VIRTUOSO DOORS is an industry-leading business, providing one of the largest high-end composite door ranges available. With a capability and capacity that continue to grow, Virtuoso Doors’ success is born from both the excellence of its products and the outstanding calibre of its people.  Part of a group that includes Customade Group Ltd, Polyframe Ltd, and Stevenswood we are expanding and operate from our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility based in Gateshead. 

 We are now looking to recruit a permanent Despatch Operative for our Virtuoso Doors Division

Job Purpose

Reporting to the Transport Manager, you will be responsible for working within our despatch department manually loading vehicles, whilst ensuring the right products are delivered in full to our customers


Key Duties

  • Picking of doors, panels, glass and components for loading onto trolleys/lorries
  • Co-ordinate finished products and other components parts from the various production areas in the despatch areas, in a logical sequence
  • Sort by delivery day(s), by customer, by job numbers on trolleys ready for loading and despatch
  • Manually load the products onto vehicles, in the correct delivery, ensuring the goods are securely leashed to the sides of the vehicle and protected against damage in transit
  • Ensure that all accessories, samples and literature where necessary are loaded for delivery as required
  • Housekeeping, despatch area to be kept clean an presentable
  • Reporting any missing items/shortages to the Transport Manager



To be successful in this role: 

  • Previous warehouse/manual handballing experience is highly advantageous
  • Physical stamina to withstand the demands of heavy lifting in a despatch environment
  • Good people and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Team player with a flexible approach


What we offer:

Salary: £11.53ph (£23,232pa)

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Monday to Thursday 10am – 6.30pm, Friday 9am-5.30pm

Location: Gateshead                                 


 Benefits offered:

  • Annual holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • Pension & Life Assurance Scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity & Paternity Pay
  • Uniform provided
  • Training and Succession Planning
  • Social events throughout the year
  • Employee discounts on our products
  • One day’s paid volunteering leave to support your chosen charity


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