Maintenance Fitter (Permanent)

The Role

We are looking to employ an experienced Maintenance Fitter to join our maintenance team at the Port of Blyth.

We have an array of cargo handling plant that includes FLT, Cranes & Heavy Plant that require regular servicing and repair. Therefore, previous experience of working with these types of equipment would be an advantage.

Due to the nature of our business, you will need to be flexible with a can-do attitude. You will also be required to assist with the loading/unloading of cargos. Therefore, the successful candidates will be required to learn all aspects of Stevedoring including operating plant & equipment where required.

This is predominantly a day shift position; however, you will be required to work shifts and weekends when necessary. Overtime will also be required to cover the needs of the business.

Our business is located across four sites, so a full driving licence is essential.

In return, we are offering:

  • A basic salary of £28K per annum for 37.5 hours per week
  • Private medical scheme
  • Generous Pension
  • 25 days holiday + statutory days
  • Annual Bonus scheme

Port of Blyth

The Port of Blyth is a major statutory UK Trust Port, expanding rapidly and having recently announced record Group turnover of over £25.5 million. Much of this growth is driven by its position as a leading UK offshore energy support base that continues to be at the forefront of offshore wind and renewable energy development.

The Port has a reputation for its customer focused and innovative can-do approach to handling services, covering a number of sectors including offshore energy, project cargo, containers, dry bulks and break-bulks.

Its major subsidiary, Transped, provides a comprehensive worldwide door to door forwarding and logistics service, whilst Port Training Services offers award winning industrial and port related training across the UK.

As a Trust Port, there is also a major focus on providing benefits to a wide range of stakeholders including the local community, wider region, national government and a host of other interest groups.

How to apply

Applications in writing by email to Stuart Balmer-Howieson (HR Manager):

Closing — 06/07/2023