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Despatch Team Leader

Posted 22 February by Adelie Foods Group Ltd Ended

Adelie Foods is the UK’s leading Food to Go business, supplying the UK retail and foodservice sectors with an unrivalled portfolio of consumer insight-led chilled food product. From its four manufacturing locations and seven distribution centres across the country, Adelie supplies a diverse range of retail and foodservice customers with a £250 million turnover.

We are currently recruiting for a Despatch Team Leader to be based in our manufacturing site in Milton Keynes.

As a Despatch Team Leader you will be leading a team who are responsible for packing and dispatching products to customers in an efficient manger. You will liaise with Senior Managers, communicating any failures.

Key responsibilities

  • Lead a team to deliver in line with all H&S and food safety policies
  • Liaising with Production Managers/ Team Leaders to ensure load times are prioritised by customer
  • Collating information for reports generated for internal and external customers
  • Ensuring all QA checks are carried out in time in full, highlighting any issues or failures to your Line Manager
  • Develop and deliver training to your team

This role is a full-time, working 40 hours per week. The working days are Wednesday to Saturday and the working times are from 9pm to 8am.

The ideal candidate

  • Previous experience of managing a team
  • Previous experience of a working in a dispatch/warehouse environment (desireable)
  • Excellent literacy & numerical skills, ability to communicate in writing and for reporting purposes
  • Experience of WMS and Data input system ideal but not essential
  • Level 2 Certificate in Health and safety ideal
  • Level 2 certificate in Food Hygiene ideal

In return for your time & hard work

  • Salary; up to £27,000 per annum
  • 26 days annual leave (including bank holidays)
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Child Care Vouchers
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Free parking on site

Interested? Apply Now!

Adelie Foods confirms its commitment to equality of opportunity in all areas of its work. All individuals will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.

Required skills

  • Communication Skills
  • Food Safety
  • Team Leader
  • Chilled
  • Dispatching

Reference: 34534405

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