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Job offer description

M&E Global is a defence contractor undertaking services on complex military equipment and aircraft for UK and US contractors. We have a fantastic opportunity for a Fuel Distribution System Operator to join our team.

The role

Based in Mannheim, Germany you’ll get to work alongside our dedicated workforce on a US Military base.

Prior ADR or Fuelling experience will be required, although additional training will be provided on site.

This role is a fantastic chance for you to further develop your skills as a Fuel Distribution System Operator, working in a diverse and exciting environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to fulfil each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Ensure all equipment requiring ADR paperwork has it before travel.
  • Carry out inspections of the fuel tank interior, exterior, hydraulic pressure tests, leak-proof tests, inspects the frame or other structural equipment of portable tanks and tank containers as per ADR 2017.
  • Perform preventive maintenance checks and services (PMCS) on equipment and generate a DA Form 2404 (Equipment Inspection and Maintenance Worksheet) and reports any faults.
  • Be able to drive and operate the equipment on site.
  • Follow the proper safety procedures to minimise any danger to themselves or other workers.
  • Use the correct hand signals to guide vehicles and equipment around the worksite.
  • Comply with all current driving laws and regulations.
  • Check loading of the vehicle and ensure that the load is correctly positioned, and the vehicle is not overloaded.
  • Drive equipment to staging areas as designated.
  • Drive equipment onto train carriages under the guidance of Deutsche Bahn Load Masters.
  • Be able to deploy with the Equipment Configuration Hand-off Area (ECHA) team to other work sites.
  • Shift work, weekends, mandatory overtime (with proper notice given) and cross-training can be required to meet daily/weekly workload requirements.
  • Drive trucks to destination for pickup and delivery based on instructions or directions received, and by using maps or Satellite Navigation (SAT NAV).
  • Secure loads being transported to ensure safe and undamaged loads at destination.
  • Report and receive direction via radio or cellular phone.
  • Assist in loading and unloading of material transported.
  • Be utilised as a crossing guard for inbound/outbound trains after training.
  • Maintain a daily timesheet and daily manning report and ensuring times are accurate.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Deployment package and additional benefits

Our recruitment team will be happy to discuss the deployment package and additional benefits in more detail. Here is a general outline*:

  • Extremely competitive rates of pay.
  • Weekly living allowance.
  • €250 towards you travelling to Germany.
  • Working hours Monday to Friday.
  • Training given to enhance your skillset.
  • Paid holiday entitlement + bank holidays.
  • Assistance with finding accommodation.

This is a great opportunity to work overseas, continue a career in contracting or experience it for the first time.

Do you know someone who would be suitable for this role? We offer a referral fee of €200 for anyone you refer to this contract that we hire. They must be a new referral, previously unknown to us and complete 12 weeks work on contract.

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*Please note, the deployment package varies from role to role and will depend on your current circumstances.

Job requirements

-Valid driving license

-Valid ADR license

Job restrictions

Please note, currently we can only process UK or EU passport holders.

Job details
Occupation field:
Work experience:
Work experience is not required
Language skills:
  • English
  • Very good
Salary range:
Not provided
Date of expiry:

About company

For over 20 years, M&E Global has worked at the forefront of defence recruitment and as such, we have a wealth of knowledge in placing ex-military staff into civilian roles. This has given us a unique appreciation of the contribution and sacrifice that people working for the Armed Forces make whilst serving, and continue to do so once they leave the forces. M&E are committed to being… Find out more