Despatch Coordinator

Full Time

Sterling Recruitment are delighted to be working with our fantastic client who are based in the North Yorkshire area.

Due to substantial growth our client are looking to add a Despatch Clerk to their current team ona full time

The successful candidate will be required to act as a point of contact for hauliers collecting loads from the warehouse.

Coordinating the production of paperwork for inbound and outbound loads and managing the shipping using the Company’s IT platforms (SAP/Accelos).

The successful candidate must have / had previous experience, or undertaking a similar role in a Transport/Dispatch/ or Warehousing environment.

Roles and Responsibilities for the role are but not limited to:

  • Liaising with the security gatehouse to allow entry for hauliers in line with the booking schedule/customer requirements.
  • Booking hauliers in as they arrive and allocate the correct paperwork.
  • Directing drivers to the correct collection point on arrival.
  • Arranging timely loading of vehicles to minimise waiting times.
  • Allocating picks using the Company’s IT platform.
  • Efficiently and accurately despatching deliveries with any relevant delivery paperwork and other information as required.
  • Ensuring that paperwork is correctly completed/endorsed by drivers.
  • Printing despatch notes as required.
  • Archiving paperwork as needed.
  • Liaising with the Transport Planners to ensure that all loads are collected on time.
  • Assisting with completion of haulier booking in/collection schedule.
  • Assisting with completion of goods inward booking schedule.
  • Assisting with record-keeping and completion of customer/haulier KPIs as required.
  • Assisting with general office administration tasks eg updating of health & safety files/records, maintaining databases.
  • Processing paperwork for equipment and goods-in deliveries.
  • Occasional duties assisting the transport team to process orders and allocate hauliers for loads, covering Transport Planners when absent.
  • Any other duties or tasks as per management instruction.

Skills & Experience needed are:

  • Experience within a Transport/Despatch environment.
  • Ability to follow instruction
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in IT Applications such as Office Word/Excel
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Ability to make the correct decision when pressurised
  • Flexibility on working hours and duties
  • ‘Can do’ approach
  • Accuracy
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
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  • Salary £30,000 - £32,000/annum
  • Location Northallerton
  • Hours 40
  • Deadline March 31, 2024
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