Stores Despatch Supervisor Job in Martock, Somerset

Martock, Somerset, England
£21000 to £25000/Annum
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January 12, 2018

Stores Despatch Supervisor Job in Martock, Somerset


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£21000 – £25000 PA DOE

City Centre Recruitment are delighted to be assisting our client in Martock, Somerset – Currently looking to recruit a Stores Despatch Supervisor


  • Motivate, develop, lead and manage the Despatch/Stores team

  • Manage and be accountable for the Despatch/ Stores areas in bays 2, 3 and 4

  • Meet customer demands and quality targets 

  • Liaise with Sales and Manufacturing to ensure delivery of completed works orders ready for despatch in the correct quantities and at the correct time

  • Carry out regular cycle counts within all areas

  • Constantly manage best use of resources

  • Conduct and participate in regular team meetings

  • Ensure the on time delivery of finished parts to Despatch

  • Ensure Quality and Process Conformance

  • Actively carry out investigation with regards to Incident reports and report back to both Quality and Production Manager

  • Ensure Health and Safety compliance

  • Set and maintain consistent 5S (Sort,Set,Shine,Standardise,Stick) and housekeeping standards in the Despatch/Stores area

  • Initiate and manage Continuous Improvement activities in association with the Production Manager

  • Carry out performance and quality reviews with the manufacturing team

  • Maintain training matrixes for Despatch/Stores staff

  • Carry out return-to-work interviews

  • Actively participate in team or project based activities where required

  • Communicate effectively with other departments as the work requires

  • Work within budgetary constraints

  • Provide regular feedback to the Production Manager

  • Deputise for the Production Manager as required

Daily Responsibilities

  • Oversee daily despatches

  • Control both component and finished part stock

  • Raise Despatch Notes

  • Forward schedule

  • Carry out cyclic stock checks

  • Schedule Easilok orders

  • Deal with carrier discrepancies and disputes

  • Book carriers

  • Review and log late deliveries

  • Carry out end of month checks for accounts

Person Spec – Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience

  • Knowledge of Health & Safety in the workplace

  • Computer literate in major programs such as MS Word, Excel

  • Good standard of literacy and numeracy

  • Experience with ERP systems


  • Forklift licence

Skills and Abilities

  • Organised, able to plan own time and others’ against required activity, managing conflicting priorities

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively

  • Demonstrable people management skills

  • Methodical approach

  • Ability to use initiative where required

  • Ability to cope well under pressure

  • Ability to work with minimum supervision

In line with the requirements of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK

As part of the recruitment process, you will be asked to provide documented evidence of eligibility

City Centre Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer

City Centre Recruitment are acting as an employment business in relation to this Stores Despatch Supervisor Job in Martock, Somerset

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