Despatch Front Line Manager (Nights)

SE1377 / 611

£35,000 - £40,000

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Despatch Front Line Manager (Nights)
12hr Shifts – Permanent Nights 4on 4off (6-6)

Our client is a leading food manufacturer, with a reputation for product quality which is second to none and industry leading standards. Due to continued growth, they are looking for a Despatch Front Line Manager to support & lead their despatch operation on the night shift rotation. A very exciting time to join one of the UK’s main food suppliers into all major supermarkets.

Role & Responsibilities:

• To lead, motivate and develop a team on the night shift despatch operations
• Managing a team of around 30 people on shift
• Be responsible for such key management areas as, safety & environment, people, quality, sales & service, health & safety and profitability
• Manage the correct load, cost control and safety of products in departing vehicles
• Workload allocation, labour control, staff briefings & reporting, staff development & training
• Maintain close liaison with scheduling, manufacturing, distribution & maintenance

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

• Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar despatch role
• A good team leader and team player
• Knowledge of health & safety and product quality management
• Must have relevant experience of working in a Food/FMCG environment
• Ability to operate and make decisions effectively in a pressurized environment
• Be an approachable, confident and strong character
• Results focused with drive, resilience and energy
• Strong computer literacy skills and able to report to high level

Despatch Team Leader, Despatch Operations Manager, Despatch Team Manager, Despatch Supervisor, Despatch Manager

Shifts & Benefits Package:

• Shift:- 12hr Shifts – 4on Nights 4off (6pm-6am)
• Salary:- £35k-£40k + Overtime
• Benefits:- Private Pension, Life Assurance, Discounted Products, 20 Shift Days Holiday

Job Reference No: SE1336 / 611

Suitable candidates should apply immediately by calling our Managing Consultant for this vacancy –
Chris Gumm on 01275 371981 or by sending your CV directly to him at

We regret that this client is not prepared to sponsor work permit or work permit transfer applications. Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.
Hunter Selection is an employment consultancy and currently has permanent vacancies for Engineering and Manufacturing professionals throughout the South West & South East of England. If you are looking for work in this area, we may be able to assist you. Contact us directly on 01275 371981 and discuss your requirements with one of our dedicated consultants.

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