Careers 2017-11-20T11:20:01+00:00


Would you like to work for SJ Bargh?
Please send your completed application form to:

Melanie Gerrard
Executive Assistant / HR
Head Office
Caton Road
Nr. Lancaster
Or email melanie.gerrard@sjbargh.co.uk

DRIVERS – contact emma.mashiter@sjbargh.co.uk – or download our application form and send to address above.

Specialist expertise delivering mutual success

  • Integrity – In everything we do
  • Respect and loyalty – For our customers, our colleagues, our suppliers and our shareholders

Our code of behaviour is at the heart of our business.

  • Deliver a Premier Service to our customers
  • Be better than our competitors
  • Always conduct ourselves and present the company in a professional manner
  • Demand the highest standards in everything we do
  • Try to anticipate our customers’ needs
  • Value and develop colleagues and apply our/their skills imaginatively and responsibly
  • Always strive to do better no matter how successful we are


PERMANENT FULL TIME POSITION – Stoke on Trent new at 16.11.17

As SJ Bargh continues to grow, acquiring new businesses and investing in longstanding operations and employees;

We are looking to recruit an experienced, motivated, enthusiastic and competent transport trainer with good communication skills for an immediate start.   The role will predominantly operate from our new facility at The Shires, Longton ST3 1NS but may also be required to train from our RG Bassett Ltd external training facility at Tittensor, Stoke On Trent.

Job Purpose: to provide training and development to the drivers employed by S J Bargh Ltd  and 3rd parties through driver instructing |assessments | one to one coaching and classroom training

Key Skills: DSA Registered / LGV Driving Instructor / ADR / CPC trainer/


  • The new SJ Bargh training school based at The Shires, Longton, Stoke on Trent
  • To undertake assessment of drivers employed by SJ Bargh Ltd
  • To undertake assessment of new drivers during interview process and to prepare feedback / paperwork
  • To deliver a driver training program in line with driver CPC requirements and company program in both classroom and field based environments
  • To work towards increasing fuel efficiency
  • To work towards reducing accident damage
  • To carry out accident investigation and interview drivers as required
  • To undertake projects in support of senior management using initiative and thoroughness to deliver a professional standard of work in a timely fashion
  • To undertake appropriate training and personal development activities
  • To undertake such other duties as may be reasonably required, consistent with the nature and level of the post

This is an outline of the main responsibilities of the post and may be subject to future amendment as may be deemed appropriate. It should not be read as, nor is it intended to be, a complete statement of an individual’s contractual duties and responsibilities. Please send CV and covering letter to melanie.gerrard@sjbargh.co.uk

Closing date for applications Thursday 30th November 2017


An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Payroll Administrator to join the accountancy team on a full-time permanent basis. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working in a busy environment running end to end payroll. The candidate must be able to work self-sufficiently on an independent basis reporting directly to the Financial Controller.

Main responsibilities

  • Administrator several payrolls both weekly and monthly for over 350 employees
  • Deal with all payroll enquiries from staff and external contacts and agencies
  • Reconcile all payroll payments to the financial ledger
  • Maintain nominal coding in automated interfaces from Sage Payroll into Sage 200 accountancy package
  • Participate in any projects to develop the payroll processes and database by taking a lead on identifying improvements
  • Other duties as may be required by the Company

The Candidate Required Attributes

  •  Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience working in payroll
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Confident and professional communicator
  • Good Microsoft Excel skills
  • Willing and able attitude
  • Professional manner – Strict code of confidentiality must be adhered to at all times

 Desired Attributes

  • Knowledge of Sage 50 Payroll or similar payroll software
  • Experience in running all aspects of payroll end to end

Hours of Work

  •  40 hour working week, Monday to Friday, excluding lunch break.


  •  Salary p.a. up to £21,000
  • 20 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays
  • Free parking

Please apply with a Covering Letter and CV to melanie.gerrard@sjbargh.co.uk –

Closing Date: Friday 17th November 2017


  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Proven organisational skills
  • Proven administrative skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal & written communication skills
  • Ability to work as a part of a team
  • Computer literate
  • Able to work on own initiative and under pressure
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft systems (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge of the automotive industry and of the Auto-line computer system would be desirable

If you are confident you have the expertise required for this challenging role please send your CV and a covering letter FAO Mick Skilbeck – Head of Fleet | Sales | Service and Parts or email: Michael.skilbeck@sjbargh.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Friday 10th November 2017


Class 1, Full-time and casual HGV drivers needed to work on our Reload and Farm Collection milk operation, based at Stoke or Lancaster.

Please download application form – see link above – and post to Head Office FAO Emma Mashiter or email to emma.mashiter@sjbargh.co.uk


2 x Night Technicians

2 x Day Technicians

Role outline:

  • Undertake maintenance and servicing of vehicles and trailers to VOSA and manufacturers standards
  • Undertake maintenance of equipment and ancillary equipment to manufacturers and Company standards and procedures
  • To access Scania systems such as the Intranet, Citrix, Multi or SAIL and implement the necessary procedures
  • Competitive Terms and salary / benefits / pension

SJ Bargh Ltd has been established 80+ years and continues to invest in it’s commercial development and staff.  If you would like a career as a Technician with SJ Bargh we can offer a competitive salary, Company pension and death in service benefits.  Register your interest for future opportunities by sending your CV and current salary to Michael.skilbeck@sjbargh.co.uk

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“SJ Bargh is a family owned business with long established roots in the area and the agriculteral community of Lancaster.

The company has grown through excellent customer service and commitment to the milk industry and the specialist logistics we provide to our customer base, including warehousing and logistics, Scania Parts Dealership and 3rd Party HGV vehicle repairs and management.

As founding members of Pallet Force we are proud to be the largest inputter to the pallet network with our sister company RG Bassetts, aquired in June 2016.

The Shareholders, Board and Senior Management Team are committed to providing excellent service and value for our wide range of customers, whilst living up to our core values of Integrity – Respect – Loyalty




Melanie Gerrard
Executive Assistant / HR
Head Office
Caton Road
Nr. Lancaster
Or email melanie.gerrard@sjbargh.co.uk