Equipment Controller

£22,000 - £24,500

Is 2023 your year for a new start or professional change? Are you looking for progression in a dynamic and forward-thinking company and have an outstanding attitude to working safely in an incredibly busy environment? Do you have a high level of IT competency & enjoy problem solving?

Our Equipment & Asset Management Team based in Immingham are in search of an Equipment Controller, to join them and help with the essential task of planning and controlling of cargo carrying and securing equipment around our group network,

Working Mon – Fri, 8am – 5pm, you will be trained on all aspects of this role which includes (but is not limited to) coordinating aspects of equipment movement and maintenance across Europe, so you must be organised and able to adapt in intense situations. A keen eye for detail is needed as you will be compiling data from systems to ensure all information is kept up to date. You will safeguard that the cargo is maintained to a satisfactory standard – both legally and operationally. Updating logistics platforms, you will work closely with all Routes and Terminals to plan, deploy, and control equipment as required to support the smooth operation of our business.

Responsible for compiling and maintaining accurate data reports, a good level of IT & administration experience is essential, as you’ll be working within a fast-paced environment, coordinating the transfer of equipment, ancillary items & spare parts between terminals, vessels, workshops and third parties globally. Involved with actively monitoring & organising damage, repair, and maintenance cycles for equipment, procuring the necessary spare parts to ensure the workshops are resourced for this to work seamlessly.

DFDS are looking for someone who is open-minded and can be cooperative with new ideas. The successful candidate will be willing to learn and develop a career with us, having confidence and an ability to work using their own initiative. A confident decision maker, who understands how to prioritise to attain excellent customer service standards. An individual who exudes high levels of collaboration to help attain world class service delivery. A flexible and committed team member, who is a "can do" thinker, willing to go the extra mile to deliver the needs for the business.

So if you are proactive and a team player who is confident communicating with a wide range of different internal departments and customers, we would love to hear from you?


Now about what we can give you. You’ll be able to access some fantastic benefits such as:

  • Life assurance cover
  • Contributory company pension scheme
  • Free ferry travel for up to 4 guests between Dover and Calais / Newcastle and Amsterdam with no limit on trips
  • Regular Team social events for employees and families
  • Full employee assistance programme including:
  • Proactive financial, emotional, mental, and physical health care support including face to face counselling, fast 24/7 access to a GP, a second medical opinion and legal support for colleagues and their family
  • Huge range of retail discounts from high street and online retailers
  • Cashback on health care including dental, optical, physiotherapy, prescriptions, specialist consultations and much more
  • Access to Thrive, our award-winning Wellbeing platform
  • Access to mental health first aid and opportunity to join support webinars with a focus on all areas of positive wellbeing


Who We Are…. DFDS provides shipping and transport services in Europe, generating annual revenues of EUR 1.9bn. To over 8,400 freight customers, we deliver high performance and superior reliability through shipping and port terminal services, and transport and logistics solutions. For six million passengers, we provide safe overnight and short sea ferry services. Our 10,000 employees are located on ships and in offices across more than 20 countries. DFDS was founded in 1866, is headquartered in Copenhagen, and listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen. We have just been added to the CILT top 30 Logistics Providers List!

Interested? Apply now!   If you’re looking for a varied role and have a desire to work in one of Northern Europe’s leading shipping and logistics company, please send us across your CV!



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