(Variety of shifts available)

John G Russell is a leading provider in the rail freight industry, dedicated to delivering efficient and reliable transportation solutions. Due to expansion, we are seeking skilled and motivated Terminal Operators to join our dynamic team within our Coatbridge Depot and support our mission of excellence in service.

As a Terminal Operator, you will play a crucial role in the daily operations of our rail freight terminal. You will be responsible for the safe and efficient handling of rail cargo, ensuring that all procedures comply with industry standards and company policies. This role requires a strong commitment to safety, attention to detail, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Join us at John G Rusell and become a vital part of our ambitious expansion. Your expertise will help shape the future of rail freight, and we can’t wait to see what we can achieve together. 

We look forward to welcoming you aboard!                                                                                                  

What does the job involve?

You will carry out a variety of duties including:

  • Onsite HGV Shunting
  • Crane Operations – full training will be provided on this
  • Operate Hyster Reach Stacker
  • Load and unload rail wagons, road vehicles and intermodal units as required in accordance with laid down instructions.
  • PC and Systems updating on a daily basis

Key Skills (Essential/Desirable Skills)

The successful candidate will have the following skills/experience;

  • Have a valid Class 1 HGV licence (with a valid CPC)
  • Reach Stacker experience
  • Overhead gantry crane experience
  • Rail – Trackside safety training
  • Experience with rail shunting
  • Experience of working with Heavy Machinery a distinct advantage
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent PC skills (Microsoft Excel, Word etc)

What’s on Offer?

For the successful candidate, we have several options to suit.

  • 4 on 4 off (48hr p.w),
  • Mon to Fri rotating over days/backs and nights (40hr p.w)
  • Sat/Sun part time weekend cover (24hrs p.w)

In return we will offer you:

  • Competitive salary
  • Full on the job and ongoing training
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • On site parking