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Job Overview


£30,000 Permanent





Job Overview

About The Role

Due to the opening of our new depot in Stoke, we are now looking for experienced Shunters. As a Shunter you will ensure the smooth movement of trailers and stock in the yard and around the site.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone; who possesses the ability to multitask, to join a vibrant & fast-paced warehouse operation.

Our operational shift patters are: 4-on/4-off continental shift pattern with the worked days shifts. This will be based on working 4 consecutive 12 hour days (6am-6pm) followed by 4 consecutive days off, then 4 consecutive 12 hour days. The start day for each set of working days moves ahead by one day per week.

Here's What You Can Expect To Be Doing

Working within a fast paced Depot 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

  • Transporting trailers around the site (Occasional trailer movement between regional sites)
  • Ensure trailers are secured at all times during loading and unloading
  • Weighing of trailers
  • Comply with health and safety requirements

A Few Things About You


Must hold C+E Driving Licence

Must have previous shunting experience, ideally tug trained.

Shunter certificate (HGV preferable)


Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Close attention to detail.


Shunter Driver experience within the last two years

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.

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."

Our Benefits

We’ve designed our benefits to cover everything from big moments to little helps. As well all as the essentials, like pensions and holidays, we’ve got our own "AO Perks" to help you with the little things that matter.

To see all our benefits and perks, visit our AO Benefits page.

  • 24 days holiday (Excluding Bank Holidays)
  • At least 5% contribution pension scheme*
  • Dedicated wellness initiatives that support your wellbeing, ranging from our 24hr employee assistance programme to subsidised gym membership.

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