Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited
Closing Date 08 December 2020
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DivisionDC – CM Division
Minimum experienceEntry Level
Company primary industryWarehousing
Job functional areaDistribution
Dis-Chem Pharmacies’ Distribution Centre in Midrand has an opportunity available for a Driver to join the team. The main purpose of this role will be to achieve operational excellence, within the Dis-Chem Warehouse and ensure efficient and accurate delivery of required goods to the correct customer in order and good condition.
Grade 12 / Matric
Code 14 Drivers licence and valid PDP
3 Years Driving Experience
Ensure the right products get delivered to the right store/customer at the right time.
Use the shortest and most efficient route to the delivery store and back to the warehouse.
Assist in developing and maintaining an organized and efficient loading and off-loading system.
Adhere to store and/or warehouse loading and unloading policies and procedures.
Verify all TU’s listed on the truck manifest are correctly and accurately offloaded at the store.
Ensure that all collections/store returns/Inter-branches are correctly checked, signed for and returned to the Dispatch area.
Return back to the warehouse immediately after a delivery, so the vehicle can be utilized for a second or third delivery.
Ensure the returns of empty pallets, totes and recyclable cardboard and plastic are accurately recorded and loaded.
Ensure that the next store seal has been correctly applied as recorded on the truck manifest.
Ensure all DLS’s / trip sheets, presented to store management are correct and that they have been signed.
Ensure all discrepancies and any issues regarding the delivery are accurately recorded on the DLS and co-signed.
Offload the correct goods for the required store in such a manner as to prevent damages.
Be fully accountable for all damages and losses throughout the delivery process.
Ensure at all times that the pallet jack is correctly secured.
Ensure to act as a professional representative of the company and adhering to the company uniform policy.
Inspect truck as per weekly vehicle check list for any defects and safe operational conditions daily.
Report on all accidents and incidents involving drivers or company equipment. Complete incident report and hand to dispatch manager.
Adhere to the road traffic rules and regulations as per the road traffic act.
Be liable for any traffic fines allocated to the vehicle he/ she is driving.
Knowledge of Distribution Centre, logistics and supply chain operations. Have knowledge of the business measures and targets, directly related to own role.
English –Read, write and speak.
Be able to communicate proactively in order to build co-operative relationships with internal customers.
Ability to work under pressure
Trustworthy and honest.
2nd Language – Read, write and speak.
Be able to identify operational obstacles and opportunities and remain calm and focused under pressure.
Special conditions of employment:
South African or valid work permit
MIE, clear criminal and credit
Be able to adapt to working hours according to business needs
Knowledge of KZN region
Remuneration and benefits:
Market related salary
ONLY SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED. IF YOU HAVEN`T BEEN CONTACTED WITHIN TWO WEEKS AFTER THE CLOSING DATE CONSIDER YOUR APPLICATION AS UNSUCCESSFUL.
Dis-Chem Pharmacies is an equal opportunity employer. Dis-Chem’s approved Employment Equity Plan and targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process aligned to Dis-Chem’s Employment Equity & Transformation Strategy. Dis-Chem actively supports the recruitment of People with Disabilities.