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Quantum Foods: Driver – Code 10

ByBen Vick

Jan 26, 2024
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Tittle : Driver – Code 10

Industry: FMCG & Supply Management

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Job category: Transport, Logistics and Freight

Location: Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth)

Contract: Permanent

Remuneration: Market Related

EE position: No

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About our company

Quantum Foods is a diversified feeds, poultry and egg business providing quality animal protein to selected South African and African markets. The Group is listed on the JSE main board in the “Farming and Fishing” sector under the share code QFH. Quantum Foods has fully integrated egg and broiler businesses with access to superior genetics in both fields. The Feed Producing Unit has state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities and a strategic alliance with an international company to ensure cutting edge technology transfer. Quantum Foods’ head office is situated in the town of Wellington in the Western Cape.

Introduction

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Quantum Foods has a career opportunity at one of its Packstations with the following vacancy: DRIVER (code 10) TASK 07 This position will report directly to the Distribution Manager and will be based at our Port Elizabeth offices in Thornhill, Eastern Cape.

Job description

Ensure loads are delivered completely, undamaged and on time.

Ensure vehicles (incl. equipment, fittings and vehicle content) are clean and in safekeeping.

Ensure products are loaded securely to prevent damage during transportation.

Report on and document any damaged product during loading or offloading timeously.

Manage the weight distribution of the truck when loading products.

Inspect trucks daily for continued safety and required maintenance.

Record and report on truck inspections prior to departure on the drivers vehicle checklist.

Adhere to safe driving protocols and traffic rules & regulations.

Ensure all required documentation is completed accurately.

Accurate completion of required documentation.

Ensure that variances identified are reported to the Distribution Manager before leaving a customer.

Minimum requirements:

  • Grade 12 (Matric) / Senior Certificate
  • Safe drive record
  • Be physically and medically fit
  • Good communication and writing skills
  • A sound mathematical skill
  • Clear criminal record
  • Reliable transport to and from work
  • Sober habits
  • Valid code 10 license (C1) with valid PDP and valid medical certificate
  • Ability to work overtime and weekends when operationally required
  • 3 Years professional driving experience
  • Contactable mobile number

At Quantum Foods we are committed to Employment Equity and offer a competitive salary package and benefits.

CLOSING DATE: 02 February 2024

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By Ben Vick

Ben Vick is a Content Writer and Creator at Careersroom. He focuses on creating well-researched and unique content and believes that all weaknesses can be turned into strengths with time, effort, and practice.

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