Despatch Operative

  • Posted on: 3 February 2022
  • Job Title: Despatch Operative
  • Closing Date: 31/08/2022
  • Closing Time: 5:00 pm
  • Reporting To: Despatch Supervisor

Job Summary

• To prepare goods for despatch according to Pick List issued by supervisor.

• To check customer technical drawing on company server before completing necessary pre-despatch quality checks to ensure pulleys are correct.
• To organise goods onto pallets/stillages, package and ensure correct labelling.

• To arrange stock according to product and customer.

• To ensure stock goods are stored in correct location and are easy accessible.

• To alert supervisor to any stock problems or quality issues with goods.

• To ensure goods are ready for despatch to meet delivery targets.

• To maintain work equipment and a safe and well organised workstation.

• To complete daily safety checks to ensure work equipment is in good working order.

• To work in accordance with relevant risk assessments and safe systems of work, as per Health & Safety training and instruction.

• To follow instructions provided by supervisor.

• To comply with company policies and procedures.

• Any other duties, within reason and capability, as agreed with the General Manager / Supervisor

Person Specification

CriteriaEssentialDesirable
Qualifications/Attainments• Good standard of education to GCSE level or equivalent• Valid Forklift Truck licence
Relevant Experience / Knowledge• Previous experience of working in an engineering environment • Ability to read technical drawings
Skills and Competencies • A strong work ethic• Operational use of Cranes, Abrasive Wheels, Air & Hand Tools • Ability to use measuring tools

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