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)

Application Form (AWJ Penrith Truckstop) - (Download PDF)

Career Opportunities

LGV C+E (Class1) Tramper Drivers - Bulk Haulage

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:

Tracey Taylor
A.W. Jenkinson Transport Ltd
Clifton Moor, Clifton, Penrith, Cumbria.
CA10 2EY

Or alternatively by email to:

[email protected]

AW Jenkinson Transport Ltd operate a large fleet of modern vehicles with 15 depots located throughout the UK.

Due to continued growth, we are now recruiting additional class one tramper drivers to join our team with vacancies available throughout the UK.

This role involves working away from home Monday to Friday with the occassional requirement for working on a Saturday morning, delivering bulk product nationwide.

We have 15 depots located across the country:

  •     Avonmouth
  •     Bo'Ness
  •     Chesterfield
  •     Chippenham
  •     Coventry
  •     Craven Arms
  •     Howden
  •     Lockerbie
  •     Nairn
  •     Newbridge on Wye
  •     Penrith
  •     Peterborough
  •     Queenborough
  •     Runcorn
  •     Scunthorpe

Requirements:

  • Full UK driving licence with LGV C+E (class1)
  • Minimum 1yr C+E driving experience
  • Maximum of 6 penalty points
  • Valid DCPC & digital tachograph
  • Sound geographical knowledge and understanding of EU drivers hours rules
  • Experience of bulk haulage preferred

  • Please note, our trailer gantry and fall arrest systems have a 22stone (140kg) maximum weight limit

Benefits:

  • Excellent annual earnings & benefits package
  • Exceptionally modern fleet
  • Paid DCPC training
  • Free company uniform and PPE
  • Health cash plan
  • Pension scheme
  • Life insurance
  • 28 days paid holiday pa
  • £500 driver referral bonus

To apply for a position, please click the ‘apply online’ button below.

Alternatively, you can email your CV to:

[email protected] or apply online here or contact our Recruitment team by telephone on 01768 593332.

Yard Cleaners - Clifton / Penrith

Location:Clifton / Penrith
Shift Pattern:Full-time
Closing Date:28 July 2024

Please apply by email, including your CV, to:

[email protected]

Or alternatively apply in writing, including your C.V., to the following address:

Hannah Straughan
A.W. Jenkinson Forest Products
Clifton Moor, Clifton, Penrith, Cumbria.
CA10 2EY

A.W. Jenkinson Forest Products has vacancies for two full-time Yard Cleaners, one at our Clifton Site and the other at our Penrith Site.

The ideal applicants will be responsible for helping to maintain a high standard of cleanliness on our production sites. The job involves a variety of general cleaning duties including sweeping site pathways, cleaning machinery and maintaining staff welfare facilities.

Hours of work can be either 7:00 am – 5:00 pm or 6:00 am – 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday inclusive. However, depending on workload, there may be a requirement to work additional hours and weekends.

The Company offers a competitive remuneration package, including a salary sacrifice pension scheme and a cash back medical scheme.

Please apply by email, including your CV, to: [email protected]

Or alternatively apply in writing, including your C.V., to the following address:

Hannah Straughan
A.W. Jenkinson Forest Products
Clifton Moor, Clifton, Penrith, Cumbria.
CA10 2EY

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

Timber Buyer

Location:Clifton
Closing Date:28 July 2024

General Application - (Download PDF)

Please complete the application form above and send to:

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

Or alternatively by email to:

[email protected]

A.W. Jenkinson Forest Products are looking for a Timber Buyer to strengthen our purchasing team and support our continuing growth across all areas of the business. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting with the purchase of wood throughout the U.K.

The role involves working within our Group Timber Buying Department for the procurement of round timber and other virgin raw materials into a number of our wood processing sites. This will require day to day communication with suppliers, contractors, hauliers and forest owners.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience of working in a forestry or timber-related industry with the ability to communicate effectively and provide accurate information whilst maintaining a high level of confidentiality. Excellent I.T. and administration skills are essential. Training will be provided as required.

The company offers a competitive remuneration package, including a salary sacrifice pension scheme and cash back medical scheme. There will be a degree of travelling and therefore a full driving licence is required.

Please forward completed application forms to Tracey Taylor, HR, A.W. Jenkinson Forest Products, Clifton Moor, Clifton, Penrith, CA10 2EY or by email to [email protected] no later than 20th July 2024.

