Despatch Operative

We are looking for someone to provide a proactive service within the Despatch section of a company based just outside Cambridge to meet the needs of both internal and external customers, ensuring quality and service levels are met within the required timescales.


* Process orders for shipping, providing accurate documentation in accordance with relevant legislation, customer and carrier requirements
* Receive and book goods in to correct locations in an accurate and timely manner, liaising with intercompany and planning teams for any discrepancies or quality issues
* Process, pick and pack orders for machines, spares and ink in an accurate and timely manner in order to achieve on time delivery targets
* Maintain stock to agreed levels and ensure accuracy through regular counts
* Investigate stock discrepancies and provide feedback and actions to improve service
* Ensure accurate and timely data capture, through scanning and desktop systems
* Maintain the highest standards of housekeeping in all areas
* Ensure Health and Safety policies and procedures are adhered to at all times
* Carry out any other reasonable duty as requested by Despatch Co-ordinator


* Self-organisation
* Initiating Action
* Work Standards
* Flexibility
* Good standard of Education
* IT literate
* Attention to detail
* Work successfully to hit delivery targets
* Ability to work to essential quality standards
* Ability to work on own initiative with minimum of supervision

The following would be an advantage:

* Counterbalance Forklift Truck Licence
* Current clean driving licence
* Experience of working in a similar environment
* Knowledge of Oracle or similar system

[ Cambridge,, Hourly rate: £9.62 | vacancy reference : 31785 ]

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