HGV Shunter driver in Felixstowe at Pentalver

Date Posted: 5/29/2018

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HGV Shunter driver

Location: Felixstowe

Salary: Competitive plus Shunt Bonus

Full time Contract – 55 hours per week

Pentalver Transport is an award winning container logistics company with over 30 years’ experience.  We are currently recruiting for an experienced HGV Shunter driver to join our team in our Felixstowe depot. As a HGV shunter driver you will be responsible for the movement of containers to and from the depot.

Responsibilities of the HGV Shunter driver are:

  • Ensure you arrive at your job on time
  • Keeping your vehicle roadworthy with your daily checks
  • Ensure you do your daily vehicle checks to make sure your vehicle if roadworthy and safe to use.
  • Perform your driver’s responsibilities in line with legislation and company procedures.
  • Ensure you inform the traffic office of any problems in good time i.e, if you’re running late.
  • Ensure all paperwork is correct and physically checked against your container and seal number.
  • Follow all company procedures found within the drivers handbook.
  • Maintain high standards of good housekeeping.
  • Maintain health and safety standards.

Requirements of the HGV Shunter driver are:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with the customers, transport staff, container control staff and other depots, understand requirements and communicate accurate information on time as required.
  • Holder of a current and valid Class 1 driving licence.
  • Holder of full CPC qualification
  • Flexibility with working hours.
  • Have passion for delivering customer service to the highest standard.


  • Bonus payments on shunts
  • 20 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.

If you feel that you meet the criteria of a HGV Shunter driver then please apply now!


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