Despatch Manager

£30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Pension & 33 days holiday
04 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Giuseppe Leo
Logistics, Operations
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

First Acheive are continuing to support one a loyal clients who are based in the Greater Manchester area with another new role due to the ongoing expansion of this site. Our client and established Food Manufacturing group are currently looking to add a Despatch Manager into their leadership team. This will be a days based role working Monday to Friday from 9am till 6pm, although some flexibility will be required during peak times.

You will be responsible in commanding, controlling and managing the Despatch operation and Tray Washing facility in a safe and efficient manner, utilising 4 direct reports covering 24/7. You will be delegating roles, tasks and responsibilities to achieve set objectives in line with the business plan.

Our ideal candidate will be a dynamic individual, with a strong customer service focus, ensuring that customer service remains a priority across the business.

You will be constantly seeking to improve the Department initiating and implementing continuous improvement programmes aimed at reducing costs and improving performance and provide support and cover to the Distribution Manager

Ideally we are looking for:
  • An individual who has experience in a large logistics/supply chain/warehousing/despatch role within a food manufacturing business or a 3rd party provider working within a food operation.
  • You will have a minimum of 2-3 years experience at management level.
  • Budgetary management experience
  • Good knowledge of H&S requirements
  • The ability to train and develop people
  • Have a good understanding of I.T and Despatch systems

Our client will offer:
  • The successful candidate a salary of up to £40k dependant of experience
  • Pension Contribution from Employer - 5%
  • 33 Days holiday including statutory days

If you would like to apply to this role please send a copy of your most recent & up to date CV through the link on this advert, if you would like to discuss the role, who its with, exact location of site and go through any other questions you may have please call Giuseppe Leo, Head of Food Manufacturing recruitment at First Achieve.

We look forward to your applications

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