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

Machine Operative

Location:Penrith
Shift Pattern:Full-time
Closing Date:28 July 2024

Please apply by email, including your CV, to:

[email protected]

Or alternatively apply in writing, including your C.V., to the following address:

Hannah Straughan
A.W. Jenkinson Forest Products
Clifton Moor, Clifton, Penrith, Cumbria.
CA10 2EY

We are looking for an experienced Machine Operative to work at our Penrith Site, Haweswater Road.

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, though standard hours are 6:00 am to 6:00 pm Monday to Friday inclusive. The role will require some flexibility to cover sickness and holidays on nightshift.

The Company offers a competitive remuneration package, including a salary sacrifice pension scheme and a cash back medical scheme.

Please apply by email, including your CV, to: [email protected]

Or alternatively apply in writing, including your C.V., to the following address:

Hannah Straughan
A.W. Jenkinson Forest Products
Clifton Moor, Clifton, Penrith, Cumbria.
CA10 2EY

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

LGV Mechanics / Fitters

Location: Runcorn
Closing Date: 04 August 2024

General Application - (Download PDF)

Please complete the application form above and send to:

Hannah Straughan
A.W. Jenkinson Forest Products
Clifton Moor, Clifton, Penrith
CA10 2EY

Or alternatively by email to:

[email protected]

A.W. Jenkinson Transport Ltd has vacancies for two experienced and qualified LGV Mechanic/Fitters to work at our Runcorn site, repairing and maintaining LGV units and a varied range of trailers including walking floors, timber cranes, tippers and curtain sided trailers.

The ideal applicants will have experience of maintaining LGV’s taking into account Health and Safety requirements whilst making the best use of time and resources.

Hours of work are 7:00 am to 5:30 pm. We are looking for one applicant to work these hours between Sunday and Thursday and the other successful applicant to work Tuesday to Saturday. However, depending on workload, there may be a requirement to work additional hours.

Ideally you will come from a time served LGV background having attained appropriate City & Guilds, NVQ or B/TEC qualifications. More importantly you will have experience of working in a Heavy Goods Vehicle workshop.

Please forward completed application forms to:
Hannah Straughan, A.W. Jenkinson Transport Ltd, Clifton Moor, Clifton, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 2EY

Or apply by email to:
[email protected]

Please state if you would like to apply for the Sunday-Thursday or Tuesday-Saturday position.

A.W. Jenkinson Transport Ltd. is committed to being an equal opportunities employer.

I.T. Support Technician

Location:Clifton
Reporting To:IT Manager
Salary:TBC
Closing Date:04 August 2024

Please complete the application form above and send to:

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

Or alternatively by email to:

[email protected]

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our dynamic I.T. Team, to work at our Head Office in Clifton, Penrith supporting multiple sites throughout the UK.

Duties will involve:

  • Setup of new computers across multiple sites;
  • Network infrastructure support;
  • Installation and maintenance of CCTV systems;
  • Software and hardware support (Computers/Printers/Phones etc)

You must be efficient and organised, with a confident and friendly nature and a keen attention to detail. Keyboard skills are essential, as is a good working knowledge of Windows and the Microsoft Office suite of programs. Experience of MS Access and Visual Basic would be a distinct advantage.

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 your C.V. to Tracey Taylor, HR, A.W. Jenkinson Forest Products, Clifton Moor, Clifton, Penrith, CA10 2EY or by email to [email protected]

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

LGV Fabricator

Location:Lockerbie
Shift Pattern:Full-time
Closing Date:11 August 2024

Please apply by email, including your CV, to:

[email protected]

Or alternatively apply in writing, including your C.V., to the following address:

Hannah Straughan
A.W. Jenkinson Forest Products
Clifton Moor, Clifton, Penrith, Cumbria.
CA10 2EY

A.W. Jenkinson Transport Ltd. has a vacancy for an experienced LGV Fabricator to work at our Lockerbie site, repairing and maintaining trailers.

The ideal applicant will have experience of LGV Fabrication taking into account Health and Safety requirements whilst making the best use of time and resources.

Hours of work are variable but worked during dayshift 7:00 am to 5:30 pm, Monday to Friday inclusive, with alternate Saturday mornings. However depending on workload, there may be a requirement to work additional hours. Holding a valid LGV driving licence would be preferred.

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

Please apply by email, including your CV, to: [email protected]

Or alternatively apply in writing, including your C.V., to the following address:

Hannah Straughan
A.W. Jenkinson Forest Products
Clifton Moor, Clifton, Penrith, Cumbria.
CA10 2EY

A.W. Jenkinson Transport Ltd is committed to being an equal opportunities employer.

Apprenticeship Opportunities