Job Vacancies

Please find below the current vacancies at Jenkins Shipping.

Contact careers@jenkinsgroup.com for more information.

Vacancies

HGV Mechanic – Warrenpoint

We are currently seeking to recruit an LGV mechanic for our Warrenpoint workshop. The successful candidate will have at least 2 years’ experience with particular knowledge in the area of trailer maintenance.  A Class E HGV licence would be desirable but not essential.  The position will primarily be based at Milltown Industrial Estate, Warrenpoint but will require travel to other sites.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintenance of fleet of trailers
  • Carry out and record regular compliance checks
  • Carry out operational duties from time to time – Forklift
  • Adhere to stated policies relating to health and safety, and quality management

Competencies

  • Diligent – Applies high levels of accuracy and precision to all tasks. Demonstrates attention to detail and is persistent in efforts to produce high quality and accurate work;
  • Flexibility – Ability to change priorities to meet others’ expectations. Adaptable to shift position on issues in response to a changing situation and an ability to overcome setbacks in order to achieve objectives;
  • Teamwork and collaboration – Supports a positive team environment where team members cooperate, participate and respect each other to achieve desired results.  Collaborates across departments and the business towards a common purpose to achieve business benefit;
  • Problem solving – The ability to precisely gauge a situation and arrive at a positive solution, which takes into consideration defining the problem, devising alternatives and evaluating and implementing the most suitable solution;
  • Planning prioritising and organising – Anticipates the work required to implement the business/ departmental plans.  Determines workloads and resources required for implementation. Schedules activities and resources to ensure projects and operational plans are implement and sees work through to its successful conclusion;
  • Resilient – Ability to overcome setbacks in order to achieve objectives.  Ability to remain determined in adverse/ difficult circumstances.

 

 

LGV Driver (AM Shift) – Derby

Are you searching for a long-term job? Are you hoping to build a career?

Driving for Jenkins is an opportunity like none other: We offer permanent and long-term stability for our drivers, as well as flexibility, to provide our drivers with a work-life balance.

Jenkins Drivers are highly valued members of the business as specialists in what we do and professional representatives of the Jenkins brand as the face of our business transactions.

Join our Derby team today (Part-time, Full-time or Casual). No CV? No problem!  To register your interest contact: Careers@jenkinsgroup.com

 

“We at Jenkins are very much aware of the value of our Driver colleagues. We offer long-term job security in today’s ever-changing and challenging Transport market. We are leaders in the service we deliver and want to continue to grow this model by investing in, and developing a driving team that are trained, skilled and knowledgeable about our specialist market.”

-Paul Harden, Head of Transport

 

 

What the role does and doesn’t look like…

-Pre-loaded trailers

-Most loads offloaded by FLTs

-Non multi-drop

-Curtain-sider work

-Allocated driver to vehicle

-Non-hazardous goods

-Non-temperature controlled vehicles

-No cage work

-No physically demanding work

-No tail lifts

-No high street offloading

-All offloading/onloading environments set up for Class 1 vehicles

-Newly qualified drivers with no experience are welcome to apply and will be provided full inductions.

 

Rates

-Daily rate £14.14

-6th day rate £17.67

-Bank Holiday rate £ 21.21

Typically our drivers earn in excess of 40k each year

 

Don’t just take our word for it, ask our drivers:

“I like the family atmosphere at Jenkins. They are really fair employers- they listen to my side of the story, I like the way the company is run. I drive a 20-mile trip to work every day, I’d never travelled that far for work before but it’s worth it. All the kit and equipment is nice. No one else drives my truck- that means a lot to me. The work’s clean, it’s a nice clean job, and 90% of the loading is indoors. The customer relations are really good, Jenkins always go for quality over quantity. I like it when you go to a customer and they say “Oh thank god it’s Jenkins bringing it- it’ll be on time.” That’s down to good planning and the work the planning team do. It’s a really good working environment, everything about the job is good; lorries, trailers, people- it really makes a difference. It’s a great team, I really can’t fault them, we all pitch in. It’s a really pleasant place to work, I get on with everybody.

I’ve been here 7 years, it’s the longest I’ve been with any company and I’ve no intention of going anywhere. I still love driving because I’ve got a good job.”

-Jenkins Driver

 

LGV Drivers (Day Shift) – Liverpool

Are you searching for a long-term job? Are you hoping to build a career?

Driving for Jenkins is an opportunity like none other: We offer permanent and long-term stability for our drivers, as well as flexibility, to provide our drivers with a work-life balance.

Jenkins Drivers are highly valued members of the business as specialists in what we do and professional representatives of the Jenkins brand as the face of our business transactions.

