Despatch Manager

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Lancashire | Ref: BBBH13984

£30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits

Despatch Manager- Nights
£30,000- £40,000

Role Profile
Our client, who is a growing SME Food Logistics business, is looking to recruit a Despatch Manager to join their operation based in Lancashire. Reporting into the Operations Director, you will be responsible for ensuring the smooth flow of products out of the Distribution Centre. Working closely with the Operations Manager and Transport Manager, you will oversee a team responsible for compliance, goods out and H&S. Typical hours are from 2am until 10:30-11am.


  • Induct any new drivers and conduct any driver training and testing
  • Accountable for any H&S / training isssues
  • Arrange and coordinate any bespoke delivery requests
  • Resouce planning- arranging rotas and coordinating any sickness/ absence.
  • Reallocate orders on over weight vans - to ensure legal limits
  • Query any shortages from the previous day's delivery, which may not have been reported on the day.
  • Educating team around product knowledge and business processes
  • Assisting with any driver queries
  • Quality control, including spot checks
  • Liaise with the Transport Manager to ensure all vehicles are road worthy and legal.
  • Arrange any re-routing of vehicles in case of road traffic incidents
  • Daily de-brief with Operations Director.

Client information
Our client is a growing SME Food Logistics business based in Lancashire.

£30,000- £40,000 + Benefits

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