Careers

The Canute Group is a global solutions provider, delivering across a range of solutions and services including Canute Logistics, Canute Engineering, Canute Medical and Canute Investment.

Our growth is driven by our team of specialists and experts, all of whom recognise the importance of our clients to the future success of The Canute Group.  We continually provide opportunities to develop our employees careers throughout our solutions.

We have a range of sites across the UK, Canada and Australia with opportunities for hard-working, ambitious and talented individuals who are committed to helping us achieve great things for our clients.

If you would like to join our successful and growing team please view our current opportunities below and download, complete and return an application form to us. Please contact hr@canutegroup.com for any questions about an opportunity.

Our current opportunities

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HGV Class 1 and 2 Drivers - Kendal

Locations: Kendal
Hours: Full-time

Job description

Canute Group are currently recruiting for experienced HGV Class 1 and 2 Drivers to work on general haulage work for day and night shifts. Permanent/Temporary roles available on various working shift patterns.

The main responsibilities of the HGV Class 1 and 2 Driver role includes:

  • To maintain excellent levels of customer service
  • To ensure accurate and timely communication.
  • Completion of multi-drop and single drop runs
  • Element of handball for class 2 work, training provided
  • To deliver goods in a timely and professional manner
  • To operate within current driving and working time legislation
  • To ensure good self-presentation
  • To help maintain a safe working environment in line with H&S Act 1974

Must possess:

  • A digital tachograph card
  • A Drivers CPC card.

Stores Supervisor - Purfleet

Locations: Purfleet
Hours: Full-time

Job description

Canute Group are currently recruiting for an enthusiastic and driven Stores Supervisor to work within our busy HGV/LGV stores department based in Purfleet.

You will report to the General Manager and Purchasing Manager and have responsibility for the day to day running of our stores department.

Your duties and responsibilities will be to supervise a close knit team of 1-3 colleagues as well as:

  • Daily tasks inclusive of capacity planning
  • Forward ordering
  • Customer service
  • Performance management of your staff and engagement with both line managers
  • Stores layout improvement/suggestions
  • Pick and packing
  • Goods receiving
  • Deadline meeting will all form the backbone of this role along with the ability to work effectively with the other supervisors and managers within the departments.

An ideal Stores Supervisor will have the following skills and experiences:

  • You will need to have experience in a team leader/supervisory role in a similar stores operation
  • Strong computer literacy skills
  • Good communication and customer handling skills and be clearly able to demonstrate how you can add value and improvement with a friendly and hands on attitude to work.

The successful candidate will have excellent people management and communication skills to get the best out of their team in a very fast moving environment. Commitment to continuously improving the performance of our operation and diligence in dealing with the variety of operational challenges that arise on a daily basis is a prerequisite alongside a passion for doing the job safely and accurately.

The role will require a flexible working approach which reflects the needs of the business. It is expected that the normal working will be Monday to Friday working from 07.30 to 16.30 which includes an unpaid meal break of one hour per day.

Salary is between £22,000-£24,000 depending on experience.

For an opportunity to join our expanding company please download and complete an application form.

HGV Class 2 Driver - Pasquill Bodmin

Locations: Cornwall
Hours: Full-time

Job description

Canute Group are currently recruiting for experienced HGV Class 2 Drivers to work on our Pasquill contract in Cornwall.

The main responsibilities of the HGV Class 2 Driver role includes:

  • To maintain excellent levels of customer service
  • To ensure accurate and timely communication.
  • To deliver goods in a timely and professional manner
  • To operate within current driving and working time legislation
  • To ensure good self-presentation
  • To help maintain a safe working environment in line with H&S Act 1974

Must possess:

  • A digital tachograph card
  • A Drivers CPC card.

Rate of pay is £436.21 for a 50-hour week (this includes meal break). There is a £28.21 per week bonus and a £2.00 per day meal allowance.  Overtime is available at a higher rate at manager discretion. Company benefits also include a pension.

