Intake and Despatch Manager

Kandhu Recruitment Ltd
£35000 - £40000 per annum
Closing date
17 Aug 2022

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Contract Type
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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An excellent opportunity for a highly experienced Despatch Manager to join one of the market leaders in the food industry.


The job directly manages a team of around 20 people across 3 teams.Build and maintain a close relationship with Production Managers and planners to ensure a timely intake and despatch of stockClose liaison with Transport Manager to ensure stock is ready to be despatchedResponsible for 3 teams totalling 20 people to ensure right first time completion of their daily tasksManaging of direct reports including staff allocation in line with business needa and 7 day a week operationMonitor product import or export processes to ensure compliance with regulatory requirementsMonitor, report and assist in establishing KPI's systemContinuous improvement of the intake and despatch functionComply with quality standards including health, safety and hygiene requirements.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATEPrevious experience of working at a similar level within a despatch environment preferably food manufacturing or FMCGPrevious experience of dealing with cold stores and 3rd party suppliers/goodsStrong leadership skillsCan work unsupervised and make decisions when requiredAbility to operate within a fast-paced environmentHands on approachGood interpersonal skillsGood communicatorCommercial awarenessSelf motivated with a proactive approachKnowledge of lean manufacturing would be advantageousLogicial and systematic approachReliable, tolerant and determined to get the right resultApproachable

If this sounds like a role that interests you apply today and give Gary, our lead consultant on this role, a call on 01303 271367 to discuss further.

"Kandhu Recruitment will consider all applications based on each candidate's suitability to the role or similar roles within the Food Sector and if we feel you are a relevant candidate we will process your application by adding you to our secure recruitment database and then contacting you to progress job opportunities further. We do not contact unsuitable applicants."

Kandhu GDPR & Privacy Policy Statement

Kandhu has fully implemented GDPR & Privacy Policies across its business and a copy of our Privacy Policy can be found by visiting our website. By applying for this role Kandhu will add your details to our database - assuming you have the right level of experience for the roles you apply for, after which we will be in touch.


Kandhu – 14th Year in Food Sector Recruitment

At Kandhu Recruitment we like to work with people not just “computers or documents that say CV on the top of the page” and that is why we have been successfully supporting our client and candidates in the Food and Drinks Sector for nearly 14 years.

We work with all the main food businesses across the UK from Food Manufactures and Food Importers through to Food Service businesses supplying the massive Pub, Restaurant and Out of Home market place.

UK Wide recruitment and International occasionally we cover all the Core Operational and Head Office roles where a Food Business needs great people, including:

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01303 271367
16 The Glenmore Centre
Shearway Business Park
Pent Road
CT19 4RJ

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