Container Control Operator 12 months FTC in London at Pentalver

Date Posted: 5/4/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    London
  • Job Type:
    Transportation
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/4/2018

Job Description

Container Control Operator 12 month Fixed term contract

Location: London Estuary SS17 9PD

Salary: Competitive Salary

12 Month Fixed term contract

Pentalver is an award winning container logistics company with over 30 years’ experience. We are currently recruiting for Container Controller to join our team in the London Estuary. As a Container controller you will be responsible for controlling containers accurately coming in and out of the depot.

This is a full-time, 12 month fixed term contract working 50 hours per week

Shift Rotation (0600-1600, 0800-1800, 0900-1900) and every third Saturday 0800-1200

Key responsibilities of the Container Control Operator:


  • Booking containers in and out of the container yard, remaining polite and courteous to all customers, colleagues and drivers.
  • Liaising with CHE drivers advising of arriving hauliers/shunters and their container requirements.
  • Ensure all release/acceptance information is entered into the system in a timely and accurate manner
  • HSSE coordination support and on site contact for HSSE.
  • 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
  • Maintain high standards of good housekeeping
  • Maintain health and safety standards

Requirements for the Container Control Operator are:


  • Proactive approach to excellent Customer service
  • Conscientious with meticulous attention to detail
  • A strong team player, encouraging a team working environment with the commitment to drive and support other as required
  • Good written communication skills with the ability to produce clear and concise information
  • Good oral communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to take a confident approach with colleagues, drivers and customers
  • Prioritise and work well under pressure
  • Numerical and analytical skills
  • Proactive, innovative and creative approach to problem solving
  • A working knowledge of PC applications; Microsoft and outlook

In return, the benefits of becoming the Container Control Operator include:


  • A competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays
  • You will be eligible to join our Stakeholder pension scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Childcare vouchers

You will work for a company that is leading the container industry with confidence, providing first class service and a great employee experience.

If you feel that you meet the above criteria for the Container Control Operator then please apply now!

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