Despatch supervisor

Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Supply Chain
Location:
Job type: Permanent

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Night Dispatch Supervisor to join an established FMCG business in North London

The successful candidate will oversee a team of Multi Drop Drivers and Dispatch Team Leaders, ensuring that all operational and warehouse activities are completed accurately, concisely and to the required standards of quality, legality and safety

The Role:
• Daily planning & scheduling of driver loads & routes.
• Overseeing loading of products onto vehicles and assisting where necessary.
• Supporting dispatch in the splitting of deliveries into individual rounds ready for loading.
• Checking dispatch labels, identifying and correcting any errors.
• Checking drivers’ loads against delivery sheets, including full box counts.
• Supporting the Production Manager in identifying any product shortages.
• Ensuring all dispatch staff and drivers wear correct uniforms and/or PPE.
• To ensure vehicle checks, fuel logs & health & safety checks are completed
• Responsible for all aspects related to FORS (Fleet Operators Recognition Scheme).
• Covering emergency deliveries.
• Creating a good working atmosphere within the team.
• Adhering to company values, policies, standards & completing adhoc tasks as dictated by the role

• The Candidate:
• A minimum of 3 years’ experience in warehouse/dispatch within a FMCG environment.
• Strong leadership skills with experience in developing, motivating and leading a team.
• Licensed to drive a reach truck (forklift) is a plus.
• Excellent working knowledge of FORS, and Health and Safety Legislation
• Methodical, with strong organisational and time management skills

To be considered for the role please apply with your CV today
Meet your consultant
Callum Grindlay
callum.grindlay@drnewitt.com

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