Careers

If you would like to apply speculatively for future positions within the business, please complete one of the application forms below.
We are able to keep your details on file for a maximum of six months.

As part of your speculative enquiry, the more information you are able to provide the greater your chance of being put forward for suitable positions.
Your application should therefore include:

All applications must be completed in your own handwriting and submitted by post.

General Application - (Download PDF)

LGV Driver Application (AWJ Transport Ltd) - (Download PDF)

Career Opportunities

Timber Buyer

Location: Lockerbie
Reporting To: Management
Salary:TBC
Closing Date: 22 February 2018

Please forward completed application forms to:

Tracey Taylor
A.W. Jenkinson Forest Products
Clifton Moor, Clifton, Penrith, Cumbria
CA10 2EY

Or alternatively by email to:

tracey.taylor@awjenkinson.co.uk

A.W. Jenkinson Forest Products are looking to recruit a Timber Buyer to strengthen our purchasing team and to support our Senior Timber Buyer.  The successful candidate will be responsible for the purchase of roundwood within Northern England and Scotland and will also support our purchasing activities generally throughout the U.K. The position will be based from our Lockerbie site.

The role involves working with our Senior Timber Buyer for the procurement of round timber over a number of our sites.  This will require day to day communication with suppliers, hauliers, contractors, and forest owners.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience of working in the forestry or timber processing industry with the ability to communicate effectively and provide accurate information whilst maintaining a high level of confidentiality.  Ideally, candidates will be members of the Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF) and should have strong commercial acumen. Excellent I.T. and administration skills are essential.  Training will be provided as required.  The role will involve a degree of travelling and therefore a full driving licence is required.

The company offers a competitive remuneration package, including a salary sacrifice pension scheme.

Please forward completed application forms to Tracey Taylor, HR, A. W. Jenkinson Forest Products, Clifton Moor, Clifton, Penrith, CA10 2EY or by email to tracey.taylor@awjenkinson.co.uk, by the 22nd February 2019. 

A.W. Jenkinson Forest Products is committed to being an equal opportunities employer.

Machine Operative

Location: Whitchurch
Reporting To: Management
Salary:TBC
Closing Date: 1 March 2019

Please forward your CV and covering letter to:

Tracey Taylor
A.W. Jenkinson Forest Products
Clifton Moor, Clifton, Penrith, Cumbria
CA10 2EY

Or alternatively by email to:

tracey.taylor@awjenkinson.co.uk

As a result of continued growth, we are looking for experienced Machine Operatives to work at our Whitchurch Site.  

The position involves operating mobile machinery and production lines, managing your own health and safety on site, and carrying out some basic maintenance.  Operatives are required to work such hours including weekends and nights as necessary.

The company offers a competitive remuneration package, including a salary sacrifice pension scheme. 

Please forward completed application forms to Tracey Taylor, HR, A.W. Jenkinson Forest Products, Clifton Moor, Clifton, Penrith, CA10 2EY or by email to tracey.taylor@awjenkinson.co.uk,

A.W. Jenkinson Forest Products is committed to being an equal opportunities employer.

Qualified LGV C+E (Class1) Drivers - Tramping

Locations: Throughout the UK
Reporting To:Management
Salary:TBC
Closing Date: n/a

Please apply in writing, including your LGV Driver Application form, to the following address:

Personnel Department
A.W. Jenkinson Transport Ltd
Clifton Moor, Clifton, Penrith, Cumbria.
CA10 2EY

Or alternatively by email to:

drivingjobs@awjtransport.co.uk

Over the last 40+ years the A.W. Jenkinson group of companies has experienced considerable annual expansion and now handles over 3 million tonnes of roundwood, woodchips, shavings, bark and other wood co-products each year. The growth has always been underpinned by a large in-house haulage and logistics operation, now responsible for the planning of over 700 vehicles throughout the UK and Northern Europe, which has also seen substantial year on year growth since its incorporation in 2014.

Joining A.W. Jenkinson Transport Limited will provide you with the opportunity to be part of a growing and modernising business collecting & delivering many different types of bulk product. We are continually investing in our fleet and operations to ensure our drivers, who are at the forefront of our operation, have the tools and systems on hand to best service our customers.

Join our team……..the driving force behind our operation.

Requirements

  •     This role involves working away from home Monday to Friday with the occasional Saturday or Sunday requirement.
  •     Full UK driving license with C+E category (Class 1)
  •     Maximum of 6 penalty points with no CD, DR or MS90 endorsement codes
  •     Valid DCPC card
  •     Valid digital tachograph driver card
  •     Sound geographical knowledge and understanding of UK EU drivers hours rules.
  •     Experience of bulk haulage is preferred although not essential as full training is provided.

   
Benefits

  • Market leading rates of pay
  • Modern fleet of Scania and Volvo vehicles
  • Full DCPC training with additional opportunities
  • Free company uniform supplied along with PPE
  • Pension scheme
  • Life insurance
  • 28 days paid holiday
  • Fuel bonus
  • Driver referral bonus

For more information please contact our dedicated recruitment team:

01768 593 332 or email drivingjobs@awjtransport.co.uk