Transport Operator Apprentice

Mark Thompson Transport have an amazing career opportunity has arisen to join a family run logistics company whose success is built on using state of the art technology and customer focus, underpinned by knowledgeable friendly staff.

We want to employ a bright and dynamic apprentice to learn our business from the ground up. Along the way you’ll have opportunities to learn to drive trucks and gain transport management qualifications to become a member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT).
You’ll work in a friendly and stress free environment where everyone gives 100% and be on an amazing career path. All we ask in return is that your enthusiastic, be inquisitive and help us grow.

Apprenticeship summary:

  • Working week – 10am – 6pm
  • Total hours per week: 40.00
  • Weekly wage – £168 – £204 (£8528 – £10,608 per year)
  • Expected apprenticeship duration – 12 months
  • Apprenticeship level – Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Job Description:

  • Work in a lively and friendly transport company
  • Liaise with different departments from Admin to Vehicle Compliance
  • Using IT traffic management and route planning software
  • Use vehicle tracking systems
  • Complete driver de-briefs
  • Complete general transport admin duties
  • Understand vehicle servicing schedules

This vacancy may require you to complete a pre-employment Pathway to Apprenticeship programme at Mantra Learning.

Desired skills:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Driving licence preferred but not essential

Personal qualities:

  • Have personal pride
  • Not afraid to ask questions
  • Career minded
  • Someone who wants to be part of the business
  • Outgoing with a good sense of humour
  • Enjoys variety in a job
  • Flexible to working hours
  • Willingness to learn and grow with the company

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE’s in Maths and English A* – C or equivalent

Future prospects:

  • A rewarding and interesting career in transport
  • Full-time employment in a rapidly growing company
  • Earnings of £26,000 – £28,000 per year when fully qualified
  • Opportunities to rise to senior management at Mark Thompson Transport
  • Opportunities to gain LGV licences

We offer all of our employee’s fantastic company benefits, including:

  • Pension
  • Loyalty Awards (Recognises employees with 5, 10, 20, 30 and 40 years’ service).
  • Employee Benefits Platform (Includes a Cycle to work scheme, Childcare Vouchers and access to a range of offers and discounts).
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee and customer referral schemes

To apply, please click here to fill out the application form.

Should you have any queries, contact the recruitment team directly on [email protected] or call 01625 728027.