Who We Are
S Jones Containers is one of the UK market leaders in the sale, hire and conversion of shipping containers. Established in 1914, we’re a family business whose longstanding success is built on investment in our people and their ideas.
This approach has seen us evolve from a haulage and truck dealership to a container depot to a world-class, wholly owned container related company that manufacturers lithium-ion battery storage units, pop-up restaurants, portable workspaces and everything in-between.
Our work spans sectors and continents.
From sourcing and delivering large volumes of containers to major UK retailers, to supplying the units and guidance entrepreneurs need to launch their Self-Storage businesses, to designing professionally engineered container conversion solutions for such projects as water treatment plants and laboratories.Learn More
As a family business, teamwork and culture are important to us.
As part of the S Jones team, you’ll build strong relationships with customers, colleagues and suppliers. You’ll be creative, striving to innovate, improve and go beyond the status-quo. You’ll proudly deliver time and time again for customers and colleagues.
In return, you’ll be offered all the support you need to thrive for many years in a rich and enjoyable environment of challenge and achievement!View Vacancies
We believe there’s only one team: the S Jones Team.
Trust & Respect
We place our full confidence in every member of our team.
We praise generously and appraise constructively.
Do Your Best
We give our all every day, enjoying our work in the process.
We ask questions and share ideas without fear of judgement.
Celebrate & Learn
We celebrate success and actively learn from experience.
Our Recruitment Process
Whether you’re a sales extraordinaire, expert fabricator or CAD whiz, our recruitment process typically consists of four key steps:
Submit your application form, CV and/or any other files listed in the job description.
We’ll be in touch within a week to let you know if you meet our criteria.
This is where the fun begins.
If successful, you’ll be invited to attend an interview with two members of our team interested in seeing what makes you tick, your career ambitions, and how well you fit the S Jones team.
Skills and Experience Screening
If successful, you’ll be invited back for a final interview.
In this screening process, we’re interested in your experience, your skills and exactly how these will help you deliver value in your specific role. It’s your chance to show us what you’ve really got!
Meeting The Teams
Congratulations, your new career begins here!
On your start date, you’ll be welcomed by and introduced to the four core areas of the business: container sales and hire, conversions and design, the depot, and self-storage.
Lyndon Pryce – Marketing Manager
“Having previously worked with both marketing agencies and larger organisations, it was clear from day one that S Jones was the right choice for me.
The company balances the close-knit team feel of a smaller organisation with the R&D, client roster and capabilities of a much larger organisation. S Jones is a family business in both name and spirit.”
Sarah Green – Sales Manager
“I’ve grown tremendously since joining S Jones in 2012 as an Internal Sales Coordinator. In just two years, I was promoted to Team Leader. After this, I was promoted to Assistant Sales Manager before landing my current role as Sales Manager.
I’m a testament to what happens at S Jones when you have a willingness to learn and take on responsibility. What’s great about S Jones is the investment and support they give you.
When I first joined, I didn’t have much management experience, but I have been nurtured by an amazing team who have always helped me challenge myself and, in doing so, to reap the rewards.”
Staff were always very helpful and patient in answering our various questions in order to meet the requirements of the different sites we wanted containers for.
The process of buying a container was made so easy, and delivered on the date they said it would.
Great Comms throughout the purchase and the delivery company were fantastic in such a tight spot. The container was immaculate too!