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Careers

Our Fleet and Warehousing teams are the backbone of our business and are supported with a strong team of support functions. Careers can be developed into any area of the business and we encourage cross functional team movements with all that wish to develop
  • Administration
  • Mechanic
  • Health & Safety
  • Management
  • Quality
  • Lorry Driving
  • Planning
  • PalletForce
  • Accounts
  • Forklift Truck Driving
  • Tractor Unit Driving
  • Warehousing
  • HR/Payroll
  • Driver Training
  • Traffic
  • Transport Operations

Current Vacancies

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Transport Operator
Shift6am - 6pm
Days: 4 On, 4 Off
LocationWimblington March, Cambridgeshire

To ensure effective running of the day to day Knowles Transport fleet to plan and manage effective movement of freight around the country, including providing strong planning of the operational logistics arm of the business, effectively communicating with the customer service team to meet the demands of the customer and providing the best customer service possible to internal and external stakeholders.

Must haves:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience  in a fast paced transport or logistics environment
  • Operator licensing awareness along with up to date knowledge of compliance such as gross weights, construction an use regulations, Working Time Directive and EU Drivers hours
  • Highly competent with PC literate – Sound working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint, Traffic management and warehouse management systems along with any other
  • IT/ web based systems
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills along with excellent customer service skills
  • Highly organised, self-sufficient  and able to work on own initiative and to tight deadlines
  • Be flexible in your approach to work and hours
  • Excellent UK Graphical Knowledge
  • Reliable in approach to work and adaptable to fit into different teams and environments
  • Strong people management, leadership  and interaction skills
  • Proactive  with the ability to make quick decisions and to communicate with others about any changes and impact as a result of the decisions made
  • A highly organised self starter
  • Responsible for own actions and decisions
  • Good memory
  • Adaptable to change and a strong team player
  • Professional in appearance and manner and punctual
  • Must have own transport, full UK driving licence and ability to travel to work

KPIs:

  • Allocation of daily plan for all drivers
  • Ensure all planned loads are updated in the systems with all relevant driver and vehicle details including all backhaul loads
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HGV Class 1 Driver
ShiftFull time
Nights
LocationWimblington March, Cambridgeshire

Responsible for delivering and collecting customers’ products, meeting both the company and customers’ Service Level Agreements. Ensuring all work undertaken is done so in line with current driver’s hours, Tachograph and Working Time Directive legislation. Requirements:

  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience of working within a Transport environment
  • Comfortable with being based on the road
  • Required to regularly work to tight deadlines that may require additional hours of work at times of pressure
  • Flexibility is required during peak periods e.g. Christmas, Easter, etc. and to work additional shifts to cover holiday and sickness
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines in a time critical environment
  • Professional and courteous when communicating with colleagues or customers
  • C or C+E UK Licence
  • Up to date CPC Training
  • Ability to multi‐task and work in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with Customers and Co‐Workers
  • Professional in appearance
  • Must have own transport and full UK driving licence and own transportation to work

Key Accountabilities:

  • Providing high standard of customer service and relations to customers and suppliers, ensuring compliance with their site rules and regulations at all times
  • Liaising with the Operations desk to make them aware of any potential difficulties or any variations from original brief
  • Ensuring that the vehicle is driven at all times with the utmost concern for other road users, pedestrians and the local environments through which you travel
  • To accurately complete all documentation required by the Company and the customer
  • Ensuring that all Company rules and regulations and compliance with legislation is achieved at all times
  • Ensuring that paperwork is checked against consignment, reporting any issues or differences
  • To strive to ensure the punctual collection and delivery of all loads
  • Ensuring the safety of the vehicle and its load at all times whilst on duty and reporting any defects to the Traffic office/Workshop as soon as identified
  • Assisting with the loading and unloading of the vehicle, using lifting equipment where authorised and trained to do so
  • To be flexible in terms of starting and finishing times of shifts
  • To maintain the cleanliness of the vehicle whilst on duty, leaving the vehicle as you would expect to find it and reporting of any defects immediately
  • To undertake any other tasks as reasonably requested by Depot Management
  • To maintain trailer hygiene to the standards set by our customer including sweeping out of the trailers as and when required or instructed.
  • This list is not exhaustive and the job holder may be required to undertake other duties commensurate with the position as required.

Communication

  • Contact internal customers to resolve any queries or problem that may arise.
  • Responding to and dealing with both internal and external customer communication by email and telephone and in person

Teamwork

  • Encouraging teamwork within the workplace by displaying the correct behaviours towards all members of the Knowles Transport Ltd teams
  • Maintaining standards of health and safety, hygiene and security in the work environment, for example, ensuring that stock such as chemicals and food are stored safely and securely and reporting of any concerns to the Warehouse Manager
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Flexi/Bendi Driver (Warehouse Operative)
Warehouse Operatives
ShiftDays: Monday to Friday
LocationWimblington March, Cambridgeshire

Warehouse Operatives that have the ability to function well as part of a team. You must have very effective organisational and communication skills. You must have very effective organisational and communication skills and a flexible approach to work. Minimum of 1 years’ experience of working within a Warehouse environment. Fork Lift Truck Certificate, Counterbalance, Flexi/Bendi trucks is an advantage. The ability to multi‐task and work in a fast paced environment. Excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with Customers and Co‐Workers. Ensuring a high standard of hygiene at all times, clean as you go work ethic (damages, spillages and general hygiene are maintained at all times)

