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Despatch Manager

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Despatch Manager | Fresh Produce | Tarleton
Salary: Negotiable DOE

I've got a fantastic opportunity for someone with Warehouse and Despatch experience within the Food and Fresh Produce industry who's looking to take the next step in their career.

Want to join a company where tradition meets innovation, and quality is at the core of what they do?

Then carry on reading about this fantastic opportunity.

As the Despatch Manager, you'll take the lead in steering the warehousing and despatch team, managing all facets of despatch and finished goods storage. Your role involves overseeing the cold stores, despatch equipment, and ensuring the team's health and safety. Be ready to drive involvement and leadership in capital investments, contributing to the company's continual growth and expansion.

A key element in driving Continuous Improvement on-site by implementing new strategies as well as optimising daily processes, whether that be to reduce wastage increase productivity levels or by any other means. As well as the continuous improvement of processes you will be tasked with the development of your team allowing for their progression within the business but also future-proofing any further expansions within the team.

Key indicators of success within the role will be measured through different factors such as the development of strategic plans to align with operational needs, the development of your skills as well as the skillset within your team.
Indicators such as OTIF and waste reduction will also be an easy way for you to measure your success within the role. The success of internal H&S or BRC audits will also be a strong indicator of your team's ability.

What you'll need:

* Management experience within similar roles in a Food or Fresh produce Industry.
* A people-focused management style.
* Strong ability to work under pressure on multiple processes at once.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Strong organizational and planning skills.

If you're ready to grow with this company and lead their team to new heights, then click the link below to apply or email me directly at


MorePeople are a specialist recruitment business for the food, fresh produce, horticulture and agriculture industries. Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience in the industry, we’re a growing team comprising of a mixture of ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters passionate about the sector.

Offering a functional approach to recruitment, we have dedicated expert teams to assist in all roles across a business;

  • Commercial  
  • NPD
  • Operations
  • Technical
  • Growing
  • Agronomy
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • HR, Admin & IT
  • Rural Surveyors, Land Agents & Estate Managers

The team are committed to offering the best recruitment service for all professional roles within the sectors in which we operate.

Find out more on our website at or call us on 01780 480530.


Company info
01780 480530
Cherryholt House
Cherryholt Road
United Kingdom

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