Despatch Supervisor

Henderson Brown
Closing date
27 Jan 2021

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Job Details

Job title: Horticulture Despatch Supervisor
Location: West Sussex
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + benefits
Reference: HB4964

Our client is a successful and growing Horticulture business who are looking to strengthen their operations team with the appointment of a Despatch Supervisor. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone that is looking for their next career move and who thrives and rises to challenges and the vagaries of working in a highly seasonal business.

You will be responsible for managing the lifting, quality control and despatch team members for all the customer orders leaving the site. You will be tasked with ensuring that all of the product is collated and quality checked off to meet with logistics collection times.
Managing efficient lines of communication are key to this role as it is such a fast-moving operation and you will be dealing with many tasks and functions at any one time. You will be leading a team with is efficient, motivated and passionate about delivery yet this must all be carried out both safely and efficiently.
You will be tasked with both monitoring and recording the despatch staff efficiency as required whilst setting and achieving all relevant KPI's.
Who we are looking for?
Ideally you will have a couple of years of horticulture or plants experience.
Experience of leading a team of around 15 people, developing a positive teamwork environment
Be driven and continually look at ways to innovate and improve efficiencies
Excellent communication skills are essential and you must be confident liaising across departments, both internal and external to the company.

If you are interested in this opportunity please apply via this website or call Henderson Brown on 01733 235 111.

Get in touch with Henderson Brown today to view all of our current food jobs and fresh produce jobs and also to find out more about our horticulture, fresh produce recruitment and food recruitment services.

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Henderson Brown are an established recruitment consultancy business which specialises in recruiting across all disciplines within: Food Manufacturing, FMCG, Fresh Produce and Horticulture.

Founded in 2009, the business is based in Peterborough and offers headhunting, advertised selection and database recruitment for their clients depending on the needs and requirements of the role.

If you are looking for individuals or potential companies to work for within the food and fresh produce sectors please give us a call on 01733 235111 or contact us at

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  • Number 10 The Forum
  • Minerva Business Park
  • Peterborough
  • PE2 6FT
  • United Kingdom
  • 01733 235111
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