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. We have jobs and careers across the following:

  • Administration
  • Mechanic
  • Health & Safety
  • Management
  • Quality
  • Lorry Driving
  • Planning
  • Pallet Network
  • Accounts
  • Forklift Truck Driving
  • Tractor Unit Driving
  • Warehousing
  • HR/Payroll
  • Driver Training
  • Traffic
  • Transport Operations
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Quality & Compliance Co-Ordinator

Monday - Friday
Leverington Road
Minimum of 1 years’ experience in a fast paced transport or logistics environment. Lead by example to motivate, inspire and encourage teamwork within the workplace by displaying the correct behaviours towards all members of the Knowles Logistics teams. Maintaining standards of H&S, hygiene and security in the work environment. Strong PC based knowledge including Excel spreadsheet, Microsoft word, Power-point. Read More >

Quality & Compliance Co-Ordinator

Monday - Friday
Leverington Road

Must Haves:

  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience in a fast paced transport or logistics environment.
  • Lead by example to motivate, inspire and encourage teamwork within the workplace by displaying the correct behaviours towards all members of the Knowles Logistics teams.
  • Maintaining standards of H&S, hygiene and security in the work environment.
  • Strong PC based knowledge including Excel spreadsheet, Microsoft word, Power-point.
  • Excellent written, numeracy and accurate data entry skills and strong attention to detail.
  • Good communication skills
  • Tenacious individual with the ability to think on your feet, confident when making decisions and can challenge to resolve issues.
  • Punctual and reliable in approach to work, flexible and adaptable to fit into different teams and environments.
  • Highly organised, self-sufficient and able to work on own initiative, with ability to multi task, work in a fast paced environment to tight deadlines.

Key accountabilities:

  • Ensure quality and compliance effectiveness.
  • Communicate clearly maintaining a positive and professional attitude towards customers & colleagues at all times.
  • Maintaining standards of Health & Safety, hygiene and security in the work environment.
  • Encouraging team work by displaying the correct behaviours towards all members of the team.

 Role:

Health and Safety:

  • Conduct and review risk assessments
  • Write and maintain work instructions
  • Manage and engage in incident investigation process
  • Maintain H&S KPIs
  • Lead H&S committee
  • Deliver H&S related training
  • Induct new starters and agency workers

Compliance:

  • Internal & external audit facilitation
  • Track and ensure the site is meeting Health and Safety, Quality, and Environmental requirements as set by the law, auditing bodies, and the client.
    • Statutory equipment inspections (LOLER regs)
    • PAT
    • Fire
    • First Aid
    • BRCGS standards
  • Maintain document control file
  • Maintain site training matrix
  • Maintain pest control

Other:

  • Skill with Microsoft 365 package
  • Knowledge and use of warehouse management systems

Salary:  Based on experience and discussed at interview.

Hours:  To be agreed at interview

Benefits: To be discussed at interview

 

Warehouse Supervisor

4 on 4 off
March, Cambridgeshire
You will provide leadership and support for a team of direct reports in the warehouse on a day-to-day basis and establish yourself as a key player in the wider Operational Management team. You will be expected to plan, delegate, and monitor the workload across all warehouse functions within your area in order to meet the required operational service level across a range of customers in a safe and efficient manner. Read More >

Warehouse Supervisor

4 on 4 off
March, Cambridgeshire

About us:

Knowles Logistics is trusted by some of the biggest and best-known businesses in the country to offer a broad range of warehousing and distribution services. Our focus today is epitomised by a drive to deliver the most efficient, high-quality logistics solutions to our customers, with long-term benefits for both parties. We aim to carry out our operations sustainably, and that’s not just by minimising our environmental impacts but also by examining efficiencies across the business and fully embracing development opportunities.

The Role:

You will provide leadership and support for a team of direct reports in the warehouse on a day-to-day basis and establish yourself as a key player in the wider Operational Management team. You will be expected to plan, delegate, and monitor the workload across all warehouse functions within your area in order to meet the required operational service level across a range of customers in a safe and efficient manner.

You can demonstrate strong leadership skills to drive forward positive changes in the company culture, team performance and operational processes, to be an advocate of the Knowles Health & Safety culture and ensure compliance of processes at all times. Some of what is required is shown below, however this list not exhaustive.

