Materials Handler – Lilianton

Gauteng, Full Time Deadline: Aug 18, 2023

Job Description

Pick and prepare stock for loading onto trucks in accordance with picking slips.
Communicate with Warehouse Team Leader or Despatch Controller timeously should a product not be in the warehouse as stated on the picking slip.
Ensure FIFO system w.r.t. expired products is applied.
Expired products to be moved to allocated area for expired products.
Notify Warehouse Team Leader w.r.t. expired product moved to the allocated area.
Load and offload vehicles in accordance with documentation.
Ensure no broken or damaged products enter or leave the warehouse unless approved by the Warehouse Team Leader.
Report faulty, broken or damaged products, leaking drums to Warehouse Team Leader.
Ensure products (drums) are neat and clean before consolidated for despatch.
Damaged product in the warehouse or on a vehicle is to be repacked immediately
Ensure product is correct marked or labelled once it has been repacked.
Communicate all discrepancies noted w.r.t. stock shortages to the Despatch Controller/Warehouse Team Leader.
Required to drive a forklift and Reach Truck
Complete forklift and Reach Truck checklist daily
Keep forklift and Reach Truck battery charges in good working condition
Report any defects on the Forklift and Reach Truck to Warehouse Team Leader
Ensure accurate final checks of product picked and prepared for delivery
Ensure good housekeeping standards and cleanliness are maintained in the warehouse
Palletisation of stock, barcoding of small packs, packing of boxes onto pallets and shrink-wrapping.
Participate in stocktakes as and when required
Understand and adopt good warehousing and storage practises
Uphold and work according to all internal and external safety guidelines
Comply with SHEQ Quality system requirements and standards
Carry out weekly checklist on correct way of racking and stacking as well as removal of damaged or broken pallets
Report findings and action taken to the Warehouse Team Leader
Safety drive the forklift and Reach Truck to ensure no product damage prior to loading or when unloading or stacking.
May on occasion be required to work overtime to load or unload trucks and/or containers.

Qualifications ’ Experience
Minimum education

Grade 12
Minimum 1 years’ relevant experience in logistics, distribution, production or warehousing as a Materials Handler.
Must be able to drive both a Forklift and Reach Truck, be medically fit to drive a Forklift and Reach Truck and be in possession of a valid Forklift as well as Reach Truck driver’s license.
Must maintain medical fitness to drive both a forklift and Reach Truck in order to have the relevant driver’s license renewed successfully.
Possess excellent communication (verbal and written) skills.
Possess a sound knowledge of all Acts, i.e. hazardous chemicals, road transportation, etc.
Must be able to work independently as well as within a team and be deadline driven.
Must be able to report to the Despatch Controller as well as Warehouse Team Leader
Must be in good physical condition as it is a position that requires much physical activity
Must be very accurate and be able to work under pressure
Computer literate with basic computer skills