Packing and Dispatch Manager

  • Job Reference: AS/TN/PaDM
  • Date Posted: 27 March 2024
  • Recruiter: KHR - Recruitment Specialists
  • Location: Tonbridge, Kent
  • Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Benefits + Bonus
  • Sector: Warehousing & Manufacturing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Role: Packing and Dispatch Manager
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per annum (DOE)
Location: Tonbridge, Kent
Hours: 7.30am to 4.30pm with 1 hour at lunch time.

KHR has partnered with a rapidly expanding manufacturer with an excellent reputation for high-quality goods, who are recruiting for a Packing and Dispatch Manager to join their team on a permanent contract.

As the Packing and Dispatch Manager, you will manage the day to day running of the Packaging department and Warehouse including both Goods In and Goods Out, ensuring the customers orders are packed and dispatched on time.

The Role:
- Responsible for the overall packaging activities in the department, managing goods in and goods out, and dispatching orders to customers, ensuring full compliance with the company Quality Manual and procedures as well as to current Good manufacturing Practice (cGMP).
- Responsible for the purchasing and inventory of packaging materials and finished products.
- Responsible for managing a team of packaging operators handling various packing, picking and dispatching activities.
- Responsible for the warehouse, maximising space and safety.
- Responsible for all current and new customers packaging related requirements.
- Co-operating effectively with managers from other departments to ensure that customers' orders are prioritised, and quality standards are met.
- Proactively implement new continuous improvement initiatives to increase departmental efficiency.
- Ensuring the work proceeds in a safe, orderly manner and the packing department, warehouse and dispatch areas are maintained in a clean and tidy condition.
- Organising yearly end stock-take.
- Deputise for staff reporting to the job holder as required.

The Ideal Candidate:
- Previous experience in packaging / dispatch / warehousing is essential.
- Previous managerial experience is essential.

Benefits include:
- Annual Company Performance Bonus Scheme.
- Private Medical Cover
- Cash Back Health Plan
- Competitive Pension scheme
- 26 Days Annual Leave

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