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Distribution Supervisor

  • £22000 - £25000 per annum
  • Ashton-under-Lyne
  • Posted: 22/03/2018
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: CC011236

Job Details

The BJD Group are currently recruiting for a Distribution Supervisor for a bespoke printer and innovative Manufacturer of Art. The role is based in their purpose built site near Ashton-Under-Lyne.  

On offer is a salary of up to £25,000 + 12% bonus based on attendance.

Working hours are Monday to Friday 08.00 – 17.00

Full training is provided for this role. In the role you will be expected to lead and coach you team while also being hands on with the work. The role is viewed as 50% management and 50% hands on work.

The Company

Our client is a well-established manufacturer, supplying multiple pallet deliveries in high volume to National Accounts via National Distribution Centres.

The Role

The role would involve administration, quality control and general despatch duties within an area that is predominantly hands-on. While the majority of your time would involve packing pallets and co-ordinating order completion it does involve a level of supervision of a small team.


a)    Understanding and implementing varying goods-in procedures stipulated by National Accounts.

b)    Managing the freight companies and overseeing the administration within the department.

c)    Creating and producing warning/packing labels via Powerpoint.

d)    Understanding the supply chain to ensure the product transports to the customer in good condition.

e)    Forward planning/ordering of packaging materials.

f)     Booking in with Freight Companies and National Distribution Centres.

g)    To ensure all goods-in are received correctly and distributed to correct departments.

h)    Loading pallets and wagons and maintaining accurate paperwork systems.

i)      Offer support in running a busy packing department and maintaining a high level of quality control.


a)    Must have previous experience within a logistics position preferably with some degree of supervisory involvement, but not essential.

b)    Strong administration skills and must be able to demonstrate a high level of thoroughness.

c)    Must to be organised and assertive, able to use own initiative and be self-motivated.

d)    Preferably to have a Stacker Truck licence.


You may have experience of the following: Distribution Supervisor, Logistics, Despatch, Team Leader, Stock Controller, Supply Chain Warehouse Supervisor, Despatch Coordinator, Manufacturing Despatch Supervisor. Goods out Coordinator.

Based near Ashton-under-Lyne it is commutable from:












As the leading Logistics, Supply Chain, Purchasing and Production recruitment specialist we provide a range of services tailored to deliver resourcing solutions to clients needs.

If you are interested please email or phone 01858 455 098 quoting Reference CC/011236