TRUCK DRIVER – CODE 10 – OPERATIONS – GAUTENG

Introduction

Diplomat South Africa is recruiting for the role of Truck Driver – Code 10 in the Operations division based in Johannesburg, Gauteng. The position will report to the Distribution Controller.

Duties & Responsibilities

To ensure that the right order is delivered to the correct customer within the required delivery time frame. Also ensuring a high level of customer service, as well as the completion of all administration to ensure route closure.

  • Execute driver responsibilities cost effectively.
  • Contribute to the cost savings targets of the company through efficient and safe driving.
  • Build and maintain relationships with customers to deliver on service excel-lence targets through effective communication, professional conduct and attention to detail.
  • Conduct an inspection at point of delivery to ensure goods are not dam-aged and complies to prescribed standards.
  • Assist to resolve delivery disputes with customers to prevent return of goods.
  • Provide feedback to management on customer related incidents, queries, concerns etc.
  • Ensure cleanliness and good service record of vehicle at all times to ensure access to customer premises.
  • Follow route plans and ensure accurate record keeping of travel mileage and petrol slips.
  • Ensure vehicle is securely loaded and locked and sealed prior to departure.
  • Take responsibility for loading of vehicle, the goods in transit and any returns from the customer.
  • Complete daily vehicle check sheets, licensing, roadworthiness, and cleanliness.
  • Report any defects timeously to ensure a safe and road worthy vehicle at all times.
  • Conduct planning of deliveries to point of sale to ensure meeting deadlines during high peak times.
  • Collect relevant documentation and proof of delivery at every customer.
  • Accurately record activities on a daily basis to ensure reference and records at all times.
  • Compliance with Good Warehouse Practices and quality management.
  • Adhere to company’s Health and Safety rules, laws and regulations.

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • Completed Matric or equivalent accredited by SAQA OR equivalent work experience.
  • A valid Code 10 Drivers License with PDP.
  • 5 years’ experience as a Code 10 within the FMCG Industry.
  • Good knowledge of the Gauteng region and routes.
  • Ability to travel long distance with safe driving record.
  • Ability to read and understand specific vehicle operating manuals to ensure safe and appropriate operations of the vehicle.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.

Package & Remuneration

  • Provident Fund.
  • Monthly incentive.

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