Despatch Operative


£24,128 per annum

Permanent, Full-Time

1st October 2021

We’re hiring for a Despatch Operative to join a world leading machine manufacturer based in Tameside, Openshaw. We are looking for a flexible hardworking individual with a strong work ethic to join a small team in the Despatch department; you must be self-motivated, have good attendance and timekeeping, and must be able to work accurately and safely.

Your key responsibilities will consist of despatch and goods in, picking & packing, loading & unloading and paying attention to detail while identifying product codes accurately.


What’s on offer?

  • £24,128 per annum (£11.60 per hour)
  • Rotating shift pattern (6am-2pm & 2pm-10pm)
  • 25 days holiday
  • Pension scheme
  • Good working climate and job security
  • Monthly incentive scheme


What will you be doing as a Despatch Operative?

  • Ensuring checks to verify stock levels for re-ordering are accurate and appropriate
  • Operating an FLT in order to load and unload products
  • Ensuring that all goods are checked off in an accurate and timely manner and check for damages and quantity
  • Putting pallets away after deliveries and assisting with stock checks when required
  • Getting materials out ready for factory use and ensuring the general cleanliness of the despatch area at all times


What do you need?

  • Must have a valid FLT counterbalance license
  • Must have experience working in a busy warehouse environment
  • Must be used to a physical role that involves heavy lifting & working outside
  • Must have excellent attention to detail
  • Must be able to adhere to health and safety procedures and work in a safe manner
  • Must have basic computer skills in order to complete paperwork


What’s nice to have?

  • Knowledge of working with large scale products is an advantage
  • Preferable experience of slinging and chain use – full training provided


If you’re an experienced despatch operative who can work well in a team, possesses a flexible, hardworking attitude then apply today for consideration or speak with Carla at KPJ Group for more information on 0161 249 8120.

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