1 month ago

Ref: BBBH35657

Despatch Supervisor - FMCG

Cannock, Staffordshire

£25000.00 - £33000 per annum Benefits


Role Title

Despatch Supervisor - FMCG


To £33,000 Benefits

Role Profile

Excellent opportunity to join expanding FMCG operation based in Cannonck during an exciting period of change and growth. The Despatch Supervisor leads the dispatch team ensuring that goods out are delivered on time and within budget. The role will also ensure that all customs duties are processed efficiently.

  • Lead the despatch team, ensuring that goods out are distributed on time and to budget.
  • Obtain scheduled despatch information from customer service/sales/packing team
  • Ensure despatches are prepared in good time and correctly, prior to collection
  • Liaising with other departments such as customer services, production, packing and warehouse
  • Scheduling shipments, ensuring transport bookings are made for both on site despatches and third party collections
  • Prepare and print all domestic and export shipping documentation either through ERP system or using external software
  • Maintain organised shipping records, including statements of origin, shipping costs, products shipped, and receipt dates on central database
  • Work with the Logistics Manager to maintain carrier account manager relationship, negotiate best deal
  • Notify customer service team of any schedule or order changes
  • Track despatches to ensure successful delivery, progress chase/troubleshoot delayed items as necessary
  • Implement 5S in the Despatch team.

Skills & Experience

  • Team leader experience in a fast paced FMCG environment
  • Knowledge and use of Microsoft Office
  • Good negotiating skills
  • Experience of working in a shipping or export role beneficial
  • Understanding of UK and European Export/Import regulations a plus

Client information

Highly successful and expanding FMCG operation based in Cannock .


To £33,000 Benefits

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