Despatch Leader

Our Opening and Your Responsibilities

Manage the shipment of product and spares, including liaising with freight forwarders & office staff and the generation and control of shipping documentation

Maintain department performance to Known Consignor security requirements

Manage despatch operators to achieve business targets and customer commitments

Participate in daily production meetings

Support external collections with key suppliers where required

Ensure compliance with all health, safety and environmental rules

Coordinate necessary training and audits for Known Consignor/CT-PAT and equipment such as FLT, cranes and packing equipment

Coordinate and lead local 5S activity to promote a safe, defect-free and 'visual' workplace

Coordinate and lead Continuous Improvement activity as required

Undertake the completion of relevant administration tasks, including:

  • Maintain good working order of equipment
  • Write and maintain area work instructions and risk assessments
  • Investigating missed shipments and out of box failures
  • Stock counting of shipping materials

Be familiar with the management of tariff codes, commodity codes, preferential position and country of origin

What You Need to Succeed

  • Health, Safety and Environmental focused
  • Proven track record in continuous improvement activities – Achievement orientated
  • Experience of building teams and efficient resource management
  • Ability to coach and mentor operators – personal effectiveness
  • Highly Collaborative
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Manages performance capability and conflict
This role also requires an enhanced DBS check so we will need applicants to provide full 5 years employment history and be able to provide information to cover any gaps in employment. 

Our Offer to You

• Competitive Salary

• 25 Days holiday + 8 bank holidays

• Pension scheme

• Life Assurance

• Employee bonus

• Flexible working

About Mettler Toledo

METTLER TOLEDO is a leading global supplier of precision instruments and services. We are recognized as an innovation leader and our solutions are critical in key R&D, quality control, and manufacturing processes for customers in a wide range of industries including life sciences, food, and chemicals. We operate throughout the world with a culture shaped by innovation and international flair.

Equal Opportunity Employment

We promote equal opportunity worldwide and value diversity in our teams in terms of business background, area of expertise, gender and ethnicity. For more information on our commitment to Sustainability, Diversity and Equal Opportunity please visit us here

Pour ceux qui priorisent la précision, Mettler Toledo est précisément le lieu où se trouve leur place.

Job Reference #

5127

Location

North West

Manchester

Job Type

Full-time