Despatch Administrator

Cranswick Country Foods, Hull (Preston)

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


The 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 Despatch Senior Supervisor.


Shift pattern: Monday-Friday 6.00 – 14.30 & 14.00 – 22.30 (rotating shits)


Main duties include (but not limited to):

  • Production of accurate and appropriate Despatch Notes
  • Check all loading/transport information prior to use to ensure that all details are correct
  • Update and maintain the booking purchases and returns spreadsheet
  • Cross checking weight sheets to ensure all details are correct
  • Answer incoming calls and deal with any queries in the absence of the Despatch Manager
  • Any other duties as required by the Despatch Admin Supervisor
  • Update supermarket pick sheets to ensure correct pallet are provided to outside haulers
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding the work that is carried out
  • Contribute to KPIs in quality, health, safety and environment, yields and customer service
  • Highlight areas of improvement
  • Assume responsibility for the management of activities which ensure food safety, integrity, legality and quality
  • Ensure adherence to all standards and processes relating to CCP monitoring, glass, complaints, label verifications and other paperwork in your department
  • Data entry


Requirements, experience and person specification

  • Good problem solving
  • Good spoken and written communication skills
  • Good judgement for decision making


A full job description is available upon request. Salary to be discussed at interview stage                                                                                                

If you are an internal applicant, please ensure you have made your line manager aware before applying and confirm this when submitting your application.


To apply, please submit your covering letter and CV to:    


Closing Date: 10th December 2021

Please note that if a suitable candidate is found, this closing date may be brought forward