South Africa

Forklift Driver

Company The Beverage Company
Reference # 2081014
Published 11/05/2022
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Prospecton, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Accountable for own work within defined operating procedures, standards and work routines.
Job Functions Operator
Industries Fmcg (Fast Moving Consumer Goods Sector)
To ensure effective operational excellence is achieved through the efficient and accurate loading and offloading of production lines and trucks in operations.
Key Accountabilities and Outputs
Efficient Forklift Operation
• Perform start up inspection and register for forklift operation
• Feed production with preforms or empty cans
• Feed lines with layer pads
• Feed lines with empty pallets
• Take out finished product from the Production Lines and place into the relevant warehouse sections
• Abide by health and safety requirements of the company and ensure that actions do not endanger fellow colleagues, equipment or property
• Abide by quality measures in place within the company
Adherence to the health, safety, food and environmental standards
• Staff shall adhere to all Food Safety Policies and PRP’s and shall adhere to and enforce all food safety requirements at all times
• Staff shall adhere to Health, Safety & Environmental Policies and PRP’s and shall adhere to and enforce all Health and Safety requirements at all times
• Visitor and Contractor Policy – staff shall ensure that visitors or contractors entering the facility are signed in, escorted and wear PPE, are aware of the hygiene policies and do not smoke, eat or drink inside the facility
• Code of Practice – staff shall maintain high levels of personal hygiene in accordance with the code of conduct
• Handwashing Procedure – Ensuring staff are cleaning and sanitizing hands efficiently before handling the product.
• Physical Contamination Control Policy and Procedure – Staff shall be aware of the potential of physical product contamination. Staff is aware of control measures to prevent physical contamination.
• Safety, Health and Environment Policy – Staff take reasonable measures to ensure health and safety hazards do not occur. Should an accident occur, staff shall be aware of the procedure of reporting the incident.
• First Aid Policy – Staff are aware of the first aider on site. Staff is trained to report injuries and illness to supervisors/first aiders.
• Conversant with relevant business information, policies, processes and procedures
• Maintains expected performance standards
• Enforce compliance with relevant legislative and statutory requirements
• Enforce GMP’s and conduct themselves in a manner conducive with food safety practices
• Attend Training and enforce learnings from the training for Quality, Food Safety and Health & Safety that been prescribed for them
• Be vigilant of food defense and food fraud risks
• Maintain a high level of housekeeping within the work environment
• Responsible to ensure housekeeping is performed and ensure that all products and activities are stored and are executed within the demarcated areas according to the housekeeping policy (green red and yellow areas)
• Conversant with relevant business information, policies, processes and procedures
• Maintains expected performance standards
• While Job Descriptions are written up for the purpose of a basic outline of the work and responsibilities associated with the Job, the Company encourages and expects all employees from time to time, to assist with work that may not be a direct part of their job description
Qualifications and Experience

• Grade 12 / Matric / NQF level 4 and
valid Forklift Licence (Essential)
• Up to 3 years experience (Operational Execution) FMCG
Job Closing Date 25/05/2022
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