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Despatch Supervisor - Dundee

Engineering, FMCG & Manufacturing - Logistics & Distribution
Ref: 4340 Date Posted: Wednesday 13 Feb 2019
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Our client is a specialist fresh produce supplier to the best retailers in the UK and they are looking to appoint a Despatch Supervisor who will be responsible for all aspects of “pick and despatch” at their site in Arbroath.

The Despatch Supervisor will lead and mentor a small multi-disciplined team.  They will also be responsible for developing and leading continuous improvements projects and ethos throughout the department and the team.

Additional responsibilities of the role will include;

  • Ensure delivery of all dispatched orders on-time and in full, meeting KPI & SLA’s
  • Measure team performance through measurable controls and KPI’s
  • Manage, coach and develop the team, empowering them to perform to their highest level
  • Manage H&S and environmental compliance
  • Stock control

Experience and knowledge required for the role;

  • Experience of working in a similar Despatch/Warehouse/Distribution role within a fast-paced manufacturing organisation
  • Experience of working with food or drink manufacturing would be highly desirable but not essential
  • First class leader of people and have a passion for developing and mentoring team members to achieve their individual and team goals
  • Delivered on improvement projects and have good understanding CI principles, namely LEAN or 5s
  • Worked within a KPI driven environment and understand the demands of servicing major UK retailers

This is a shift position...

To discuss this opportunity in more detail, please call Shuna on 01698 430100