Recruitment opportunities at CTS

CTS pay competitive salaries and provide generous employee benefits including flexible working, pension, life assurance, 5 days’ annual company sick pay, 20 days holiday plus BHs with the ability to build up service days. We also provide comprehensive training and development opportunities for our staff.

Security vetting is a requirement for all roles at CTS and any offers of employment are made subject to obtaining and maintaining the necessary security clearance. Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK and will be required to provide proof of 5 years’ UK residency.

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Part-Time Security Van Drivers

Reading/Basingstoke & South of Basingstoke

We have immediate vacancies for part time van drivers to expand our crew in the Reading area to service new business we have won. We’re looking for adaptable and flexible individuals who like variety, for regular driving work. You will be transporting specialist cargoes including dangerous goods and other high consequence goods and work will be varied, taking you to unusual destinations throughout the UK and into Europe.

Driving for CTS is about delivering excellent customer satisfaction and you will need to be an individual with integrity, who takes pride in their work, shows meticulous attention to detail and has a positive ‘can do’ attitude. You must be well presented with excellent geographical knowledge.

Experience with high security/high value, multi-drop, double manned and international driving would be an advantage and holding an ADR qualification is beneficial although not essential as training will be provided for the right candidates.

Required:

  • Careful professional drivers with commercial driving experience
  • ADR (particularly Class 7) desirable, although training will be provided
  • Clean driving licence (held for at least 12 months, max 6 points and no current DD/DR/TT points /disqualifications)
  • Physically fit, able to load and unload vehicles
  • Basic IT (for PDA use)
  • Team player – work will include double manned driving
  • Strong customer service ethos
  • Applicants must live within a 30 mile radius of RG7 2PQ due to early starts/late finishes and rapid response requirements

Security vetting is a requirement for all roles at CTS and any offers of employment are made subject to obtaining and maintaining the necessary security clearance. Applicants should note that they must be eligible to work in the UK and will be required to provide proof of 5 years’ UK residency and 5 year employment history in the UK with no gaps in excess of 28 days.

Hours & pay: 30 hours per week M-F, with opportunities for overtime (M-F) and occasional weekend work. Start times will vary depending on your runs although likely to be 0500 hours dispatch from our premises in RG7.

£9.77 per hour rising to £10.28 post probation. Overtime rates apply at weekends and bank holidays.

CTS pay competitive salaries and provide generous employee benefits including flexible working, pension, life assurance, 5 days annual company sick pay, 20 days holiday plus BHs with the ability to build up service days, cycle to work scheme. We also provide comprehensive training and development opportunities for our staff.

Please send CV and covering letter (or email requesting an application form) to [email protected], stating driving licence category and hours availability.

Casual Security Drivers

Pay rates on application

North Wales area

CTS is a global logistics specialist and we move security sensitive goods by road, sea and air for government, defence and civil nuclear customers. We have been an approved haulier for the UK MOD since 2000.

We are seeking careful, professional casual drivers to join our crew in St Asaph to cover assignments throughout the UK and Europe, but predominantly in the North.

What does this mean for you?

An exciting opportunity to join a growing business and the chance to drive to different locations in the UK and Europe.

A bit about you:

  • You must hold a 3.5T licence or above (max 3 points, no DD/DR/TT points or disqualifications) and have held it for at least 12 months
  • Based within 50 miles of St. Asaph
  • You must have access to your own car with the ability to travel to Rhuddlan to collect a CTS van when called out
  • Physically fit and able to undertake minimal safe manual handling
  • You’ll be someone who has a positive ‘can do’ outlook and who wishes to provide the best possible service to our customer
  • You must have flexibility and adaptability – your hours will vary dependent on the work available and your availability to undertake it

Required:

Whilst not essential, your application will be strengthened if you have the following.

  • Good geographical knowledge with experience of driving throughout UK and into Europe
  • Some knowledge of WTD and Drivers Hours Legislation
  • Professional defense driving skills
  • Previous experience working in secure transportation

Security clearance is a requirement of the role and job offers will be made subject to gaining the necessary clearance. You must be eligible to work in the UK and have:

  • At least 5 years’ UK residency and
  • 3 years’ employment history which can be referenced

Interested? Drop us an email, with CV if you have one, requesting an application form and/or more information:

[email protected] or call us on 01189700179

We look forward to hearing from you!

