Transnet: Picker & Packer

Transnet: Picker & Packer
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Transnet: Picker & Packer

This advert is open for application by external applicants.

Equity Statement :Preference will be given to suitably qualified Applicants who are members of the
designated groups in line with the Employment Equity Plan and Targets of the Organisation/Operating

Applicants that are interested in applying for any of the advertised positions must apply by registering on the Careers section of the Transnet Internet. Please take care in completing all required details on the profile, and then apply for the position.

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The closing date is on 28.04.2023. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that HR has received the application before the closing date of the advertisement.

Note: if you have not been contacted within 30 days of the closing date of this advertisement please consider your application as unsuccessful.

We urge all our employees, clients, members of the public and our suppliers to report any kind of fraud or corruption at Transnet. Call the hotline toll free number: 0800 003 056 or email

Operating Division : Transnet Pipelines
Position Title : Picker & Packer
Employee Group : Permanent
Department : Supply Chain
Location : Ladysmith
Reporting To : Supervisor : Stores
Grade Level : K1
Reference Number : 40001461
Position Purpose:

Maintain stock shelves and retrieve stock to fulfil orders

Safe put-away to facilitate identification ad cycle counting

PLEASE NOTE: Transnet, its employees or representatives never ask for a fee from job seekers. Any such requests are fraudulent. Please report any
suspicious activities in this regard to the Transnet anti-fraud line on 0800 003 056.

Timeous fulfilment of picking and/or packing lists

Performs cycle counting and stock counts in line with set procedures

Clears production area by securing and moving finished pallets; moving empty pallets

Keeps forklift operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing

preventive maintenance; calling for repairs

Maintains safe work environment by watching out for foot traffic; following standards and procedures; complying with legal


Plans supply and material requirements by studying production schedule; scheduling deliveries to production area

Position outputs:

Check picking and packing list for accuracy and conduct visual inspection of goods

Ensure that issuing of materials is conducted accurately in a timeous manner

Identify discrepancies between physical stock and picking list (e.g. quantity, location)

Ensure accurate recording and reporting

Loading and off loading of material, and deliver material to workshop

Identify defective materials and report them

Inspect containers and products to ensure packing specifications are met

Mark and label containers and products for ease of identification

Deliver material to production, and ensure a proper line side presentation

Follows all safety rules

Utilisation of MHE (forklift, crane, etc) to pick/pack material and line side deliveries

Signs out equipment daily on release form

Qualifications & Experience:
Minimum Requirements:

Standard 10/Grade 12

Literacy and Numeracy

6 Months experience in warehouse operations

Appropriate MHE license


Ability to read, write, count and communicate in English

Physically fit

Good vision

Demonstrate adherence to all safety regulations

Good eye/hand coordination

Honesty and Integrity

Accuracy and Numeracy

Good Housekeeping skills

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