Join our Liverpool team today (Part-time, Full-time or Casual). No CV? No problem!  To register your interest contact: Careers@jenkinsgroup.com

 

“We at Jenkins are very much aware of the value of our Driver colleagues. We offer long-term job security in today’s ever-changing and challenging Transport market. We are leaders in the service we deliver and want to continue to grow this model by investing in, and developing a driving team that are trained, skilled and knowledgeable about our specialist market.”

-Paul Harden, Head of Transport

 

 

What the role does and doesn’t look like…

-Pre-loaded trailers

-Most loads offloaded by FLTs

-Non multi-drop

-Curtain-sider work

-Allocated driver to vehicle

-Non-hazardous goods

-Non-temperature controlled vehicles

-No cage work

-No physically demanding work

-No tail lifts

-No high street offloading

-All offloading/onloading environments set up for Class 1 vehicles

-Newly qualified drivers with no experience are welcome to apply and will be provided full inductions.

 

Pay Rates

-First 8 Hours daily rate £12.04

-Additional Hours daily rate £14.01

-Overtime 6th day rate £ 16.06

Typically our drivers earn in excess of 40k each year

 

Don’t just take our word for it, ask our drivers:

“I like the family atmosphere at Jenkins. They are really fair employers- they listen to my side of the story, I like the way the company is run. I drive a 20-mile trip to work every day, I’d never travelled that far for work before but it’s worth it. All the kit and equipment is nice. No one else drives my truck- that means a lot to me. The work’s clean, it’s a nice clean job, and 90% of the loading is indoors. The customer relations are really good, Jenkins always go for quality over quantity. I like it when you go to a customer and they say “Oh thank god it’s Jenkins bringing it- it’ll be on time.” That’s down to good planning and the work the planning team do. It’s a really good working environment, everything about the job is good; lorries, trailers, people- it really makes a difference. It’s a great team, I really can’t fault them, we all pitch in. It’s a really pleasant place to work, I get on with everybody.

I’ve been here 7 years, it’s the longest I’ve been with any company and I’ve no intention of going anywhere. I still love driving because I’ve got a good job.”

-Jenkins Driver

LGV Drivers (Day Shift) – Sheerness

Are you searching for a long-term job? Are you hoping to build a career?

Driving for Jenkins is an opportunity like none other: We offer permanent and long-term stability for our drivers, as well as flexibility, to provide our drivers with a work-life balance.

Jenkins Drivers are highly valued members of the business as specialists in what we do and professional representatives of the Jenkins brand as the face of our business transactions.

Join our Sheerness team today (Part-time, Full-time or Casual). No CV? No problem!  To register your interest contact: Careers@jenkinsgroup.com

 

“We at Jenkins are very much aware of the value of our Driver colleagues. We offer long-term job security in today’s ever-changing and challenging Transport market. We are leaders in the service we deliver and want to continue to grow this model by investing in, and developing a driving team that are trained, skilled and knowledgeable about our specialist market.”

-Paul Harden, Head of Transport

 

What the role does and doesn’t look like…

-Pre-loaded trailers

-Most loads offloaded by FLTs

-Non multi-drop

-Curtain-sider work

-Allocated driver to vehicle

-Non-hazardous goods

-Non-temperature controlled vehicles

-No cage work

-No physically demanding work

-No tail lifts

-No high street offloading

-All offloading/onloading environments set up for Class 1 vehicles

-Newly qualified drivers with no experience are welcome to apply and will be provided full inductions.

 

Pay Rates

-First 8 Hours daily rate £12.04

-Additional Hours daily rate £14.01

-Overtime 6th day rate £ 16.06

Typically our drivers earn in excess of 40k each year

 

Don’t just take our word for it, ask our drivers:

“I like the family atmosphere at Jenkins. They are really fair employers- they listen to my side of the story, I like the way the company is run. I drive a 20-mile trip to work every day, I’d never travelled that far for work before but it’s worth it. All the kit and equipment is nice. No one else drives my truck- that means a lot to me. The work’s clean, it’s a nice clean job, and 90% of the loading is indoors. The customer relations are really good, Jenkins always go for quality over quantity. I like it when you go to a customer and they say “Oh thank god it’s Jenkins bringing it- it’ll be on time.” That’s down to good planning and the work the planning team do. It’s a really good working environment, everything about the job is good; lorries, trailers, people- it really makes a difference. It’s a great team, I really can’t fault them, we all pitch in. It’s a really pleasant place to work, I get on with everybody.

I’ve been here 7 years, it’s the longest I’ve been with any company and I’ve no intention of going anywhere. I still love driving because I’ve got a good job.”

