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Driver: Forklift

Job type: Full-time


Boksburg, Gauteng

Full job description


Deutsche Post DHL Group is the world’s leading logistics and mail company.

We’re one of the world’s largest employers, operating in over 220 countries and territories. We’re Europe’s largest postal service, partner for eCommerce and pioneers in secure digital communication. We’re number one in contract logistics and international express delivery, and a leader in the forwarding business.

Join us and you’ll be working for a global company that’s focused on service, quality and sustainability, and using the power of global trade to connect people and improve lives.

And not just for our Customers, but for every member of our Group too.

At DHL Supply Chain South Africa we’re looking for…


Forklift Driver

Business Overview

This is a busy, fast paced operation which offers many challenges and opportunities for the right person. This position is based at Spartan, Gauteng.

Role Outline

Movement of palletized stock according to requirements of the operation. Loading and offloading of trucks and containers. To ensure pallets are stacked according to standards inside and outside of the warehouse. To safely move stock between locations and to assist with Stock Take and Cycle counts. Service delivery – on time – accurately. To maintain the integrity of the company at all times. Ensure customer service is the highest standard and that losses to the company are kept to a minimum


All employees, Departmental Managers Performance Indicators

General Accountabilities

Honesty – pride in his job and an eye for detail

Loading and offloading of vehicles and containers

Clear understanding of the clients requirements

Ensure pallets are according to stacking standards

To ensure that damages are kept to a minimum

Housekeeping of the highest standard

Daily checks of operational machine and completion of daily checklist – check daily controls – brakes hydraulic oil – tyres

Ensure correct use of MHE and other company equipment and to timeously report any defects

To report and record any non-conformity with regards to customer merchandise

Maintain high level of hygiene of MHE

To work within operating areas as determined by management and performing ADHOC duties as and when required to meet the needs of the business

When carrying out duties – follow standard operating procedures and safe working practices

To assist with the induction of new employees

Perform administrative tasks in line with SOP

Completion of daily MHE check lists

Safe and correct operation of equipment

Keep damages to a minimum

Work in 0 degree warehouse (Cold Foods)


Matric / Grade 12 Certificate

Valid Forklift license

1 – 2 years driving experience


Computer literacy

Communication skills

Ability to work within a rapidly changing environment

Deadline driven

Good written and communication skills

Logistics / Warehousing experience

Enforcement of Health & Safety procedures and identify hazards

Achieve work targets and is willing to take on additional roles / responsibilities

Ability to work under pressure


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