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

Qualified LGV C+E (Class1) Drivers

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:

[email protected]

AW Jenkinson Transport Ltd require full-time LGV C+E drivers to join our team. We currently have vacancies available at the following depots:

Tramping Positions available at:

  •     Avonmouth
  •     Bo'Ness
  •     Chesterfield
  •     Chippenham
  •     Craven Arms
  •     Howden
  •     Isle Of Sheppey
  •     Lockerbie
  •     Meriden
  •     Newbridge on Wye
  •     Penrith
  •     Runcorn
  •     Scunthorpe

Requirements:

The role involves working away from home Monday to Friday with the occasional requirement for Saturday or Sunday working

Day/Night positions available at:

  •     Bo'Ness
  •     Howden
  •     Lockerbie
  •     Meriden
  •     Newbridge on Wye
  •     Penrith
  •     Runcorn

Requirements:

The role involves working Monday to Friday 5 shifts per week.

Benefits

  •     Excellent salary + bonus and tax-free night out / meal subsistence allowance
  •     Salary Sacrifice Pension Scheme
  •     Life Insurance
  •     Full company uniform & PPE provided
  •     Modern fleet of Scania & Volvo trucks
  •     Full training provided, including ongoing Driver CPC.
  •     28days paid holiday per annum. (Incl Bank Holidays).

For more information please contact our dedicated recruitment team:

01768 593 332 - email [email protected] or apply online here

Sales And Procurement of Arb Residue

Location: Clifton
Reporting To: Management
Salary:TBC
Closing Date: 15 August 2022

Please apply in writing, by sending your application form to the following address:

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

Or alternatively by email to:

[email protected]

Due to continued growth, A.W. Jenkinson Forest Products are looking to recruit a Sales and Procurement person for Arb Residue which will strengthen our purchasing team.

Working as part of this team, you will be responsible sourcing materials for a number of our key processing sites across the UK.

The position will be based from our Head Office, Clifton, Penrith.

The successful candidate will be able to communicate effectively and provide accurate information whilst maintaining a high level of confidentiality. The position will require day to day communication with suppliers, hauliers, and contractors. Excellent I.T. and administration skills are essential as well as an understanding of the arboriculture and timber markets.

The role may 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, mileage and some driving time.

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]

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

Mobile Plant Operators

Location: Kinnoir
Reporting To: Management
Salary:TBC
Closing Date: 05 September 2022

Please forward your completed application forms to:

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

Or alternatively by email to:

[email protected]

We are looking for an experienced mobile plant operators to work at our Kinnoir Site.

The position involves operating mobile plant machinery including Loading shovels and FLT, 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 as necessary. Normal hours of work will be 6am – 6pm Monday to Friday, with occasional Saturday mornings.

Experience of operating a loading shovel is required. A NPORS certificate is preferred but training will be given if necessary.

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

Please forward completed application forms by email to [email protected] or by post to A. W. Jenkinson Forest Products, Clifton Moor, Clifton, Penrith CA10 2EY.

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

Driver Trainer

Locations: Penrith
Reporting To:Management
Salary:TBC
Closing Date: Continuous

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

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

Or alternatively by email to:

[email protected]

Are you a qualified Driver Trainer with an LGV C+E Driving Licence which you have held for a minimum of three years? You may be looking for a better work-life balance or wish to continue with employment post redundancy or career change. Ideally, you will be an NVDIR or NRI qualified LGV Instructor, or you may hold an MoD Defence Driving Instructor Certificate (DLAI).

Due to continued growth, A. W. Jenkinson Transport Ltd. is looking for additional LGV Driver Trainers to join our Team, based from Penrith. The business operates a large fleet of LGV Vehicles with maintenance workshops over four separate sites and several depots around the country.

