Chemical Storeman

Chemical Storeman
AVI Limited
Cape Town, Western Cape


Posted 24 November 2021 – Closing Date 30 November 2021

Job Details

Job Description

A love for the sea and passion for fishing are the driving forces behind I&J, a leading fishing company and manufacturer of high quality chilled and frozen foods. Almost 110 years old, I&J is the trusted name in seafood, operating a modern and efficient trawler fleet, and continually investing in the training and development of experienced fishing crews, committed to fishing responsibly, with a long-term vision. I&J has achieved and maintained accreditation from the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) since 2004. I&J is a globally respected supplier of high quality, chilled and frozen Cape Hake and a leading producer of farmed Cape Abalone. It is also one of AVI’s great South African brands. I&J is proudly South African and invests in, and empowers, the communities in which it operates.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a CHEMICAL STOREMAN at I&J, Primary Processing, Cape Town. The purpose of this role is to ensure that hygiene staff in Processing areas and the cleaning contractor are issued with cleaning chemicals for cleaning and sanitation purposes. Responsible for swabbing food contact surfaces and processing equipment within the Factory to verify the effectiveness of the cleaning and sanitation process

Line Manager: Quality Assurance Manager

Number of Direct Reports: 0

Job Specification:
Key Performance Areas:

  • Issues cleaning chemicals to hygiene staff and cleaners in processing areas for operation and sanitation purposes
  • Responsible for the stock control of chemicals in the chemical store, and if volumes are low stock must be ordered from the chemical supplier
  • Responsible for the cleanliness (hygiene) of the chemical store and surrounding areas and need to ensure that the personal hygiene, safety, GMP’s and HACCP rules are adhered to
  • Document and report all relevant information relating to quality and food safety matters to highlight non-conformances and effect continuous improvement
  • Responsible for daily inspections of pre-requisites (pest control, operation and sanitation)
  • Responsible for the daily operation and sanitation of processing lines and equipment when required
  • Responsible for swabbing food contact surfaces, processing equipment. Hands of staff within the Factory to verify the effectiveness of the cleaning and sanitation process
  • Responsible for the drawing and submission of water and ice samples within the processing areas
  • Ensures compliance to Safety procedures of oneself
  • Participates in team meetings and communicates with all departments
  • Assists Quality Assurance manager where required & performance of other general tasks were requested

Minimum Requirements:

  • 2 years’ experience in hygiene and cleaning
  • Basic Microbiology experience


  • Matric

Additional Requirements:

  • HACCP Knowledge
  • Handling of cleaning chemicals advantageous


  • Documenting Facts
  • Thinking Rationally
  • Influencing Others
  • Articulating Information
  • Being Self-assured
  • Attention to Detail
  • Minimising Risk
  • Maintaining Productivity