Despatch Supervisor

£20000 - £24000 per annum
14 Oct 2016
11 Nov 2016
Customer Experience
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced Warehousing or Production professional, looking to take on a new challenge? If so, we are recruiting and are looking for individuals just like you!

Snell Advanced Media is a new company with a unique mix of experience and energy. We have the vision to deliver business-transforming solutions across the media production ecosystem. Our future-ready systems enable broadcasters, content owners and service providers to evolve their business models to succeed in the consumer- driven era.

We understand that it’s not only about the future – to get there., today’s needs are also paramount; our smart, agile technology maximizes efficiency and productivity in today’s rapidly changing media landscape. SAM offers a comprehensive range of products right across the media production chain. Individually, each offers unique, class-leading capabilities.

Due to continuing business success and growth we now have a fantastic opportunity available for a Despatch Supervisor to join our team in Newbury, working 37.5 hours a week.

Despatch Supervisor responsibilities:

Reporting to the Shipping Manager; you will be supervising Despatch, consisting of Packing and Finished Goods area to ensure that product is packed in an efficient and timely manner and stored safely and securely. Your responsibilities will also include:
  • Ensuring that adequate stocks of packing materials are maintained at all times.
  • Co-ordinating with Production Managers for receiving and packing of all products.
  • Ensuring that all Despatch areas are kept neat and tidy and all operations are carried out in accordance with the company’s health and safety policy.
  • Arranging for shipment and return of authorised demonstration/hire/loan equipment and raise necessary shipping documentation.
  • Logging movements of demonstration/hire/loan equipment on MFG computer system.
  • Providing cover for all areas of Despatch, as required.
  • Attending weekly meeting with Production manager to ensure that sufficient packaging orders are in place, to meet requirements.
  • Ordering packaging on a weekly basis.
  • Raising orders for packaging supplies on MFG and Oracle systems.
  • Process orders on Oracle system ready for shipment.
  • Loading and unloading of collection and delivery vehicles.
  • Any other adhoc duties as required.

The ideal Despatch Supervisor:

In order to be successful for this role, you will need proven experience of working within a stores/packing environment alongside previous supervisory responsibilities. You will also need:
  • Experience of dealing with both internal and external teams.
  • Current forklift licence preferable, although is not essential.
  • Good computer skills with excellent attention to detail.
  • Good literacy and numeracy.
  • Self-motivation with the ability to operate under the minimum of supervision and communicate clearly.


In return for the Despatch Supervisor position, we offer a competitive salary of £20,000 - £24,000 per annum plus a range of benefits including:
  • 33 days annual leave (including bank/public holidays)
  • Company pension scheme
  • Company Private Medical
  • Company Life Assurance
  • On site canteen
  • Free onsite parking
  • Career progression, long term prospect with a strong company

If you are looking for your next challenge as a Despatch Supervisor then we want to hear from you, please click APPLY!

No terminology in the advert you have seen is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we will gladly accept applications from all sections of the community.