Despatch Operative

Basic salary, childcare vouchers, discounted shopping, and a lot more.
13 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Position: Warehouse Despatch Operative Hours of work: 08:00 – 16:30 and 09:00 – 17:30 Monday to Friday on a rotating weekly basis Main Role To ensure all aspects of the daily despatch requirements are fulfilled. Main duties Liaise with internal VES departments regarding the daily and advance despatch schedules to ensure efficient and effective despatch of goods from the premises Perform all general aspects of physical despatch requirements including picking and packing of goods involving boxes, pallets and out of gauge equipment, movement, holding and loading of goods. Co-ordinate vehicle loading in accordance with booked time slots Liaise with haulier drivers when on VES premises Undertake administrative duties of despatch including packing logs, courier consignment entry, outbound paperwork generation, outbound paperwork filing, courier arrival and departure logs, photographic logs of loaded goods etc Continuously assess ways of improving product preservation during packing and loading General Responsibilities Adhere to all company policies and procedures Maintain workplace health and safety, ensuring your own and Undertake prescribed training and development Undertake any tasks as reasonably requested by VES management Produce packing related statistics/information when required Competency Requirements Forklift counterbalance and reach truck licence Makes customer and company needs main focus Develops and sustains productive relationships with both colleagues and haulier suppliers Works with speed and attention to detail Has quick and effective problem solving skills Provides information on a timely basis Demonstrates very effective listening, questioning and interpersonal skills Performs tasks with care, minimising errors Checks work to ensure accuracy and completeness Prioritises tasks by importance and deadline Adjusts priorities as situations change Maintains high standards of housekeeping Flexibility to work to fluctuating despatch needs/times This job was originally posted as