Driver: Dispatch

Lancet Labs Vacancies

Reference No: 805713

A career opportunity exists for the right candidate in Richmond, Johannesburg, South Africa

An opportunity has presented itself to appoint a suitably qualified candidate into the position of Driver: Dispatch. This is a Permanent position based at Richmond, Johannesburg, South Africa

Job Summary:

Delivering stock at the relevant laboratory, depot or business department.

Minimum Criteria Required:

  • PDP (Public Driver’s Permit)
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 12 preferable
  • Appropriate Drivers Licence

Experience:

2-3 Years Relevant Working Experience

Relevant Job Knowledge:

  • Stock in pathology environment
  • Stock in pharmaceutical environment

Key Performance Areas:

Vehicle maintenance:

  • Checks the physical condition of the vehicle and records information on the vehicle checklist, including the relevant vehicles key and diesel card are signed for e.g. headlight, spare tyre, brakes, to ensure the vehicle is road safe and the driver takes responsibility for the vehicle and content.
  • Reports accidents or incidents e.g. scratches on the vehicle to the Dispatch supervisor if anything happens to the vehicle on a delivery round to a laboratory or depot to ensure the correct procedure and protocol relating to accidents will be followed. Reports to the Despatch supervisor when a vehicle is due for a service to ensure vehicle maintenance and road safety.
  • Assists in loading parcels or boxes into the vehicle if required to save time, before delivering stock at the relevant laboratory or depot.
  • Rotates driving the long distance deliveries e.g. KZN area or Polokwane to deliver stock on time as per delivery schedule set out by supervisor.
  • Receives and records relevant information on a trip sheet from the Despatch supervisor e.g. location of where stock should be delivered laboratory or depot etc. to check travel time and for record purposes.

Stock:

  • Delivers stock at the laboratory or depot, ensuring that the parcels or boxes are signed for by the end-user as per working instruction, a control measure and record purposes.
  • Records discrepancies of stock in the Goods Return book and informs the supervisors immediately via telephonic conversation to ensure corrective action relating to errorrous stock.
  • Assists in house-keeping procedures when not delivering stock, to ensure a safe working environment.
  • Counts and records stock on a control checklist or counting sheet during the quarterly stock take of the warehouse, eliminating discrepancies relating to the counting procedure.
  • Completes a scheduled delivery round and records relevant information on a trip sheet e.g. time arrived at stores, all relevant documentation received from the laboratory or depot, ensuring no documentation is lost for record purposes or follow up, and no personal belongings are left behind for the next driver to use the vehicle.

Competencies:

  • Ability to work in a pressured environment
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Attention To Detail
  • Communication
  • Results driven
  • Self-management
  • Time management
  • Agility
  • Long concentration span when driving

Remuneration

Compensation is commensurate with qualification and experience level.

Covid -19 Vaccination Requirements:

Lancet Labs is committed to providing a safe working environment for employees, patients, clients, visitors and members of the public with whom we interact regularly. We believe that vaccination is a vital tool to reduce the presence and spread of COVID-19 cases in the workplace and is the key element in a multi layered approach to protect staff. All applicants will need to provide a valid certificate of full vaccination status and agrees to booster vaccinations, as the country’s vaccination policy changes, with the possibility of additional booster shots if required. Lancet Laboratories reserves the right to apply its vaccination policy when screening applications.

Closing Date:

04 April 2023

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8 Comments

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    I trust you are

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