Class 2 Drivers - Portsmouth

Locations: Portsmouth
Hours: Full-time

Job description

Canute Group, Portsmouth are currently recruiting for experienced HGV Class 2 Drivers for multi-drop and trunking jobs.

The main responsibilities of the HGV Class 2 Driver role includes:

  • To maintain excellent levels of customer service
  • To ensure accurate and timely communication.
  • To deliver goods in a timely and professional manner
  • To operate within current driving and working time legislation
  • To ensure good self-presentation
  • To help maintain a safe working environment in line with H&S Act 1974

Must possess:

  • A digital tachograph card
  • A Drivers CPC card.

In return you will receive a competitive salary based on a 50 hour working week plus a higher rate for overtime including increased rates at weekends. Company benefits include a pension, bonus, and weekly meal allowance.

Class 1 Driver - Chorley

Locations: Chorley
Hours: Full-time

Job description

Canute Group, Chorley are currently recruiting for experienced HGV Class 1 Drivers to work on one of our dedicated timber contracts.

The main responsibilities of the HGV Class 1 Driver roles include:

  • To maintain excellent levels customer service
  • To ensure accurate and timely communication.
  • To deliver goods in a timely and professional manner
  • To operate within current driving and working time legislation
  • To ensure good self-presentation
  • To help maintain a safe working environment in line with H&S Act 1974

Must possess:

  • A digital tachograph card
  • A Drivers CPC card.

In return you will receive a competitive salary based on a 50 hour working week plus a higher rate for overtime including increased rates at weekends. Company benefits include a pension, bonus, and weekly meal allowance.

Lorry loader/Crane Engineer - Midlands

Locations: Midlands
Hours: Permanent full-time position
Salary: Competitive
Benefits: Mobile van

Job description

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Lorry Loader/Crane Engineer to join Canute Engineering. This position will be home based within the Midlands area.

As a Lorry Loader/Crane Engineer your duties will include maintaining a wide range of lorry loader cranes and tail lifts. Your duties will be to carry out servicing, repairs and LOLER examinations to ensure minimum downtime for our customers and to ensure compliance with regulations. Training will be provided.

The successful candidate should:

  • Have a mechanical engineering background (essential)
  • Be able to weld (essential)
  • Have experience of hydraulics and electrics (desirable)
  • Be prepared to work flexibly for some call-outs (a fee and overtime are paid)
  • Be prepared to work outdoors. (protective clothing is provided and vans are fully equipped)

This position would suit an energetic self-starter who enjoys working independently.

In return you will receive a competitive salary based on a 45 hour working week (Monday to Friday) and all other hours will be paid at our overtime rate.

Canute Engineering: HGV and Trailer Technicians and Recovery Drivers

Locations: Purfleet, Coventry, Magor and Manton
Hours: approximately 40 hours per work consisting of morning, afternoon and evening shifts

Job description

Technicians will be primarily responsible for carrying out maintenance and repairs on our mixed fleet of HGV’s and trailers as well as outside sales fleet.

HGV Recovery drivers will be primarily responsible for the safe recovery of our own fleet and customer’s fleet.

In return you will receive a competitive salary.

There may be occasions when the candidate will be required to work overtime and weekends which is payable at time and half.

Required Skills and Experience for Technicians

  • A Skilled Technician
  • Preferably hold a Class 1 licence.
  • Must be flexible to help meet customer requirements.

Required Skills and Experience for Recovery Drivers

  • Recovery experience is essential
  • Must have a Class 1 licence held for a minimum of one year and a digi tacho card.
  • CPC hours
  • Must be flexible to help meet customer requirements.

Canute Logistics: LGV Class 1 and 2 Drivers

Locations: All
Hours: CPC hours

Job description

Due to The Canute Group consistently growing and expanding there is a constant need to recruit LGV Class 1 and 2 Drivers across all of our sites.

In return the successful candidates will receive a highly competitive rate of pay plus bonuses.

Required Skills and Experience for Class 1 and 2 LGV Drivers:

  • Must have a Class 1/2 licence for a minimum of one year and have a digi tacho card.
  • Must be flexible to help meet customer requirements.