Careers

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

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, and Canada 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 Drivers - Leeds

Locations: Leeds
Hours: 50 Daytime hours

Job description

Canute Group, are currently recruiting for experienced HGV Class 1 Drivers to work out of our customers depot in Leeds.

As a HGV Class 1 Driver your duties and responsibilities include:

  • To maintain excellent levels of customer service
  • To ensure accurate and timely communication
  • To deliver goods in a timely and professional manner
  • Physically active due to the nature of the role, dealing with very heavy goods
  • Experience in using ratchet straps to secure load.
  • Working at Height when handballing off the back of the trailer.
  • To operate within current driving and working time legislation
  • To ensure good self-presentation
  • To help maintain a safe working environment in line with the H&S Act 1974

The ideal candidate should have:

  • A digital tachograph card
  • A Drivers CPC card

You must be flexible regarding working hours, but will work a 50 hour working week with overtime available as and when required. In return you will receive a competitive salary.

HGV Class 1 Drivers - Chorley

Locations: Chorley
Hours: 50 Daytime hours

Job description

Canute Group, are currently recruiting for experienced HGV Class 1 Drivers to work out of our customers depot in Chorley.

As a HGV Class 1 Driver your duties and responsibilities include:

  • To maintain excellent levels of customer service
  • To ensure accurate and timely communication
  • To deliver goods in a timely and professional manner
  • Physically active due to the nature of the role, dealing with very heavy goods
  • Experience in using ratchet straps to secure load.
  • Working at Height when handballing off the back of the trailer.
  • To operate within current driving and working time legislation
  • To ensure good self-presentation
  • To help maintain a safe working environment in line with the H&S Act 1974

The ideal candidate should have:

  • A digital tachograph card
  • A Drivers CPC card

You must be flexible regarding working hours, but will work a 50 hour working week with overtime available as and when required. In return you will receive a competitive salary.

HGV Class 2 Drivers - Redhill

Locations: Redhill
Hours: 50 Daytime hours

Job description

Canute Group, are currently recruiting for experienced HGV Class 2 Drivers to work at our customer’s site in Redhill.

As a HGV Class 2 Driver your duties and responsibilities include:

  • To maintain excellent levels of customer service
  • To ensure accurate and timely communication
  • To deliver goods in a timely and professional manner
  • Physically active due to the nature of the role, dealing with very heavy goods
  • To operate within current driving and working time legislation
  • To ensure good self-presentation
  • To help maintain a safe working environment in line with the H&S Act 1974

The ideal candidate should have:

  • A digital tachograph card
  • A Drivers CPC card

You must be flexible regarding working hours, but will work a 50 hour working week with overtime available as and when required. In return you will receive a competitive salary.

HGV Class 1 Drivers - Warrington

Locations: Warrington
Hours: 50 Daytime hours

Job description

Canute Group are currently recruiting for experienced HGV Class 1 Drivers to work at our Warrington depot.

As a HGV Class 1 Driver your duties and responsibilities include:

  • To maintain excellent levels of customer service
  • To ensure accurate and timely communication
  • To deliver goods in a timely and professional manner
  • Physically active due to the nature of the role, dealing with very heavy goods
  • To operate within current driving and working time legislation
  • To ensure good self-presentation
  • To help maintain a safe working environment in line with the H&S Act 1974

The ideal candidate should have:

  • A digital tachograph card
  • A Drivers CPC card

You must be flexible regarding working hours but will work a 50 hour working week with overtime available as and when required. In return you will receive a competitive salary.

HGV Class 1 Drivers - Newport

Locations: Newport
Hours: 50 Daytime hours

Job description

Canute Group are currently recruiting for experienced HGV Class 1 Drivers to work at our Newport depot.

