Dispatch Coordinator

Location Fareham
Salary: £10/hr
Contact name: Joe Collins

Contact email: joe.collins@techconnectgroup.co.uk
Job ref: 130
Published: 10 days ago

We are currently recruiting a Dispatch Coordinator to work for a leading Electronics Manufacturing company in Fareham.

The Dispatch Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring all manufactured products are shipped to customers on time and in perfect condition.


  • Responsible for the busy Dispatch section in the Stores Department.

  • Organise priorities against the daily shipping lists, sales order schedules, and requests from account managers.

  • Monitor workload to ensure shipment & collection deadlines are met, utilising available trained personnel.

  • Liaise with other departments to ensure timely arrival of finished product to the dept.

  • Packaging finished goods to set out instructions and procedures.

  • Arrange the shipment of both supplier returns and material to subcontractors, when required.

  • Booking collections with couriers for both UK and International shipments.

  • Arrange Same Day shipments.

  • Arrange 3rd party collections.

  • Obtain shipping quotes, when requested.

  • Negotiate shipping costs (annually).

  • Receipt finished product to stock.

  • Monitor and control packaging material and consumable usage, updating the MRP system accordingly.

  • Obtain quotes for packaging materials, when requested.

  • Liaise with couriers and relevant parties with any customs/export issues.

  • Ensure the Dispatch section is managed and maintained to a high standard.


  • Experience of working in a similar dispatch environment.

  • Familiarity with work orders, sales orders (MRP systems) and raising shipping documents.


  • Strong organisational skills and a keen eye for detail.

  • Numerically competent.

  • Good IT skills, including Excel, Word and MRP systems.

  • Ability to work without supervision, meet deadlines and work under pressure.

  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written.

The hourly rate on offer for this role is £9.75/hr + overtime rates.