Trainee Container Repairer


Location: Suffolk

Job Type: Full time


Our commitment to you, once you join our team, is to foster growth and provide developmental opportunities to ensure you reach your utmost potential.

We are currently recruiting for a Trainee Container Repairer to join our M&R Team in Felixstowe.

Main responsibilities:

  • Learn how to repair containers to a high standard in line with the Company and customers’ requirements, shadowing the current container repairers.
  • Prepare containers for customer bookings, including steam cleaning, removing hanging beams, fitting liner bags and fitting flexi tanks.
  • Complete paperwork ensuring all information is accurate and submitted in a timely manner.
  • Maintain high standards of good housekeeping, with particular attention to the working area – equipment/tools stored in relevant areas, sweeping and picking up any rubbish especially nails or sharp objects
  • Maintain health and safety standards within your own working area and looking out for colleagues, always wear relevant PPE and ensure others are.
  • Raise any concerns or issues accordingly to your manager or the H&S manager.
  • Read and understand risk assessments relevant to your working area and follow safe system of work.

Key requirements:


  • A strong team player
  • Mature approach to health and safety
  • Comfortable working outdoors in all weathers
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the M&R Manager/Supervisor, understand requirements, and give accurate information as required
  • Attention to detail
  • Capable of performing tasks that involve regular manual handling


  • Previous experience in welding and/or fabrication
  • Ability to perform repairs on variety of containers
  • Knowledge of safety procedures and practices necessary while repairing containers

We are looking for the most committed and reliable individuals who possess the knowledge, skills and experience needed for their roles.

In return we can offer competitive pay, excellent benefits, a competitive pension scheme and a rewarding career in an award-winning team

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