Dispatch Operative

  • Location

    Wellington

  • Sector:

    Warehousing, Logistics

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £9 - £10 per hour

  • Contact:

    Samantha Beale

  • Contact email:

    sbeale@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01823 334799

  • Job ref:

    SB-16

  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-04-22

  • Startdate:

    2021-03-23

  • Consultant:

    Samantha Beale

If you enjoy a lot of variety in your workload, like the idea of being involved in every stage of the dispatch process and are looking for a role with a lot of opportunity then this could be for you.

Our client based in Wellington, Somerset are on the hunt for a new Dispatch Operative to join their busy and expanding team.  The role will be very hands on and you will be involved in everything from goods in to packing and dispatch, stock management and updating databases. Working closely with the Dispatch Manager the role will grow with you.

This is a small, family run business and they are looking for someone who is proactive and able to use their own initiative to pick up on the jobs needed to keep the dispatch team running. As you gain experience in the role then there will be more duties for which you will become responsible including training on bespoke machinery and working for the production teams. 

Previous dispatch and IT experience will be essential for this role along with a proactive attitude and the ability to multitask and work to tight deadlines. You will also need previous machine operating experience and be willing to learn new skills as the role progresses. This role will start on a temporary basis but may become permanent after the initial 12 weeks for the right candidate who shows the right attitude.

Hours of work will be 8.45am – 4.45pm

Rate of pay will be £9.25 per hour, increasing to £10.00 per hour after 6 months of training. 

Company benefits include free onsite parking and optional overtime at time and a half.