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Working for Wincanton

Wincanton is a dynamic workplace setting which offers significant opportunities for career progression as well as training, enrichment and multi-skilling. Below are some examples of typical roles across our functions.


Transport is at the heart of what we do.  It is a critical function for ensuring we continue to provide the highest quality of service to our customers.  In addition, we set extremely high health and safety standards which provides us with opportunities to develop innovative solutions.

Although the Transport function will vary by site depending on customer requirements, it broadly comprises of; our drivers who are the face of Wincanton on the road; administrators and planners who carry out the day to day running of the loads; and managers who ensure the successful completion of operations.



Our innovative warehouse solutions range from automated manufacturing plants, to state of the art man powered distribution centres through to multi-user sites. 

Our Warehouse operatives work to stringent health and safety standards across a complex range of pick faces utilising Mechanical Handling Equipment (MHE) and are actively encouraged to suggest improvements to systems and processes.

Stock and systems teams utilise warehouse management systems to account for all the stock flowing through the operations, whist continuous improvement specialists work with our operators streamlining our processes to provide the best service for our customers.

OPERATIONal Senior manager positions

It is imperative that our operations are driven by inspiring leaders who are commercially astute and committed to driving our business forward.  Our Operational Senior Managers work at a strategic level to understand our customers businesses and lead their teams to find innovative ways to improve our service offering.  With a high level of integrity and passion, our leaders develop their teams and ensure high levels of customer satisfaction across a number of sectors including construction, energy and consumer.

Examples of roles: General Manager, Contract Manager, Contract General Manager, National Transport Manager, Business Unit Director


central Support functions

Our Central Support Functions are the foundation of our business and service delivery.

Roles may be site based within certain operations or may be located in the Wincanton Head Office at Chippenham.  We employ a full range of support functions from entry level to senior managers within Human Resources, Finance, Marketing, Business Development, Information Technology and Project Management.

How can we help?

Have a supply chain question, need some help, just want a chat? Contact Wincanton today.