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 or call 01625 728027.