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HGV Shunter

Dunstable, LU5, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £16.60 - £17.60/hour

Logistics People are looking for HGV Class 1 Shunters to join our team. Be a part of our CORE workforce with GUARANTEED, On going work! 

Location: Dunstable 

Working Hours: Various Day and Night Shifts Available 

Pay rate: £16.60 - £17.60 P/hr

Logistics People are currently recruiting Shunter to join our Team in Dunstable, based at our ESL site.


About Logistics People:

The Logistics People are a team of dedicated and energetic recruitment specialists, passionate about delivering exceptional results. All our recruitment specialists are experts in the industry, with years of experience under their belts, allowing them to successfully match the right jobseekers with hiring employers.

What's in it for you:

Pay rate - £16.60 - £17.60 P/hr
Various Day and Night Shifts Available 
24/7 on call support
Weekly pay
Holiday pay
Main Responsibilities:

• Ensuring that all equipment is stored correctly in line with depot safety standards.

• Ensuring all transport loads are secure and checked for safety and roadworthiness

• Complete associated paperwork to ensure accurate records are produced, update dedicated company computer systems as required.

• Adhere to all safety related documentation (Safe Systems of Work, Visual Task Sheets & Risk Assessments/Permits to work etc.) for all depot activities • Maintain work areas in a safe and clean condition.

• Manage the day-to-day running of the stores ensuring all reasonable demands can be met, ordering stock as required

• Check all stock in and out, ensuring orders match up with stock requirements and all documentation is correct

• Ensure HGV cab inspections are performed ensuring both drivers and vehicles adhere to Explore Transport's exacting standards - Addressing / Escalating issues where applicable to line managers + clearing out cabs of leavers

• Maintain a professional working manner at all times • Ability to maintain / enhance existing relationships with wider internal and external stakeholders

• Management of accessories / auxiliary equipment stocks and issue - Straps / Securing & Lifting Chains etc - Communicate stock ordering requirements through the Compliance / Procurement Team

• Ensure auxiliary equipment stock levels are maintained at an agreed level (Quartermaster) - Own the issuing of and signing out of such equipment (ET & Subcontract Drivers) to ensure tight controls exist and costs are apportioned where necessary this includes but is not limited to Timbers, PPE, Straps, Chains and other consumables

• To ensure all parked trailers have their park brakes applied where applicable and that they are parked in the correct areas

• Assist with governance of fleet compliance for base and designated satellite depots, VOR & lock trailers off etc and communicate to key stakeholders in business

Required Qualifications:

• Report of thorough examination for Small Lifting Equipment and Lifting Accessories

• Full UK Driving Licence

• Strong IT skills - Outlook / Excel / Word / Power Point Preferred

• Full HGV C+E Licence

• Telescopic handler licence (CPCS / NPORS)

• 3yrs industry experience

• ERP system Experience


• Experience of stores systems and processes

• Operating telescopic handler

• Driving HGV - not essential


•Experience of operations in a busy depot environment Key Areas

• Strong People Person

• Diligent individual with attention to detail

• Methodical and organised

• Excellent communication skills with customers and colleagues at all levels

• Ability to plan, multi-task and manage time effectively

• Strong writing and record keeping ability In Return, We Offer a Range Of Benefits Including

• Competitive salary


• Company medical scheme

• Ongoing training and development

Is this job right for you? If you have any of the below the answer is Yes!

Valid CPC card
Valid Digi Card
Full UK driving licence.
HGV class 1 experience (Minimum 6 months)
maximum 6 points (No DR, DD or NI codes)
What are the benefits of working for Logistics People?

24/7 on-site support
Career progression opportunities
Temp to Perm opportunities
Long term work
Modern Facilities
Immediate Starts
Great Rates Of Pay
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