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Following many successful collaborations Wincanton are delighted to welcome Invar into our group.

Invar group of companies is a supplier of integrated warehouse automation solutions. It consists of three divisions in the UK, Systems, Integration and Controls, each providing the constituent technologies within our solutions.

As well as the development and supply of automation technology, Invar Group provides solutions design, project management, health & safety (including CDM), aftersales maintenance and support services.

Invar Group has experienced exciting growth over recent years and the acquisition represents a key milestone in Wincanton’s strategic roadmap to create sustainable supply chain value through technology and automation.

This is an exciting opportunity to manage the delivery of software projects during an exciting time of growth and optimisation.

Purpose of the role

We are pleased to offer an exciting opportunity for a Junior Developer to join our dynamic and growing software development team. This entry-level position is ideal for recent graduates or individuals with some professional experience in software development. As a Junior Developer, you will contribute to building and enhancing software solutions across various platforms and technologies.

In this role, you will work under the supervision of a Senior Developer and collaborate with other team members, including designers and project managers, to develop high-quality software products. You will participate in all phases of the development cycle, from concept to deployment, and will have the opportunity to learn and grow in a supportive and technologically advanced environment.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Understanding of basic programming languages such as Java, C#, Python, or JavaScript.
  • Familiarity with web development technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript) and frameworks/libraries (e.g., React, Angular, Node.js).
  • Basic understanding of database management and relevant technologies (SQL, MySQL, MongoDB).
  • Eagerness to learn new technologies and frameworks.
  • Good problem-solving skills and ability to troubleshoot software issues.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to express ideas clearly in group settings.


  • Assist in the design and development of software applications.
  • Write clean, scalable, and efficient code under the guidance of Senior Developers.
  • Test and deploy applications and systems.
  • Revise, update, and debug code following best practices.
  • Participate in code reviews to maintain code quality and share best practices.
  • Attend and contribute to team meetings and stand-ups.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to understand user needs and enhance project outcomes.
  • Learn from on-the-job mentoring and formal training to advance your skills.
  • Document development processes, code changes, and other technical information as needed.
  • Participate in the ongoing learning of new languages and development techniques.
  • This position offers a nurturing environment to start your career in software development, providing a platform to enhance your skills and contribute to exciting projects.

Location – The role will be hybrid based with occasional travel to Head office in UK, Cranfield, Milton Keynes.

What do we offer

We really value our people and offer a friendly, safety-first working environment and a competitive salary along with other benefits including; company pension scheme, private healthcare, EV car leasing scheme + much more

Our people are at the core of our business and what makes Invar great. That’s why we also provide significant opportunities for career development and progression, as well as training enrichment and multi-skilling, in a dynamic working environment.

Apply now

Please apply by following the links and uploading your CV. We are a fast-moving organisation so we may not always wait until the closing date to review applications. As a result, you should submit your CV as soon as possible!

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, or age.