Picker at Ciro

Job Description

Company Overview: The Coffee Importers and Roasters Organisation (CIRO) is a leading coffee emporium in South Africa. Renowned for its consistent quality and innovative product offerings, CIRO provides comprehensive services in sourcing, roasting, blending, packaging, training, equipment support, technical assistance, and market trend analysis. CIRO stands as the largest manufacturer of pure coffee in South Africa, recognized for its excellence in the coffee service industry.

An exciting opportunity exists for a Picker at CIRO in Isando.

Position: Picker
Reporting to: Regional Distribution Manager

Job Specification:

Key Responsibilities:

Stock Picking:

  • Utilize a printed picking sheet to gather stock from authorized locations, securely place items on a pallet, and transport to the designated cage.
  • Ensure accuracy by picking the correct material code, quantity, and batch number.
  • Report any stock anomalies to the line manager.
  • Use slip sheets to protect stock on pallets from damage.

Maintaining a Clean Workplace:

  • Pick stock from one pallet at a time.
  • Clean up any dust or waste caused by pallet jack operations immediately.
  • Dispose of waste in the designated bins.
  • Handle bags, cases, and other products carefully to avoid damage.
  • Report any product damages to the Inventory team promptly.
  • Operate the pallet jack safely at all times.

Safe Operation:

  • Be cautious at blind corners and mindful of pedestrians and forklifts.
  • Operate the pallet jack in a manner that minimizes damage to products and property.
  • Report any pallet jack accidents or damages to the supervisor immediately.
  • Adhere to MARSH and SHEQ policies and procedures.

Stock Control and Warehouse Support:

  • Assist the inventory team with daily cycle counts.
  • Follow standard operating procedures for picking.
  • Focus on picking for international, long-haul, and wholesale orders.
  • Participate in physical stock counts as needed and directed by the line manager.
  • Prepare the warehouse for quarterly stock takes.
  • Comply with company rules, regulations, and operational instructions.
  • Be available for overtime work as required.

Knowledge Required:

  • Experience with Vendor Management Inventory (VMI) for picking, packing, and counting.
  • Familiarity with wall-to-wall stock counts in FMCG industries.
  • Experience in bulk picking and long-haul picking is advantageous.
  • Knowledge of export cargo (pick and pack) is beneficial.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • National Senior Certificate (Matric), Grade 12 – mandatory.
  • Passed Grade 12 Mathematics.
  • Post-matric qualifications in warehousing, inventory, or supply chain are advantageous.


  • Attention to detail.
  • Quality orientation.
  • Teamwork.
  • Safety compliance.

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