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience of working within a Warehouse environment
  • Fork Lift Truck Certificate, Counterbalance, Flexi/Bendi trucks – Desirable: (MEWP) Scissor Lift Certificate
  • Must be able to work as assigned in either office or warehouse environments
  • Professional in appearance
  • Diligent attention to detail and attention to safety of themselves and others around the workplace
  • Ability to multi‐task and work in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with Customers and Co‐Workers
  • Highly organised, self-sufficient and able to work on own initiative and to tight deadlines
  • Flexible in approach to work and adaptable to fit into different teams and environments
  • Confident and approachable
  • Chemical and Manual Handling Trained Desirable but not essential as training will be given
  • Must hold a full UK driving licence and have own transportation to work

Accountable KPI’s:

  • Customer Service – Accuracy of stock levels when picking orders – 98%
  • Quality – Ensure product is loaded correctly and safely for transit – 99%
  • Cost – Ensure safe storage and loading to eradicate breakages – 1%

Key Accountabilities:

Customer Service

Ensure effective and efficient running of the warehouse function and customer satisfaction by: 

  • Taking delivery of goods and supplies
  • Storing of goods
  • Picking of goods
  • Preparation of stock
  • Loading of stock by hand, pump truck or forklift
  • Keep accurate records of stocks
  • Assisting with stock taking as and when required
  • Keeping Warehouse and work area clean and tidy through use of chemicals and non hazardous equipment
  • Use of the correct methods for manual handling
  • Use of automatic wrapper to correct procedure
  • Completion of relevant paperwork
  • Correct completion of the picking and unloading paperwork and IT based systems
  • Ensuring cleanliness of Stock and Warehouse (this includes cleaning spillages and damages as they happen or on discovery)

Communication

  • Contact internal customers to resolve any queries or problem that may arise with paperwork
  • Responding to and dealing with customer communication by email and telephone

Teamwork

  • Encouraging teamwork within the workplace by displaying the correct behaviours towards all members of the Knowles Transport Ltd teams
  • Maintaining standards of health and safety, hygiene and security in the work environment, for example, ensuring that stock such as chemicals and food are stored safely and securely and reporting of any concerns or near misses to the Site Manager
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Warehouse Operatives
ShiftMonday - Friday
LocationWisbech, Cambridgeshire

Warehouse Operatives that have the ability to function well as part of a team. You must have very effective organisational and communication skills. You must have very effective organisational and communication skills and a flexible approach to work. Minimum of 1 years’ experience of working within a Warehouse environment. Fork Lift Truck Certificate, Counterbalance, Flexi/Bendi trucks is an advantage. The ability to multi‐task and work in a fast paced environment. Excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with Customers and Co‐Workers. Ensuring a high standard of hygiene at all times, clean as you go work ethic (damages, spillages and general hygiene are maintained at all times)

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience of working within a Warehouse environment
  • Fork Lift Truck Certificate, Counterbalance, Flexi/Bendi trucks – Desirable: (MEWP) Scissor Lift Certificate
  • Must be able to work as assigned in either office or warehouse environments
  • Professional in appearance
  • Diligent attention to detail and attention to safety of themselves and others around the workplace
  • Ability to multi‐task and work in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with Customers and Co‐Workers
  • Highly organised, self-sufficient and able to work on own initiative and to tight deadlines
  • Flexible in approach to work and adaptable to fit into different teams and environments
  • Confident and approachable
  • Chemical and Manual Handling Trained Desirable but not essential as training will be given
  • Must hold a full UK driving licence and have own transportation to work

Accountable KPI’s:

  • Customer Service – Accuracy of stock levels when picking orders – 98%
  • Quality – Ensure product is loaded correctly and safely for transit – 99%
  • Cost – Ensure safe storage and loading to eradicate breakages – 1%

Key Accountabilities:

Customer Service

Ensure effective and efficient running of the warehouse function and customer satisfaction by: 

  • Taking delivery of goods and supplies
  • Storing of goods
  • Picking of goods
  • Preparation of stock
  • Loading of stock by hand, pump truck or forklift
  • Keep accurate records of stocks
  • Assisting with stock taking as and when required
  • Keeping Warehouse and work area clean and tidy through use of chemicals and non hazardous equipment
  • Use of the correct methods for manual handling
  • Use of automatic wrapper to correct procedure
  • Completion of relevant paperwork
  • Correct completion of the picking and unloading paperwork and IT based systems
  • Ensuring cleanliness of Stock and Warehouse (this includes cleaning spillages and damages as they happen or on discovery)

Communication

  • Contact internal customers to resolve any queries or problem that may arise with paperwork
  • Responding to and dealing with customer communication by email and telephone

Teamwork

  • Encouraging teamwork within the workplace by displaying the correct behaviours towards all members of the Knowles Transport Ltd teams
  • Maintaining standards of health and safety, hygiene and security in the work environment, for example, ensuring that stock such as chemicals and food are stored safely and securely and reporting of any concerns or near misses to the Site Manager
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Why Knowles

  • Work for a family run business that has been around since 1932
  • A friendly business with a strong and passionate team ethos
  • Strong reputation within the local area
  • We have flexible and agile teams
  • Our services are second to none
  • We develop our teams to grow with us and be successful
  • Knowles have an excellent reputation within the Logistics sector
  • We are looking to grow and develop our business and our teams will be the ones who make us a success
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“Working at Knowles has given me the chance to really show off my skills and add value to the business. The best part about working here is the team spirit, when the pressure is on and a busy day is ahead, everyone pulls together and is there to help and support each other. I have made the right move in joining this great team”

“Knowles is a great brand with the core values of a family run business. We have dependable team members making Knowles a leader within the supply chain sector”

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“I like the team spirit and the camaraderie”

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“A family run business, dedicated to delivering a high level of service. We always strive to deliver to the needs of our customers as part of a dedicated team.”

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