Driver at Ecowize


  • Handle a variety of items, ensuring their movement to diverse warehouse locations.
  • Operate a reach truck and forklift for picking, binning, and relocating items, as well as loading and unloading items from transport vehicles.

High-level Objectives:

  • Execute picking, binning, and receiving tasks in the warehouse and yard facility.
  • Load and unload cargo efficiently.
  • Uphold a safe and healthy work environment by following standards, procedures, and legal regulations.
  • Ensure proper maintenance of material handling equipment, reporting any faults.
  • Adhere to the picking schedule to ensure on-time completion of loads.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Effectively control stock, managing the receipt and transfer of stock (incoming and outgoing).
  • Accurately check, scan, and receive stock in accordance with receiving and stock control policies.
  • Plan, coordinate, and conduct physical verifications of products/stacks against picking slips and delivery notes.
  • Perform and log quality checks (product temperatures) on incoming and outgoing products.
  • Verify stock on the computerized system.
  • Inspect stacks for compliance with company quality standards and stacking requirements.
  • Log all non-conforming pallets on delivery notes and control documents.
  • Commit and adhere to the requirements of the 20 Keys continuous workplace improvement program and other company management systems.


  • Grade 10.
  • Valid forklift driving license.
  • Previous experience in forklift and reach truck operation.
  • Previous experience in chemical handling.
  • Previous experience in loading and off-loading trucks with a forklift.
  • Experience with products having shelf life and expiry dates – LIFO (Last in First Out) vs FIFO (First in First Out).
  • 2 years’ experience in an FMCG environment.
  • Knowledge of warehousing and distribution.
  • Knowledge of health and safety procedures in warehousing.

Required Skill Sets:

  • Comfortable with the Ecowize culture and values.
  • Ability to work strict shifts, including weekends.
  • Experience in the food production industry.
  • Ability to manage the strict flow of operations.
  • Adaptability to a dynamic work environment and meeting deadlines.
  • High work standards, energetic, and driven.
  • Excellent communication skills (English Command).
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Applications.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Customer-centric.

Ensure you meet the minimum job requirements when applying for positions. If you are not in the specified location, indicate your relocation plans in all job applications and correspondence.

The Company is committed to compliance with legislation and meeting strategic goals related to employment equity.

Your privacy is important; by submitting your personal information, you agree to handle it in accordance with the Protection of Personal Information Act (4 of 2013). The internal application deadline is 30 November 2023. Notify your direct line manager of your interest in this position and apply directly on our job portal.

NOTE: If you do not receive a response within 14 days of the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful.

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