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Despatch Front Line Manager

Silven Recruitment Limited
£45000 per year
Closing date
27 May 2022

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Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Despatch Front Line Manager

Salary c. £45,000


Job ref: FE/10839


Are you looking for an exciting new challenge in distribution management? My client is recruiting for a new Despatch Front Line Manager to join their dynamic and fast-paced team to support their expansion at their key distribution centre…


  • Well-known and successful food manufacturer who produces some of the nations best-loved brands
  • Main distribution warehouse and distribution depot for the North
  • Company genuinely cares about their staff by investing and providing fantastic development opportunities for you


The Role:

Reporting to the Despatch Manager, this role will be responsible for managing a team of Despatch Coordinators and Operatives to ensure the correct receipt, handling, and distribution of goods to customers.

  • Set objectives and expectations of performance for all Despatch Operative and Coordinators on shift to ensure all KPI’s are achieved
  • Create and maintain awareness / compliance with environmental, health and safety, and legal standards
  • Ensure optimal labour utilisation with the company warehouse management system
  • Recruit, train, and develop staff to reflect company values
  • Execute continuous improvement strategies
  • Build and develop relationships across other functions for optimal performance


The Candidate:

The successful candidate will have:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a warehouse supervisory / management position
  • Experience in a food / FMCG distribution environment
  • Track record of managing and developing a team
  • Excellent communication skills


The Package:

  • Salary c. £45,000
  • 12 hours shifts involving days and nights


Next Steps

If you are interested in this position, click apply now to process your application.



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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0845 0036872
Clarence House
4 Clarence Street
Greater Manchester
M2 4DW
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