Discover Logistics Careers - Opportunities

Get involved in Logistics UK's Discover Logistics Careers events.

Whether you're an employer looking for new talent, or someone who wants to enter the world of logistics, there is an event happening for you from 29th October to 1st November 2021. 

We would be grateful if you did not call our customer service team to discuss this matter though, as at present they are unable to offer any further assistance. Please contact businesses directly to enquire about the open days. 

 

List of Events:

ALDI 

Location: Sheppey, Thomsett Way, Queenborough, Isle of Sheppey, ME11 5AR 

Date(s): 29 October 2021

Time: 8am – 6pm 

What you can do: Open day / logistics experience and shadowing / job opportunities available if invited for an interview 

How to sign up: Email Josh Reid - josh.reid@aldi.co.uk  

Website: www.aldirecruitment.co.uk/warehouse-transport

 

Location: Holly Lane CV92SQ 

Date(s): 30th and 31st October 2021 

Time: 12 midday – 1pm 

What you can do: Open day / warehouse tour / meet and greet 

How to sign up: Email Sarah Seal - Sarah.Seal@aldi.co.uk 

Website: www.aldi.co.uk

 

Location: Aldi RDC (Regional Distribution Centre) - Office Building, Pottishaw Road, EH482FB 

Date: 30 October 2021 

Time: 10am – 2pm 

What you can do: Open day / job vacancies in warehouse and transport 

How to sign up: Email Isabell Mehl - isabell.mehl@aldi.co.uk 

Website: www.aldi.co.uk / www.aldirecruitment.co.uk

 

Location: 34 Commercial Rd, Bolton upon Dearne, Rotherham, S63 9FA 

Date:  30 October 2021 

Time: 10am – 2pm

What you can do: During the event, visitors will have the opportunity to talk to current members of management about the roles that are on offer and what these entail with regards to shift times, lengths and the duties. There will be opportunities for group warehouse tours which will take place with members of management from different departments and will provide an opportunity to see the daily operation during a peak time. We will also offer interested parties who have completed a warehouse tour, the opportunity to complete some assessment tasks and register their details. Candidates who pass our assessment tasks will then be invited for an interview at a later date. 

How to sign up: Email Joe Hardaker - joe.hardaker@aldi.co.uk 

Website: www.aldirecruitment.co.uk

 

 

CELTIC VACUUM (CELVAC) 

Location: Tenby, SA70 8EP 

Dates: 29 October 2021 

Time: 10am – 2pm 

What you can do: Open day (with potential interviews for Class 1 & 2 driver vacancies)  

How to sign up: Email Sarah Hughes - sarah.hughes@celvac.co.uk 

Website: www.celvac.co.uk

 

Location: Port Talbot SA12 7BR 

Date: 30 October 2021 

Time: 10am – 2pm 

What you can do: Open day (with potential interviews for Class 1 & 2 driver vacancies as well as Heavy Goods Mechanic)  

How to sign up: Email Sarah Hughes - sarah.hughes@celvac.co.uk 

Website: www.celvac.co.uk

 

 

FORFARMERS 

Location:  Speedwell Road, NUL, ST5 7RF

Date:   29 October 2021

Time:  10am – 4pm

What you can do:  Open day / work experience / job vacancies 

How to sign up: Contact Heather Thompson – heather.thompson@forfarmers.eu / 07802173271 

Website: www.forfarmers.co.uk

 

 

JOHN LEWIS

Location:  Waitrose Customer Fulfilment Centre , 11-19 Ullswater Crescent, Coulsdon, CR5 2HR

Date:   Friday 29th October 2021

Time:  9am – 2pm

What you can do:   Meet and greet with a selection of job outlines including Customer Delivery Driver and Warehouse Assistant Roles  

How to sign up: Contact Mike Hitchcock – 12088994.mail@waitrose.co.uk or 83180974.mail@waitrose.co.uk

Website: www.jlpjobs.com

 

Location:  John Lewis Partnership Vehicle Workshop, Magna Park 1 John Lewis, Fenn Street, Magna Park, MK17 8EW

Date:   Saturday 30th October

Time:  10.00am - 12.00pm

What you can do:   Tour of the workshop, discuss opportunities such as apprenticeships , technician roles or workshop management .  

