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

Warehouse Operative - Felixstowe

The Role

The overall purpose of the role is to take responsibility for day-to-day goods receipt, storage, pick and dispatch. The Warehouse Operative should handle cargo with the utmost care and maintain quality standards.

Main Duties

  • Adhere to stated policies and procedures relating to Health and Safety and compliance
  • Demonstrate and practice behavioural safety
  • A sound understanding of company procedures and general Health and Safety requirements, especially where other members of staff or visitors are required
  • Driving plant and equipment
  • Adhering to agreed processes
  • Continually expanding knowledge of our services to provide an informed perspective to customers and colleagues
  • Creating space in the warehouse, as instructed by supervisors
  • Providing accurate and timely reporting of damaged cargo to the Customer Care team
  • Tallying of goods arriving
  • Maintaining good housekeeping of stores and quays
  • Management of arrivals by road, in consultation with the customer account management team
  • Partnering and working effectively with all business functions

Qualifications & Criteria

  • Full UK Driving License
  • Certified in the use of plant and equipment
  • Previous experience of working in a warehouse environment is preferable

Competencies

  • Safety and compliance conscious
  • Communication
  • Quality conscious
  • Teamwork
  • Adaptability / Flexibility
  • Practical
  • process Operation

Click on the apply now button to submit your CV

Closing date Friday 26th November 2021 5pm

 

Warehouse Operative - Swadlincote

Jenkins Shipping provides stevedoring, warehousing, and distribution services operating in Derby, Liverpool, Hull, Sheerness, Belfast and Dublin. Jenkins Shipping are the market leader within the UK and Ireland for provision of logistics services to the Forest Products Industry.

The Role

We are seeking to recruit a Warehouse Operatives for our Swadlincote (Derby) site.

The successful candidates will be responsible for carrying out all reasonable instructions issued by site management, pertaining to the smooth running of a warehouse and distribution facility.  The role will be based over rotating shifts. Week 1 05.30 Hrs – 14.00 Hrs, Week 13.30 Hrs to 22.00 Hrs. The shift pattern rotates on this basis. There will also be overtime from time to time.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Fork Lift operations
  • To conduct physical stock counts and help resolve stock discrepancies
  • Deal with Damages and returns into the Warehouse
  • Repair damaged cargo
  • Reporting errors and faults
  • House Keeping duties
  • Carry out any other tasks as required by the Operation Manager

 

Knowledge and Experience

 

  • Relevant experience of working in a warehouse environment
  • Qualified Fork Lift Operator
  • Experience of using handheld scanners
  • Experience of working with others in teams to deliver results
  • Flexible approach with a focus on service and performance

 

Competencies

  • Safety and compliance conscious
  • Practical task management
  • Flexibility & Adaptability
  • Teamwork
  • Quality Conscious
  • Communication
  • Self-Awareness
  • Efficiency

 

 

Warehouse Manager, Derby

The Role

We are seeking to recruit a Warehouse Manager to our Derby site. Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Warehouse Manager, Derby will be responsible for ensuring the efficient running of inland warehousing service for our customer. The role is a key leadership role with a diverse selection of challenging and varied responsibilities. These include; managing the operations process, enhancing performance levels and promoting continuous improvement, all in a safe and compliant environment. The Warehouse Manager will lead and manage two shifts, to achieve maximum results for our customer and Jenkins.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and manage all operational activities regularly in the Swadlincote terminal;
  • Maximise warehouse and storage space through the careful planning of space and monitoring of operational processes whilst at the same time understanding customer requirements;
  • Ensure a sound understanding of company procedures and general Health and Safety requirements, especially where other members of staff or visitors are required;
  • Daily management and control of operational hazards, mitigating risks and ensuring full compliance to safe systems of work and challenging non-compliance;
  • Ensuring the successful application of company health & safety and compliance policies and demonstrate and practice behavioural safety;
  • Oversee and lead the delivery of best-in-class customer service levels;
  • Ensure the delivery of ‘Tool Box Talks’ relating to Safe Systems of Work and the maintenance of good housekeeping of warehouses and outdoor spaces.

The Person

Criteria

In order to succeed in the role the individual will have the following essential criteria:

  • A track record of recent professional management development training;
  • Significant and recent experience in an operational management role within a warehouse service and fast paced environment;
  • Extensive experience of operational roles within an inbound and outbound warehouse environment;
  • A successful track record of delivering through strong leadership and effective people management skills;
  • A successful track record of delivering team KPI’s in a health and safety led environment;
    Demonstrable experience of operating in a continuous improvement type environment;
  • Evidence of establishing and maintaining excellent business relationships within key external and internal stakeholders;
  • Proven experience of implementing organisational efficiencies with proven impact;
    Have an excellent and professional communication style and the ability to deal with a range of audiences.

Competencies:

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

  • People Management
  • Results Orientation
  • Resource Management
  • Customer Service Orientation
  • Risk Management
  • Commercial Acumen
  • Relationship Management

In return, we offer:

  • Salary circa £38,000(dependant on experience);
  • Free on-site Parking;
  • Membership of a contributory Group Pension Scheme and a separate Life Assurance scheme;
  • Professional Development Opportunities;
  • Access to and use of our visionary performance management IT platform that will transform the way you drive your team’s culture and engagement;
  • Opportunity to be part of a leading and progressive group company at an exciting stage in our growth.

Warehouse Administrator, Liverpool

The Role

We are seeking to recruit a Warehouse Administrator to our Warehouse Administration team, based in our Offices in Bootle, Liverpool. Reporting to the Business Services Coordinator, the role delivers an outstanding and efficient administration service. This opportunity is suited to a highly communicative individual who enjoys working as part of a team in a fast-paced environment. The hours of work are Monday to Friday 7.00 – 17.00, with occasional overtime required.

The Person

Essential Criteria:

  • GCSE grade C and above In English and Maths;
  • Administration experience in a warehouse environment;
  • Experience of working closely with Operational and Transport Teams for service delivery;
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft office products, particularly Microsoft Excel and Word;
  • Ability to develop good working relationships with customers and colleagues.
  • Experience in communicating at different levels across an organisation and the ability to adapt tone and style to suit audience;
  • A demonstrable 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;
  • The ability to deal with and manage competing priorities with precision and accuracy;
  • Professional written communication style;
  • Experience in problem solving and working proactively towards solutions.

Competencies

  • Customer Service Orientation
  • Diligence
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Flexibility/Adaptability
  • Relationship Management
  • Resilient
  • Problem Solving

In return, we offer:

  • Salary £25,623 per annum;
  • Free on-site Parking;
  • Contributory Pension Scheme;
  • Life Assurance;
  • Professional Development Opportunities;
  • 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 our website. Return completed application form to our careers inbox: careers@jenkinsgroup.com.

Please note we are NOT accepting CVs for consideration in this process, application will be via our application form ONLY.

Closing date: Wednesday 2nd February at 12 noon

Application deadline: 02/02/2022

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