Requirements:

Must have:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a Warehouse environment
  • Experience with using WMS systems
  • Ability to multi‐task and work in a fast paced environment
  • Be self-sufficient, able to work on own initiative and to tight deadlines
  • Good time keeping, highly organised and be adaptable to change
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Solid understanding of relevant Health & Safety practices
  • Excellent numerical skills with high accuracy and attention to detail
  • Be competent with Microsoft Excel and Word

Key accountabilities:

  • Have excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with customers, peers, subordinates and managers
  • Be confident and approachable to all internal and external customers
  • Respond to all customer emails and phone calls in a helpful, positive and professional manner
  • Ensure all operational issues are escalated as required
  • Provide accurate end of shift updates to the Area Manager for handover purposes in
  • Have excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with customers, peers, subordinates and managers
  • Be confident and approachable to all internal and external customers
  • Respond to all customer emails and phone calls in a helpful, positive and professional manner
  • Ensure all operational issues are escalated as required
  • Provide accurate end of shift updates to the area manager for handover purposes including what has been achieved and what is still outstanding
  • Utilise spare resource and equipment effectively by working with other supervisors
  • Demonstrate the correct behaviours and lead by example in all areas of your work
  • Support new starters into the business by offering guidance, training and support
  • Manage and support any short or long term absences from the team including monitoring, return to work interviews and follow up action as required
  • Manage any conduct and performance issues from the team with counselling, training or retraining, performance improvement plans and disciplinary action as required

What We Offer / Benefits:

  • We have training and development.
  • Free uniform & PPE provided.
  • Auto enrolment into pension.
  • Statutory holiday entitlement.
  • Salary – depending on experience and discussed at interview.

 

Warehouse Charge Hand

4 On 4 Off 18.00 - 06.00
Wisbech, Cambridgeshire
Knowles Logistics are trusted by some of the biggest and well-known businesses in the country to offer a broad range of warehousing and distribution services. Our focus today is epitomised by a drive to deliver the most efficient, high-quality logistics solutions to our customers, with long term benefits for both parties. Read More >

Warehouse Charge Hand

4 On 4 Off 18.00 - 06.00
Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

About us:

Knowles Logistics are trusted by some of the biggest and well-known businesses in the country to offer a broad range of warehousing and distribution services. Our focus today is epitomised by a drive to deliver the most efficient, high-quality logistics solutions to our customers, with long term benefits for both parties. We aim to carry out our operations sustainably and that’s not just in minimising our environmental impacts, but by examining efficiencies across the business and fully embracing development opportunities.

The Role:

Supporting the Shift Supervisor and Warehouse Manager with effective management and supervision of the shifts operations, including distribution of workload for all Warehouse Operatives including agency labour that is allocated to the operation.

Requirements:

  • Strong PC based knowledge including intermediate skills and knowledge of Excel and web-based systems.
  • Previous Experience of using Emperica and Road Runner or similar would be advantageous.
  • Strong Leadership and Management skills with the ability to delegate and supervise individuals.
  • Diligent attention to detail and attention to safety of themselves and others around the workplace.
  • Confident individual who can challenge when the need arises and at the appropriate level.
  • Mature, professional approach, confidence to communicate and deal with all levels of people.
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills working on your own.

Key Accountabilities are:

  • Operating IT systems when covering for the Supervisor, managing the staff on shift.
  • Ensure effective and efficient running of the warehouse function and customer satisfaction by:
    • Ensure warehouse supervisor is kept informed of all operational issues, in particular those that may lead to service disruption or non-delivery.
    • Ensure that the Company’s health and safety policies and guidelines are adhered to.
    • To achieve the expected hourly output as determined by the site daily volumes.
    • To control the reworking of stock and the decanting of containers as and when required.
    • To control the accuracy of receiving, picking and dispatch.
    • Effective intake of goods and supplies from all customers.
    • Correct storing of goods – Monitoring locations and carrying out checks to ensure the teams accuracy.

What We Offer / Benefits:

  • We have training and development.
  • Free uniform & PPE provided.
  • Auto enrolment into pension.
  • Statutory holiday entitlement.
  • Salary – depending on experience and discussed at interview.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Senior Warehouse Operative, Warehouse Supervisor, Goods Inwards Warehouse Manager, Warehouse Assistant Manager, Warehouse Coordinator may also be considered for this role.

