Despatch Operative

Role title: Despatch Operative

Location: Huntingdon


Purpose of the position

- To ensure the continuous flow of materials to the business

- To ensure that the correct stock is delivered to the correct area

- Reporting any issues to your Team leader/supervisor

2. Responsibilities/Authorities

- To Maintain continuous supply of goods to production areas

- To record by scan and written log all goods moved

- To check that all crates and packaging are of the highest standard of hygiene

- Please note that although you will be based in Unit B ,C ,D ,E or F you may be required from time to time to work in other units on different shifts depending on the needs of the business.

3. Professional skills (Required education and work experience)

- Understands written and spoken English to follow instructions correctly

- Good numerical skills

- Good communication skills

- Counterbalance or Electric / Hand Pallet truck license (Valid RTITB / ITTSAR) license)

4. Personal skills/competencies

- Integrate with your colleagues

- Be a team player

- Able to work unsupervised

- English speaking reading & writing skills.

- Good timekeeping and attendance

5. Tasks

- Manual handling / lifting (Weight limits outlined in risk assessment)

- Keep all areas clear and clean up to PIU standard at all times

- Completion of stock documentation / paperwork and checking of delivery notes

- Operating Fork Lift Truck & or pallet trucks (including electric hand pallet truck)

- Clears up spillages and contaminated packaging in a timely manner

- Recognizes potential issues and feeds back to Manager and team

- Selects, collates and moves stock between lofts promptly and accurately

- Understands label and tray coding formats, reels and pallet quantities

- Completes main and promo label intake checks including paperwork and allocating stock to lofts

- Identifies delivery shortages and quality issues at product intake and communicates this to the appropriate internal staff

- Actively looks to improve systems and performance of the department

- To allocate all stock received onto Fops

- Scan out stock for each request by Production unit

- Scan in all stock returned to the loft areas by production

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