PG Group: Truck Assistant

PG Truck Assistant

Location: NL, ZA

Company: PG Group

PG Building Glass is Southern Africa’s leading distributor of float, mirror and PG SmartGlass® products. Solutions supplied include glass that keeps out intruders, sound, heat, ultraviolet light and cold as well as glass that comes in a wide range of decorative finishes, colours, patterns, and images.

Main job purpose

To assist the driver in the loading and offloading of glass and maneuvering of the vehicle in the safest possible manner for delivery to customers, trucks to be loaded and off loaded onto a level surface or as close to it as possible, securing loads to be carried out according to loading and unloading procedure and double check during trips that glass is always properly tied and loaded in a safe manner

Main Objective:

  • Check for the most suitable place to load and off load the vehicle
  • Complete quality check sheet while loading
  • Load and offload in a safe manner
  • Assist the driver and report any damage to any property
  • Before leaving a Customer, ensure the load is restrained again before driving off
  • Assist the driver when reversing or moving the truck in confined spaces or in unseen areas
  • Assist where possible with control of paperwork
  • Follow all work instructions, standard operating procedures and business rules
  • Adhere to environmental, safety and housekeeping standards
  • Any other tasks requested by the factory supervisor to be carried out to the best of your ability
  • Willing to work overtime and weekends when required

Critical Job Requirements:


  • Grade 12
  • Code 10 or higher valid driver’s license with PrDP will be an advantage.


  • Self-motivating and independent starter
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • High energy to work in a fast pace environment
  • Mobility – ability to travel to work
  • Complete today’s work today


Excellent Communication

  • Proven analytical and numerical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – effective in handling and interacting with customers


  • Experience in handling and moving of dangerous goods
  • Experience in handling various types of glass products
  • Knowledge and understanding and reading of drawings and production orders
  • Necessary experience in glass handling and quality control

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