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Despatch Assistant

  • £19,000
  • Maidstone, Kent
  • Reed Recruitment

Reed Facilities are looking for a Despatch Assistant to join a striving company in Maidstone (20/20 estate) on a permanent basis.

Monday - Friday 9am - 5:30pm

£19,000 per annum

20/20 estate (must be able to get here on a daily basis)

You are a vital member as a Despatch Assistant so it's important to find the right candidate


- Previous demonstrable Warehouse experience preferred

- The ability to undertake manual handling tasks

- Adaptable and flexible in order to cope with a variable workload

- The ability to work within a team structure

- Reach Truck/Forklift Licence is desirable but not essential

- Accuracy and eye for detail


- To ensure the efficient and accurate despatch of goods, from the correct product and quantity selection (post-picking), through to the preparation of goods properly and securely for shipment

- Select best use of box and freight service to ensure goods reach the customer in the same standard as leaving the building

- Prepare, record and collate information correctly relating to despatch and carrier documentation

- Attention to detail and correct processes are followed to ensure that errors are kept to a minimum, taking pride in the quality of goods leaving the warehouse

- Ensure that tools/accessories required to successfully despatch goods is monitored with any low stock reported to the Despatch Supervisor

- To ensure working area is kept clean and tidy and to maintain an efficient and neat storage of all packing materials, readily available and accessible

- To work as part of the overall Warehouse Team, being flexible to achieve results required from the business and maintain high standards set

- To report any ideas, concerns or problems to the relevant personnel, in particular the Despatch Supervisor

- Overtime is expected when required

- To carry out any reasonable instructions given by management for the benefit of the Company e.g. assisting in other areas of the warehouse

- Heavy lifting and manual handling

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  • Posted on: 15/09/2021 09:35