Liberty Steel is a fully integrated steel manufacturer and distributor with capabilities ranging from liquid steel production through to high value precision engineered products, sold around the globe.

The SAW Pipe Mills at Liberty Steel Hartlepool are the UK’s largest steel pipe mills, manufacturing heavy duty steel pipe for the energy, power and construction industries in the UK and worldwide. New recruits will be joining a company that has a world class manufacturing capability, and a skilled workforce with a long history and global recognition.

Due to increased activity following the recent award of major projects, we are now looking to recruit an experienced HGV shunt driver to join our busy Despatch team for a fixed term period of approximately 6 months, although there is scope for extension.

This position is paid a basic annual salary of £24,908. Hours of work are currently 10 shifts, Monday to Friday, 6am – 2pm and 2pm – 10pm. However, the ability to work additional hours and/or a different shift pattern is essential.

Within the role, you will ensure that all work is carried out in accordance with works procedures to provide a safe working environment with responsibility for:

Health and safety performance adhering to the works procedures and involvement in various safety improvement activities.
Operation of equipment within your work area to defined procedures to achieve agreed objectives.
Involvement in line operations, which can involve operation of cranes and mobile plant and equipment.
Recording and checking of information on the company’s IT systems.
Involvement in continuous improvement activity.
Liaising with other work areas and functions to ensure efficient material flow
Participation in audits / checks, ensuring compliance with work procedures and set quality standards


Ideally, you will have previous experience of working on a large, heavy industry site and be able to demonstrate a proven track record of working safely and adherence to stringent quality standards.

Specifically, we are looking for previous experience of the following:

HGV shunting essential
Loading, storing and preparing goods for despatch in an industrial environment
Forklift truck operation
Heavy plant operation

HGV licence desirable but not essential.

Full training will be given for all the duties you will be asked to perform.

Aspects of the job will include manual handling.

Further information: For further information if required, please contact David Frostick at

All applications must be submitted via the Liberty careers site. Paper applications or emailed CVs will not be accepted.


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