Shunter Operator

  • Fecha de publicación: 16/09/2021
  • Nombre de la empresa: Avara Foods 
  • Descripción de funciones:
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    Shunter Operator - 4o4o Nights


    External Job Description

    Want to earn to an additional £150 in your first 13 weeks of employment? And an additional payment of £150 at 26 weeks?

    Opportunity to earn £250 for every friend or family member you refer.

    Start your career with Avara Foods and join the driving force behind our success and earn a minimum of £624 per week.

    As one of the UK's largest food businesses, we are playing a critical role in keeping the nation fed. We are continuing to operate and are looking for motivated people to join our team as a/an insert job title. With ambitious growth plans, we are continually investing in our facilities and our people, with opportunities to develop and build your career with us.

    What’s in it for you?
    • Hourly pay rate: £15.50
    • Paid weekly
    • Guaranteed hours and opportunities for overtime
    • Employee benefits include a competitive pension and access to lifestyle and wellbeing resources
    • £300 incentive payment (£150 paid at 13 weeks and £150 paid at 26 weeks continuous service T&Cs apply)
    • Opportunity to earn £250 if you successfully refer a friend or family member (T&Cs apply)
    • A safe dynamic working environment
    • Training and development opportunities from day one

    Purpose of the role
    To facilitate the movement of trailers around site ensuring our product is moved safely, as well as adhering to all driver regulations at all times.

    Key responsibilities will include:

    • Movements of trailers on and off despatch and intake bays.
    • Following all safe and standard operating procedures to ensure fridge units are set to the right temperature and the relevant controlled documents completed.
    • Liaison with security officers to allocating parking bays to all inbound LGV traffic.
    • Carrying out pre use inspection checks on TUG vehicle, and refuelling as required.
    • Monitoring the trailer fleet by conducting regular yard checks which are documented.
    • Supporting the yard operatives in their role by assisting with FLT operations, unloading of trailers, and general yard hygiene to help develop a working environment that welcomes and promotes team work, which will involve manual handling.
    • Documented 2 hourly yard check.
    • Updating system with hours for WTD collation

    What we are looking for:

    • Possession of a LGV C&E vocational licence.
    • Knowledge of road haulage, operator licence legislation and transport Health and Safety requirements.
    • Professional team player who has worked in a busy yard environment.
    • Excellent communicator, with a good work ethic and personal values in tune with ours.
    • Ability to engage with others to help improve efficiencies with a proactive approach to problem solving.
    • Good organisations skills, with the ability to provide neat and legible reports.

    Working Hours: 4on 4off Nights 18:00-06:30

    A little about us:
    Avara Foods supply chicken and turkey to the nation’s most popular supermarkets and restaurants. We are a fully integrated business controlling the whole product supply chain, which include feed mills, farms, hatcheries and factories with associated transport and logistics functions that employ more than 7000 people.

    All our facilities are Covid secure, with protective measures and precautions in place to keep our people safe:

    • Daily temperature screening
    • Social distancing measures – including floor markers and 2m separation where possible
    • Screens and barriers installed at workstations and canteens
    • PPE and face coverings required in all shared spaces
    • Additional facilities and amenities to reduce congestion
    • Increased cleaning regimes across sites

    If you’re ready to work in alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today!
    We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer.




  • Localización del puesto ofertado: UK - Telford TF1 7GL
  • Remuneración: £15.50 an hour