Despatch Front Line Manager - Stockport

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Stockport
  • Job Type: Supply Chain/Logistics/Inventory
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: c. £45,000
  • Date Posted: 27/04/2022
  • Expiry Date: 31/05/2022

Despatch Front Line Manager

Salary c. £45,000


Job ref: FE/10839


Are you looking for an exciting new challenge in distribution management? My client is recruiting for a new Despatch Front Line Manager to join their dynamic and fast-paced team to support their expansion at their key distribution centre…


  • Well-known and successful food manufacturer who produces some of the nations best-loved brands
  • Main distribution warehouse and distribution depot for the North
  • Company genuinely cares about their staff by investing and providing fantastic development opportunities for you


The Role:

Reporting to the Despatch Manager, this role will be responsible for managing a team of Despatch Coordinators and Operatives to ensure the correct receipt, handling, and distribution of goods to customers.

  • Set objectives and expectations of performance for all Despatch Operative and Coordinators on shift to ensure all KPI’s are achieved
  • Create and maintain awareness / compliance with environmental, health and safety, and legal standards
  • Ensure optimal labour utilisation with the company warehouse management system
  • Recruit, train, and develop staff to reflect company values
  • Execute continuous improvement strategies
  • Build and develop relationships across other functions for optimal performance


The Candidate:

The successful candidate will have:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a warehouse supervisory / management position
  • Experience in a food / FMCG distribution environment
  • Track record of managing and developing a team
  • Excellent communication skills


The Package:

  • Salary c. £45,000
  • 12 hours shifts involving days and nights


Next Steps

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