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Logistics Technical Group Operative

Posted 7 February by UK Shared Business Services Ended

Logistics Technical Group Operative

Two posts - Fixed Term for 3 years

Part Time 22.5 hours Monday to Friday

National Marine Facilities, National Oceanography Centre (NOC), Southampton

Salary: £18,190 - £19,350 per annum (pro-rata to £11,061 per annum)

Closing Date: 21st February 2018

About the role:

Our Logistics Technical Group is fundamental to the operations of the NOC providing a full range of logistics functions to groups and tenants alike. This ranges from:

  • complete warehouse and storage facilities
  • goods receipt and dispatch
  • lifting operations and heavy equipment movements
  • freight movements
  • mobilisations of vessels
  • the overseeing of Dangerous Goods handling
  • packaging and transporting
  • providing assistance to ensure all Customs requirements for equipment held in Customs Warehouse authorisation are adhered to.

Your primary responsibilities will be yard operations, which includes but is not limited to operational effectiveness of routines and operations; ship mobilisations and de-mobilisations; slinger/signaller and forklift driver CB1/reach duties, for which full training will be given.

You will assist the Yard and Quayside Operative and the Warehouse and Storage Operative in the execution and delivery of all logistics activities to allow the NOC to operate to maximum efficiency.


The starting salary band for this position is £11,061 per annum (£18,190 - £19,350 FTE) . Depending upon skills and experience, a salary uplift and/or additional allowances may be available for exceptional candidates.

Please note, we are not able to sponsor candidates for this role, who require a right to work in the UK

About you:

You will have a good standard of education particularly in Maths and English and will have experience of working within a Logistics environment and within a high volume Goods Receipt and Dispatch area.

You will be able to follow defined procedures and work instructions and be able to work independently.

A full driving licence is desirable, but not essential.

What we can offer you:

Here at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) we know that the quality of our science and the impact that we want it to have depends entirely on the knowledge, skills and engagement of our people. The NOC is committed to being recognised as a flexible employer to support employees’ work and personal commitments where possible. Our flexi-time system and flexible working policy contribute to this important aim.

In return for your talents, we offer a competitive remuneration package, including a RCUK pension scheme, 30 days annual leave with a further 14 Public/local days off (pro-rata) and free car-parking. Opportunities for further training and development are supported.

How to apply:

All are handled by UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS). Please note, when you click apply you will be directed through to our website where you will be asked to complete the application process

Closing date: 21st February 2018

If after interview we have a greater number of suitable candidates than we have vacancies for at this time, we may hold suitable applicants on a reserve list for 12 months for all the grades and locations advertised. This reserve list will be used for future vacancies in NOC that require the same (or similar) skills, experience, competencies and are of the same grade as the advertised posts. These could be offered to candidates on the reserve list without a new competition (but there will be no guarantee of a job offer).

Reference: 34414684

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