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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Group Recruitment Co-Ordinator

Monday - Friday
Monday - Friday 9.30 - 14.30
Covering multi sites
Working in a fast-paced environment with high energy levels and a positive assertive style to build rapport and assist in developing a culture of innovation and excellence. You will manage the recruitment process, leading the complete hiring cycle, from vacancy creation to candidate on boarding. Colleague on boarding and off boarding. Ensure that all recruitment processes are followed and that ‘new starters’ paperwork is complete and accurate. Read More >

Group Recruitment Co-Ordinator

Monday - Friday
Monday - Friday 9.30 - 14.30

Covering multi sites

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:

  • Working in a fast-paced environment with high energy levels and a positive assertive style to build rapport and assist in developing a culture of innovation and excellence.
  • You will manage the recruitment process, leading the complete hiring cycle, from vacancy creation to candidate on boarding
  • Colleague on boarding and off boarding
  • Ensure that all recruitment processes are followed and that ‘new starters’ paperwork is complete and accurate
  • Creating new employee records on the HR Portal
  • Ensuring employment contracts are signed and returned for our records.
  • Ensure that the leavers’ processes are followed and ‘Leavers’ paperwork is complete and accurate
  • Update all systems and providers with leaver’s notifications
  • Setting up E-Learning tasks for new employees
  • To support with inductions for new starters
  • Travelling between sites to support all areas and departments

Must Have skills / experience 

  • A proven track record, working knowledge and clear understanding of recruitment processes, with a keen interest in this area is imperative
  • Strong and methodical organisation skills with good attention to detail in maintaining accurate and detailed records with coherent audit trails
  • Strong communication skills with ability to relate to people at all levels
  • Tactful and approachable
  • Confident working on their own and as part of a team
  • 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.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office; quick to learn and adapt to new software.
  • A good knowledge of eligibility right to work legislation
  • Proven experience in any industry

Key Accountabilities

  • Flexible working style with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Maintain accurate and complete colleague records within the HR systems; to enter data records, which are consistently and accurately maintained
  • Provide general administration support to the HR Department as required including filing, scanning, photocopying, emails and minute taking for meetings.
  • Prepare Contracts and Offer letters/changes in T&C’s Letters.
  • Ensure confidentiality and security of all sensitive HR information and recruitment-related information and a clear understanding of GDPR
  • Stay informed on industry trends and market conditions
  • Working with recruitment agencies when required
  • Prepare monthly KPI’s

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.

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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 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

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

 

Flexi/Bendi Driver (Warehouse Operative)
Forklift Drivers

06.00 - 18.00 and 18.00 - 06.00
4 on 4 off
Days: Monday to Friday
Monday - Friday 06.00 - 16.30
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
Monday - Friday 06.00 - 16.30
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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