Have you ever wondered what it's like to work for one of the most well-connected ports in the North East?

It’s not just about our great location and exceptional facilities– it’s the variety of careers available at Port of Middlesbrough that makes us stand out.

From finance to fitting, we have a career to suit almost everyone.   

Being one of the largest employers in the Teesside region, there’s more than meets the eye when it comes to career path here at Port of Middlesbrough.


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The Newport

the newport CONTACT US Are you searching for a meeting room that is unique The Newport features a one-of-a-kind hand painted mural of the port,

The Lloyd Suite

The Lloyd Suite CONTACT US The Lloyd Suite is the ideal place to host large networking events or meetings.  The sizeable room can seat up

The Emmerson

the newport CONTACT US The Emmerson is the perfect room to conduct any practical workshops, training sessions, or presentations in.  This spacious room offers a

The Boardroom

the boardroom CONTACT US If you are looking for somewhere to host important business meetings, The Boardroom is the ideal place to do so. The

Meet our HSEQ Team

MEET OUR TEAM At Port of Middlesbrough we take our responsibilities for Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality issues seriously. Our target is Zero Harm for

HSEQ Campaigns

HSEQ campaigns At Port of Middlesbrough we take our responsibilities for Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality issues seriously. Our target is Zero Harm for all

Investing in our people

We continually invest in our people by allowing them to improve through CPD courses, improving work facilities and outside of work activities. A generous benefits package has also been developed with people in mind, is the key reason we attract, motivate, and retain the best employees. It includes everything from a competitive salary with performance related bonuses to other benefits such as private medical health insurance and free gym access and more.

"AV Dawson is a brilliant company, the people really do believe in you."

Kiera Wilkinson, Procurement & Stores Apprentice

Driving Careers

We want to help steer your career in the right direction and reach your full potential as you become an integral member of the team. Reviewing your progress on a regular basis with your manager, will allow you to achieve everything you want and having the chance to sit down with your line manager to ensure you are happy within your role. We want our people to be multi-skilled allowing them to rotate between different departments allowing them to broaden their skillset and become multidisciplined.

"AV Dawson is a business where people matter. We spend more time with work people than we do at home. How everyone treats each other makes all the difference. AV Dawson is a good example of a company that gets this right."

Alex Hugill, Transport Commercial Manager


Another career path we provide is apprenticeships – from leaving school or going back to school – we currently have many colleagues who are embarking on their apprenticeship journey at different ages. We’ve seen colleagues’ from all different departments beginning their apprenticeship journey – from finance to HGV driving, the list is endless. Inspiring people from all walks of life is important, whether you are 19 or 49 – there is always time to improve and become the best version of yourself. Our aim is to ultimately inspire the next working generation.

"I wish I came here to work years ago. It's the best working culture I've worked in."

Richard Hodgson, Head of Commercial

Bringing benefits to you

Here at Port of Middlesbrough, you aren’t just a colleague, you are a part of the family.

As family does, we aim to support you during your journey with us and you will enjoy a wealth of benefits including:


  • Access to BenefitHub and enjoy discounts and deals at Highstreet and online shops, restaurants plus much more!
  • Health care plan via Healthshield – eligibility for discounts for chiropody, optical care and dentistry. 
  • Progression and training opportunities.
  • Colleague app – access to the latest news, events and documents across the business.
  • Ability to purchase annual leave days. 
  • Matched pension contribution – up to 5% and the company will match this. 
  • Free gym and fitness studio.
  • Plenty of social events and internal colleague events