Distribution Driver wanted immediately: Salary R6 700 per month

Cape Town, Western Cape
R6 700 a month

We’re looking for a delivery driver to join our distribution team. Our delivery drivers take full ownership of each allocated delivery trip & distribute orders efficiently to customers, while observing standards of vehicle 1st line maintenance and housekeeping, driving and traffic rules, and in adherence with administrative procedures.

The ideal candidate will represent Kerston Foods professionally at the customer interface achieving superior levels of customer satisfaction.

Key Responsibilities:

Reviewing order details before and on-site of delivery to ensure the right stock is delivered to the correct customer.
Check and review deliveries with customers to ensure products meet their needs.
Obtain delivery confirmations from each customer and complete administrative requirements.
Engage with the customer in a friendly, service-oriented way at premises to ensure high satisfaction levels.
Maintain open communication with the sales department to share customer information & observations and jointly address customer needs and concerns.
Adhere to the company’s offloading procedure in coordination with the assistant to ensure the right product quality and quantity at customer premises/location.
Organize orders in the most efficient manner on the truck that will speed up delivery & make it easy for offloading the stock, taking into account any special requests, after each customer drop/delivery.
Communicate with the fleet coordinator any route changes that occur due to unforeseen circumstances & ensure the customer is aware.
Plan the route as per addresses, with anticipation of delays optimize the route within agreed parameters.
Plan for steps that can be taken to make up time (e.g. so that a customer that is more flexible could be shifted last in the queues to then enable say 5 other customers to get delivery on time.
Report any accidents or injuries to Supervisors immediately Notify supervisors about any major repairs and maintenance.
Perform vehicle inspection such as checking fluid level and tire pressure. Perform vehicle inspection before and after each trip.
Follow South African driving requirements and road regulations always.
Maintain the vehicle clean and safe, as well as to branding and appearance standards.
Adhere to company operating procedures in delivering fragile and hazardous products.
Maintain trucks and food-dispensing equipment in sanitary working conditions
Engage with dispatch on the orders prepared for loading and ensure accuracy against orders in a jointly agreed process.
Organize the orders within the truck in most efficient ways to enable quick drops
Liaise with the accounts department to receive authorization for COD customers before leaving the premises.
Adhere to company operating policies and procedures with regards to preparing all documents relating to deliveries and processing payments for delivered stock.

Qualifications and Experience:

Matric Grade 12
South African driver’s license with valid PDP
Min 2 years’ proven working experience in a driving role.
Min 1 years’ experience in warehouse /distribution/ delivery – preferably environment and fresh food products
Clean driving record
FMCG experience advantageous



Strong time management and customer service skills
Attention to detail
Able to speak read and write English, communicate in a clear and confident manner
Proactive, self-motivated and work on own initiative
Ability to maintain concentration at all times
Basic Administrative

If this opportunity is of interest to you then please apply to this ad with a summary CV of not more than 2 pages as well as a copy of your drivers’ license and PDP.

Closing Date: 26 November 2019

Only candidates that make the initial short-list will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: R6,700.00 /month


warehouse /distribution/ delivery – environment: 1 year (Required)
commercial driving: 2 years (Required)

FMCG: 1 year (Preferred)

Education: High School (matric) (Required)


Valid driving license (Required)
PDP (Required). Apply Now

Source: ijobs