Loading Shovel Operator

  • Job Reference: SWR2681
  • Date Posted: 23 April 2021
  • Recruiter: Spider
  • Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing, Production & Operatives
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Loading Shovel Operator – Spider is advertising on behalf of an established grain trading company. In the UK they trade all combinable crops and sell certified seeds and fertilisers. They are now recruiting for a Loading Shovel Operator to be based at their site, Cliff Quay, Ipswich on a full-time basis. 

As a Loading Shovel Operator, you will be assisting with the filling and emptying of Animal Feed/Grain Stores, this will also include the filling and out-loading of stores. You will operate all items of plant, equipment, machinery, vehicles safely, and effectively facilitate the loading and discharge of vessels in an efficient manner. You will comply with the requirements of GAFTA/AIC Storage Codes of Practice and Company Procedures. You will carry out daily scheduled maintenance/safety checks on all items of plant, equipment, machinery and vehicles, and report defects through the Defect report Form. 

Other key responsibilities for this role will be: 

  • To report to the Operations Manager any incidents within the stores/plant or relating to commodity movements.
  • To ensure that all storage areas and handling equipment are clean and fit for purpose before use.
  • To maintain an understanding of the requirements and implications of the Health & Safety at Work Act as they relate to all operations and to ensure adherence to the Act.
  • To assist in the effective implementation of the Quality System to ensure all specified checks are carried out, appropriate documentation is maintained, and Codes of Practice are complied with. 

This is a full-time role. In return, on offer is a competitive salary based on experience. Other benefits will include regular set hours, training and support provided, PPE equipment provided, pension scheme and 25 days holiday, plus all statutory UK Bank Holidays. 

If you have the relevant skills and experience and would like to join their company, please apply by forwarding an up-to-date CV as soon as possible. Please note, previous experience, preferably with a Loading Shovel licence, would be an advantage but, for the right candidate, they would consider a Forklift Licence, as full training could be provided.  We look forward to hearing from you. 

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This vacancy is being advertised and handled by Spider, an Online Job Advertiser, and Specialist Recruiter. We provide an online recruitment advertising and employee selection service in Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire and beyond.

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