DC Assistant

DC Assistant
Johannesburg, Gauteng


Posted 14 October 2021 – Closing Date 18 October 2021

Job Details

Job Description


This leading South African publisher and distributor has 6 Fixed term job openings for one month in the Warehouse Department for DC Assistants to be based in Johannesburg. The successful candidates will report to the relevant Team Leader/s.


Job Requirements:


  • Matric Certificate
  • 1-2 years’ experience in warehousing stores environment
  • The applicant must be able to work night shift when required to
  • A forklift driving license is an advantage
  • Must be able to work night shift if needed
  • Must be able to work overtime is needed


Skills and competencies


  • Accurate
  • Attention to detail
  • Can work quickly and carefully
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Team player
  • Physically fit and able to lift heavy packages repeatedly


Key Responsibilities:


  • Receive, pick and or dispatch items for orders and check contents against order documentation;
  • Compare reference numbers and report errors in logbook and provide feedback to supervisor;
  • Prepare packages for shrink wrapping where required and ensure breakable items are correctly packaged;
  • Use the correct size of packaging material based on the size and contents of the package;
  • Place label correctly on outside of packaging;
  • Identify and report any incorrect picking mistakes and or packaging of parcels;
  • Clean and conduct basic maintenance of machinery used in packing, replenishing packing materials as required and alerting supervisor to any problems with machinery;
  • Comply with health and safety requirements;
  • Maintain clean workstation;
  • Assist colleagues with workload when required; and
  • Participate in stock-takes
  • Picking and packing of orders
  • Forklift driving when applicable.
  • Achieve daily, weekly monthly targets as set out on KPa’s


These are Fixed term positions with no expectation of a contract renewal. 


Given the employment equity policy of Media24, preference will be given to suitable
candidates from the designated groups.


Anyone who is interested in applying for the position/s and who meet the requirements of the post may direct an application in the form of a comprehensive CV and covering letter on our online application system.