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.

LGV C+E Drivers – Newbridge-on-Wye (Powys, Wales)

Location:Newbridge-on-Wye (Powys, Wales)
Shift Pattern:Dayshift & Nightshift Available

Please apply by email, including your CV, to:

[email protected]

Or contact our recruitment team by telephone on 01768 593332

AW Jenkinson Transport Ltd is currently recruiting additional LGV C+E drivers to join our team at Newbridge-on-Wye.

The role is full-time, Monday to Friday, 5 shifts per week working a day or nightshift pattern returning to the depot at the end of each shift.

Requirements:

  • Min 1year C+E driving experienc
  • Full UK driving licence with LGV C+E
  • Maximum of 6 penalty points
  • Valid DCPC qualification card
  • Valid digital tachograph driver card
  • Experience of bulk haulage preferred although not essential

Benefits:

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

Please note our trailer gantry and fall arrest systems have a 22 stone (140kg) max weight limit.

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

Or contact our recruitment team by telephone on 01768 593332

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

LGV C+E (Class1) Tramper Drivers - Cab Hopping

Locations:Throughout the UK
Reporting To:Management
Salary:£55k+
Closing Date:Ongoing

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]

A.W. Jenkinson Transport Ltd are currently recruiting for additional LGV C+E drivers to join our team, with vacancies available at the following depots:

  • Lockerbie
  • Penrith
  • Avonmouth
  • Chippenham
  • Queenborough

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

You can email your CV to:

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

LGV Mobile Chipper Driver

Location:Multiple Locations
Closing Date:31 May 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 Forest Products are looking for an experienced LGV Driver for a Mobile Chipper Vehicle to work across our various sites.

The position involves operating the chipper, carrying out some basic maintenance on the chipper and filling in relevant paperwork as required. Drivers are required to work such hours as necessary including occasional weekends and evenings; this role also includes some working away from home. The successful candidate will hold a valid LGV Class C License and ideally be experienced operating a crane although training could be offered to the right candidate.

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

Please forward completed application forms to Hannah Straughan, 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.

I.T. Support Technician

Location:Clifton
Reporting To:IT Manager
Salary:TBC
Closing Date:02 June 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.

Transport Planner - Penrith

Location: Penrith, Cumbria
Closing Date: 30 June 2024

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

Hannah Straughan, HR Department
A.W. Jenkinson Transport Ltd
Clifton Moor, Clifton, Penrith, Cumbria.
CA10 2EY

Or alternatively by email to:

[email protected]

Due to the continued growth of the company and planned increase in our LGV fleet to in excess of 1,000 vehicles, we are looking for a Transport Planner to work from our Penrith Office.

The position involves:

  • Managing collections and deliveries, route planning, minimising empty loads and costs
  • Managing drivers and dealing with day-to-day issues including drivers’ hours and health & safety
  • Liaising with customers and drivers, providing high-quality communication
  • Controlling vehicles and drivers over 7 days – i.e. being available to assist drivers by telephone

The successful candidate will have a good understanding of drivers’ hours and tachograph rules and experience of route planning with excellent navigation skills.

Hours of work are 7:30 am to 6:00 pm Monday to Friday inclusive. The company offers a competitive remuneration package, including a salary sacrifice pension scheme and life assurance.

Please apply in writing, including your C.V., to:
Hannah Straughan, HR Department, A.W. Jenkinson Transport Ltd, Clifton Moor, Clifton, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 2EY

Or apply by email to:
[email protected]

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

Apprenticeship Opportunities

Apprentice Transport Planner

Locations:Penrith
Reporting To:Management
Salary:TBC
Closing Date:16th June 2024

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

Hannah Straughan
HR, A. W. Jenkinson Transport Ltd.,
Clifton Moor, Clifton, Penrith, Cumbria.
CA10 2EY

Or alternatively by email to:

[email protected]

Company Background

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 supported by a large in-house haulage and logistics operation. The logistics operation is supported by a highly experienced team of drivers, planners and transport managers and a large, modern fleet of more than 650 vehicles covering the entire UK and Northern Europe.

Every single vehicle movement each day is planned and controlled by A.W. Jenkinson’s own highly experienced traffic team. In addition to our logistics operation, we operate a wide range of other units that meet a variety of specialist requirements.


Apprenticeship Opportunity

We are now looking for Trainee Transport Planners to join our growing team. We need trainees to join our team in Chippenham and Penrith.

The aim of this apprenticeship is to help you learn and develop a range of transferable 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 role

This apprenticeship programme is designed to develop you over two years to become a respected and successful Transport Planner. You will obtain a nationally recognised apprenticeship as a Level 3 Transport Supervisor.

During your apprenticeship 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 / National 5 qualifications at standard grade C / grade 5 or above, including in Maths, and English.

You will also need to be competent on Word, including having some Excel knowledge, as well as have some 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.

The 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 apprentice of today you are an expert of tomorrow. We have high expectations of our apprentices who are rewarded by competitive pay and benefits. Salaries are reviewed regularly throughout the apprenticeship and based on performance and qualifications gained

Please forward your C.V. to Hannah Straughan, HR, A. W. Jenkinson Transport Ltd., Clifton Moor, Clifton, Penrith, CA10 2EY or by email to [email protected], before Sunday 16th June 2024.

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