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




Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 31st August 2021

The Company

PD Ports is a leading UK ports business offering end-to-end supply chain solutions, employing over 1,300 people in the UK. With headquarters based in the North East of England, PD Ports owns and operates the UK’s third largest port by volume.

The Role

An opportunity has arisen for a Steel Operative to join the team based at our Groveport site in Gunness, Scunthorpe. Groveport covers 190 acres and is an inland port complex on the River Trent boasting nine berths with sea access via the Humber Estuary. Groveport can provide a number of port services including chartering, ships agency, stevedoring, warehousing and logistics.

The primary function of the Steel Operative is to load steel products onto vehicles destined for our customers by operating the associated plant and equipment within a busy port operation. Other tasks including offloading ships to shore vehicles and materials, tallying products from the vessel and continuous stock-taking.

Hours of Work:

5 days out of 7 – 37.5 hours per week plus O/T


    • 26 days holiday plus bank holidays (subject to shift pattern)
    • On-going training and assessments
    • Sick pay scheme/Cycle to work scheme
    • Full uniform provided
    • Employee Assistance Program for personnel support (health, finance, etc.)
  • Company pension scheme (up to 4% company contribution)

The Candidate

Experience working within a steel operation and ideally holding the relevant licences for either:

  • 16-ton forklift trucks or
  • Overhead cranes

Training will be provided to the successful candidate if necessary.

If you are interested in joining the team at this exciting time, please submit a detailed C.V. outlining your relevant skills & experience along with a covering letter to:

PD Ports

Group HR Department

17-27 Queen’s Square



Or via e-mail: hr.admin@pdports.co.uk



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