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Car Trade Operative / Loading Operative – Motor Vehicles


Job Title: Car Trade Operatives – Multiple Positions Available

Location: Bristol

Salary: £23,843 per annum, rising to £25,099 per annum after two years

Position: Full Time

The Company is now the UK’s premier car handling port with a current throughput of 650,000 vehicles per annum. They have achieved this position against very keen competition from other ports by concentrating on the quality of their service, delivered through a committed workforce. They intend to build on this success by strengthening their team of permanent operatives, whose principal focus is the car trade, although other duties are undertaken when requirements arise.

Role Overview:

Principal duties will include driving motor vehicles on and off of vessels and between compounds, lashing and unlashing vehicles, marshalling drivers, and monitoring quality standards. There will also be opportunities to work on other trades.

The basic working month will be 169.5 hours, which will be worked in any combination of the comprehensive range of shift patterns which operate at the Port, and which are varied from time to time in order to meet changing requirements. These shifts operate over 24 hours per day and seven days per week, orders for which are frequently made at short notice.

The Candidate:

Specialising in driving import and export vehicles for their motor vehicle trade, you will need to be well presented, enthusiastic, and able to work a flexible shift system operating over 7 days per week.

You must have a full driving licence and proven driving experience.


25 days per annum, plus up to 8 additional days where Bank Holidays have been worked as part of the basic week
A scheme currently operates which rewards all employees with a share of Company profits
Group Personal Pension Plan
A sick pay scheme is in operation for all employees with at least one year’s service
The Company currently subsidises dock based catering arrangements through a catering subsidy voucher schemePlease be aware, due to the nature of the role, only candidates who are eligible to both live and work in the UK will be considered for the role. No sponsorship or relocation packages will be offered for this role.

Please click on the APPLY button to download the application form and send it back.

Candidates with experience of: Loader, Motor Vehicles Trader, Trade-In Operative, Loader Operative, Loader Operations Assistant, Vehicle Loading Operative, Vehicle Unloading Operative, Import and Export Operative, Loading Operator, Shunting, Warehouse Operative, Driver, Warehouse Driver, will also be considered for this role

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