.  We are currently recruiting for Container Control Administrator to join our team in Southampton. As a Container Control Administrator you will be responsible for controlling all container bookings in and out of the depot, ensuring all containers are accounted for correctly.

This is a full-time, permanent position working 40 hours per week. You will work between the hours of 6am – 6pm (8 hours each day, excluding 1 hour lunch break) and your shift will vary depending on the business needs. You will also be required to work Saturdays on a rota basis (between 6am – 12pm) – usually every 5-6 weeks.

Key responsibilities of the Container Control Administrator:


  • Booking containers in and out of the container yard, remaining polite and courteous to all customers, colleagues and drivers
  • Ensure all release/acceptance information is entered into the system in a timely and accurate manner
  • Ensuring all container numbers are correctly recorded both in and out of the system
  • Actively seek additional work wherever possible from current customers
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the customer base, understand requirements and communicate accurate information on time as required
  • Working with a team effectively communicating requirements.

The ideal Container Control Administrator will:


  • Ideally have container industry experience
  • Have experience of working in fast-paced environment
  • Have proven administration experience
  • Have ability to prioritise and work well under pressure
  • Have excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Be a strong team player
  • Have exceptional attention to detail
  • Have strong numerical and analytical skills
  • Be proactive, innovative and creative approach to problem solving
  • Have a good, working knowledge of PC applications; Microsoft, Excel and Outlook.

In return you will receive a competitive salary, 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays and be eligible to join our stakeholder pension scheme.  You will work for a company that is leading the container industry with confidence, providing first class service and a great employee experience. 

Closing date: 13th May 2018

If you feel that you meet the above criteria of this Container Control Administrator role then please apply now!