Despatch Clerk/Administrator

Job Title: Despatch Clerk/Administrator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Accrington
Salary: £20000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-07-22 00:00:00
Reference: 091500460
Contact Name: Jo Bretherton
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 17, 2019 14:00

Job Description


An exciting opportunity has developed due to internal promotion to join a very successful and highly reputable manufacturing business in Accrington. They are a leader in their field and have an extensive network of 17 manufacturing facilities in the UK employing approx 1600 people. They have a unique and diverse product range and despite their continued success and growth; they are proud to retain their very welcoming and family feel environment! They are looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual to join their small team of 2 in a wider office of 8.


Despatch/Drivers Reception
Accurately process delivery tickets
Liaise with drivers, Sales and Transport
Dealing with collections, deliveries, returns and discrepancies
Ensure all visitors and contractors sign in and out
Daily completion of the Despatch Log
Posting copy tickets to Sales on a weekly basis.
Administration support for Office Manager, Production and Maintenance
Maintaining a robust system for checking and storage of despatch tickets and purchase orders
Maintaining training records ensuring confidentiality at all times
Liaising with suppliers in relation to orders, delivery dates and invoice queries
Purchase order input onto purchasing system
Stock Control of PPE and staff welfare items
Microsoft Windows files and folders management


A competitive salary of £20,000, free parking, working hours of either 8am-4pm or 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday, 27 days holiday plus BH and an annual bonus scheme.


Possess a fun, friendly and helpful attitude with effective communication skills
Be able to work on own initiative with minimum supervision
Have the ability to prioritise workload
Have an accurate and methodical approach to work