Job Description

We are delighted to be working on behalf of a world leading manufacturer to recruit a Despatch Operative to join their team in Livingston on a permanent basis

This is a great opportunity to join an experienced department..

Salary: £25,540, rising to £27,412 upon successful completion of probationary period.

Hours of Work: Rotating Shift Pattern

Early Shift - 6am to 2pm Monday to Friday

Backshift Pattern - 12pm to 8pm Monday to Thursday and Friday either 8am to 4pm or 10am to 6pm

Main Duties Include

  • Manage all incoming goods including reporting of damaged goods, visual checks of all incoming goods.
  • Loading & unloading vehicles
  • Taking delivery of stock items and bulk solvents, booking these into stock systems
  • Internal requisitions e.g. packaging
  • Managing / recording non conformances
  • Dispatch products in accordance with appropriate specifications and packing procedures to be fully compliant with relevant country and customs regulations.
  • Dispatch goods in line with customer agreed OTIF, ensuring all dispatched goods are correctly processed to achieve accurate OTIF.
  • Complete despatch records and checklists accurately and consistent with the quality requirements of the work.
  • Act as key point of contact between goods in / out and the transport suppliers

The ideal candidate;

  • will be experienced in the use of goods in / out systems
  • Must have counterbalance forklift licence. Reach forklift licence desirable but not essential. Licences must be up to date in the last three years
  • Excellent communication and inter departmental skills

Other employee benefits:-

  • Company pension - minimum 4.5 ee contribution, company will match up to 6%
  • 4 x death in service benefit
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • My gym discounts
  • Free fruit on Mondays
  • Recognition scheme for going above and beyond
  • Staff gifts at xmas
  • Employee assistance programme inc. physio, counselling, life style coach, shopping discounts etc..

If you have the necessary skills and experience, please apply using your up to date CV.