DC Machine Operator – Forklift

Full-time
DC Machine Operator – Forklift
Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited
Midrand, Gauteng
Permanent

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Posted 05 May 2021 – Closing Date 04 June 2021

Job Details

Job Description

Introduction…

Dis-Chem Pharmacies’ Distribution Centre in Midrand has an opportunity available for a Machine Operator – Forklift to join the team. The main purpose of this role will be transport of goods from one point to another as per management/ operational requirements using relevant machinery.

Minimum Requirements…

Essential:

  • Grade 12 / Matric
  • 1 -2 years’ relevant experience
  • Valid Forklift License

Job Specification…

  • Transport the pallets to the respective storage location and store them safe and neatly in the bin allocate.
  • Ensure goods loaded are within the machines weight and size limits.
  • Assist with movement of stock around the DC.
  • Pack away or transport stock within the building, following the instructions from the scanner.
  • Ensure material on pallets is stable, neat and evenly distributed to ensure safe transportation of stock.
  • Assist co-workers in physical inventories when requested.
  • Ensure necessary standards of speed, accuracy and targets are maintained, while picking.
  • Report any stock discrepancies.
  • Check the conditions of the machine and report any damage or irregularities.
  • Test the hydraulics/ mechanical/ electrical systems of the machine and the information gauges to ensure that they are functioning properly.
  • Accurately report on the condition of the machine and any maintenance activity or replacement that may be required to the supervisor.
  • Ensure that the warehouse and rack storage areas are utilized correctly.

 

Competencies

Essential:

  • English –Read, write and speak
  • Understand quality control analysis and coordination
  • Demonstrate the ability to remain calm and focused under pressure
  • Understand consequential impacts of decisions made
  • Trustworthy and Honest
  • Be able to identify operational obstacles and opportunities and remain calm and focused under pressure
  • Time management, deadline driven and attention to detail
  • Be able to adapt to working hours according to business need
  • Ability to work under pressure

Special conditions of employment:

  • South African citizen
  • MIE, clear criminal and credit

 

Remuneration and benefits:

  • Market related salary
  • Medical aid
  • Provident fund
  • Staff account

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.