Careers

Build an amazing career with the team responsible for some of the UK’s most forward-thinking conversion projects.

Who We Are

We are S Jones Containers, 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 grow from a humble haulage contractor to a class-leading manufacturer of lithium-ion battery storage units, pop-up restaurants, portable workspaces and everything in-between. 

Our Work

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 bespoke solutions for water treatment plants and laboratories.

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Our Culture

We’re a family business in both name and spirit, so culture is important to us.

As part of the S Jones family, 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 for a long, exciting and fulfilling career.

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Our Values

One Team

We believe there’s only one team: the S Jones Team

Trust & Respect

We place our full confidence in every member of our team

Support

We praise generously and appraise constructively

Do Your Best

We give our all every day, enjoying our work in the process

Be Curious

We ask the tough questions and openly share knowledge

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 typivally consists of four key steps:

Step 1:

Competency Screening

Submit your application form, CV and/or any other files listed in the job description.

We’ll be in touch within 2 weeks to let you know if you meet our criteria.

Step 2:

Family Fit Screening

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 family.

Step 3:

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!

Step 4:

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.

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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.”

See what our customers say about us!

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Rob – Review

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Excellent service from start to finish! From initially ringing Scott , who is always very helpful to taking delivery of 20’ and 40’ containers I find S.Jones a very good company to deal with!

Rob – 11th Aug 2020

Dave – Review

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S Jones have been an extremely helpful company, from the day we first enquired to the day the transport company lowered our containers into place. Their customer service has been excellent throughout and they’re pricing was very competitive.

Dave – 10th Aug 2020

Steve – Review

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The Team on the desk were very helpful & Unit was in good condition.

Steve – 5th Aug 2020