Despatch Manager

Location: Desford, Leicestershire
Salary: £40,000 pa + bonus
Reference: SB / IBSTB36
Job Type: Permanent
Sector: Other Business Support
Closing date: 15/11/2020

The company

Despatch Manager

£40K Plus Bonus

Monday – Friday


  • 250 million turnover 
  • Acquiring businesses year on year
  • Performed well during COVID and are still growing
  • Heavily invests in new machinery 

The job

  • Manage team of 15 loading operatives
  • Manual planning of loads 
  • 2 hourly reports to be completed, adjusting time and motion details 
  • Contributing member of Team/Board meetings 
  • Despatching 70 to 100 loads per day
  • Work closely with internal sales/transport/production
  • Requires a high amount of planning for live loads to be organised 
  • On-Time-In-Full typically 95% daily
  • Will require contingency planning, due to the changing environment

The person

  • Will be flexible
  • Will cope well with a changing working environment
  • Must work well in a pressurised environment and be resilient 
  • Be a strong communicator
  • Will be looking for a long term position 
  • Ideally IOSH or NEBOSH qualified
  • Six-Sigma / LEAN / Kaizen / GEMBA experience would be advantageous.
  • Counter-balance fork-lift licence would be desirable
  • Must demonstrate relevant experience in CV and achievements

The benefits

  • Holiday pay
  • Bonus pay
  • Overtime pay


Shona Bell
Senior Recruitment Consultant
Brewster Partners Recruitment Group

M: 07858 518 443


To apply for this job, please send your CV to the email above or to quoting "Vacancy: Despatch Manager, Reference: SB / IBSTB36". Thank you for your interest.