Dispatch Operative

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9:30-22:00 4on/4off
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£10.73 - £11.24
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Full Time, Permanent

We are looking for a flexible and motivated individual to join our dispatch team. The position is responsible for picking orders, loading vehicles using a counterbalance forklift, completing accurate stock checks and completing all relevant paperwork accurately and efficiently whilst adhering to timescales, company policies, rules and procedures.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • It is the responsibility of the distribution department to pick all customer orders and then outload these orders to the customer.
  • To navigate the company Linkfresh system and use the company mobile scanners.
  • To adhere to the correct stock rotation of product when collating customer orders.
  • To complete the dispatch process from start to finish.
  • Creating customer pallet labels from sales orders
  • Ordering transport for the relevant customer order.
  • Picking orders safely and accurately. (This will involve lifting heavy trays)
  • Building trips on the Linkfresh system for out loading purposes.
  • Scanning collated pallets onto the customer trailer.
  • Generating the relevant paperwork for the load dispatched.
  • To liaise with the packing department to ascertain product availability.
  • To carry out safety checks when taking the controls of a company forklift ensuring you have completed the vehicle checks on the onboard system. (Report any faults that maybe present with the vehicle).
  • To carry out all customer stock counts.
  • To communicate to the hauliers of what transport requirements are required to dispatch the daily customer orders.
  • Ensure all in place procedures and company policies are always adhered to e.g. out loading temperature checks and cold store temperature checks.
  • Perform duties to a high standard and to ensure that quality assurance and improvement processes are implemented successfully across the Company, particularly those relating to own role.
  • Comply with all Company policies and procedures, ethical standards and Health and Safety in the Workplace and commit to, and uphold, the Company Environmental Policies.
  • Ensure the relevant food legality, safety, quality and authenticity policies, procedures and checks are conducted according to the company requirements.
  • To carry out other such duties as such may be determined from time to time within the general scope of the post.
  • Adhere to all health and safety, hygiene and fire regulations and procedures within the Company.
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties as may be requested by your Manager to ensure the overall smooth running of the business.

The successful candidate will :

  • A team player but should also be able to work alone without supervision if required.
  • Competent in using IT equipment.
  • Able to follow instructions and follow training guidelines.
  • Hold a valid counterbalance forklift licence.
  • The ability to follow procedures and work to strict deadlines with a flexible approach.
  • Have good communication and organisation skills.
  • Be able to lift heavy trays