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General Assistant wanted: Food Lovers Market

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Food Lovers Market is looking for a General Assistant to join their team and is going to ensure that equipment is received, stored and maintained in a correct manner.

Closing date: Ongoing

Location: Vanderbijlpark S. E. 1, Gauteng

Job description

This is a summary of what the job involves to help you decide if you are a good fit.

This position reports directly to the Supervisor and the Manager and will be required to work different shifts across trading and non-trading hours, including Sundays and Public Holiday.

What you’ll do

This is a list of tasks that you will be responsible for doing on your days at work.

  • Yard and equipment housekeeping.
  • Ensure safe storage of all equipment in yard.
  • Remove 3rd party equipment from warehouse and prepare for return.
  • Responsible for meeting or exceeding accuracy expectations and productivity minimums as directed by Operations Management.

  • Operates safety sensitive and heavy equipment such as, but not limited to, forklifts, pallet jacks and flat bed carts in a safe and effective manner to minimize the risk of injury, or property damage.
  • Performs a daily stock count on all equipment.
  • Ensure the pre-determined equipment pool is maintained so there is no loss of productivity.

  • Performs pre-inspections and post-inspections of all equipment before and after use.
  • Ensures security of company assets.
  • Maintain a clean, safe, and orderly work environment always.

  • Performs any other equipment related duties as required by Operations.
  • Use your numeric skills for tasks like counting and basic calculations.
  • Bring a positive attitude to the workplace, contributing to a pleasant team atmosphere.

  • Thrive under pressure, ensuring tasks are completed efficiently during busy periods.
  • Demonstrate your physical strength by lifting heavy objects safely.
  • Work in a hot environment, maintaining your stamina and focus.

Requirements

This is a list of things you will need in order to be considered for this role

  • Matric
  • English
  • Clear criminal record

Preferences

Meeting the preferences would be a plus, but if you don’t, it won’t stop companies from considering you.

  • South African candidates
  • Experience: General Assistant
  • Within 15km from job
  • Experience: Minimum 1 years’ experience as a general assistant in the warehouse environment

Application Process

This is a list of things you will need to do when completing your application to this job.

Assessments required for application

  • Potential Work Performance Assessment Battery

Questions required for application

When applying for this job, you will be asked to answer these question(s).

  • Do you live within travelling distance from the job?
  • Have you passed Matric? (You will be required to bring your Matric Certificate as proof if you are selected for an interview.)

  • What keeps you going, even in difficult circumstances?
  • Are you able to work under pressure, how do you handle pressure?
  • List three of your strenghts and three of your weaknesses.

  • Are you willing to work 6 shifts per week (including Sundays and Public holidays) across trading and non-trading hours?
  • Are you willing to perform manual handling tasks, including lifting heavy objects and relocating products as required?

  • Please list all warehouse equipment licenses you have. (For example please list if you have a license to operate Pallet Jacks, Forklifts, Reach Trucks, etc?

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