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Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
£10.83 Per Hour
Job Type
8 Sep 2022

About the Shunter Role:

Our Shunters play an integral part of our depot team. You will report directly into our Shunting Supervisor and Team Leaders but also work closely with the other members of the warehouse team. We are looking for an enthusiastic Shunter to join the Night shift team, someone who has the ability to stay motivated throughout a busy shift and be smart enough to undertake tasks independently. Our ideal candidate will be bold enough to recognise and report any issues and be passionate about the role. You will ensure the smooth movement of trailers and stock in the yard and around the site.

We are offering:

4 on 4 off shift pattern to support a great work-life balance

12-hour shifts- 20:00 to 8:00

Hourly rate £10.83

Here's What You Can Expect To Be Doing As a Shunter:

Working within a fast-paced Depot ensuring the safe transportation of trailers around the site.

Your job will also include preparing all trailers to be loaded and ensuring it is safe to begin loading goods onto the trailer, always complying with health and safety requirements.

Control the movements of our fleet within the yard

Shunt and Park vehicles ready for dispatch

Ensure site speed and safety regulations are being adhered to at all times

Report any accidents, product issues or damages

Strong teamwork

General Warehouse responsibilities are required

A Few Things About Our Shunter:

While working it is important that we all work together to stay motivated throughout the shift, therefore you must be able to work independently and work well within a team.

Previous experience in shunting commercial vehicles would be an advantage

Experience in warehousing or logistics is desirable but not essential

Previous shunting experience desirable but not essential.

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

• Must be able to work shift pattern above.

• Hold a full driving license with no more than 6 points (for insurance purposes)

Our Benefits:

  • At least 5% contribution pension scheme
  • Healthcare Cashback Scheme
  • Attendance Bonus
  • Exclusive Staff Discount
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Packages
  • Expression of wish service
  • Make a difference day (x2 fully paid charity days a year)
  • Share-save Scheme

To see all our benefits and perks, visit our AO Benefits page.

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  • Job Reference: 707316395-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter:
  • Location: Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £10.83 Per Hour
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent