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

Application Form  




contact kim.uzer@sjbargh.co.uk – or download our application form and send to address above.

  • Competitive salary, uniform and additional company benefits
  • 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



  • Essential qualifications:  NEBOSH / IOSH – CPC / INTERNATIONAL preferable
  • Experience in the dairy industry would be useful and proven people management skills
  • Reporting to Head of Operations 

This a very varied and challenging role and experience of the Milk Industry would be advantageous but is not essential – We look forward to hearing from you.

Role Responsibilities:

  • To ensure that all Company depots, sub depots and reload sites are compliant with agreed operating standards and legislation e.g. DTAS, CIP, health & safety, risk management, security, environment etc.
  • Working with Operations Management, to audit all depots, sub depots and reload sites as per the audit calendar to an agreed standard and to ensure that all rectification works are carried out within 28 days of the audit
  • To maintain all fridges and freezers to an acceptable standard and to ensure that loggers are downloaded on a weekly basis with data submitted to the appropriate parties.
  • To ensure that the equipment, company resources and general infrastructure of all the Company’s depots, sub depots and reload sites are properly maintained ensuring any shortfall is brought to the attention of Senior Management.
  • To process site management issues including dilapidation, proposing remedial actions and obtaining competitive quotes from outside suppliers.
  • To monitor facilities related spending within your control against budget and forecast – seeking approval before committing to works.
  • To liaise with Head of Finance on Company property issues and the redevelopment of the Lancaster site.
  • To undertake projects in support of Senior Management using initiative and thoroughness to deliver a professional standard of work in a timely fashion.
  • To compare costs for required goods and services to achieve maximum value for money.
  • To undertake performance monitoring to improve efficiency, by reducing operating costs while increasing productivity.
  • To review agreed work by employees or contractors has been completed satisfactorily and follow up on any deficiencies.
  • To maintain clear communication networks between all parties internal and external.
  • To maintain a good working relationship with internal and external customers.
  • To adhere to the Company’s agreed expenditure authorisation policy and process without exception.
  • To undertake appropriate training and personal development activities across the Company as required.
  • To undertake such other duties as may be reasonably required, consistent with the nature and level of the post.

Competitive salary and additional company benefits.

If you are confident you have the essential qualifications noted above and relevant experience we would welcome your application: please send your CV with covering letter to melanie.gerrard@sjbargh.co.uk. 

Closing date for applications is Friday 23rd November 2018.



To operate predominantly within the Chester area


Job Description:

As a Farm Collection Driver you will be responsible for the safety, quality and transportation of raw milk within a time critical environment, liaising with farmers in a professional manner and communicating any relevant matters back to Operations Team on site at the earliest opportunity.  You will also be responsible for ensuring all your daily duties linked to legal compliance and legislation control are always adhered to.  You will follow a set route or as instructed by your line manager.

Full training will be given.

  • Competitive salary,uniform and additional company benefits.

send CV to karen.smith@sjbargh.co.uk or telephone 01524 881397 for more information.

TECHNICIAN – NIGHTS  18.00-6.00 Mon -Thurs (48 hours)


In house / Scania Dealership / 3rd party

Job Purpose: Provide leadership and vision to the Lancaster team to meet with the business culture and values. To drive continuous improvement throughout the workshop.  To be accountable for the day to day Lancaster Workshop operation ensuring workloads are carried out in an effective efficient manner and to become a Lancaster Scania Product Technical Specialist

To develop and drive the key KPIs in the Workshop and implement changes to systems and processes

Key Responsibilities:

  • To lead the team of Lancaster technicians
  • To support the Workshop Manager in the running of the Lancaster workshop
  • Assist with training at out bases and The Shires depot – Stoke on Trent .
  • Be involved with the technical aspects of Scania DOS 4 operating standard.
  • Be involved with Scania systems Intranet, Citrix, Multi or My Compass and implement the necessary procedures.
  • Mentor the apprentices and other related staff in the workshop
  • To 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.
  • Complete all relevant paperwork and documentation e.g. service sheets, defect reports, job cards to the correct standard.
  • Maintain a safe and tidy workplace and assist in general housekeeping.
  • Assist in the ordering of parts when authorised and making sure all parts are booked to the correct jobs.
  • Adhere to all Company rules. Ensure that workplace health and safety requirements are met and any other regulations laid out by law.
  • Report, inspect and document findings and faults to equipment on a daily basis and throughout the course of the working day.
  • Assist in the improvement & development of the workshop operation.
  • To maintain a professional appearance in the workplace in line with Company requirements.
  • 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 this senior post.

If you are confident that you have the abilities essential to carry out this role – please send your CV and covering letter to Michael.skilbeck@sjbargh.co.uk

  • Competitive salary and additional company benefits

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 28th November 2018


TRANSPORT MANAGER – based at Lancaster

We have an exciting challenging vacancy for a Transport Manager to support our Reload Team.

Essential Qualifications / Experience:


Strong leadership skills / previous experience managing a large transport team


  • Effectively organise and manage a team of planners, drivers and vehicles
  • Be first point of contact for any problems that might arise – requiring expert communication skills
  • Develop customer relationships, dealing with queries and complaints calmly and decisively
  • Be aware of all transport legislation and procedures to ensure Company compliance
  • Allocate and record resources and movements on the transport planning system
  • Investigating and interviewing post incident and / or accident reports
  • Possess knowledge and understanding of budgets and financial controls, legislation and relevant fleet controls
  • Implement transport strategies
  • Manage staffing levels effectively
  • To adhere to the Company’s agreed expenditure authorisation policy and process without exception.
  • Ensure Rostas effectively resourced to minimise RDW and overtime payments
  • Ensure cost effective planning maximising commercial return
  • Support the Driver Trainer and Compliance / Health and Safety Manager
  • Be safety conscious with a full knowledge of transport operations and vehicles
  • To undertake appropriate training and personal development activities across the Company as required
  • To undertake such other duties as may be reasonably required, consistent with the nature and level of the post.

If you are confident that you have the skills required to be successful in this position together with proven experience in a similar role and milk industry knowledge (preferred but not essential) please send your CV and covering letter to Head of Operations: lee.tyldesley@sjbargh.co.uk or email Lee for further information and he will call you back to discuss the position.

Competitive salary and additional company benefits.

  • Closing Date for Applications:  Friday 30th November 2018

All our staff are eligible for the following company benefits – long service benefit/pension in line with government legislation/death in service cover/free on site parking.





“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



Head Office
Caton Road
Nr. Lancaster
Or email melanie.gerrard@sjbargh.co.uk