What’s the role?

Working as a Ports lorry driver, you will be responsible for the safe delivery of goods to a large variety of customers. It’s that simple… 

You must be flexible with the hours of work, as your start times may vary. You may be required to work weekends, however this will be discussed at interview.


Some duties may involve:

· Ensuring goods are safely secured

· Keeping your vehicle in good condition

· Loading and unloading the vehicle

· Completing delivery paperwork



As part of our driving workforce, you’ll have access to:

· Guaranteed free full DCPC training during your employment

· Free, full uniform

· Tax-free allowances 

· Paid holiday entitlement

· After 5 years of service you will receive 6 days paid holidays

· An extensive employee benefits, discounts and savings scheme

· Eddie Stobart will pay up to £100 to cover drivers medical

· Unique online system, collating pay slips and other information

· Overtime available


What kind of person are you looking for?

We welcome all new & experienced drivers to join our well established team, to keep our family growing. 

This position requires the following criteria:

· To hold a full LGV C+E (Class 1) licence

· Have no more than 6 penalty points 

· To have a valid Driver Qualification Card (DQC)/ Driver CPC

· To own a valid Digital Tachograph Card

· Physically active due to the nature of the role; dealing with heavy goods 

· Fluent in English; Constant communication with colleagues and customers

· Excellent communication skills

· Ability to demonstrate the highest level of professionalism 


If you think you have what it takes to become an Eddie Stobart Driver, apply with us today!


What happens next? 

If your initial application is successful, you will be invited to one of our Driving Assessment Days. On these days, we carry out a full physical driving assessment (on the road drive) and interview with the local Operations Manager.

Assessments typically take 1hr 30 minutes and are booked at local level between Recruitment and the Operations teams – they are not on specific days, but we’ll do our best to get you in as soon as we can. 

Start your application

A full C+E (Class 1) licence is required to apply.
If you require a C+E licence then why not train with us?
Train with us
You’ll need to have your Digital Tachograph Driver Card before you’re able to drive for us.
Please visit the Gov.uk website for more information on how to obtain one.
You must have a valid Driver CPC card to work as an LGV driver.
If you require a CPC card then why not train with us?
Train with us
You must be eligible to work in the UK to work with us
If you are planning to gain the right to work in the UK, please reapply with us once you have confirmed your right to work status.
Please visit the Gov.uk website for more information.

About you

About your Driving Licence

You’ll need to exchange your licence
Before you can work for us, you’ll need to exchange your licence for a UK one. Please visit Gov.uk to find out how
You’ll need to register your licence details with the DVLA before you can work with us
Please visit Gov.uk and submit a D9 form to provide the DVLA with details of your non-GB licence

About your History and Experience


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Supplementary Information


The interview process for driving roles include a short driving ability assessment.



As part of our application process it is sometimes necessary for us to access certain information about you. Examples include your driving licence details and Driver CPC information. All Offers of Employment are also subject to authorisation from you to access these records, as well as satisfactory references.

By submitting your application you are confirming that the information you have supplied is fully up to date and correct at the time of submission. You are also acknowledging that you understand that any false or misleading information or deliberate omissions will potentially disqualify you from, or render you liable to dismissal from, employment with Eddie Stobart.