As a HGV Class 1 Driver your duties and responsibilities include:

  • To maintain excellent levels of customer service
  • To ensure accurate and timely communication
  • To deliver goods in a timely and professional manner
  • Physically active due to the nature of the role, dealing with very heavy goods
  • To operate within current driving and working time legislation
  • To ensure good self-presentation
  • To help maintain a safe working environment in line with the H&S Act 1974

The ideal candidate should have:

  • A digital tachograph card
  • A Drivers CPC card

You must be flexible regarding working hours but will work a 50 hour working week with overtime available as and when required. In return you will receive a competitive salary.

HGV Class 1 Drivers (Night Shift) - Warrington

Locations: Warrington
Hours: Full-time

Job description

Canute Group are currently recruiting for experienced HGV Class 1 Drivers to work at our Warrington Depot.

As a HGV Class 1 Night Driver your duties and responsibilities include:

  • To maintain excellent levels of customer service
  • To ensure accurate and timely communication
  • To deliver goods in a timely and professional manner
  • Physically active due to the nature of the role, dealing with very heavy goods
  • To operate within current driving and working time legislation
  • To ensure good self-presentation
  • To help maintain a safe working environment in line with the H&S Act 1974

The ideal candidate should have:

  • A digital tachograph card
  • A Drivers CPC card

You must be flexible regarding working hours but will work a 50 hour working week with overtime available as and when required. In return you will receive a competitive salary as well as a night supplement.

HGV Class 2 Drivers - Warrington

 

Locations: Warrington
Hours: Flexible working up to a 50 hour working week

Job description

Canute Group are currently recruiting for experienced HGV Class 2 Drivers to work at our Warrington depot.

As a HGV Class 2 Driver your duties and responsibilities include:

  • To maintain excellent levels of customer service
  • To ensure accurate and timely communication
  • To deliver goods in a timely and professional manner
  • Physically active due to the nature of the role, dealing with very heavy goods
  • To operate within current driving and working time legislation
  • To ensure good self-presentation
  • To help maintain a safe working environment in line with the H&S Act 1974

The ideal candidate should have:

  • A digital tachograph card
  • A Drivers CPC card

You must be flexible regarding working hours but will work a 50 hour working week with overtime available as and when required. In return you will receive a competitive salary.

Night Shift Warehouse Operative - Gamston

Locations: Gamston
Hours: Night shift, start time 03.00hrs and 40 hours per week with occasional weekend work

Job description

Canute Group are currently recruiting for a Night Shift Warehouse Operative to join our Gamston depot. You will be primarily responsible for vehicle offloading and loading as well as other general warehouse duties.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Unloading of trailers and rigid vehicles.
  • Breaking down of pallets into pre-determined stock areas.
  • Checking off of goods inward.
  • Unloading containers by hand.
  • Working with drivers to get outbound vehicles loaded.
  • Keeping the warehouse clean and tidy.

This role reports into the Gamston traffic office. You will need to work flexibly across all shifts and work the hours necessary to complete all required activities – this is an essential part of the role.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Ideally have several years’ operational warehouse experience within a busy warehouse operation.
  • Have working knowledge of using hand-held terminals for checking goods within a warehouse operations is preferred.
  • Be accustomed to dealing with fast-paced environments in a calm and methodical manner with a focus on accuracy as well as attention to detail.
  • Have well developed communication skills and be able to communicate effectively at all levels (warehouse, office staff and customers).
  • Flexi-licence is not imperative but an advantage. Counter balance is a minimum requirement.
  • Be calm under pressure, reliable and adaptable with a flexible attitude towards hours and shift patterns.
  • Have an attitude and general predisposition towards high levels of customer service along with the drive and commitment to deliver a world class service.

Lorry loader Crane Engineer/Tailift Engineer - Bristol/Gloucester

Locations: Bristol/Gloucester
Hours: Permanent full-time position
Salary: Competitive
Benefits: Mobile van

Job description

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

As a Lorry Loader Crane Engineer/Taillift 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.

Lorry loader/Crane Engineer - Essex/London

Locations: Essex/London
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 Essex/London 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.