Despatch Supervisor

Despatch Supervisor

  • Location

    Telford, Shropshire

  • Sector:

    Procurement and Supply Chain

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  • Salary:

    £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Competitive Benefits

  • Contact:

    Phil Birch

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Are you an experienced "Despatch Supervisor" based in the Telford area looking for a day shift role? It's a fantastic opportunity to join one of the fastest growing manufacturers in the UK…

Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager onsite, the "Despatch Supervisor" would be directly responsible for overseeing that shipments arrive on time and within agreed budgets. You will need experience within international shipping and oversee that all items are sent to the correct location and in good condition - your focus needs to ensure the correct charges are applied and resolve any issues with shipping orders.

The "Despatch Supervisor" will build on an already good relationship with their customer base to ensure success, analyse current and historical data to monitor trends, provide management visibility and drive improvements. You will be charged with providing direction and establish clear priorities to guide operational and service performance. The role has real development attached to it with progression within the company available for a candidate who can display the right tenacity and drive.

The successful "Despatch Supervisor" will have experience of working in an international shipping environment with previous experience in a demanding distribution company, your main areas of responsibility will include:

  • Overseeing outbound shipments
  • Build relationships with your customer base to ensure ongoing success
  • Make sure all shipments are in good condition, correct location & correct charges applied
  • Knowledge of International Transportation and Supply Chain principles and processes

The following benefits package is available to the successful "Despatch Supervisor":

  • £25,000 - £30,000 basic salary
  • Competitive Benefits

Gleeson Procurement & Supply Chain is a specialist recruiter of management professionals on both a permanent and temporary basis, into a number of industries including third party logistics, automotive and manufacturing. Please visit our website www.gleeson-rg.com for further information about our services and to view all of our roles.

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