Warehouse Operative Vacancy

Silchester, Nr. Reading and surrounding area

We are looking to recruit an Operative to join our Warehouse team. The individual will need to be multi-skilled to be able to rotate around the various ‘stations’ within our scanning & storage operation although training can be provided to fill any skills gaps:

Goods in

  • Manage deliveries to unit, receive goods in, check freight against booking in criteria & Level 2 PAS97:2015 specifications, check and sign paperwork, PODs etc., scan barcode, log deliveries manually and on WMS (carrier, consignment details, end recipient/building)
  • Unload vehicles using fork truck

Screening

  • X ray Screening of post and cargo (NXCT, PAS 97 (Mail Screening & Security) and Cargo Operative Air Cargo Security training will be provided)

Goods out

  • Goods out (picking, packing, barcode scanning & sorting freight into stillages/cages/pallets for delivery, preparing manifests, loading & sealing vehicle)

General duties including providing resilience for admin tasks to other parts of the CTS operation, answering telephone calls, reworking & palletising freight, tidying/cleaning warehouse, stock taking, occasional driving as part of CTS crew

Required:

It is essential that you are a very customer focused individual who understands the importance of adhering to the highest standards with regards to security & quality protocols and customer expectations. Exceptional attention to detail and a positive ‘can do’ attitude is vital to bea successful part of the ‘slick’ operation required of the warehouse team. The role involves a high degree of manual handling of freight. Basic computer skills are important to be able to be trained to use the CTS Warehouse Management System. A driving licence (maximum of 3 points and no current DD/DR/TT points/disqualification) is also essential.

CTS pay competitive salaries and provide generous employee benefits including flexible working, pension, life assurance, 5 days’ annual company sick pay, 20 days holiday plus BHs with the ability to build up service days, cycle to work scheme and uniform. We also provide comprehensive training and development opportunities for our staff.

Hours:

The team work rotating 9½ hour daily shifts (with a half hour for lunch unpaid, i.e. 45 hour week) to cover the core operational hours of 0600 to 1900hrs. We require the successful applicant to routinely work the middle shift (0700 to 1700 hours) however it is essential that applicants have flexibility to adjust their hours in line with changing business needs and to provide resilience for the other shifts of 0600-1530 hours & 0730-1700 hours.

If interested, please forward your CV and cover letter to [email protected] or telephone 01189 700169 Option 5 to request an application form or more information.

Casual Drivers/Operatives

£9.27-£12.24 per hour (depending on licence category)

Silchester, Nr. Reading and surrounding area

CTS is a provider of specialist supply chain logistics, that has been in operation for over 20 years. We’re looking for adaptable and flexible individuals who like variety, to assist with ad hoc porterage and driving duties.

You will be transporting specialist cargoes including dangerous goods and other high consequence goods and work will be varied, taking you to unusual destinations throughout the UK and into Europe.

Your duties will also involve assisting with project furniture moves across our client’s sites, utilising the appropriate manual handling equipment to effect the most efficient service. This will include the movement of office furniture & IT equipment, delivery and installation/build of furniture.

As a casual worker, your working hours will vary dependant on the work available. This may include weekdays, overnight stays, weekends, early starts, late finishes, sometimes at short notice although at other times we will be able to offer work with in advance of 2 weeks’ notice.

 

Required:

  • Careful professional driver – some commercial driving experience advantageous
  • Clean driving licence (held for at least 12 months, max 6 points and no current DD/DR/TT points /disqualifications)
  • Physically fit, able to lift furniture, load and unload vehicles
  • Basic IT (for simple disconnection and reconnection of IT hardware)
  • Good practical DIY skills for dismantling/assembly/installation of furniture using hand tools and manual handling aids
  • Team player
  • Strong customer service ethos
  • Applicants must live within a 30 mile radius of CTS premises due

Generous overtime rates apply at weekends and bank holidays.

Security Vetting is a requirement and deployment as a casual worker is subject to obtaining and maintaining the necessary security clearance. Applicants will be required to provide proof of UK residency for the past 5 years. Nationality restrictions will apply and you must be a British citizen to apply for this role.

Please email for an application form and more information to: [email protected], stating driving licence category and hours availability