Job title: Warehouse Assistant
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
  • Manufacturing and Production
Job published: 17-01-2019
Job ID: 32132

Job Description




  • Assist PM to maintain safety work environment by taking action to correct requests for preventative and corrective actions and on a daily basis, inspect working installations and environment.
  • Assist in ensuring a smooth running of the plant by ensuring the availability of the required resources



  • Keep up to date with all procedures applicable to the procurement department according Sika standards.
  • Collaborate to the development and revision of procedures related to the department.
  • Ensure that the procurement and logistics procedures are respected , corrective actions taken during non – conformity,
  • Apply the preventative maintenance system 
  • Ensure that the quality control is done on raw materials and finished products.



  • Implement the procedures of the environmental management program applicable to his activity sector
  • Collaborate to the development and revision of procedures related to the department
  • Ensure training related to the environmental management programme is conducted



  • Ensure efficient planning of resources (raw materials, personnel, equipment) according to the production schedule





  • Ensure that all raw materials, intermediate goods, packaging and finished products are used and stored in order to prevent any loss.

Warehouse, Inventory and Stock Management:

  • Compile delivery/collection list and double check physical pulled
  • Do picking list for stock to be pulled on arrival of truck              
  • Compile delivery/collection list and double check physical pulled
  • Monitor / Check stock
  • Process variances on ERP system                                      
  • Compile form & submit to ND
  • Ensure all expired stock is quarantined in a designated area for easy access to be sold
  • FIFO process must be used in the warehouse
  • Ensure all pre- counts for stock take are done accurately and effectively
  • Ensure all physical stock for picking lists are removed prior to stock count
  • Quarantine all items not to be counted at the stock take and mark appropriately
  • Ensure counting teams are set up to participate in the stock take
  • Must send out notifications to all relevant stakeholders to advise them of the stock take
  • Ensure all manual information is captured correctly on the system
  • Ensure ERP System information is complete for the stock count
  • Goods that are returned must be moved back to the main warehouse
  • Load or off-load with forklift when needed
  • Journal products received into ERP System



Other Principal Accountabilities :

  • Participate to the development and implementation of equipment purchase or equipment modification projects to the investment plan established in collaboration with the R&D Manager and Financial Controller.
  • Collaborate with persons in charge if other related departments in order to maximize the responsibility of the operations group
  • Ensure that the warehouse is stocked as required.
  • Complete and process the difference forms related to the tasks
  • Participate to different task forces ( Health & Safety, LET , QA and Environmental)


  • Undertakes such additional duties which may from time to time be assigned to the Employee in the discharge of his / her duties.                  
  • To ensure that a correct and proper image of the Company is maintained at all times.                     



Competencies Required

  • Self-starter
  • People skills
  • Organizing skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication Skills
  • Accuracy in their numerical abilities


Education and experience

  • Matric
  • NQF 6 Production Management / Operations Management Degree
  • 1-2 in a role within a Manufacturing Environment


Special requirements

  • Regular and on time attendance
  • Will be required to work overtime
  • Overseas travel may be required.