HGV Class 1 Driver

HGV Class 1 Driver

Mark Thompson Transport are currently recruiting for HGV Class 1 Drivers to join their team at Trafford Park.

Salary: Various

Contract type: Permanent

Location: Manchester (M17)

Mark Thompson Transport are currently recruiting for HGV Class 1 Day Drivers, Night Drivers &Trampers to join our team at Trafford Park.

You will be responsible for delivering goods to customers at various locations throughout the country whilst adhering to all legal and safety requirements,

Knowledge and experience required:

  • Hold an LGV C+E licence with an up to date CPC qualification
  • Good working knowledge of EU drivers hours and regulations
  • Excellent communication skills and a professional attitude
  • Minimum 2 years Class 1 driving experience in the UK
  • No more than 6 points and no live major endorsements (DR10)

Job duties:

  • Required to work Tramping (general haulage)
  • Delivering customer orders safely and efficiently
  • Ensuring daily vehicle checks are completed and any defects reported
  • Responsible for keeping the transport department updated of any issues
  • Have a can do attitude
  • Be customer focused to ensure the best service is delivered

Rates of pay/ Shift patterns:

  • Mon - Fri - £32,500 p.a basic – additional Saturday or Sunday will be paid at £180 per shift
  • Tue - Sat - £33,540 additional overtime shift will be paid at £160 per shift
  • Sun - Thur - £33,540 additional shift will be paid at £160 per shift
  • Nights out expense will be paid at £26 per night out (Guaranteed £104 p.w tax free)


  • Drivers will be allocated a Scania/Mercedes vehicle (Fridge/Microwave)
  • Trampers are guaranteed 4 nights out allowance at £26 per night
  • Holiday pay – 28 days for drivers on a 5 day shift pattern
  • Full uniform and PPE provided free of charge


We are an equal opportunities employer whom encourage and welcome applications from all backgrounds. We are recruiting now for this role. To apply please forward your CV with any relevant experience listed, to [email protected] or apply online here.

Make an enquiry

Get in touch and one of our experts will be glad to assist you as soon as we can.