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Harsco Corporation Moser Grinder Operator/Driver/Maintainer in UK Wide, United Kingdom

Harsco Rail operates across the world and has a proven and sustained track record in providing customised, technology-driven rail track solutions.

The company has been pioneering mechanised maintenance for more than 100 years. Today, Harsco is still leading the way with practical, customer-driven solutions that set the standard for insight, innovation and performance - keeping the wheels of commerce driving forward and passengers on the move.

Harsco Rail’s Contract Services provide customers with a high quality service by work crews that know the machines’ operation and maintenance best. With years of experience, Harsco Rail’s Contract Service teams have covered more than 640,000 kilometres of track, consistently achieving industry leading production rates and high quality output. Contract services include providing the maintenance, equipment, and labour to complete the job.

Harsco Rail offers contract services for Rail Grinding and has been grinding rail for over 50 years, covering more than 300,000 km (192,000 miles) in the last 7 years.


  • To undertake and perform driving, operating and maintaining in the UK and internationally within the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East, Africa) as services/contracts require.



Qualifications & Managerial Experience

  • Track safety qualification (as required by the work location)

  • Designated person

  • PTS

  • Machine controller

Mandatory qualifications

  • Manual handling

  • Emergency first aid

  • Abrasive wheels

  • Fire awareness

  • Health + Safety

  • Passport enabling international travel

  • No travel restrictions imposed

  • Ability to comply with any international visa/Immigration requirements

  • Road vehicle drivers Licence

Technical Skills

  • IT skills including Outlook, Excel, Word, Adobe

  • Advanced knowledge of machine and systems

  • Risk assessing


  • Influencing

  • Ability to develop effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders

  • Process driven

  • Proactive

  • Communicator at all levels

  • Self-motivated and ability to work with little supervision

  • Diplomatic

  • Ability to prioritise effectively and organise workload and domestic requirements

  • Adheres to deadlines

  • Ability to motivate team

  • Customer care

  • Attention to detail

  • Team work

  • Time management

  • Flexibility


  • Quality of documentation

  • Customer Satisfaction

  • Communication

  • Machine availability

  • Machine reliability


  • To travel and undertake work as required in the UK and internationally within the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa).

  • Liaise with customer as required

  • Make sure method statements and risk assessments are applied.

  • Update and carry out risk assessments as required

  • Maintain regular contact with control centre

  • Maintain regular contact with Contract Delivery Manager

  • Maintain regular communication with team members

  • Work to roster as required.

  • Provide reports / information as required by Contract Delivery Manager/Customer

  • Partake in competence assessments

  • Comply with all statutory and company policies and procedures in UK or host country

  • To undertake training as required

  • To ensure all machine defects are reported and rectified

  • Complete all necessary documentation

  • Ensure machine is maintained to maintenance schedule

  • Work to 5s regime

  • To ensure company vehicle is kept to required standards

  • To communicate with safety rep

  • Manage machine stock levels

  • Flexible to work on other machines/locations

  • Work away from home as required.

  • Complete travel booking as per agreed procedure/recognised supplier

  • Adhere to processes relating to expenses, lodging.

  • Undertake rest, work and travel as specified by the roster, any modifications will be with prior agreement.


  • To take reasonable care for the health and safety of yourself and other persons who may be affected by your acts and omissions at work.

  • Contribute to the delivery of company occupational health and welfare, safety and environmental improvement plans.

  • Only undertake work for which you have been trained and (if required) certified competent.

  • To comply with Risk Assessments, method statements and safe systems of work.

  • Maintain and utilise all PPE provided by the employer.

  • Co-operate with your employer on health, safety and environment.

  • Make safe any unsafe conditions where practical and challenge unsafe work practices.

  • Inform your line manager, supervisor or health and safety representative of any unsafe occurrences

  • Report all, and assist with investigating relevant accidents, incidents and near misses

  • Additional responsibilities as identified for Managers in EHS/PRO/S/G/015


  • UK and International (EMEA Region) coverage


  • Customer Track maintenance engineers

  • Possession staff

  • Internal

  • Moser Machine Manager

  • Professional Heads

  • Engineering dept

  • Contracted Services Director

  • EHS manager

  • Safety dept