Fuel & Container Control Operative

  • Widnes
  • Stobart

Company Description Following years of accelerated growth Culina Group is now a £2.2billion+ turnover business, employing over 22,000 staff, with a fleet of more than 5,000 vehicles. Culina Group operates from over 100+ depots across the UK and Ireland, serving more than 1,000 clients over its framework of chilled, ambient, contract packaging solutions and fresh and baked goods.

Company Overview

Stobart (Part of the Culina Group) is a leading ambient transport and logistics business, providing services to many of the UK’s best known brands across core consumer and retail sectors.

At Culina we have a winning culture, we believe that our culture is one of the reasons our company continues to thriveA place where you're valued, challenged, and inspired!

We are currently seeking a Fuel & Container Control Operative to join our team at our Widnes site. As a Fuel & Container Control Operative you will assist the organisation of container lifting and storage, rail management and train planning & ensure the plan meets all legal obligations in respect of WTD and EU Drivers Legislation

Shift Pattern: 4 on 4 off Nights (18:00 - 06:00)

Salary: Up to £33,000 Per Annum

Job responsibilities of a Fuel & Container Control Operative include :

  • Ensuring GTS housekeeping is constantly completed, particularly:

  • Input trailer numbers as soon as practical to do so

  • Check resource availability for the shift

  • Confirm driver start times for next day

  • Monitor and report WTD issues / concerns to Operations team

  • Ensuring there is clear daily communication between day and night shifts, utilising the handover document

  • Responsible for dealing with third party drivers and gating them into the Terminal, in accordance with company procedures, ensuring all documents received are accurate.

  • Gathering information for the export of containers for all movements.

  • Regularly update crane reports such as hotbox requirements and non-status reports to help eliminate downtime on the cranes

  • Co-ordinate container releases received by various customer for both loaded and empty boxes.

  • Ensuring through working with transport that equipment requirements are met, if equipment is low, advance warning is essential.

  • Managing driver’s hours in relation to customer requirements and volume demand

  • Understanding and achieving specific targets regarding utilisation, and driver’s hours

  • Equipment housekeeping: this involves regular checks to ensure all containers are in the correct stocks, lease containers have re-uses and long stay boxes are made available for movement, ensuring liner bags are removed as soon as possible.

  • Regularly assisting when required at drivers / debrief counter

  • Communicate with ESL Customer Services and Drivers, ensuring customer KPI targets are met

  • Record and maintain fuel stock in ES Depots

  • Arrange and plan fuel deliveries for all depots

  • Ensure all weekly reports are completed and distributed correctly

  • Ensure all jobs are created correctly on GTS

  • Manage or assist in any project as directed by the Fuel Manager

  • Briefing & De-briefing own drivers.

Qualifications As Fuel & Container Control Operative you will possess the following skill, experiences and qualifications:

  • Co-operate with your employer to enable any legal obligations to be complied with
  • Do not recklessly interfere with anything provided by the employer or others in the interests of health, safety or welfare.
  • Bring to the attention of the Head of Business Systems Process, Quality and Internal Communications any perceived short comings in health and safety arrangements, situations or processes that you consider to be serious, or which may present danger to you or others.
  • Do not undertake or request others to undertake any works for which you/they do not hold the required competency or authority to undertake.
  • IT Literate including Microsoft word, excel and outlook.
  • 1 year experience in a transport planning / Terminal environment would be a benefit but not essential.

Additional Information As part of our drive to make Stobart a great place to work. We are proud to be an inclusive and diverse organisation where we are committed to employee development and recognising success for hard working performers.

Our dedicated learning and development programmes are open to every employee to give you the opportunity to shape your own future within logistics and continue to work in an environment where team culture thrives.

Our People are the driving force behind our success, which is why we offer a wide range of benefits which include:

  • Annual Leave - Competitive holiday entitlement 20 days including Bank Holidays

  • Pension scheme - we want colleagues to enjoy a comfortable retirements so we offer a great contribution of 5 % employee and 3 % employer

  • Life Assurance :

  • x 2 your annual salary

  • Wellness - Via our Employee Assistance Programme we offer immediate