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Opportunities to join the Can Do. team.

Current Vacancies.

Looking for a new opportunity? We’re always on the lookout for talented individuals with a Can Do. attitude to join our growing team.

If you don’t see your ideal role but would like to get in touch about any future opportunities please email your CV to careers@walkers-transport.co.uk.

Transport

Mechanic / HGV Fitter - Rochdale

Role: HGV Technician – Rochdale Manchester

Are you passionate about what you do? If so, come and join the Can Do. Company. Founded in 1979, Walkers Transport is today one of the UK’s leading transport solutions providers, moving over 1.2 million pallets each year. Our Can Do. philosophy encompasses the values of making time for our people and engineering a positive working environment where honesty, respect and fun is at the centre of all we do!

Depot: Rochdale

Benefits: Salary: £32,000.00

Holidays: Minimum 33 days – Maximum 38 days including bank holidays.

BUPA family cash plan

Scottish Widows pension which includes death in service insurance.

Onsite training

Full uniform

Role Details:

The role of an HGV technician is both varied and demanding covering a host of responsibilities that collectively represent the key tasks that are critical to our daily operations. The elements covered will be assigned by the Group Fleet Manager to offer opportunities to enhance employee skill sets as well as create robust business contingencies.

Walkers Transport is a leading UK transport and third-party logistics specialist providing bespoke transport solutions to leading manufacturers, retailers, wholesalers and distributors. So, what does that really mean? Well, everyday our vehicles deliver pallets of goods across the UK, Ireland and Europe.

Walkers Transport is currently looking for an experienced HGV Mechanic to ensure that the Midlands depot fleet is maintained and repaired to the highest industry standards, and to ensure that all vehicle compliance is met within the business. This is a great opportunity for a knowledgeable, hardworking HGV Mechanic to apply their skills in a company that offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits.

Permanent, Full Time

Reports to: Group Fleet Manager

Hours of work: Monday to Friday 06:30am to 16.30pm

Role & Responsibilities

  • Perform minor and major repairs on lorries and trailers
  • Conduct preventative maintenance on all vehicles in a timely, efficient and cost-effective way
  • Inspections and MOT preparations
  • Maintain parts inventory
  • Maintain accurate records of each repair performed on vehicles
  • Attend local breakdowns around the Fradley and surrounding areas
  • Maintain a safe working environment
  • Carry out additional tasks as requested by the Group Fleet Manager

Skills

  • Full driving licence – Class 1 would be an advantage although not essential
  • Proven experience as an HGV Mechanic
  • Qualified HGV mechanic or qualified by experience
  • Good standard of verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to use initiative and work alone
  • Good understanding of the MOT test requirements and legislation
  • IRTEC Qualified preferred but not essential

We champion growth, ambition, and personal development, recognising that it is the success of our people that drives our route to success.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £32,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Private medical insurance
  • Referral programme

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Licence/Certification:

  • Driving Licence (required)

Work remotely:

  • No

Apply Now!

HGV / LGV Driver - Class 1 (Nights) - Lichfield

Job description

LGV / HGV Night Driver Vacancies

Fradley park

Do you fancy having a job that allows you to spend more time with your friends and family and do things that you love?

If you do, come and talk to us. Founded in 1979, Walkers Transport is today one of the UK’s leading transport solutions providers, moving over 1.2 million pallets each year. Our Can Do. philosophy encompasses the values of making time for our people and engineering a positive working environment where honesty, respect and fun is at the centre of all we do!

We have Class 1 Night positions available 5-day shift patterns, Monday to Friday starting at 16.00hrs.

We also offer the flexibility of other shift patterns to suit your work life balance paid pro rate of a 5-day week.

Standard rates of pay,

Class 1 Driver Nights – 5 Night week – £41,731.00

Additional shifts available at 125% of shift rate.

Driver Requirements:

Full UK Driving Licence

HGV Licence C+E with no more than 6 penalty points

Excellent communication skills

Up to Date CPC and Digital Tacho card

New passes are welcome, you will be asked to undergo an in-house assessment.

Driver Benefits:

BUPA family cash plan

Scottish Widows pension which includes death in service insurance.

Onsite CPC training

Full uniform and PPE

Full induction with our inhouse driver trainers

On-site parking

Referral program

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £41,731.00 per year

Apply Now!

HGV / LGV Driver - Class 1 (Days) - Lichfield

Job description

LGV / HGV Class 1 Driver Vacancies

Fradley park

Do you fancy having a job that allows you to spend more time with your friends and family and do things that you love?

If you do, come and talk to us. Founded in 1979, Walkers Transport is today one of the UK’s leading transport solutions providers, moving over 1.2 million pallets each year. Our Can Do. philosophy encompasses the values of making time for our people and engineering a positive working environment where honesty, respect and fun is at the centre of all we do!

We have Class 1 positions available 5-day shift patterns, Monday to Friday.

