Careers 2017-09-12T13:42:43+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

ACCOUNTS OFFICER – new at 12.09.17

An excellent opportunity has arisen at a long-established specialised logistics company S J Bargh Ltd in Lancaster for an Accounts Officer to join their team on a full-time permanent basis. This role will give the selected candidate excellent exposure to all areas of the accounts function. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working in a busy environment where numeracy and the meeting of deadlines is required. Additionally, applicants must be confident with IT and be familiar with Microsoft packages such as Excel, Word and Outlook. The candidate must be able to work self-sufficiently on an independent basis although you will be based within a small and friendly team reporting directly to the Financial Controller.

Main responsibilities

  • Raise sales invoices including liaising directly with customers and other internal departments
  • Process onto ledger all cash received and other bank entries
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Perform credit control function
  • Assist in purchase ledger function
  • Support Payroll Administrator
  • Ad hoc financial and management reporting as required
  • Other duties as may be required by the Company

The Candidate Required Qualifications/Training

  • Part-Qualified AAT and studying or willingness to start AAT study (with Company support)

Required Attributes

  • Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience working in a busy finance department
  • Good Microsoft Excel skills
  • Good numeracy skills
  • Comfortable working in a professional office
  • Confident and professional communicator with both internal and external parties
  • Competent when handling financial transactions
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Willing and able attitude

Desired Attributes

  • Knowledge of Sage 200 or similar accounting package
  • Knowledge of Sage 50 Payroll or similar payroll software
  • Understanding of double entry bookkeeping
  • Experience of using multiple computer systems
  • Full clean driving licence


  • Salary p.a. £18,000-£21,000
  • 20 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays
  • Study support
  • Free parking

Please apply with a Covering Letter and CV to Tonnia.Park@sjbargh.co.uk

Closing date: Monday 25th September – interviews Wed 4th October

CLIENT SERVICES EXECUTIVE – FIXED TERM CONTRACT – Maternity Cover – commencing 23.10.17

A vacancy as above has arisen in the Client Services Team to cover maternity leave – for a maximum of 11 months initially. Hours of work are 8.30am – 5.00pm – 1 weekend in 4 and a share (25%) of bank holidays. The successful candidate must possess a high level of computer literacy and excellent communication skills. Full training for the role and the company’s systems will be provided. A brief outline of the role is noted below:

  • To receive the orders from clients via phone and e-mail.
  • To maintain constant communication with clients ensuring that updates on current and upcoming deliveries are passed on.
  • To effectively and proactively enter the orders onto the planning platform ensuring that all details are accurate and load/unload reference numbers are correct.
  • To monitor customer orders and amend on the planning platform as required by the customer and to ensure that the traffic planners are aware of the changes.
  • To ensure that all late deliveries and waiting times are communicated to clients in the most timely fashion, taking into account the nature of the incident and the time the incident occurred.
  • To compile data and transmit files in required format to clients at the agreed times.
  • To produce and transmit daily reload reports for each customer ensuring that the report is complete and correct.
  • To update and amend databases when required for farm collection vehicles and RAPID2 system.
  • To produce reports for individual customer requirements.
  • To POD on Manpack, paperwork that has been returned from the drivers.
  • Remuneration will be discussed with shortlisted candidates.

If you feel you have the necessary skills and would like a new challenge please forward your CV to Zoe Rowlands – Client Services Supervisor  zoe.rowlands@sjbargh.co.uk

Closing date for applications is Friday 29th September 2017


 ** Pallet Network Experience Required **

Hours of work are 10.00 – 19.00 – Monday to Friday

Outline of Responsibilities:

  • To plan, organise and control the Warehouse and Palletforce operations to ensure they run effectively and efficiently and comply with the guidelines set out by each individual contract.
  • To co-ordinate and control the daily activities of all staff within the warehouse operation.
  • To plan the internal workload for customer orders in line with customer needs.
  • To act as the contact point for all “Goods In” bookings from internal and external supply sites.
  • To ensure that products are off-loaded, checked, received and put away into stock within agreed standards of Quality, HSE and to agreed timelines.
  • To optimise the inventory replenishment process between the various storage locations to enable efficient picking of customer orders.
  • To co-ordinate and control all despatches.
  • To assist with the planning of C&D Drivers.
  • Report, inspect & document findings and faults to equipment on a daily basis and throughout the course of the working day.
  • To undertake appropriate training and personal development activities
  • To be flexible with regard to working hours as the needs of the business change.

This is a challenging role, if you feel confident to work in a fast-paced environment and have excellent interpersonal skills which are essential for this supervisory position please apply sending your CV and a covering letter to Mike Woolfall, Warehouse Operations Manager by email: mikeW@sjbargh.co.uk – OR – post to SJ Bargh Ltd, Caton Road, Lancaster, LA1 3PE

at 22.08.17 – 2 x Class 1 Drivers required ASAP – Monday – Friday / Tramping

Base: Longton, Stoke on Trent

            1 – Vinegar Driver / walking floor driver

            1 – General Haulage Driver

at 17.08.17 – DRIVERS – Class 1 RELOAD Day and Night drivers required – to work on a 5 on 2 off 5 on 3 off rota out of

The Cedars site:

Coton Road, Nether Whitacre, Coleshill, Birmingham, B46 2HH

Please send your CV or completed application form to mailto:emma.mashiter@sjbargh.co.ukASAP or telephone 01524 881343

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

Application Form   


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

Application Form   



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

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

Application Form   


“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