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Posted on August 11, 2017

Despatch Supervisor

Job Description

MPC provides the very best in digital visual effects and post-production for the international advertising, television and feature film industries. MPC have been one of the global leaders in VFX for over 25 years and counting, with industry-leading facilities in London, Vancouver, Los Angeles, New York and Bangalore.
Manage and oversee the distribution of incoming and outgoing parcels and the despatch office.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Supervise the Despatch department, recommending improvements to workflow and dataflow;
  • Shoot Kit management;
  • Coordinate the off-siting, distribution and return of data drives in conjunction with Datalab and TechOps;
  • Answer the “Job Book” phone when not manned, making a note of the job request as appropriate;


  • Managing stockroom; monitoring stock usage and by who, general organisation and tidiness, and ensuring deliveries are put away in accordance with the delivery note;
  • Keeping inventory of items in offsite storage, e.g. furniture, marketing and PR items, decorations etc, organising pickups/drop-offs. All in coordination with Facilities Manager;
  • Liaising with PHS (sanitary bin provider), ensure that they arrive when expected an in line with the terms of our agreement;
  • Checking the outdoor despatch/Duck Lane entrance and liaising with the local council to ensure cleanliness and to report any anti-social behaviour;
  • Ordering of branded stationary and merchandise in line with buying policy;
  • Ordering and reordering of business cards in line with buying policy;
  • Subject to Facility Manager approval, ordering workspace health and safety equipment, e.g. wrist and back supports, foot rests etc;
  • Ordering first aid kits and replenishing supplies;
  • Stationery ordering and distribution; and
  • Provide any ad-hoc support for the buildings and facilities team as required.