Company: Peterson
Skills: Crane Operator, Rigging / Scaffolding
Experience: 4 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Lifting Operations Focal Point


A vacancy has arisen for a Lifting Operations Focal Point to work throughout our various operational sites. This role will work as part of the HSEQ Department and requires a strong HSEQ background, with technical aptitude in lifting (as evidenced by appropriate training) and proven relevant experience.

The successful candidate will be responsible for reviewing, auditing and ensuring the standardization of Lifting Operation Plans and site lifting activities throughout our Aberdeen operations.

Candidate should have excellent coordination skills and attention to detail as well as knowledge and proven relevant HSE Leadership experience, preferably in a quayside/ marine cargo handling environment.

Proven ability to manage and prioritise competing workloads as well as ensuring the accurate recording of all information in compliance with company standards.

Applicants must have the following compulsory or equivalent certifications; IOSH Managing Safely, NPORS Appointed Persons- Lifting Operations, Investigator Training, Qualified OPITO Banksman/ Slinger Stage 3 and RTITB Counterbalance Forklift.


Our Company

From our roots in agricultural inspections, Peterson and Control Union have been operating for nearly 100 years in the field of logistics, quality, certifications and risk management. Our in-depth knowledge and experience covers all aspects of the supply chain in many industries including agriculture, energy, forestry, sustainability and textiles.

Peterson offers safe, reliable and value added risk management and logistics solutions to the energy, shipping and agricultural industry globally from strategic locations. Additionally, we offer specialist activities including inspection and certification of a broad range of products. Founded in 1920, Peterson is non-stock listed and family-owned. Together with sister company Control Union we operate in over 70 countries worldwide.


Peterson operates across many different industries. From agriculture to coal and minerals and from oil and gas to biofuels and biomass, together we are One Peterson. We offer three core activities, namely quality assurance, integrated logistics and related activities. Related activities include recruitment, procurement, project and consultancy services.