How to sign up: Contact Gary French - Fleet Maintenance Manager -  Gary.french@johnlewis.co.uk

Website: www.jlpjobs.com

 

Location:  John Lewis Partnership Vehicle Workshop, Magna Park 1 John Lewis, Fenn Street, Magna Park, MK17 8EW

Date:   Monday 1st November

Time:  10.00am - 12.00pm

What you can do:   Tour of the workshop, discuss opportunities such as apprenticeships , technician roles or workshop management .  

How to sign up: Contact Gary French - Fleet Maintenance Manager -  Gary.french@johnlewis.co.uk

Website: www.jlpjobs.com

 

Location:  John Lewis Customer Delivery Hub, Packgate Road, Cabot Park, Avonmouth, BS11 0FD

Date:   Saturday 30th October

Time:  12.00pm - 4.00pm

What you can do:   Open day consisting of a site tour, discuss type of roles available and skills/experience required.  

How to sign up: Contact Darren Thompson - Site Manager -  darren.thompson@johnlewis.co.uk

Website: www.jlpjobs.com

 

Location:  John Lewis Customer Delivery Hub, Unit 60, Charles Park, Crossways Boulevard, Greenhithe, DA2 6QA

Date:   Saturday 30th October

Time:  10.00am - 2.00pm

What you can do:   Opportunuity to meet a Warehouse Manager or Customer Delivery Manager and dissuss the various roles we offer, such as 7.5t Driver C1 licence, 3.5t Driver Trainee and Warehouse Partner. Meet & Greet sessions with opportunity for Q&A's, view Partnership video and tour of the site.  

How to sign up: Contact Hollie Runeckles - Section Manager -  hollie.runeckles@johnlewis.co.uk

Website: www.jlpjobs.com

 

Location:  John Lewis Customer Delivery Hub, Innova Park, 1 Solar Way, Enfield , EN3 7XY

Date:   Friday 29th October

Time:  11.00am - 1.00pm

What you can do:   Opportunity for a Site Tour, Introduction to the roles undertaken, snapshot of services provided, meet with Management and available Partners. Discuss roles such as Warehouse Partner, Customer Delivery Driver Roles requiring a 7.5 T C1 licence for multi drop work.  

How to sign up: Contact Ben Wilson - Deputy Manager -  ben.wilson@johnlewis.co.uk or TJ Vora - Section Manager -  tj.vora@johnlewis.co.uk

Website: www.jlpjobs.com

 

Location:  John Lewis Customer Delivery Hub, Innova Park, 1 Solar Way, Enfield , EN3 7XY

Date:   Monday 1st November

Time:  11.00am - 1.00pm

What you can do:   Opportunity for a Site Tour, Introduction to the roles undertaken, snapshot of services provided, meet with Management and available Partners. Discuss roles such as Warehouse Partner, Customer Delivery Driver Roles requiring a 7.5 T C1 licence for multi drop work.  

How to sign up: Contact Ben Wilson - Deputy Manager -  ben.wilson@johnlewis.co.uk or TJ Vora - Section Manager -  tj.vora@johnlewis.co.uk

Website: www.jlpjobs.com

 

Location:  John Lewis Customer Delivery Hub, Arrowhead Road off Station Road, Theale, RG7 4AH

Date:   Friday 29th October

Time:  11.00am - 1.00pm

What you can do:   We are offering an open day to show individuals the operation a complete warehouse tour and meet and greet with transport managers.  

How to sign up: Contact Frankie Mullan - Site Lead -  dutymanager.theale@johnlewis.co.uk

Website: www.jlpjobs.com

 

Location:  John Lewis Customer Delivery Hub, Arrowhead Road off Station Road, Theale, RG7 4AH

Date:   Monday 1st November

Time:  11.00am - 1.00pm

What you can do:   We are offering an open day to show individuals the operation a complete warehouse tour and meet and greet with transport managers.  

