Logistic administrator

Market Drayton

Logistics administrator

Location: Market Drayton

Type: Permanent – Full Time

Hours: 4 on 4 off, 06:00am-18:00pm

Salary: competitive 

Palethorpes Bakery, an award-winning and market-share leading ‘Chilled Savoury Pastry’ food manufacturer, are currently looking to recruit a Logistics Administrator to work in Dispatch within a fast-paced food manufacturing environment on a permanent contract.

Our vision as a business is to inspire our customers through excellence in quality food, innovation and integrity. 

The successful candidate for this role will need to demonstrate the following skills and have the following responsibilities:

Job purpose:

The role is incumbent to process inbound delivery bookings by means of both telephone and email communications from Vendors, Haulier’s and internal departments.

The successful candidate will:

  •  become conversant with all Logistically associated administrative tasks, being able to stand in for planned absence and support the wider team during peak periods of demand.
  •  assume responsibility for the verification and processing of purchase orders.
  • be asked to support the investigation and help to develop performance management of 3pl partners.


•           To actively promote a safety, health and environment culture in accordance with H&S responsibilities as defined in the H&S policy

•           To operate with strict levels of integrity in dealing with business sensitive information.

•           Ensure that the booking system is maintained and published

•           Process detailed purchase orders & Invoices.

•           Help to manage the 3pl distribution accounts by analysing complex data.

•           Stock management systems analysis and verification using various computer-based data sources.


  • A competitive rate of pay
  • Company Pension
  • 24 days annual leave holiday entitlement
  • Free Car Parking
  • Formal and informal learning and development opportunities
  • A progressive working environment that puts its people at the heart of what it does
  • PPE will be provided

Skills Required:

•           A Numerate and literate

•           A flexible attitude towards the needs of the job

•           Ability to work on own initiative

•           Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

•           Ensure safe working practices are adhered to

•           Ensure GMP within the department

•           Excellent communication skills

****To apply please email your CV / resume to: recruitment.palethorpes@compleatfood.com****