What’s the role?

We currently have a number of vacancies for professional Class 2 drivers to support our transport operation with our new Speedy Freight contract. 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:

  • Brand new, top-of-the-range trucks
  • Guaranteed free full DCPC training during your employment
  • 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 you looking for?

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

  • Full Class 2 licence (if applying for the 12T), 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 communications 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 benefits would I get?

  • Tax-free meal allowance
  • Well-maintained, modern vehicles
  • Full company uniform and pension scheme
  • Driver CPC training

 

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 2) 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’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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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
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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
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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
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About your History and Experience

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Supplementary Information

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

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Declaration

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.