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Despatch Supervisor Vacancy

End Date: 31/05/2020

Position Type: Permanent

Location: Arthur Mallon Foods, Hilden

We have an exciting new job role available at Mallon’s Sausages. We are looking for a Despatch Supervisor.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a business who is very much future focused. Arthur Mallon Foods is considered an innovative, progressive business always looking at how we can be better and do better, which is apparent in being leading producer of sausages in Ireland, County Monaghan since 1940.

The role offers opportunity for you to learn and progress and work with experienced senior management team, who have abundance of tacit/ industry knowledge in food manufacturing.

Our business is continuing to expand and grow, exciting plans are underway for a new modern factory and investment in people! We are seeking to up skill our leaders within the business. In order to do that, we need the right people in the right roles…

Looking for experienced leader.

Individual will be responsible for the performance of all despatch functions as measured by core metrics : Quality, Customer Service, Safety, Pperformance & People Development.

Role will report into Head of Manufacturing.

Core Responsibilities.

To co-ordinate the receipt of customer orders from admin department, to assembly of orders from production, and to oversee their despatch from the premises, ensuring all required specifications are achieved.

Lead & supervise the despatch team end to end.

Ensuring team is efficient and productive in job roles and orders are picked correctly and efficiently.

Area ownership – capacity/volume, Succession planning, process control, housekeeping, flow, stock, Customer accounts, Safety.

Get involved/ spear head continuous improvement activity within your area

People management / training and issue resolution under guide of HR Manager

Reporting on departments performance to agreed targets

Sites adherence to Mallon’s safety & quality standards in department

Stock ownership – acceptance, accuracy, feedback to Admin team/ Head of Operations Manager

Lead & manage staff to deliver on Core KPIs of quality, safety and customer specifications

Transport Logistics knowledge/ warehouse management


Leadership, supervisory skills

Interpersonal & business management skills.

Training, mentoring and people development skills

KPI / Target driven

Fork-lift license / Pallet Truck license extremely desirable

2-3 years Supervisor/ Leadership experience Despatch department

Scanning / good knowledge of IT systems

Core KPIs

People: Development

Customer Satisfaction

Continuous Improvement Initiatives in department

Adherence to Lean Operations deliverables by head of Operations


Efficiency Safety


If you are interested in this position please request an Application Form from