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Reach Resourcing are currently recruiting an experienced Dispatch Reach and Counterbalance Driver.

Reach Resourcing are proud to announce that we are currently recruiting experienced Dispatch Team Leader with FLT Reach and Counterbalance driver for our client based in Sutton Fields area who specialise in Food manufacturing.

Bit about the role:

Supporting the Despatch Supervisor to ensure the effective running of the Despatch operation. Assisting and supervising the collection and despatch of products according to the sales order process schedule, working in accordance with Health and Safety regulations, food safety legislation and quality standards specified by our customers.

Supervising the control of all finished goods stock, staff, materials, and equipment including housekeeping within the area. Ensuring a safe, efficient, accurate storage and stock control operation is provided up to the point of distribution ensuring that we have a full traceable process of product and paperwork


  • Group and site induction
  • Health and Safety Level 2
  • Level 3 Food Safety
  • Reach & Counterbalance FLT Licences
  • Maths & English GCSE A*-C or Equivalent
  • Team Leading Qualification (preferred but not essential)

Experience / Knowledge:

  • Understanding of relevant risk assessments and trained as competent to safe working procedures.
  • Understanding and application of hazard identification and near miss reporting
  • Accident investigation training
  • Experience in a chilled food distribution centre/warehouse and/or logistics management and distribution
  • Familiar with Computer based stock systems e.g., Nav
  • Experience in leading staff

Specific Competences:


  • Communication & Influencing
  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Flexibility
  • Problem solving and Decision making
  • Computer Literate
  • Forward thinking

To be successful candidates must be experienced, highly motivated, quality conscious, hardworking with good time and attendance.

Working Hours: 4 on / 4 off – 12 h per shift

· 6 pm to 6 am


· £14.11 per hour, depending on shift, on Permanent Contract basis.

To apply by following the directions on the website, alternatively for more information please call Reach Resourcing on 01482 235100.

Reach Resourcing recruit for Temporary, Temp-to-Perm and Permanent opportunities working across Manufacturing & Industrial, Engineering & Technical, Sales & Marketing sectors throughout the region.

If this role is not suitable for you, we would be happy to have an informal discussion regarding any future opportunities.

While we will endeavour to respond to every applicant personally, on occasion this is not always possible, therefore, if you have not heard back from us within 14 days of applying, you have been unsuccessful.