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Greater Anglia
Transport, shipping & logistics
1,001-5,000 employees
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Greater Anglia operates a busy railway network from London Liverpool Street to destinations across the east of England. We have a high standard of service for our customers throughout their journey experience so they can sit back relax and travel with confidence. Not to mention a whole new set of modernised greener trains, it’s never been a more exciting time to start a career with us. Do you want to be part of the journey? Come along and join Greater Anglia!

We have a fantastic opportunity within our Train Service Delivery team for a Shunter based at Cambridge

The Role

You will be responsible for the safe and efficient working of all movements and shunting within Cambridge Carriage Sidings and other locations under the instructions of the Carriage Siding Supervisor. You will also be required to operate a “points” panel to control the train movements for washing of trains.

As part of this position, you will be required to collaborate with Train Crew, Signallers, and other colleagues on matters relating to working within Cambridge Carriage Siding, using safe radio protocols where appropriate. The role will also require you to carry out various other duties to maintain standard compliance, ensure security, and a good standard of cleanliness within the Carriage Sidings.

There is a requirement to wear the protective clothing which will be provided.

The successful applicant will be required to attend a medical, as all offers are subject to passing a safety critical medical.

What we are looking for

We are looking for a colleague who has a flexible approach (in their working hours) as this role includes a combination of different shifts, with a heavy commitment to night shifts, weekend, and bank holiday working. You should have the ability to provide a good standard of literacy and communication skills. You will be required to undertake initial training, including any further update training as required.

The successful colleague should feel comfortable to undertake assessments whilst in the role.

The closing date for all completed applications is on Friday 14th June 2024

*Please note vacancies can close earlier due to high influx of candidate applications*

To succeed in this role, we are looking for people who can bring our four values to life in your everyday work:

  •         Genuine … be welcoming, customer-centric and respectful

  •         Professional… be solution-oriented, accountable and delivering to promises

  •         Proactive … be progressive, innovative and decisive

  •         Inclusive … be connected in your thinking, empathetic and promote diversity

Greater Anglia offer a healthy work life balance, holiday entitlement and an environment where you can learn, develop, and grow in your career. If you think you would be a great addition to GA then apply now!

What can we do for you?

  • Defined Contribution pension scheme after 2 years option to move across to Defined Benefit (Final Salary) pension scheme
  • Free Travel on GA and 75% discount on other TOCs for leisure travel
  • Free Leisure travel on GA and 75% discount on other TOCS for eligible family members
  • International travel discount card (FIP) for staff and eligible family members after 12 months service
  • GA offers maternity, paternity and adoption leave and time off for prenatal care, as well as shared parental leave after 26 weeks of service - part of our commitment to family friendly policies
  • GA Hapi Benefits App– our great benefits app which includes discounts across many retailers, days out and dining
  • 24/7 Employee assistance programme, eyecare and flu jab vouchers and access to physiotherapy services
  • Annually issued 12 discount vouchers for family and friends to use
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes such as Cycle to work and Technology scheme (eligible once passing probation)