We also offer the flexibility of other shift patterns to suit your work life balance paid pro rate of a 5-day week.

Standard rates of pay,

Class 1 Driver – 5 day week – £38,896.00

Driver Requirements:

Full UK Driving Licence

HGV Licence C+E with no more than 6 penalty points

Excellent communication skills

Up to Date CPC and Digital Tacho card

New passes are welcome, you will be asked to undergo an in-house assessment.

Driver Benefits:

BUPA cash plan

Scottish Widows pension which includes death in service insurance.

Onsite CPC training

Full uniform and PPE

Full induction with our inhouse driver trainers

On-site parking

Referral program

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Up to £38,896.00 per year

Apply Now!

Customer Support

There are currently no available vacancies within this department.

Sales & Marketing

Field Sales Executive - Lichfield

Field Sales Executive

Depot: Midlands based

Salary: £20,000.00 with attractive uncapped commission scheme and Company Car

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

We have an exciting opportunity for a Field-Sales Executive, providing you with first class training from the moment your journey starts with us.

Founded in 1979, Walkers Transport is today one of the UK’s leading transport solutions providers, moving over 1.2 million pallets each year. Our Can Do. philosophy encompasses the values of making time for our people and engineering a positive working environment where honesty, respect and fun is at the centre of all we do!

Offering a complete solution for the daily management and delivery of palletised freight across the UK, Ireland and Europe, our 100-strong fleet operates via our three logistics centres across Leeds, Lichfield, and Manchester.

Day to day you will be:

  • Conducting outbound calls / cold calling to prospective businesses within a targeted area.
  • Establishing customer needs and identify sales opportunities.
  • Creating relationships to provide customer excellence.
  • Ensure all information is put on to the CRM system.
  • Meeting daily, weekly, and monthly targets and KPI’s.

About you:

  • Confident and personable.
  • Target driven and motivated.
  • Resilient.
  • Competitive.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Passion for sales.
  • Ambitious.
  • Self-Driven.
  • Full clean driving licence.

What you can expect from us:

We champion growth, ambition, and personal development, recognising that it is the success of our people that drives our route to success.

Depot: Lichfield based

Benefits: Salary: £20,000.00 with attractive uncapped commission scheme and Company Car

· Holidays: Minimum 33 days – Maximum 38 days including bank holidays.

· BUPA cash plan

· Scottish Widows pension which includes death in service insurance.

· Onsite training

 

Apply Now

Warehouse

FLT Driver / Warehouse Operative (Afternoons) - Leeds

Job Description

Role: Forklift Driver

Forklift Driver? If so, come and join the Can Do. Company. Founded in 1979, Walkers Transport is today one of the UK’s leading transport solutions providers, moving over 1.2 million pallets each year. Our Can Do. philosophy encompasses the values of making time for our people and engineering a positive working environment where honesty, respect and fun is at the centre of all we do!

Depot:

Morley, Leeds.

Employee Benefits:

Salary: £11.50 per hour on Nights

£10.00 per hour on Afternoons

Holidays: Minimum 33 days – Maximum 38 days including bank holidays.

BUPA family cash plan

Scottish Widows pension which includes death in service insurance.

Onsite training

Full uniform and PPE

Full induction with our inhouse trainers

Role Details:

Monday to Friday, we have positions available on either the afternoon shift or the night shift.

Nights, 22.00 hrs to 08.00hrs

Afternoons, 14.00 hrs t0 22.00 hrs

Applicant Requirements:

We are looking for someone who has a strong experience with FLT within a Pallet network, the environment is fast passed, and you will be working in a busy cross dock warehouse. Your ability to communicate, engage and look for improvement within a warehouse environment are key aspects of the role.

An Flt Licence with counterbalance is essential.

Minimum of 1 years’ experience working in a warehouse environment, and experience of shunting will be essential.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Up to £11.50 per hour

Benefits:

  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Private medical insurance
  • Referral programme

 

Apply now! 

FLT Driver / Warehouse Operative (Nights) - Leeds

Job description

Role: Forklift Driver

Forklift Driver? If so, come and join the Can Do. Company. Founded in 1979, Walkers Transport is today one of the UK’s leading transport solutions providers, moving over 1.2 million pallets each year. Our Can Do. philosophy encompasses the values of making time for our people and engineering a positive working environment where honesty, respect and fun is at the centre of all we do!

Depot:

Morley, Leeds.

Employee Benefits:

Salary: £11.50 per hour on Nights (£29,900.00) pa

Holidays: Minimum 33 days – Maximum 38 days including bank holidays.

BUPA family cash plan

Scottish Widows pension which includes death in service insurance.

Onsite training

Full uniform and PPE

Full induction with our inhouse trainers

Role Details:

Monday to Friday, night shift.

