Bidvest International Logistics is hiring a Storeman Operator

BIL is looking to employ a skilled Storeman Operator/ MHE Operator with an F5 license who will be responsible for cargo handling, operational, administration and system functions. The successful incumbent will cover a range of warehouse activities and general operational duties.

Closing date: 20 May 2024

Location: Kempton Park

Qualifications & Experience

  • Matric/ Grade 12 or equivalent.
  • 2+ years experience within a cargo handling environment.
  • 2+ years exposure to operational administration procedures.
  • Computers / use of scanners expperience (CargoWise and SAP)
  • 3+ years years of warehousing experience.

Key Responsibilities
Operational Activities

  • Ensure all bins visited are Cycle counted to ensure stock Accuracy
  • Ensure to Count all areas under BIL control as per SLA and KPI requirements
  • Ensure daily stock receipted and binned is confirmed in the WMS systems correctly

  • Ensure all daily receipts are Quality Checked ensuring 100% correctness prior to binning
  • Expedite any urgent materials to the bins to ensure the stock is available soonest for production
  • Inspect cargo counted for damages and report if necessary

  • Bin cargo using hand held scanners after ensuring the labels on stock correlate to the actual material received
  • Ensure that the daily exception report is checked to ensure all receipts were binned as planned
  • Rectify any mistakes and highlight these to the receiving team as and when required

  • Assist with securing cargo by strapping and shrink-wrapping where necessary for safe storage
  • Safely operate reach truck and forklift as and when required
  • Ensure that handling of all client stock is done with reasonable care
  • Ensure that all scheduled daily tasks are completed prior to leaving

  • Ensure that all generated documents correlate to the receipted loads at all times
  • Quality check all receipted cargo for accuracy and correctness against system generated documents
  • Always complete any operational documents with a Name. Signature, Date and Time stamp

  • Help in other departments within the team when your area of responsibility is not busy to alleviate pressure
  • Ensure that hazardous materials are stored in accordance to the compatibility charts

  • Ensure that all inbound materials are packaged in a manner so that they will not be damaged in transit / storage
  • Identify and quarantine expired stock and report to quality control for a decision to be made
  • Ensure all stock queries are investigated and closed out as soon as possible

General Duties

  • Ensure a clear understanding of the companies SOP’s as well as policies.
  • Report any non conformances to Facility Manager.
  • Ensure that near misses are completed and escalated to management.
  • Involvement and participation in BIL WAREHOUSING EC as well as the compliance to OSH Act.

  • Ensure that near misses are completed and escalated to management.
  • In care of clients cargo as well as company assets at all times.
  • Attend Daily/Weekly Blue Area Talks – Staff Meetings

Skills & Competencies

  • Ability to handle stress and to work under pressure.
  • Good verbal communication skills in English
  • Planning and organisational skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • High efficiency levels.
  • Basic computer literacy.
  • Adherence to policies and procedures.

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