Reays are Cumbria’s  largest award winning family run coach operator. We provide travel and transport solutions for customers in Cumbria, the UK and many incoming tourists visiting the Lake District.  If you feel you could add to our already amazing team for the vacancies below we would love to hear from you.


We currently require:


Operations Manager (West Cumbria)                     

Full time - circa £34,000 plus company car    


Are you a forward thinker, able to work under pressure, with the ability to motivate and manage a large team of dedicated drivers, operating a fleet of over 100 vehicles.


Reays is a fast moving, progressive, cutting edge coach company, with a diverse Private Hire market, working both nationally and throughout Europe for some of the most prestigious coach holiday companies and locally within the nuclear industry and local schools.


The ideal candidate will have Operational Management experience in the coaching industry, be an International Transport Manager CPC holder and have a full understanding of International PCV Operator Licence compliance.


You will have input into the development of new Standard Operating Procedures and working practices ensuring that quality is maintained and improved to comply with our quality policy and our Guild of British Coach Operators and Coachmarque standards.


As well as the day-to-day operational activities you will co-ordinate the recruitment and induction of qualified and trainee drivers including the management of our busy driver training programme.


And if you can do all of that and have a PCV driving licence, you’ll be perfect for the job. Security checks will be completed on the successful candidate as part of this role.


If you enjoy a challenging job with great rewards, Reays is the place for you.



Transport Compliance Officer (Wigton)

Full time - £18,000 - £22,000 depending on experience


Due to an internal promotion we are looking to recruit a Transport and Compliance Administrator to join our existing team to ensure we remain compliant.  Areas of compliance control include DVSA, and internal processes, ensuring that the necessary expectations and standards are being met and achieved at all times.


Responsibilities for the position include:

  • Capturing, recording and sharing of driver’s hours in lines with drivers hours regulations and WTD. Weekly downloading of driver tachos / digi-cards, plus monthly downloading of vehicles.

  • Across various topics, updating and maintaining detailed and accurate up to date records as required by company procedure and legislation.

  • Control of delivery paperwork, ensuring that it’s all in place and ready for the when the drivers arrive back at site.

  • Responsible for IOSH and health and safety.

  • Work with other internal department, supplying them with any relevant and requested information i.e Accounts, HR, Sales etc.

  • Provide numerous ad-hoc & KPI reports to Transport and Compliance Manager in order to measure performance across various topics related to the transport operation.

  • Act as support cover for the Transport and Compliance Manager during periods of annual leave/sickness.


You will have experience of working in a transport/compliance department, with excellent organisational skills, the ability to handling multiple tasks and be adaptable to changes to schedules. You will hold a valid PCV license (Category D) and in addition hold or be prepared to study for a Transport Manager CPC. While based at our Wigton office the role will include responsibility and cover across all of our depots.



Qualified PCV drivers

We have fantastic opportunities for fully qualified drivers to join our team.


  • Based at our Egremont depot

  • Guaranteed 40 hours per week*

  • £10.00 per hour*

  • £1,000 starting bonus*

  • Security checks will be required


To qualify you must not be a current or previous employee of Reays Coaches within the last three months. You must be available to start work on or before 16th June 2018. To qualify for the stated hourly rate and guaranteed hours you must be available to work one day, every other weekend. *restrictions apply



Stores / Parts Advisor (Wigton)                     

Full time - £18,000 - £20,000 per annum depending on experience


We are looking to recruit a Stores / Parts Advisor to service our large fleet of vehicles working from our Head Office in Wigton.


You will be responsible for maintaining stock levels in the stores, buying, ordering specialist parts as they are required and undertaking inventory checks to audit all orders for tracking and accuracy.


The successful candidate must have experience of working with commercial vehicles, be computer literate, have excellent customer service skills and have a valid UK driving licence.



Please download and complete the application form and return to:


Reays Coaches Ltd

Strawberry Fields

Syke Road



016973 49999




Reays Coaches Ltd, Strawberry Fields,

Syke Park, Wigton, CA7 9NE

Tel: 016973 49999


Company No: 3910309

VAT No: 843 1444 43

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