Driver – East Rand

  • Johannesburg
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: General Retail
  • Reference: 19785

    Vacancy Details

    Employer: BN Division

    Dis-Chem Pharmacies requires a Driver with a valid car license and motorbike licence for their East Rand store in Gauteng region. You will be responsible for delivering goods to customers in a timely, productive and professional manner.

    PS. Driver with a valid car license and motorbike licence (Must have both licenses)

    Minimum Requirements:


    • Grade 12 / Matric
    • Valid driver’s license (Motoribike and Car)
    • Willing and able to work retail hours and/or shifts


    • Previous experience in a similar role

    Job Description:

    • Safely transport products to customer locations in a timely, safe and courteous manner
    • Be open to learning the various dispatch functions
    • Ensure the correct products are delivered to the correct customer within the specified time
    • Ensure that fridge line deliveries are prioritised and transported using cooler boxes and cold packs
    • Use the shortest and most efficient route to the customer, and back to the store
    • Return back to the store immediately after delivery, so the vehicle can be utilised for a second or third delivery
    • Ensure that after completion of delivery, that the vehicle is repacked to prevent boxes from falling and damaging the stock or vehicle
    • Be fully accountable for all damages and losses through the delivery process
    • Provide special care when delivering fragile and hazardous products
    • Comply with minimum standards of efficiency and accuracy, in order to meet company standards
    • Follow delivery/pickup instructions from manager
    • Ensure that all collections/store returns / inter-branches are correctly checked, signed for and returned to the receiving area
    • Ensure all delivery paperwork is signed upon delivery
    • Ensure to have the correct names and addresses of customers
    • Ensure all invoices recorded on the delivery log sheet, are available and correctly recorded
    • Ensure all invoices are signed in the correct manner and to report any discrepancies to the relevant manager
    • Comply with the company vehicle policy at all times
    • Complete and maintain an accurate vehicle logbook
    • Process payments on all transactions via EFT and cash
    • Ensure that the vehicle is never unattended during the delivery process
    • Ensure the vehicle is clean and washed
    • Inspect the vehicle for any defects and safe operating conditions before, during and after trips; and report any concerns to the manager
    • Report on all accidents and incidents involving drivers or company equipment
    • Adhere to the road traffic rules and regulations as per the National Road Traffic Act
    • Be responsible for any traffic fines allocated to the vehicle you drive
    • Create effective and efficient relationships with internal and external customers to improve operating efficiencies
    • Establish long-term customer relationship through prompt and courteous service
    • Ensure professional behaviour when dealing with customers
    • Report customer complaints, compliments, requests to management, and provide feedback




    • Strong command of the English language
    • Presentable
    • Effective engagement with customers, management and staff
    • Trustworthy and honest
    • Time management


    • Bilingual
    • Report bad/suspicious behaviour relating to both staff and customers


    Special conditions of employment:

    • Willing and able to work retail hours and/or shifts
    • Willing and able to work outdoors, and in various weather conditions
    • Able and physically fit to lift and move heavy boxes, and ensure health and safety standards are adhered to
    • Valid driver’s licence (Motorcycle and Car)
    • Reliable transport and/or reside in close proximity to the store
    • South African citizen
    • Clear credit and criminal records


    Remuneration and benefits:

    • Market-related salary
    • Medical aid
    • Provident fund
    • Staff account




    Dis-Chem Pharmacies is an equal opportunity employer. Dis-Chem’s approved Employment Equity Plan and targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process aligned to Dis-Chem’s Employment Equity & Transformation Strategy. Dis-Chem actively supports the recruitment of People with Disabilities.