MHE & Operations Trainer

Monday to Friday | 8am - 5pm
March, Cambridgeshire
Wisbech, Cambridgeshire
Support new starters and continue to offer guidance with coaching or further training as required. Build cohesive relationships with all members of operational management and positively communicate the progress and achievements of their teams. Read More >

MHE & Operations Trainer

Monday to Friday | 8am - 5pm
March, Cambridgeshire
Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

Main purpose of the role:
To be an integral part of the operations team and support across all sites, delivering fully comprehensive training on MHE equipment and operational processes.
Driving the Knowles Health & Safety culture by working cohesively with our Health & Safety team.
Assist with on boarding new members of staff as part of the induction process.
Own the training schedule for all company MHE users.
Oversee the racking inspection schedule

Skills
RTITB qualified trainer
A full UK driving licence
Experience of delivering training in a warehouse environment
Computer literate with working knowledge of Microsoft Office
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
Strong team player with excellent organisational & prioritisation skills
Sema racking inspection experience

Key Accountabilities
Equipment Training & Assessments
Deliver training or competence assessments on MHE including Counterbalance, Pivot, PPT, Pump trucks, Double Handler attachment, Rotate attachment, Slip Sheet attachment
Deliver all new starter training on the operation of other operational equipment
Schedule, plan & execute refresher training which may include working late shifts

Health & Safety
Work with the site management team to meet and maintain BRC standards and attend relevant H&S meetings
Post incident or accident assessment & retraining

A full job description is available upon application.

Salary: Based on experience and discussed at interview.

What We Offer / Benefits:
On-site parking
Training and development opportunities
Free uniform & PPE provided
Auto enrolment into pension
Statutory holiday entitlement

Warehouse Hygienist

Monday - Friday 7.30am - 6pm
Wisbech, Cambridgeshire
The be an essential part of the Warehouse team by ensuring the cleanliness and safety of all Warehouse facilities. To follow a set schedule to ensure that all facilities across the site are to a high standard of cleanliness by the end of each week. To work cohesively with the wider business to maintain audit and inspection standards at all times. Read More >

Warehouse Hygienist

Monday - Friday 7.30am - 6pm
Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

Main Responsibilities
The be an essential part of the Warehouse team by ensuring the cleanliness and safety of all Warehouse facilities.
To follow a set schedule to ensure that all facilities across the site are to a high standard of cleanliness by the end of each week.
To work cohesively with the wider business to maintain audit and inspection standards at all times.
To show full support and compliance to site and regulatory Health & Safety standards and practices.

Must Have skills / experience
A mature and professional approach with the ability to think quickly on your feet and confidently make decisions
Excellent organisational and planning skills in order to plan your own daily workload
Confidence to escalate issues when standards are not maintained
Be flexible in your approach
A hands on approach with a keen eye for details
Motivation to always do your job to the best of your capability
The ability to carry out your tasks independently and to confidently make decisions where needed
Confidence to communicate with people at all levels while completing your tasks in the working areas

Desirable skills / experience
Previous cleaning experience is beneficial but not essential
Flexibility with your hours and willingness to work overtime if needed to support the needs of the business

Key Accountabilities.
General:

Cleaning of all Warehouse areas internally & externally
Ensure the cleaning cupboard stock is replenished and recorded
Ensure weekly cleaning schedule is completed Replenishments of all user products including toilet rolls, soaps and sanitisers in all welfare facilities
Ensure any cleaning equipment is maintained and any issues reported to line manager

Communication
Communicate any issues or concerns to the site management team in a timely manner
Confirm all weekly tasks have been completed in full to the Warehouse Manager at the end of each week for sign off

Teamwork
Encourage teamwork within the workplace by displaying the correct behaviours at all times towards all members of the Knowles Logistics Ltd teams
Help to welcome new starters into the business by offering a friendly face and be approachable for help at all times

Health and Safety
Maintain compliance with the site H&S standards at all times
Attend any relevant training courses as requested
Ensure that all lifting and moving of products are carried out in accordance with manual handling procedures
Adhere to COSHH standards at all times including the accurate completion of any relevant paperwork and records
Notify management of occurring deficiencies repairs to building fabric or equipment

