Forklift Driver/Picker Needed At Western Cape

PermanentWestern CapeAVI Limited

Forklift Driver/Picker Needed At Western Cape

Location: Western Cape
Job Type: Permanent
Company/Employer: AVI Limited
Job Title: Forklift Driver/Picker Needed At Western Cape

Job Description

A love for the sea and passion for fishing are the driving forces behind I&J, a leading fishing company and manufacturer of high quality chilled and frozen foods. Almost 110 years old, I&J is the trusted name in seafood, operating a modern and efficient trawler fleet, and continually investing in the training and development of experienced fishing crews, committed to fishing responsibly, with a long-term vision. I&J has achieved and maintained accreditation from the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) since 2004. I&J is a globally respected supplier of high quality, chilled and frozen Cape Hake and a leading producer of farmed Cape Abalone. It is also one of AVI’s great South African brands. I&J is proudly South African and invests in, and empowers, the communities in which it operates.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a FORKLIFT DRIVER / PICKER at I&J, Auckland Cold Store in Cape Town. As the successful incumbent, you will be responsible to efficiently and effectively operate and drive a counter-balance forklift truck which is a radio frequency controlled, programmed, battery-powered forklift, to pick the correct product and quantity in accordance with the order received from the customer, in a manner which is conducive to protecting product quality and providing a safe working environment.

Line Manager: Checker Supervisor

Job Specification:

Key Performance Areas:

  • Ensures a Safe and efficient workplace
  • Customer order picking
  • Notify the Checker of any damaged or shortages in the pick face. Then giving the batch & location so it can be written off, and moved to the damages or shortages location as soon as possible.
  • Completing daily cycle count as requested by the Receiving Supervisor.
  • Maintenance, safety and housekeeping – ensure upkeep
  • Maintain materials handling and equipment in good working order
  • Carry out Forklift operations in line with the OSHAC and I&J standards

Minimum Requirements:

  • Experience:
  • 2 years forklift driving experience
  • Experience within the FMCG environment would be advantageous
  • Experience working within a Warehouse / Cold storage environment


  • Grade 10 or higher
  • Valid Machine Operating licence

Additional Requirements:

  • Knowledge of risk health and safety regulations
  • Competencies:
  • Thinking Rationally
  • Continuously Improving
  • Understanding Others
  • Working Together
  • Considering Others
  • Attention to Detail
  • Minimizing Risk
  • Taking Initiative

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