Warehouse Assistant

Warehouse Assistant
AVI Limited
Cape Town, Western Cape


Posted 01 July 2021 – Closing Date 09 July 2021

Job Details

Job Description

The Coffee Importers and Roasters Organisation (CIRO) is a true coffee emporium. As the preferred one-stop solution, CIRO offers expert services in sourcing, roasting, blending, packaging, training, equipment, technical support, national and international distribution and market trend analysis.  As the largest manufacturer of pure coffee in South Africa, it is easy to understand why CIRO is a noteworthy front runner within the coffee service industry and renowned for consistent quality, innovative product formats and extra value offering.

An exciting opportunity exists for a Warehouse Assistant at CIRO in EppingCape Town.  The purpose of this role is to efficiently and effectively operate and drive a forklift truck, to pick the correct product and quantity in accordance with the order received from the customer, in a manner which is conducive to protecting product quality and providing a safe working environment.

Line Manager: Warehouse Manager

Job Specification:

Key Performance Areas:

  • Ensure all orders are shipped to customers in a timely manner in adherence to delivery schedules
  • Communicate all delays or variances in inbound/outbound freight to the warehouse supervisor
  • Monitor stock levels and expire dates
  • Picking of stock
  • Assist in the loading and offloading of delivery vehicles
  • Check that stock is been rotated
  • Enforce policies regarding security and safety in order to maintain a safe working environment
  • Maintain appropriate and complete required documentation on all orders
  • Conduct monthly stock counts and daily spot-checks on stock accuracy, equipment and cleanliness
  • Identify discrepancies between stock records and take action
  • Minimize environmental influences and manage effectively energy in current warehouse structures
  • Identify opportunities to improve the performance
  • To partner with the warehouse team and other departments personnel to continuously improve Warehouse management procedures, practices, and systems.
  • Performing Chep pallet counts on a regular basis
  • Correct stacking of Chep pallets
  • Ensure stock is put away into the correct location
  • Assist with loading and offloading of trucks using a hyster
  • Loading of Vehicles
  • Off Loading of Vehicles
  • Ensure forklifts are kept clean

Minimum Requirements:


  • 2 – 4 years Warehouse experience within an FMCG environment


  • Matric / Grade 12 / NQF4

Additional Requirements:

  • Valid Forklift Driver’s license


  • Meeting Deadlines
  • Attention to Detail
  • Planning and Organising
  • Taking Initiative
  • Working Together
  • Persisting