Despatch Operative

Job Title: Despatch Operative
Closing: 07.05.21
Location: UK

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Despatch Operative to join our Warehouse team based at Coveris UK’s Enterprise Way site in Spalding working a triple shift. If you’ve got a counterbalance licence and experience on a forklift, this could be the job for you!


Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Ensuring orders are ready to be despatched
  • The communication of required stock adjustments
  • Support the CSE function through clear communication of possible delivery failures in line with Coveris standards of service
  • Liaising with all internal departments to establish when jobs will be ready to be despatched
  • Ensuring all despatches are entered onto the transport spreadsheet
  • Recording accurately and completely all transport information
  • Maintenance and good housekeeping
  • Working to tight schedules to ensure a high level of service to all departments
  • To adhere to the companies Health & Safety and Hygiene policies
  • To fully understand and have knowledge of Prism and its use in all aspects of despatch as per training given
  • Fully understand and despatch customer deliveries as per training given
  • Booking in goods with customers via email or telephone communication
  • Booking transport for required customer deliveries


Key Requirements

  • Excellent communicator (written and verbal) at all times
  • Great attention to detail
  • Strategic and innovative thinker
  • Organised and calm under pressure
  • Friendly, approachable and flexible – a team player
  • Proactive, positive, enthusiastic – demonstrate ‘can do’ attitude
  • Commercially aware
  • Travel may be required therefore current, clean driving licence is essential
  • Counterbalance licence is essential
  • Stand on Stacker/ Order Picker are desirable
  • Computer literate – MS Outlook, Excel, Word



Should you feel that your skills and experience match the specification, please submit your covering letter and CV along with your salary expectations to our team.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, unfortunately we are unable to provide individual feedback. If you have not heard from us within 7 days after the closing date, then please assume that your application has not been successful.

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