Load Safety Checker

  • Job Reference: SWR3474
  • Date Posted: 2 August 2022
  • Recruiter: P&O Ferrymasters
  • Location: Newport, Gwent
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive Salary
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Load Safety Checker - Do you have a passion for logistics? P&O Ferrymasters, the pan-European leader in tailor-made transport, logistics and supply chain solutions are looking for a Load Safety Checker to join us in Llanwern, near Newport, South Wales. Join our team if you’re looking for a challenging and rewarding career! 

You will be part of a highly dedicated and professional team, based on our customer’s site in Llanwern. The team consists of experienced Customer Service Representatives and Operational staff, and by teaming up with other operational departments within the organisation a high service level can be achieved with the shared aim of achieving the very best for our customers 

So, what’s this job all about

As Load Safety Checker you will be responsible for ensuring compliance of visiting LGV road hauliers. 

Other key responsibilities will include: 

  • Meet and greet incoming LGV haulier drivers, conduct site inductions and safety briefings
  • Monitor and enforce Customer Load Safe and Load Restraint standards
  • Supervise and control haulier drivers while on site
  • Prior to loading/unloading, conduct safety inspection of trailers
  • Assist LGV drivers in preparing trailers for loading
  • Prior to loads leaving site, confirm correct loading configuration and inspect restraint equipment
  • Complete reports regarding non-conformance 

As Load Safety Checker you will be happy working alone with the minimum of supervision, as part of our Contract Logistics team working within our clients in the UK Steel Industry. You will have a CCNSG Safety Passport and knowledge of H&S requirements and good practices in the road haulage industry, e.g. HSE legislative regulations. Knowledge of LGV driver procedures and types of trailers as well as good communication skills, computer literacy and a flexible approach to the role are required. You must have a clean driving license and the ability to work outdoors. 

Who are we? 

 We are P&O Ferrymasters, and we work with some of the largest companies in the world to make sure that their goods get to where they need to on time and efficiently. We have locations across Europe and the Northern Mediterranean and our routes cover road, rail and sea. We operate from over 20 locations in 13 countries and work with some of the best-known global household names. We are a part of DP World who are one of the largest global logistics companies in the world; at any one time 10% of all shipping containers in the world are being shipped by DP World. We are proud to lead the future of logistics to help enable global trade in the 21st century and beyond. 

This is a full-time position, working 40 hours per week Monday to Friday. In return, on offer is a competitive salary plus other benefits include Company pension, P&O Ferries travel concessions, Employee Assistance Scheme, and an employee wellbeing programme along with opportunities for personal and professional training and development. 

If you have all the relevant skills and experience and would like to join our company, please apply by forwarding an up-to-date CV as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you.

If you require any reasonable adjustments such as access or information in an alternative format, please inform us soon as you are able so that we can make the appropriate adjustments.

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Additional keywords: logistics, load, safety, checker, transport, LGV, driver, CCNSG

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