The position involves:

  • Licence acquisition and on the job training for drivers.
  • Deliver relevant training and conduct driver appraisals for new and existing drivers.
  • Administer and present DCPC courses.
  • Those successful will also be involved in our Bootcamp training scheme

The successful candidates will have a valid LGV licence and experience of bulk transport. Ideally you will be a DSA or NIR qualified instructor with excellent presentation skills, with a basic teaching qualification, e.g. PTLLS and IOSH Managing Safely Certificate, though training will be provided where necessary.

As the company operates throughout the United Kingdom there will be a requirement to travel and the need for a flexible approach to work as there will be the requirement for some early starts and late finishes.

The company offers a competitive remuneration package, based on experience and qualifications, including a salary sacrifice pension scheme.

Applications to [email protected]

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

Trainee Opportunities

Trainee Planner

Locations: Penrith
Reporting To:Management
Salary:TBC
Closing Date: 31st August 2022

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

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

Or alternatively by email to:

[email protected]

Formed in the mid-1960s, the A.W. Jenkinson group of companies has experienced year on year growth to the extent that it now handles over 3 million tonnes of roundwood, chips, sawdust, bark, green waste and other timber co-products across the UK annually. Services link virgin timber products and recycled materials with the demands of paper and board manufacturers, energy generation, agriculture, horticulture and amenity markets.

The growth of the companies has always been underpinned by a large in-house haulage and logistics operation which has consequently also experienced considerable annual expansion. The logistics operation is supported by a highly experienced team of drivers, planners and transport managers and a large, modern fleet of more than 750 vehicles covering the entire UK and Northern Europe.

Every one of the 1,500 or so movements each day is planned and controlled by A.W. Jenkinson’s own highly experienced traffic team. In addition to the extensive bulk logistics operation, we operate a wide range of other units that meet a variety of specialist requirements.

We are now looking for Trainee Traffic Planners to join our team in Penrith. The aim of our programme is to help you maximise your skills and potential in an exciting and fast-moving environment. You will be supported by a friendly team and experienced mentors who will invest time and effort in helping you make the most out of this opportunity. You will be responsible for succeeding at work and at college, in an environment that will be challenging but also one that will enable you to enjoy your learning experience.


About the Programme …

This trainee programme is designed to develop you over 2 years to become a respected and successful Traffic Planner.

You will obtain a nationally recognised apprenticeship as Supply Chain Operator.

During your training you will support the Traffic Team, in an efficient and confidential way, and will learn to:

  • Manage collections and deliveries taking into account route planning, reducing empty loads, and cost;
  • Manage drivers and deal with day to day issues including drivers hours and health & safety;
  • Liaise with customers and drivers to provide high quality communication;
  • Understand customer contracts, rules, penalties etc;
  • Update computer systems with account information, access and egress issues, hold-ups, damage etc

What you need to apply…

You will have a minimum of 4 GCSE qualifications at standard grade C/grade 5 or above, including in Maths, and English. You will also need to be competent on Microsoft Word, including having some Microsoft Excel knowledge, as well as an interest in working in a transport and logistics environment.

You will be a driven, self-motivated and enthusiastic individual with a positive and can-do attitude, happy to work as part of a team and willing to learn and develop.

Key to success for this apprenticeship is to have the ability to balance time between studies and work to ensure success in both.

What you need to succeed…

  • Forward Thinking - Take personal ownership for effectively analysing problems and creating solutions with an emphasis on continuous improvement.
  • Teamwork - Develop and maintain sound working relationships between all departments to maximise the service we provide our customers
  • Communication - Demonstrate high standards of verbal and written communication

What we offer...

As an trainee of today you are an expert of tomorrow.

We have high expectations of our trainees and are rewarded by our competitive pay and benefits. Salaries are reviewed regularly throughout the programme and based on performance and qualifications gained.

Please forward your c.v. to Tracey Taylor, HR, A. W. Jenkinson Transport Ltd., Clifton Moor, Clifton, Penrith, CA10 2EY or by email to [email protected], by the 31st August.

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