Overview

 

As a driver for Eddie Stobart, you’ll be part of our 6,000 strong workforce, as an ambassador for one of the UK’s best known brands with over 40 years in transport and logistics. Our continuous success means we’re always growing and we’re looking for people who can help us continue to do so.

 

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

 

What’s the role?

 

We currently have a number of vacancies for professional LGV C+E (Class 1) drivers to support our transport operation. Our drivers are the key link between our business and the customers we work with; ensuring our work is delivered professionally, efficiently and on time. As part of our driving workforce, you’ll have access to:

 

  • Guaranteed free full DCPC training during your employment
  • Brand new, top-of-the-range trucks
  • Free, full uniform
  • A range of generous tax-free allowances and bonuses incorporated into your take-home salary
  • Paid holiday entitlement
  • An extensive employee benefits, discounts and savings scheme

 

What kind of person are we looking for?

 

To be successful with us, you’ll need to meet the following criteria:

  • Full LGV C+E (Class 1) licence, with no more than 6 penalty points
  • Valid Driver Qualification Card (DQC) / Driver CPC
  • Physically active due to the nature of the role; dealing with heavy goods
  • Fluent in English due to the nature of the role; constant comms with colleagues and customers
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels towards both customers and colleagues
  • Good geographic knowledge of UK (and sometimes European) roads
  • A positive, can-do attitude and of smart appearance
  • An ability to uphold the Eddie Stobart brand image, including uniform / vehicle cleanliness, at all times
  • Live within a reasonable travelling distance to the depot (we recommend 45-60 minutes depending, on your preferred shift)

 

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

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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
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You must have a valid Driver CPC card to work as an LGV driver.
Follow this link to find out how to get one: GOV.UK - When to take training
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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.

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How did you hear about us?

Apply now and a member of our recruitment team will call you to organise an assessment and interview.