Head Office, 17-27 Queen's Square
17-27 Queen's Square
North Yorkshire



Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 25th February 2022

The Company

PD Ports is one of the UK’s major port groups and one of the largest employers in the Tees Valley. Operating out of 12 key ports and logistics centres across the UK, we are committed to retaining and developing talent nationwide. With headquarters based in the North East of England, PD Ports owns and operates Teesport, one of the UK’s most progressive ports, which supports over 22,000 jobs and generates £1.4bn to the economy every year.

The Role

An opportunity exists for a Senior Operative role, based at the Port of Howden reporting directly to Ady Lindley. Candidate must have understanding of Health, Safety and Environmental legislation relevant to the role, including an understanding of risk assessments and safe systems of work. Operating loading shovel, Telescope Handler & Folk Lift. The role will require a rotation of work to assist all other Howden operations at times due to work demand. Successful applicants will be offered a competitive salary excellent terms and conditions of employment with an opportunity to build a career with the business.


  •  25 days holiday (Inc Bank Holiday)
  • Internal training and Safety Passport Training/ On-going training and assessments
  • Sick pay scheme/Cycle to work scheme
  • Full uniform provided (If Required)
  • Employee Assistance Program for personnel support (health, finance, etc.)
  • Company pension scheme (up to 6% company contribution)

 Selection Process

Applicants will be physically fit in order to meet statutory medical requirements for this role.  You will be a team player, be able to work under pressure, demonstrate a fully flexible approach and understand the importance of ensuring operational/customer deadlines are met whilst not compromising on safety.

If you are interested in joining the team at this exciting time, please submit a detailed C.V. outlining relevant skills & experience to hr.admin@pdports.co.uk or by post to:

Group HR Department
17-27 Queen’s Square

For more information and to apply please contact the Group HR Department

Closing date for applications: 25th February 2022

Award Winning

PD Ports awarded Gold Status from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) for its commitment to health and safety excellence for the third consecutive year.

PD Ports - RoSPA Award Winner 2023