Container Control Administrator in Southampton at Pentalver

Date Posted: 5/16/2018

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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 part-time, permanent position working 32.5 hours per week. The hours of work are Monday – Friday, 11:00 – 18:00 with half an hour unpaid lunch break.

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.
  • Communicate effectively with the customer base, understand requirements and communicate accurate information on time as required.
  • Admin/office duties.

Requirements of the Container Control Administrator:


  • Full UK driving licence
  • Previous experience of working in fast-paced environment
  • Proven administration experience
  • Container industry experience – desirable
  • Ability to prioritise and work well under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A strong team player
  • Attention to detail
  • Good, working knowledge of PC applications; Microsoft, Excel and Outlook

In return you will receive:


  • Competitive salary of £16,250 pa (£20,000 pa FTE)  increasing to £17,403.75 pa (£21,420 pa FTE) after successful completion of the probation period
  • 25 days of annual leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Pension scheme
  • Regular training
  • Free car park
  • Childcare vouchers

Closing date: 30th May 2018.

CVs from the recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

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

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