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  • Location: Flint, CH6 5EX
  • Salary: £28,000 - £30,000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 23 days ago

  • Sector: FMCG Services
  • Contact: Laura Pike
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01733 303 373
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Expiry Date: 19 May 2022

​Store/Dispatch Shift Manager

Flint, CH6

£28,000 - £30,000/year

Hours of work – 4 on 4 off 07:00am -7:00pm

Benefits include:

  • Summer Fun Day events

  • Free Parking

  • 32 days Annual Leave

  • Pension Scheme

  • Zing Rewards- An online portal offering vouchers and discounts.

  • Bupa Cashplan.

Our client is a UK-wide company specializing in manufacturing prepared foods for the top UK grocery retailers such as The Co-Operative, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s and Aldi.

With three sites and approximately 3,500 employees, the company prides itself on a busy yet positive working environment, a culture of open communication, and a long-standing workforce – 60% of employees have given over 10 years of service. With 300 employees at the Flint site, it is a very fast-paced operation, with an impressive 500,000 ready meals being produced each week.

Main Responsibilities

  • Responsibility of the Stores & Despatch department.

  • Control Labour, Transport & MHE costs.

  • Build relationships with internal business partners, transport and customers.

  • Liaise with internal/external business partners, including Planning and Transport.

Key activities:

  • Meet the daily production requirements from Stores & Despatch Department.

  • Attend daily Carryover & Planning meetings to ensure production requirements are fully met.

  • Ensuring all Stores Operatives are fully trained and competent in relevant procedures, including Health and Safety and Food Safety.

  • Ensure the team meets set targets e.g., Pick rate and Mis picks.

  • Promote a positive working environment with the team.

  • Identify and develop talent in the department.

  • Arrange ‘special’ vehicles as required.

  • Audit procedures e.g., Safety Tours, Racking Inspections, mis picks, stock accuracy.

Key Result Areas:

  • Service Level, target 100%

  • Team development, establish a well-trained team (JBA, Stock Control, MHE). Control Labour, overtime and consumables costs.

Preferred Qualifications / Skills / Knowledge:

  • Minimum of three years’ experience in a similar role within an FMCG environment.

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

  • A Self-motivated team player.

  • Able to operate effectively under pressure and to tight deadlines.

  • A flexible approach towards working time would also be an advantage.

Additional Information:

  • Take full responsibility for the Department.

  • Adhere to Company Values and maintain Confidentiality of Company information.

  • As a representative of the Company to perform duties in a professional and timely manner.

  • Be proactive, constantly looking for better ways to get the job done safely.

  • Communicate issues with solutions and ask for assistance as required.

  • Be punctual and accurate.

  • Be part of the team, open and honest.

  • Be aware and comply with aspects of the Company policy on Health and Safety and Food Safety.

  • To maintain a smart appearance at all times as appropriate to the business.

For more information and to apply, contact Laura on 01733 303 373 or click 'Apply' today!

We look forward to hearing from you!