Store Driver – York Street


Store Driver – York Street

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited

George, Western Cape


Closing Date 25 December 2020

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Job Details

DivisionLL Division
Minimum experienceEntry Level
Company primary industryRetail
Job functional areaOther

Job Description

Dis-Chem Pharmacies requires a Driver with a valid car license and motorbike licence for their York street store – Western Cape region. You will be responsible for delivering goods to customers in a timely, productive and professional manner.

Minimum Requirements:


Grade 12 / Matric
Valid driver’s license (Motoribike and Car)
Willing and able to work retail hours and/or shifts


Previous experience in a similar role

Job Description:

Safely transport products to customer locations in a timely, safe and courteous manner
Be open to learning the various dispatch functions
Ensure the correct products are delivered to the correct customer within the specified time
Ensure that fridge line deliveries are prioritised and transported using cooler boxes and cold packs
Use the shortest and most efficient route to the customer, and back to the store
Return back to the store immediately after delivery, so the vehicle can be utilised for a second or third delivery
Ensure that after completion of delivery, that the vehicle is repacked to prevent boxes from falling and damaging the stock or vehicle
Be fully accountable for all damages and losses through the delivery process
Provide special care when delivering fragile and hazardous products
Comply with minimum standards of efficiency and accuracy, in order to meet company standards
Follow delivery/pickup instructions from manager
Ensure that all collections/store returns / inter-branches are correctly checked, signed for and returned to the receiving area
Ensure all delivery paperwork is signed upon delivery
Ensure to have the correct names and addresses of customers
Ensure all invoices recorded on the delivery log sheet, are available and correctly recorded
Ensure all invoices are signed in the correct manner and to report any discrepancies to the relevant manager
Comply with the company vehicle policy at all times
Complete and maintain an accurate vehicle logbook
Process payments on all transactions via EFT and cash
Ensure that the vehicle is never unattended during the delivery process
Ensure the vehicle is clean and washed
Inspect the vehicle for any defects and safe operating conditions before, during and after trips; and report any concerns to the manager
Report on all accidents and incidents involving drivers or company equipment
Adhere to the road traffic rules and regulations as per the National Road Traffic Act
Be responsible for any traffic fines allocated to the vehicle you drive
Create effective and efficient relationships with internal and external customers to improve operating efficiencies
Establish long-term customer relationship through prompt and courteous service
Ensure professional behaviour when dealing with customers
Report customer complaints, compliments, requests to management, and provide feedback




Strong command of the English language
Effective engagement with customers, management and staff
Trustworthy and honest
Time management


Report bad/suspicious behaviour relating to both staff and customers


Special conditions of employment:

Willing and able to work retail hours and/or shifts
Willing and able to work outdoors, and in various weather conditions
Able and physically fit to lift and move heavy boxes, and ensure health and safety standards are adhered to
Valid driver’s licence (Motorcycle and Car)
Reliable transport and/or reside in close proximity to the store
South African citizen
Clear credit and criminal records


Remuneration and benefits:

Market-related salary
Medical aid
Provident fund
Staff account




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.