Stores/Dispatch Operative

  • Job Reference: AJ/SDO
  • Date Posted: 3 June 2024
  • Recruiter: KHR - Recruitment Specialists
  • Location: Maidstone, Kent
  • Salary: £25,282
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Benefits + O/T + Bonus
  • Sector: Manufacturing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

We are currently working with a specialist manufacturing business based just outside Maidstone.

Due to ongoing growth, they are seeking a Stores/Dispatch Operative to join their team on a full-time, permanent basis.

The Stores/Dispatch Operative will allocate materials, fixtures and fittings to the Production team. They will also assist in processing goods-in-stock, helping with stocktake duties and moving materials/products between the production halls.

Key Duties:

* Responsible for managing the inbound process of goods inwards
* Ensure accurate stock systems records are maintained
* Assisting with annual stock take
* Issuing stock internally, whilst maintaining storage disciplines, systems and records
* Packing of goods for shipment to customer sites
* Checking each item when packing for any visual defects, and highlighting these defects to the Quality team.
* Following all packing instructions provided on the Works Order
* Liaising with Dispatch Dept confirming order completion
* Assisting team members with organising and maintaining stocks of packing materials

Essential Skills:

* At least 1 year's transferable experience
* Computer literate - strong IT skills, ideally ERP system experience
* Capable of effective multi-tasking
* Attention to detail essential
* Team player possessing good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at all levels
* Physically fit, due to the fact there is some lifting required

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing business that can offer ongoing development and career progression coupled with a competitive salary and excellent benefits package including:

Enhanced pension scheme
Overtime paid at x 1.5
Quarterly bonus scheme
Death in Service
Cycle to work scheme
Free onsite parking
20 days annual leave, rising by 1 day per year to a maximum of 25

Hours are Monday to Friday 8am-5pm.

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