Despatch Manager

Silven Recruitment Limited
South Yorkshire
£45000 - £50000 per year
Closing date
6 Aug 2021

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Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Despatch Manager


Are you…?

  • Working in a food manufacturing environment?
  • Experienced in managing an FMCG warehouse and distribution team?
  • Driving improvements within a business?

If you can answer yes to all of these read on:

Job Title: Despatch Manager
Location: South Yorkshire
Salary: c£50k


The Candidate:

  • You must be experienced in managing a fast-paced warehouse/Despatch/operations team in either FMCG or food manufacturing
  • Must have a good understanding of despatch management and logistics planning
  • Must be a hands-on people manager as well as an experienced leader
  • You will have a great financial awareness to help drive down costs and will have a very analytical mind
  • Excellent customer service skills are also required to build and develop relationships with customers and suppliers


The Role:

  • Ensure warehouse and despatch team adhere to company local and UK safety regulations
  • Design implement warehousing best practices to improve cost base and warehouse standards
  • Proactively support, influence and deliver initiatives to improve safety and quality throughout the company
  • To ensure all staff are trained and adhere to all internal company policies and procedures as well as planning and coordinating external training
  • Creating and delivering development plan for self and team
  • Creating succession pathways both up through and across organisation
  • Enabling team to create and deliver OE opportunities aligned to company and site goals
  • Develop high-level problem-solving capability and facilitation skills throughout the function
  • Drives improvement opportunities through your team
  • Looks and encourages others to find “waste” opportunities in everything that we do
  • Responsible for maintaining a culture built on continuous improvement


The Company:

  • A well-known Food & Drink manufacturer with a fantastic reputation.
  • A company who will support and develop employees to be the best they can be.

To apply for this exciting role, please send a copy of your CV quoting ref CH/9452 to or for a confidential discussion, please call me on 0161 832 7463.


The Silven team is full of passionate, committed and personable people, who have built their careers recruiting into their specialist markets.

We’ve developed many long standing client and candidate relationships along the way; mainly because we delight in helping companies to realise their plans and in assisting candidates to advance their careers.

If you are a client or candidate seeking advice and a service based on experience and knowledge of your market, we’d love to hear from you. Contacting us could be the best thing you do today.

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