Despatch Operative

Closing Date: 22/11/18
Location: Coveris Cramlington
Department: Labels

We are currently recruiting for a Despatch Operative to join our Production team based at Coveris UK’s Cramlington site. This role is both permanent and full time, working on a triple shift.


Key Areas of Responsibility

Orders are ready to be despatched

The communication of required stock adjustments

Support the CSE function through clear communication of possible delivery failures in line with Coveris standards of service

Liaising with all internal departments to establish when jobs will be ready to be despatched.

Ensuring all despatches are entered onto the transport spreadsheet

Recording accurately and completely all transport information

Filing and general admin within the office

Maintenance and good housekeeping

Working to tight schedules to ensure a high level of service to all departments

To adhere to the companies Health & Safety and Hygiene policies

To fully understand and have knowledge of Prism and its use in all aspects of despatch as per training given

Fully understand and despatch customer deliveries as per training given

Booking in goods with customers via email or telephone communication

Booking transport for required customer deliveries


Key Requirements

Excellent communicator (written and verbal) at all times

Great attention to detail

Strategic and innovative thinker

Organised and calm under pressure

Friendly, approachable and flexible – a team player

Proactive and enthusiastic


Commercially aware

To be trusted to use own initiative

Travel may be required therefore current, clean driving licence is essential

Computer literate – MS Outlook, Excel, Word

Previous despatch experience

Counterbalance licence is essential and Stand on Stacker / Order Picker are desirable



Should you feel that your skills and experience match the specification, please submit your covering letter and CV along with your salary expectations to our team.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, unfortunately we are unable to provide individual feedback. If you have not heard from us within 7 days after the closing date, then please assume that your application has not been successful.

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