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Despatch Operative

  • Location: Sheffield
  • Salary: Up to £21000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: General Engineering & Manufacturing
  • Contact: Lauren Mansell
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 07 August 2022
  • Job Ref: BBBH877_1658218332

Job Title Despatch Operative

Metalis are working with a prestigious manufacturing company who are major players in the oil and gas industry. Based in S9 (Sheffield), they're looking for someone to join their busy dispatch team:

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Process orders in accordance with works instructions. Including correct packaging of material when requested ensuring acknowledged delivery dates are maintained.
  • Load/unload vehicles in a safe manner ensuring a safe working environment and transport resources are utilised appropriately.
  • Liaise with production schedulers to ensure coordination of orders and maintain delivery promises.


  • Strong attention to detail
  • Crane driving/slinging/manual handling/ forklift competency
  • Effective communication

Job Requirements Qualifications

  • Previous experience of working in an engineering environment
  • Understanding of job scheduling/date priorities.
  • Sound understanding of H&S procedures

Salary, Hours and Benefits:

  • Days/Nights Rotational 40 hours per week
  • £9.50 - £10.17 per hour plus premium shift allowance
  • Up to £21k per annum
  • 25 days annual leave per annum (pro rata Jan-Dec) plus recognised public holidays
  • 4% employer pension contribution
  • Life Assurance Policy - 3 x annual salary
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Free and secure onsite parking