Salary: To be discussed at interview

What We Offer / Benefits:
On-site parking
Training and development opportunities
Free uniform & PPE provided
Auto enrolment into pension
Statutory holiday entitlement

LGV Mechanic

Flexible
Monday - Friday + alternate Saturdays
March, Cambridgeshire
You will be required to undertake all aspects of vehicle maintenance, inspection and repair of our growing HGV fleet, joining a successful and well-established company and working alongside our team of mechanics. Read More >

LGV Mechanic

Flexible
Monday - Friday + alternate Saturdays

March, Cambridgeshire

You will be required to undertake all aspects of vehicle maintenance, inspection and repair of our growing HGV fleet, joining a successful and well-established company and working alongside our team of mechanics.

You will have:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience or qualification in motor mechanics such as City & Guilds Vehicle Maintenance and Repair or a BTEC National Certificate in Vehicle Repair and Technology
  • Excellent knowledge about motor technology and a strong background in HGV vehicle servicing
  • Good communication skills, ability to concentrate when under pressure
  • Good manual dexterity, methodical and organised and able to work to strict deadlines
  • Be able to work alone and follow instructions
  • Must have own transport and full UK driving licence

 

Performing the following tasks:

  • Inspect vehicles to MOT standard
  • Diagnose and rectify all types of faults
  • Ensure all vehicles worked upon are handled carefully and that all precautions are taken whilst on the premises
  • Complete all paperwork as necessary
  • Ensure all aspects of H&S working practices are adhered to
  • Maintain a high standard of cleanliness and tidiness

 

Salary:  Based on experience and discussed at interview.

 

What We Offer / Benefits:

On-site parking

Training and development opportunities

Free uniform & PPE provided

Auto enrolment into pension

Statutory holiday entitlement

 

 

Warehouse Administrator

Monday - Friday 09.00 - 18.00
March, Cambridgeshire
Support the smooth running of the warehouse. To ensure timely and accurate delivering/ordering of all stock on a supply and need basis through achievement of both company and external systems and to act as a secondary point of contact for internal teams within Palletforce and Transport Operations. Take an active role in the direction and delivery of all stock, to ensure best practice methods are used in the execution of all deliveries and ordering. Read More >

Warehouse Administrator

Monday - Friday 09.00 - 18.00
March, Cambridgeshire

Support the smooth running of the warehouse. To ensure timely and accurate delivering/ordering of all stock on a supply and need basis through achievement of both company and external systems and to act as a secondary point of contact for internal teams within Palletforce and Transport Operations. Take an active role in the direction and delivery of all stock, to ensure best practice methods are used in the execution of all deliveries and ordering. Wisbech 08.00 – 17.00, Wimblington 09.00 – 18.00

Accountable KPI’s

Customer Service – To ensure all paperwork is processed with accuracy – 100%

Advise Warehouse Area Manager of any orders that have unexpected delays within 2 hours of notification – 2 hours

Ensure all driver paperwork is processed within 24 hours of receipt – 100%

Key Accountabilities

Customer Service

  • Ensure effective and efficient customer service levels are maintained within the warehousing department by:
  • Keeping stock control systems up to date and making sure inventories are accurate
  • Transferring goods onto warehouse Management systems
  • Organisation of labour for any re-work required
  • Booking in containers
  • Printing labels for FLT drivers
  • Scanning of paperwork for customers
  • Management of In and Out paperwork and updating on any relevant systems
  • Checking goods inward
  • Building loads and allocation
  • Printing of delivery notes
  • Briefing drivers on a daily basis on outloads and deliveries
  • Supporting with customer visits and stock checks ensuring quality of service they receive is up to their required standard
  • Raise purchase orders and carry out required administration for this function
  • Monitor warehouse requests inbox
  • Raise transfer orders and carry out required administration for this function
  • Locate stock on the control system
  • Chase deliveries from suppliers and advise Warehouse Area Manager, Transport teams and supervisors of any delays
  • Deal with stock requisitions
  • Manage the returns
  • Aid with cleansing of control system in association with the Warehouse Area Manager
  • Carry out general stock administration
  • Speak to suppliers regarding prices
  • Achieve all set standards for the delivery/ordering of all items of stock and to achieve KPI targets using relevant systems

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 to the Warehouse Area Manager

