Team Member Despatch

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary £20000 - 25000

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1420850

 Job Description

Reporting to the Despatch Front Line Manager, you will provide a professional, safe and efficient service to ensure correct receipt, handling and distribution of daily sales orders to meet all customer requirements on time and in full.


Key Accountabilities:

Despatch Safety & Performance

  • Demonstrate the ‘Safety First’ approach at all times. Being proactive with hazard reporting, working with despatch coordinators and FLM’s to target Zero Harm.
  • Follow instructions, training, procedures and guidelines as set out by the site/department.
  • Demonstrate a flexible approach when moving between the various tasks within the despatch operation, including order picking, decanting, loading, unloading and product control; being open and willing to learn and develop new skills. 
  • Achieve the performance targets set; measured by the WMS and other supporting systems and measures.
  • Drive their personal development, ensuring their knowledge and skills are utilised and developed, demonstrating a positive can-do attitude to their work, reflecting the Company’s Values at all times.
  • Actively contribute to site standards and respective internal and external audits. Ensuring a clean as you go approach at all times.
  • Build and develop effective relationships with other teams on site to ensure cross functional working and the optimal performance of the function is achieved.
  • Previous experience in warehousing & distribution environment preferable
  • External FLT licenses are desirable. 
  • PC literate, including a working ability with Warehouse Management Systems.
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills.
  • Good Interpersonal skills and a real team player.
  • Presents themselves in a professional manner; including smart appearance, good time keeping, organised, good communication skills.
  • Conscientious and flexible in their approach to work.
  • A strong customer and quality focus

Essential Criteria:

  • Previous experience in a despatch or stores role or similar environment (preferably FMCG)
  • PC Literate
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work using own initiative
  • Willing to work shifts

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience of using a computerized warehouse system
  • Current counterbalance forklift licence