Despatch Administrator

Cranswick Country Foods, Hull (Preston)

4 on 4 off- 6:00am to 6:00pm

Cranswick Country Foods is one of the largest pork processors in the UK, dealing with multiple customers, the foodservice sector and further processors.

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Despatch Administrator to join the busy Despatch team at the Preston site.

​The main purpose of the role is to ensure the efficient and effective running of any administrative work associated with the Despatch department, under the guidance of the Senior Despatch & Cold Store Manager.

Main duties include:

  • Production of accurate and appropriate Despatch Notes.
  • Maintain the loading of orders on to FOPS ensuring that all information is kept up to date.
  • Issue loading sheets to the appropriate personnel in a timely manner.
  • Check all loading/transport information prior to use to ensure that all details are correct.
  • Provide Clerical support to Senior Despatch & Cold Store Manager.
  • Update and maintain the booking spreadsheet.
  • Develop communication with sales and production personnel across the site ensuring clear channels of communication and sharing of appropriate information.
  • Cross checking weight sheets to ensure all details are correct.
  • Answer incoming calls and deal with any queries in the absence of the Senior Despatch & Cold Store Manager.
  • Any other duties as required by the Senior Despatch & Cold Store Manager

If you are interested in this position, please submit your CV and covering letter to: 

Human Resources, Cranswick Country Foods, Staithes Road, Preston, HU12 8TB or email

Closing Date: Friday 16th November 2018

If you are an internal applicant, please ensure you have made your line manager aware before applying