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Banksman Slinger


Job Description

We are currently looking for a Banksman Slinger to join our growing team in Edzell.

Job Function

To support slinging and cargo preparation and general labouring duties.

Roles and Responsibilities

• Assist with the backload cargo dispatch process, ensuring cargo is managed and dispatched according to company procedures.
• Comply with procedures and work instructions regarding the loading and unloading of Trailers
• Ensure effective communications with direct report, colleagues and clients
• Ensure safe working practices at all times
• Participate in toolbox talks as and when required, ensuring all personnel are fully aware of the job task prior to commencement of work
• Apply “stop the job” principles if an action is considered unsafe and report to Team Leader
• Suggest any improvements to improve service delivery and amend work instructions
• General yard/warehouse cleanliness

Performance Measure

• Customer satisfaction
• Safety performance
• Service delivery


Qualifications and Experience

• OPITO approved Banksman/Slinger Certificate and forklift ticket desirable
• Experience within a similar working environment is desirable but not essential

Core Competencies

• Communication - Ability to effectively communicate with people at all levels within organisation
• Customer Focus - A commitment to providing a good customer service
• Personal Integrity - Builds trust and respect and maintains standards of honesty and integrity
• Team Working - Ability to work within a team and on own initiative
• Reliability - Takes responsibility for personal performance
• Results Orientation - Striving to improve or meet a standard of excellence
• Commitment to Safety - Takes responsibility for both their own safety and that of their colleagues


Since 1920 Peterson operates in many different industries. From agriculture to coal and minerals, from oil and gas to biofuels and biomass. We arrange thorough inspections and coordinate logistics. We can transport your goods safely by sea, on land or by air. We serve our clients with integrity and honesty, using our experience to guarantee high quality service. Together we are One Peterson.


Please Contact; or call; 01224 288142



Contact person

Craig Lawie
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