Senior Despatch Manager | Lancashire

Closing date
7 Jul 2022

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Contract Type
Logistics, Operations, Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Senior Despatch Manager | Lancashire

Are you an experienced and proven Despatch Manager who has experience in the Fresh Produce or Food Manufacturing industries? Would you like to join a team, in a fast-paced environment that is looking to grow and develop? If so we want to hear from you.

About Our Client

Still a family-owned and overseen operation, this business has over 70 years of experience in the Fresh Produce industry, supplying some of the UK's largest supermarkets with the highest quality product. This business takes huge pride in what they do.

About the Job

As Despatch Manager, you will be responsible for the management of the despatch team, including all facets of despatch and storage. With that in mind, you will be involved with the ongoing development of the team, overseeing the hiring, training, and general development of individuals. You will also be overseeing the strategic development of the department to ensure the day-to-day function and peak periods are dealt with efficiently and to target.

The Ideal Candidate

Already an experienced Despatch Manager you will have managed a despatch team previously, with a proven track record of managing a fast-paced environment. Ideally from a Fresh Produce of Food manufacturing background. Experience with training, hiring, and developing a team is essential, along with the ability to ensure compliance with the Health and Safety Legislation is maintained. Excellent communication skills are essential, with the ability to articulate plans clearly to the Despatch Team, whilst also being able to communicate with Key Stakeholders.

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, please apply via the link. Alternatively, for a confidential chat about the role, please contact Lawrence at


MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience of working in the industry, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Graduates and Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

Find Us
01780 480530
Acanthus House
10a Belton Street

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