What We Offer / Benefits:

  • Ongoing training and development
  • Free uniform & PPE provided
  • Auto enrolment into pension
  • Statutory holiday entitlement

Salary – Dependent on experience

 

Transport Administrator

4 On 4 Off 18.00 - 06.00
Nights
March, Cambridgeshire
To support the Transport team by performing administration tasks within the department by: Processing daily Proof of Deliveries (POD’s) within the Transport system Dealing with Driver queries and managing the Briefing and Debriefing process Recording of discrepancies and reporting to the relevant team members Read More >

Transport Administrator

4 On 4 Off 18.00 - 06.00
Nights

March, Cambridgeshire

To support the Transport team by performing administration tasks within the department by:

  • Processing daily Proof of Deliveries (POD’s) within the Transport system
  • Dealing with Driver queries and managing the Briefing and Debriefing process
  • Recording of discrepancies and reporting to the relevant team members

Must Haves

  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience working in an administration based role
  • Strong PC based knowledge including an intermediate or knowledge of Excel spread sheets and web
    based systems
  • Good communication skills: Responds to enquiries via telephone and email, providing support for both internal and external contacts.
  • Confident individual who can challenge when the need arises and at the appropriate level
  • Reliable in approach to work and adaptable to fit into different teams and environments
  • Highly organised, self-sufficient  and able to work on own initiative and to tight deadlines
  • Basic understanding of driver hours and working time directive
  • Some traffic office experience would be an advantage
  • Must have own transport, full UK driving licence and own transport to work

Accountable KPI’s

  • Customer Service – To ensure all paperwork is processed with accuracy
  • Advise Transport Operations Manager/ Customer Services  of any orders that been rejected or not reached destination or that have returns once notified
  • Ensure transfer POD’s are processed within 12 hours of receipt

Key Accountabilities

Driver Briefing

Debrief and brief drivers on arrival and departure collecting and checking all driver paper work.  Record any issues/discrepancies after debriefing drivers and resolve matters escalating to management level if required. 

Briefing

  • Brief to ensure the driver fully understands the work they has been asked to do. 
  • Check they are happy with using the phone app and an initial check that the details in RR match jobs and paperwork.
  • Make sure the driver also understands what paperwork or receipts (Tesco’s) are needed to come back.

Debriefing

  • Debrief to ensure that the paperwork handed in matches the details in RR.  Make sure all receipts are attached and the necessary signatures obtained.
  • Update RR with times in & out.
  • Ensure correct trailer number, driver name and unit is in RR.
  • Scan pod into the correct job.
  • Hand any pods with discrepancies to Customer Services for processing and pass scanned and clean pods to accounts team for filing and attaching to invoices
  • Liaise with driver, transport team and relevant collection point regarding any problems i.e. returns & shortages with a POD.
  • Sign in any phones/keys
  • Conducting live debrief throughout the day with all driver deliveries, in conjunction with other Administration team members to ensure that all planned deliveries and collection times are on track and feeding back to the Transport Operators any concerns, issues, lates or failures.

Data entry

  • Enter data on to traffic software system and excel based systems in accordance with the requirements
  • Ensure accuracy of data within systems at all times

Communication

  • Contact internal customers to resolve any queries or problem that may arise with paperwork
  • Communicate to Customer Service departments to advise of any issues with loads

Additional Team Support

  • Support traffic staff on all functions of the office as and when required.  Cover for absence, such as holidays for the other administrator within the team

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.
  • Portraying a professional appearance and manner at all times as a representative of Knowles Transport

Flexi/Bendi Driver (Warehouse Operative)
Forklift Drivers

06.00 - 18.00 and 18.00 - 06.00
4 on 4 off
Days: Monday to Friday
Sun - Thurs 8pm to 6am
March, Cambridgeshire
Wisbech, Cambridgeshire
Warehouse Operatives that have the ability to function well as part of a team. 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. Read More >

Flexi/Bendi Driver (Warehouse Operative)
Forklift Drivers

06.00 - 18.00 and 18.00 - 06.00
4 on 4 off
Days: Monday to Friday
Sun - Thurs 8pm to 6am

March, Cambridgeshire
Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

Warehouse Operatives that have the ability to function well as part of a team. 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, Pivot, 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, Pivot, 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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