Nights, 22.00 hrs to 08.00hrs

Applicant Requirements:

We are looking for someone who has a strong experience with FLT within a Pallet network, the environment is fast passed, and you will be working in a busy cross dock warehouse. Your ability to communicate, engage and look for improvement within a warehouse environment are key aspects of the role.

An Flt Licence with counterbalance is essential.

Minimum of 1 years’ experience working in a warehouse environment, and experience of shunting will be essential.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £29,900.00 per year

Apply Now!

Shift Manager (Days) - Lichfield

Job Description

Role: Day Shift Manager

Come and join the Can Do. Company. Founded in 1979, Walkers Transport is today one of the UK’s leading transport solutions providers, moving over 1.2 million pallets each year. Our Can Do. philosophy encompasses the values of making time for our people and engineering a positive working environment where honesty, respect and fun is at the centre of all we do!

Location:

Fradley, Lichfield

Employee Benefits:

Salary: £32,000 per annum.

Holidays: Minimum 33 days – Maximum 38 days including bank holidays.

BUPA family cash plan

Scottish Widows pension which includes death in service insurance.

Onsite training, Full uniform and PPE and Full induction with our inhouse trainers

Role Details:

Manager duties managing a small team.

Monday to Friday 12.00hrs to 22.00hrs.

The Ability to lead by example and resolve issues whilst maintaining accurate record keeping and reporting of warehouse activities are an essential part of the shift managers role.

It is essential that you are able to Identify and carry out improvements to ensure customer demands are met and liaise fully with the warehouse Manager.

Loading and unloading vehicles.

Scanning of products and ensuring accuracy of shipments and movements and manage good housekeeping.

Contact: For an immediate start please contact

Applicant Requirements:

Flt counterbalance licence

Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a warehouse environment and at least 1 year Supervisory / management experience

Reference ID: KP/mid

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £32,000.00 per year

Apply Now!

Finance

There are currently no available vacancies within this department.

H&S

There are currently no available vacancies within this department.

Training

Business Intelligence Assistant

Role: Business Intelligence Assistance

Are you passionate about what you do? If so, come and join the Can Do. Company. Founded in 1979, Walkers Transport is today one of the UK’s leading transport solutions providers, moving over 1.2 million pallets each year. Our Can Do. philosophy encompasses the values of making time for our people and engineering a positive working environment where honesty, respect and fun is at the centre of all we do.

Depot: Morley Leeds

Benefits: Salary: up to £35,000.00 per annum depending on experience.

Holidays: Minimum 33 days – Maximum 38 days including bank holidays.

BUPA family cash plan

Scottish Widows pension which includes death in service insurance.

Onsite training

Full uniform

Role Details:

As the BI Assistance you will assist with the continued development of our in-house platforms, used extensively throughout the group. Our in-house platforms range from customer facing through to business-critical applications used 24/7 driving the group forward. Reporting directly to the Group IT Manager you will be part of a small team working on lots of different projects.

Main responsibilities.

Delivering projects to time and quality as agreed with the Group IT Manager and key business stakeholders

Creating technical solutions which align with the existing enterprise architecture and future strategic plans

Identifying technical risks and the ongoing management of technical risks and issues including communicating these to key stakeholders within the business

Building excellent working relationships with stakeholders across the business to ensure that we provide the best service possible

Reviewing and document IT processes, offering ways to improve efficiencies across the business

Testing, troubleshooting, and supporting our Transport Management System to operate effectively

Design and develop a training platform for internal staff

Essential Experience and Knowledge

To be successful in this role you will need extensive hands on experience and understanding of system design. A proven track record of working within the Transport Industry working with different Transport Management Systems is essential.

You will have a solid understanding of software development techniques and testing approaches as well as hands on experience with our key technologies such as C#, WebAPI, Microsoft SQL, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Service Reporting Services, Microsoft PowerBI.

You will also have excellent communication skills, a proactive nature, a keen eye for detail and experience of being able to deliver training to internal and external users.

What you can expect from us.

We champion growth, ambition, and personal development, recognising that it is the success of our people that drives our route to success.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Up to £35,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Private medical insurance
  • Referral programme

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Work remotely:

  • No

Apply Now!

Management

There are currently no available vacancies within this department.

What our people say.

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We Can Do.

Driver Training Academy

Looking to progress your professional driving career?

Our training offering expands all levels of professional driving and differing requirements at varying stages of your driving career.

We offer in house CPC training – and when our Driver Trainers aren’t looking after our new recruits, they’re out on the road with our 200+ strong workforce of Professional Drivers, assisting with ongoing skills development and confidence – plus sometimes, we think it’s just nice to have the company!

We Can Do.

Apprenticeships

Because your growth is our future.

Here at Walkers we consider training to be an essential component in each individual employee journey. That’s why we invest heavily in a wide range of training opportunities across our business. We’re passionate about growing our workforce from good to great.

We are Walkers, the Can Do. transport and logistics company.

We Can Do. More.

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