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Senior Despatch Manager | Fresh Produce | Preston

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Senior Despatch Manager | Fresh Produce | Preston

  • Location:

    Preston

  • Sector:

    Fresh Produce

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Lawrence Rayner

  • Job ref:

    LR13607

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

Are you an experienced and proven Despatch Manager who has experience in the Fresh Produce or Food Manufacturing industries? Would you like to join a team, in a fast-paced environment that is looking to grow and develop? If so we want to hear from you.

About Our Client

Still a family-owned and overseen operation, this business has over 70 years of experience in the Fresh Produce industry, supplying some of the UK's largest supermarkets with the highest quality product. This business take huge pride in what they do.

About the Job

As Despatch Manager, you will be responsible for the management of the despatch team, including all facets of despatch and storage. With that in mind, you will be involved with the ongoing development of the team, overseeing the hiring, training and general development of individuals. You will also be overseeing the strategic development of the department to ensure the day to day function and peak periods are dealt with efficiently and to target.

The Ideal Candidate

Already an experienced Despatch Manager you will have managed a despatch team previously, with a proven track record of managing a fast-paced environment. Ideally from a Fresh Produce of Food manufacturing background. Experience with training, hiring and developing a team is essential, along with the ability to ensure compliance with the Health and Safety Legislation is maintained. Excellent communication skills is essential, with the ability to articulate plans clearly to the Despatch Team, whilst also being able to communicate with Key Stakeholders.

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, please apply via the link. Alternatively, for a confidential chat about the role, please contact Lawrence on 07712321078 or lawrence@morepeople.co.uk