DESPATCH OPERATIVE

Location UK / Dungannon Area

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 5 days ago

Reference 1362260

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Despatch Operative based in Dungannon

Skea Egg Farms Ltd is a significant player in the agri-food sector supplying eggs to major retailers in Northern Ireland and mainland UK. We are currently offering the following full-time permanent position based at Skea:

DESPATCH OPERATIVE

POSITION PURPOSE:

To assist the Despatch Manager and Team Leader in planning, organising and controlling despatch to ensure goods are despatched efficiently and cost effectively while also ensuring food safety, legality and quality.

KEY TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Picking, building and palletising orders for depots and maximising the amount of product on a pallet while adhering to the requirements of each individual customer
  • When building orders onto pallets, adhere to customer requirements and stipulation using oldest stock first and ensuring the product still has minimum life into depot
  • Writing pallet sheets for designated depots ensuring all products are accounted for and product totals are correct
  • Stacking and strapping shippers
  • Ensure implementation and adherence to Health & Safety, hygiene and security procedures
  • Determine and implement improvements in despatch where possible
  • Report and monitor maintenance issues
  • Promote good equal opportunities practice and contribute towards achieving and maintaining a positive working environment

DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Lorry loading experience
  • Counter-balance forklift licence
  • Knowledge of pallet trucks (A1 & A2)
  • Level 2 Food Safety in Manufacturing

Hours: 7am – 4pm (Monday to Friday, 1 in 3 Saturday’s required with day off in lieu the following week)

Closing Date Friday 28 September 2018