-Jenkins Driver

Head of Customer Care- Belfast

The Role

Based in our offices in Belfast and reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Head of Customer Care will assist us in our drive for a high-performance culture with continuous business improvement. This role is a key strategic and operational leadership role.

Responsible for driving the development, continuous improvement and delivery of customer care whilst at the same time supporting our wider strategic directions of operational growth and diversification, the person will provide innovative and inspiring contributions to shape the delivery of customer excellence.

The Head of Customer Care role will have a strong focus on leadership by driving the overall performance of the team and delivering consistency in customer care standards.  There will be a requirement to build strategies and implement processes for customer onboarding, the customer engagement framework and continuous ways to provide services through different channels and technologies.

The Individual

Essential Criteria:

  • A degree or equivalent in a business related discipline;
  • Recent experience in a senior role within a customer service and fast paced environment
  • Extensive experience of leading and managing customer service teams and evidence of well-developed leadership skills;
  • A strong strategic customer focus with a clear understanding of the wider issues impacting the business;
  • Strong influential skills at all levels and an ability to use relationships to deliver service improvements;
  • A successful track record of delivering team KPI’s in a quality led environment;
  • Evidence of implementing change initiatives with proven customer service impact;
  • Ability to adapt and succeed in a changing environment;
  • Ability to take ownership of customer issues and seeing them through to resolution.

Competencies

The key competencies required for the effective performance of the role are:

  • Strategic Awareness & Leadership
  • Customer Service Orientation
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Relationship Management
  • Commercial Acumen
  • Organisational Management
  • Influencing and negotiating
  • Results Orientation

In Return- We Offer:

  • A highly competitive salary of circa £55k (dependent on experience);
  • Modern offices and free on-site parking with easy access to all major road networks;
  • Membership of a contributory Group Pension Scheme and a separate Life Assurance Scheme;
  • 34 days paid leave per year (including 9 customary holidays);
  • A company laptop and mobile phone;
  • Access to and use of our visionary performance management IT platform that will transform the way you drive your team’s culture and engagement;
  • Professional development opportunities;
  • An opportunity to be part of a leading and progressive group company at an exciting phase in our growth.

To apply download the Candidate Briefing Document and application form and return application form to:  careers@jenkingroup.com

Closing date: 12 noon 1st October 2021

Please note we are not accepting CVs for consideration in this process.

Finance Assistant, Accounts payable - Belfast

The Role

We are seeking to recruit a Finance Assistant to our Finance team, based in our Belfast Head Office, in order to support continuing growth of the business.  The role will have a focus on Accounts Payable activities, as well as other finance related administrative activities.

Reporting to the Group Financial Controller and working with other members of the finance team, the role will support the delivery of a vital and high performing accounts function.  Responsibilities will include matching and processing supplier invoices for payment, resolving supplier invoice and payment queries, maintaining supplier accounts up to date on the MS Dynamics system, assisting with setting up BACs files and payment runs on our online bank system, as well as other tasks within the wider finance function.  This opportunity is suited to a conscientious, judicious and diligent individual who enjoys working as part of a team in a growing company.  We are based in modern offices situated on West Bank Road, Duncrue, Belfast.  The contract is based on a 37.5 hour week with flexibility around starting and finishing times.

Essential Criteria

EITHER:

  • A third level qualification in an accounts or business related discipline (e.g. this could be A-level, degree level, NVQ, diploma or similar);

OR

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a busy finance function with Accounts Payable responsibility.

AND:

  • Proven numeracy and literacy skills;
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft office products, particularly Microsoft Excel and Word;
  • A successful track record of excellent organisational, analytical, prioritisation and problem solving skills, e.g. able to establish a clear structure to your work to maximise the best use of your time, to manage competing priorities, and work proactively toward solutions.
  • Ability to develop and build good working relationships with customers to ensure the smooth running of an accounts function
  • Ability to work well with colleagues as part of a multi discipline finance team;
  • Have an excellent and professional communication style and the ability to deal with a range of audiences

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience with Microsoft Navision / Dynamics will be considered a positive however full training will be provided.

Competencies

  • Managing multiple tasks/situations
  • Planning, prioritising, organising
  • Problem Solving
  • Diligent
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Flexibility/ Adaptability
  • Relationship Management

Benefits

  • Salary up to £23,000 per annum;
  • Modern offices with free on-site Parking and easy access;
  • Contributory Pension and Life Assurance Schemes;
  • Flexible working hours;
  • Opportunity to be part of a strong private equity backed business at an exciting stage in our growth.

To apply download the Candidate Briefing Document and application form at the top of this advert and return application form to:  careers@jenkingroup.com

Closing date: 9 am on Tuesday 5th October 2021

Please note we are not accepting CVs for consideration in this process.

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