DC Machine Operator – Power Pallet Truck (PPT)

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited – Midrand, Gauteng

5 days agoPermanent
Dis-Chem Pharmacies’ in Midrand has an opportunity available for a DC Machine Operator – PPT to join the team. The main purpose of this role will be to achieve operational excellence, within the Dis-Chem Distribution Centre. Ensure efficient and accurate picking, replenishment and counting of stock in line with company standard operational procedures within the warehouse. Transport of goods from one point to another as per management/ operational requirements using relevant machinery.

Minimum Requirements…

Essential:
Grade 12 / Matric
Valid PPT License
1-2 Years PPT Operator experience.

Advantageous:
Experience in a Distribution, Logistics or Supply Chain Environment.

Job Specification…

Check the conditions of the machine and report any damage or irregularities.
Ensure when the cage is attached to your machine it needs to be correctly secured with chains. It is your responsibility to ensure all occupants of the cage wear safety harnesses.
Test the hydraulics/ mechanical/ electrical systems of the machine and the information gauges to ensure that they are functioning properly.
Verify that all points on the maintenance checklist are complete.
When parking the machine after a job is completed, park the machine in designated area and ensure the forks are touching the ground.
Ensure the forks and cage of the reach truck is clean.
Check if fuel/ charge are required and inform maintenance technician accordingly.
Accurately report on the condition of the machine and any maintenance activity or replacement that may be required to the supervisor.
Ensure the machine operator agreement is understood and signed.
Ensure safety harness is worn when necessary.
Test the hydraulics/ mechanical/ electrical systems of the machine and the information gauges to ensure that they are functioning properly.
Verify that all points on the maintenance checklist are complete.
When parking the machine after a job is completed, park the machine in designated area and ensure the forks are touching the ground.
Ensure the forks and cage of the reach truck is clean.
Check if fuel/ charge are required and inform maintenance technician accordingly.
Accurately report on the condition of the machine and any maintenance activity or replacement that may be required to the supervisor.
Ensure the machine operator agreement is understood and signed.
Ensure safety harness is worn when necessary.
Test the hydraulics/ mechanical/ electrical systems of the machine and the information gauges to ensure that they are functioning properly.
Verify that all points on the maintenance checklist are complete.
When parking the machine after a job is completed, park the machine in designated area and ensure the forks are touching the ground.
Ensure the forks and cage of the reach truck is clean.
Check if fuel/ charge are required and inform maintenance technician accordingly.
Accurately report on the condition of the machine and any maintenance activity or replacement that may be required to the supervisor.
Test the hydraulics/ mechanical/ electrical systems of the machine and the information gauges to ensure that they are functioning properly.
Verify that all points on the maintenance checklist are complete.
When parking the machine after a job is completed, park the machine in designated area and ensure the forks are touching the ground.
Ensure the forks and cage of the reach truck is clean.
Check if fuel/ charge are required and inform maintenance technician accordingly.
Accurately report on the condition of the machine and any maintenance activity or replacement that may be required to the supervisor.
Ensure the machine operator agreement is understood and signed.
Ensure safety harness is worn when necessary.
Ensure the machine operator agreement is understood and signed.
Ensure safety harness is worn when necessary.
Test the hydraulics/ mechanical/ electrical systems of the machine and the information gauges to ensure that they are functioning properly.
Verify that all points on the maintenance checklist are complete.
When parking the machine after a job is completed, park the machine in designated area and ensure the forks are touching the ground.
Ensure the forks and cage of the reach truck is clean.
Check if fuel/ charge are required and inform maintenance technician accordingly.
Accurately report on the condition of the machine and any maintenance activity or replacement that may be required to the supervisor.
Ensure the machine operator agreement is understood and signed.
Ensure safety harness is worn when necessary.
Competencies

Essential:
Knowledge of Distribution Centre, logistics and supply chain operations
Have knowledge of the business measures and targets, directly related to own role
Proactively communicates in order to build co-operative relationships with internal customers
Have knowledge and understand consequential impacts of decisions made. – i.e. Good judgement.
Be able to work in a pharmaceutical environment (site applicable
Ability to work under pressure
Be able to communicate proactively in order to build co-operative relationships with internal customers
Deadline driven

Advantageous:
2nd Language – Read, write and speak.

Special conditions of employment:
South African or valid work permit
MIE, clear criminal and credit
Driver’s license and/or own reliable transport

Remuneration and benefits:
Market related salary
Medical aid
Provident fund
Staff account

ONLY SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED. IF YOU HAVEN`T BEEN CONTACTED WITHIN TWO WEEKS AFTER THE CLOSING DATE CONSIDER YOUR APPLICATION AS UNSUCCESSFUL.

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.