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Location: Stevenage
Salary: Up to £43000 per annum + plus good company benefits
Posted: about 1 month ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Food
Contact Name: Adam Deeprose

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Despatch Front Line Manager

Job Description

A great opportunity has arisen for an ambitious individual to implement their experience as Despatch Front Line Manager for a national UK bakery company. The role is a full time, permanent position to be based at their site in Stevenage.

This role reports into the Despatch Manager, you will be responsible for leading and managing a group of Despatch Operatives and Despatch Coordinators to ensure the safe and accurate receipt, handing and distribution of all goods in accordance with all legal and company requirements.

The successful Despatch Front Line Manager will set clear goals, targets and expectations of performance for all Despatch Operatives and Despatch Coordinators on your shifts to ensure all relevant KPI's are met. You will ensure all shift members are aware of and complying with environmental, health and safety, legal and company standards and requirements and that all shifts operate in compliance with them.

Within the role you be responsible for ensuring optimal labour utilisation, by making best use of the company Warehouse Management Systems and labour flexibility. You will also recruit, train and develop Operatives and Coordinators who reflect the Company's Values and who possess the necessary knowledge, skills, attitudes and qualifications to perform effectively.

The Despatch Front Line Manager will execute continuous improvement action plans (e.g. PDP initiatives, productivity improvements, Pulse survey etc) to ensure that CI targets are achieved.

Essential requirements for our client:

  • Previous leadership/management experience in a warehousing operation.
  • Previous experience in a comparable blue chip, FMCG role desirable.
  • PC literate, including a working ability with Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint and Word; capable of using Warehouse Management Systems.
  • Leads by example with the 'Safety First' message.
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills.

Salary is for opportunity is £43k plus pension, Retail discounts, subsidised staff shop, canteen and on-site free parking.

You will work 6am to 6pm on a 4 on 4 off shift pattern.

Genuine career prospects are available for the right candidate who is looking for that platform from which to develop their career!

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