Night Shunter – Full Time, Harwich, Essex

  • Salary: Competitive/Negotiable DOE
  • Status: Full Time / Permanent
  • Hours: 45 hours per week (5:00pm till 1:00am)
  • Location: Harwich, Essex

We are currently seeking a Night Shunter to join our fast-growing FMCG business.

The role involves:

  • Yard management of moving trailers on and off-loading bays and other areas of site for loading and unloading
  • Opening and closing of curtains
  • Carry out daily yard checks providing a detailed list to the Logistics Manager of available trailers
  • Ensuring equipment service is booked with the supplier and delivered in time to meet the required slots
  • Minor Maintenance on vehicles and trailers ensuring all equipment is legal and compliant
  • Identifying any defects and ensuring the repairs documented are completed with the repair agent
  • Downloading of tacho head data to meet compliance and uploading into software
  • Ensuring the yard is clean and clear of debris
  • Local deliveries where possible and planning allows

The post holder must:

  • Hold a Class 1 Licence
  • A CPC holder
  • Good communicator
  • Well organised
  • Punctual
  • Team player


  • Free onsite parking
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Staff Discount on Products and Services within the Group

About Us:

Surya Foods is one of the largest suppliers of authentic world foods in the UK and the company behind the fastest growing rice brand, Laila – part of the rapidly expanding, family run Flying Trade Group (FTG) which boasts an annual UK turnover in excess of £160-million, operating in over 30 countries.

If you have the necessary skills we would love to hear from you.


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