Goods-in and Despatch Manager

Downpatrick, Northern Ireland
30 Jan 2019
02 Mar 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Goods-in and Despatch Manager- Day & Night Shift
Location: Downpatrick, Northern Ireland
Salary: £45,000

As the business continues to grow, we would like to invite applications for a Goods-In and Despatch Manager. A full detailed job description will be available from HR.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the Despatch and Goods-in teams in providing an on time and in full service to all departments within the business
  • Ensure accurate management of the booking in process for Raw Materials, monitoring product quality, integrity and ensuring all delivered goods are within product specification
  • Completion of all associated Intake paperwork and update of computer system
  • Must comply with all aspects of H&S policy throughout the site –reporting any concerns or potential hazards to their line leader immediately.
  • Ensure compliance with statutory requirements for food safety and health and safety within areas of work
  • To seek out and recommend continuous improvement methods to improve and enhance the service provided (5S and Continuous Improvement Projects)
  • Control of all aspects of H&S, stock control, transport and customer service for the departments.
  • Ensure all team members and any staff who enter adhere to the H&S guide lines of the department – reporting any concerns or incidents to the H&S manager whilst taking immediate action to secure the area or process until a safe solution is found.
  • Planning logistics to achieve agreed service level targets for all customers
  • Ordering and call off of pallets, trays & dollies to service production
  • Undertake other projects as required, including systems development.
  • Writing and reviewing operating procedures targeting best in class process
  • Complete and review teams KPI’s, holding the Supervisors responsible for set targets.
  • Liaise with the customer logistic networks to challenge shortages
  • Update the senior team each day as to expected and unexpected shortages – giving
  • Ensure factory is supported at all times by the department – reviewing manpower and logistics on a daily basis to confirm they are fit for purpose

The successful candidate will have

  • Proven experience in a similar role within a food manufacturing environment, dealing with major retail customers
  • Experience of dispatching products to major retail multiples, understanding both service level agreements and requirements
  • Experience on managing an ERP system

To apply, please forward a CV and covering letter by clicking apply below.