How to sign up: Contact Frankie Mullan - Site Lead -  dutymanager.theale@johnlewis.co.uk

Website: www.jlpjobs.com

 

 

WATTS TRUCK & VAN LIMITED 

Location:  Whittle Road, Cardiff, CF11 8AT 

Date:   29 October 2021 and 1 November 2021 

Time:  9am – 5pm

What you can do:  Open day / ride and drive / work experience / job vacancies

How to sign up: Contact Simon Griffin - simongriffin@wattstvc.co.uk / 07810 157108 

Website: www.wattstvc.co.uk

 

Location: Unit 4, Afon Ebbw Road, Rogerstone, Newport, NP10 9HZ 

Date: 29 October 2021 and 1 November 2021 

Time: 9am – 5pm

What you can do: Open day / ride and drive / work experience / job vacancies 

How to sign up: Contact Mike Hole - mikehole@wattstvc.co.uk / 07889 070430

Website: www.wattstvc.co.uk

 

Location:Unit 6D, Lion Way, Swansea Enterprise Park, Swansea, SA7 9FB 

Date: 29 October 2021 and 1 November 2021 

Time: 9am – 5pm

What you can do: Open day / ride and drive / work experience / job vacancies 

How to sign up:  Contact Steve Jenkins - stevejenkins@wattstvc.co.uk / 07717 707023 

Website: www.wattstvc.co.uk

 

Location:Unit 6D, Lion Way, Swansea Enterprise Park, Swansea, SA7 9FB 

Date: 29 October 2021 and 1 November 2021 

Time: 9am – 5pm

What you can do: Open day / ride and drive / work experience / job vacancies 

How to sign up:  Contact Steve Jenkins - stevejenkins@wattstvc.co.uk / 07717 707023 

Website: www.wattstvc.co.uk

 

 

WINCANTON 

Location:  Wincanton for Screwfix Lichfield.  Screwfix DC4 - Unit 1, Nanscawen Road, Fradley Park, Lichfield, WS13 8LH

Date:   Sat 30th October 2021 and Sun 31st October 2021 

Time:  10am – 4pm both days

What you can do:  

(Open to 18+ age Group)

1. Overview of the operation in the training room over power point
2. Site facilities on offer to colleagues / schemes / discounts
3. Interactive tour of the warehouse
4. Demonstrations of types of MHE we operate
5. Talks from colleagues/managers of own experiences from the graduate scheme/apprenticeships Wincanton offer in different stalls
6. Merchandise to take away after the visit
7. Senior managers to help co-ordinate and answer questions
8. Handing out and completing application forms

How to sign up: Contact  - Screwfix.recruitment@wincanton.co.uk 

Website: www.wincanton.co.uk

 

Location:  Wincanton for Screwfix Trentham.  Distribution Centre, Stanley Matthews Way, Trentham Lakes South, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 8GR

Date:   Sat 30th October 2021 and Sun 31st October 2021 

Time:  9am – 12pm both days

What you can do:  

(Open to 18+ age Group)

1. Overview of the operation in the training room over power point
2. Site facilities on offer to colleagues / schemes / discounts
3. Interactive tour of the warehouse
4. Talks from colleagues/managers of own experiences from the graduate scheme/apprenticeships Wincanton offer in different stalls
5. Merchandise to take away after the visit
6. Senior managers to help co-ordinate and answer questions
7. Handing out and completing application forms

NOTE: The event will take place in the Distribution Centre, not the adjacent Screwfix Trade Counter. 

Please use the Visitors Car Park

How to sign up: Contact  - Screwfix.recruitment@wincanton.co.uk 

Website: www.wincanton.co.uk

 

Location:  Wincanton E-Fulfilment Base (The WEB).  Mitchell Road, Rockingham, Corby, NN17 5AF

Date:   Monday 1st November 2021 

Time:  10am – 3pm

What you can do:  Market Stalls, showcasing Wincanton & Why The Web, Meet The Orb (Our onsite Voice Forum), Hourly Tours with the Management Team of the Warehouse, and introduction to logistics, Meet the GM - Cakes and Tea and open question suggestions for the past, the present and the future! Meet our people team, discuss flexible options how can we work around you. Intial assessment and sign up to work for us. Buddy up with some of our colleagues - see live what you will do. Goodie Bags!!!

