Pharmacy Driver (Bayside)

Company Details

Job Description

Dis-Chem Pharmacies require a Driver/ Motorbike Driver for their Bayside store in the Western Cape region. You will be responsible for delivering goods to customers in a timely, productive and professional manner

Minimum Requirements:

Essential:

  • Grade 12 / Matric
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Willing and able to work retail hours and/or shifts

Advantageous:

  • Previous experience in a similar role

Job Description:

  • Safely transport products to customer locations in a timely, safe and courteous manner
  • Be open to learning the various dispatch functions
  • Ensure the correct products are delivered to the correct customer within the specified time
  • Ensure that fridge line deliveries are prioritised and transported using cooler boxes and cold packs
  • Use the shortest and most efficient route to the customer, and back to the store
  • Return back to the store immediately after delivery, so the vehicle can be utilised for a second or third delivery
  • Ensure that after completion of delivery, that the vehicle is repacked to prevent boxes from falling and damaging the stock or vehicle
  • Be fully accountable for all damages and losses through the delivery process
  • Provide special care when delivering fragile and hazardous products
  • Comply with minimum standards of efficiency and accuracy, in order to meet company standards
  • Follow delivery/pickup instructions from manager
  • Ensure that all collections/store returns / inter-branches are correctly checked, signed for and returned to the receiving area
  • Ensure all delivery paperwork is signed upon delivery
  • Ensure to have the correct names and addresses of customers
  • Ensure all invoices recorded on the delivery log sheet, are available and correctly recorded
  • Ensure all invoices are signed in the correct manner and to report any discrepancies to the relevant manager
  • Comply with the company vehicle policy at all times
  • Complete and maintain an accurate vehicle logbook
  • Process payments on all transactions via EFT and cash
  • Ensure that the vehicle is never unattended during the delivery process
  • Ensure the vehicle is clean and washed
  • Inspect the vehicle for any defects and safe operating conditions before, during and after trips; and report any concerns to the manager
  • Report on all accidents and incidents involving drivers or company equipment
  • Adhere to the road traffic rules and regulations as per the National Road Traffic Act
  • Be responsible for any traffic fines allocated to the vehicle you drive
  • Create effective and efficient relationships with internal and external customers to improve operating efficiencies
  • Establish long-term customer relationship through prompt and courteous service
  • Ensure professional behaviour when dealing with customers
  • Report customer complaints, compliments, requests to management, and provide feedback

Competencies:

Essential:

  • Strong command of the English language
  • Presentable
  • Effective engagement with customers, management and staff
  • Trustworthy and honest
  • Time management

Advantageous:

  • Bilingual
  • Report bad/suspicious behaviour relating to both staff and customers

 

Special conditions of employment:

  • Willing and able to work retail hours and/or shifts
  • Willing and able to work outdoors, and in various weather conditions
  • Able and physically fit to lift and move heavy boxes, and ensure health and safety standards are adhered to
  • Valid driver’s licence
  • Reliable transport and/or reside in close proximity to the store
  • South African citizen
  • Clear credit and criminal records

Remuneration and benefits:

  • Market-related salary
  • Medical aid
  • Provident fund
  • Staff account

ONLY SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED. IF YOU HAVEN`T BEEN CONTACTED WITHIN TWO WEEKS AFTER THE CLOSING DATE CONSIDER YOUR APPLICATION AS UNSUCCESSFUL.

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