Weighbridge Operator - Barrow on Soar

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Business Unit:  XPOE Transport

loughbough, GB, LE12 8GB

Logistics done differently.


Are you a Warehouse operative looking for a bit more from your job? are you looking to join one of the UKs leading Logistics companies? Are you physically fit and looking for a new challenge? If the answer is yes then we are looking for someone like you to join our team working on the British Gypsum contract in Barrow on Soar as a Weighbridge Operator.

The main purpose of the weighbridge operator is to ensure the smooth operation of the Weighbridge facility, acting as the first and last point of contact for all staff and contractors.

The operator will also be responsible for ensuring that all legal and contractual obligations are met, including site inductions completed and weight checks

carried out.  

The weighbridge operator acts as a key component of the transport function, liasing with them regularly to ensure the delivery of a first class service to our



Pay, benefits and more.


You will be working Monday _ Friday rotation shifts between 05.00-14.00 and 13.00-22.00. We’re looking to offer a salary of £24.000-£25.000 per year. We offer 20 days' holiday (plus bank holidays). You’ll have access to a variety of high street discounts, as a cycle to work scheme, a workplace pension, and many other perks.


What you’ll do on a typical day:


  • To weigh in and out all vehicles, recording both weighs and ensuring there are no variances that are outside the tolerance.
  • Comply with all legislative requirements, Company policies and procedures and customer-specific requirements.
  • Ensure that all personnel entering site have been inducted using the rapid induct system.
  • Check that only authorised vehicles and people enter on to the site. Ensure that all vehicles that enter and exit site are logged.
  • Issue site rules to all drivers.
  • Ensure the XPO operating areas are compliant with hygiene standards as dictated by the Contract management team – Yard areas, loading areas etc
  • Ensure that appropriate paperwork is completed accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that all shipments are despatched on SAP
  • Understand and comply with all relevant Company rules, agreements, policies, procedures and with all relevant legislative requirements and codes of practice.
  • Ensure Company business is treated in the strictest confidence and not disclosed to persons outside the Company.
  • Act in a professional manner, ensure good working relationships are maintained and promote a good image of the Company at all times
  • Maintain and comply with all Health, Safety and Environmental standards, to be aware of the Occupational Health & Safety Management System, OHSAS18001 and to appreciate the responsibility you have to adhere to the respective procedures.
  • Be aware that the Company operates a Quality Assurance system ISO 9001:2008 and adhere to the respective procedures.
  • Ensure a good standard of housekeeping through observance of relevant Company policies and ensure that work areas are secure and locked when unoccupied.
  • Where appropriate challenge and determine reasons for presence on site of any unauthorised person.
  • Attend any development training as required in compliance with the Company’s commitment to colleagues.


What you need to succeed at XPO:


  • Previous experience of working in a logistics environment. Approximately 2 years..
  • Health & Safety Awareness
  • Experience of working with XPO Fleet Management systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good literacy and numeric skills
  • Internal/Logistics qualifications
  • Knowledge of relevant XPO systems
  • Accurate and Precise 
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to write clear & detailed reports.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
  • Recognises the importance of team work
  • Can work effectively on own initiative.
  • Results and target orientated
  • Customer Focussed
  • Approachable
  • Team Player
  • Competent to work in a busy and demanding environment
  • Aptitude to develop and motivate others
  • Proficient in building and maintaining business
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Pro-active and forward thinking approach
  • Desire to progress career


Be part of something big.



XPO is a leading provider of world-class solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here. 

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