How to sign up: Contact  - lindsay.j.mackie@wincanton.co.uk and matthew.gathercole@wincanton.co.uk 

Website: www.wincanton.co.uk

 

Location:  Wincanton W² Innovation Centre @ the WEB.  Mitchell Road, Rockingham, Corby, NN17 5AF

Date:   Monday 1st November 2021 

Time:  10am – 3pm

What you can do:  Introduction to careers in Logistics and Supply Chain aimed at 16-24 year olds. There will be one 45 min visitor experience starting on the hour everyhour (last tour 3pm start). We will have 15-20 spaces per tour.


Visitors will get the opportunity to experience our new Supply Chain innovation centre and learn about the various careers in Supply Chain. We will demonstrate how we do safety training and warehouse training in virtual reality; explore the supply chain of the future; visit our different warehouses via live webcams; see real time where Wincanton’s fleet of lorries are; learn about the systems we use to manage our operations, and see the robotics and automation that we have in our different fulfilment centres. We will also have our interactive career path and apprenticeship information, as well as an interactive and educational area to show the progress that Wincanton and the industry are making in areas such as Wellbeing, Diversity and Inclusion, Safety and Sustainability.

Introduction to careers in Logistics and Supply Chain aimed at 16-24 year olds. There will be one 45 min visitor experience starting on the hour everyhour (last tour 3pm start). We will have 15-20 spaces per tour

How to sign up: Contact  - W2.innovation@wincanton.co.uk

Website: https://www.wincanton.co.uk/why-wincanton/innovation/w2-innovation-centre/ and https://www.wincanton.co.uk/news-and-media/press-releases/wincanton-opens-supply-chain-innovation-centre/

 

 

WOMEN IN LOGISTICS

Location: Online 

Date: 29 October 2021 – 1 November 2021 

Time: 11:30am – 12:30pm  

What you can do: Virtual Q&A on Twitter – This is a great opportunity for anybody who cannot attend an event, or anyone who does attend an event and has subsequent questions, to ask questions about what it is like to work in Logistics. This will be run by Women In Logistics, along with other participants and will not be specifically about women in the industry; it is open to everyone who wishes to take part. Below are the different topics to be discussed: 

Fri 29 Oct: Future talent and skills – starting and enhancing careers in supply chain and logistics, degree courses (aiming at parents as well as potential students) and other management training. 

Sat 30 Oct: Warehousing – what it’s like to work in Warehousing, one of the main area of logistics, and what are some of the roles available. 

Sun 31 Oct: Transport – what it’s like to work in Road Transport, another of the main areas of logistics – but other transport modes may be included. 

Mon 1 Nov: Getting the daily miracle done – driver training, warehouse jobs, apprenticeships. 

Contact: @WomenInLogistic Twitter  

 

 

YUSEN LOGISTICS 

Location: Burton Road, Findern Derby, DE65 6BG 

Date:  30 October 2021 

Time: 10am – 4pm  

What you can do: Site tours/presentations/remote control vehicles/competitions/videos/opportunity to meet and discuss careers with representatives from a range of professions in logistics 

How to sign up: Email Ian Holland (Regional General Manager) - ian.holland@uk.yusen-logistics.com

Website: www.yusen-logistics.com

 

Location: Cheaney Drive, Grange Park, Northampton, NN4 5FB 

Date:  31 October 2021 

Time: 10am – 4pm 

What you can do: Site tours/presentations/remote control vehicles/competitions/videos/opportunity to meet and discuss careers with representatives from a range of professions in logistics 

How to sign up: Email Richard Carter (Regional General Manager) - Richard.carter@uk.yusen-logistics.com 

Website: www.yusen-logistics.com

 

Location: Bradbourne Drive, Tilbrook, Milton Keynes, MK7 8BN 

Date:  31 October 2021

Time:  10am – 4pm 

What you can do: Site tours/presentations/remote control vehicles/competitions/videos/opportunity to meet and discuss careers with representatives from a range of professions in logistics 

How to sign up: Email Rebecca Griffin (Site Manager) - Rebecca.griffin@uk.yusen-logistics.com 

Website: www.yusen-logistics.com

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