A Bit About Us
We may have started small, but we’ve always had very big ideas. We launched in 2000 and we just haven’t stopped; a years’ worth of achievements always seems more like three at AO.
Our customers and now our biggest advocates, and we’ve made millions of them happy. We’ve even launched in new territories throughout Europe. Sometimes we have to pinch ourselves.
But, we’re determined to be the best electrical retailer in Europe, and for that, you need to be driven. We need to be bold enough to try new things, and smart enough to see them through. We need to care about people, and we always like to have a little fun as we do it.
More About the Role
Due to expansion we are looking for 5 Shunters to ensure the smooth movement of trailers and stock in the yard and around the site.
This is a very exciting job opportunity for someone to join a vibrant team and not afraid of multi-tasking.
Here's What You Can Expect to be Doing
- Working within a fast paced Recycling centre ensuring the safe transportation of trailers around site, your job will also include preparing all trailers to be loaded and ensure it is safe to begin loading goods onto the trailer
- Weighing of trailers
- Transporting trailers around the site
- Ensure trailers are secured at all times during loading and unloading
- Comply with health and safety requirements
A Few Things About You
Shunter certificate (HGV preferable)
Must have previous shunting experience, ideally tug trained.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Close attention to detail.
Based within a commutable distance of Halesfield, Telford.
4-on/4-off continental shift pattern with the worked shifts alternating between day and night. This will be based on working 4 consecutive 12 hour day followed by 4 consecutive days off, then 4 consecutive 12 hour nights. The start day for each set of working days or working nights moves ahead by one day per week.
Must be able to work shifts above.
Shunter Driver experience within the last two years.
Why Choose AO?
It’s not about the job you need now, it’s about who you want to be and where you want go. The thing about AO is that you don’t have to leave to move on. We have the kind of environment where people learn and thrive and be the best they can be. That’s our values talking.
We empower each and every person to push the boundaries of what’s possible. We’re growing rapidly and so should you. Our environment and our culture are vibrant and engaging, you almost have to feel it to believe it.
"Our people are our biggest asset, they’re our culture: that unique, indescribable thing that makes us really different."
Great People Deserve Great Things
As an AO employee you can take full advantage of our benefits package. As well as fundamental benefits, like pensions and holidays, we have designed our "AO Perks" to help you out financially, make your work life a little easier or make your home life a lot more fun.