RCL FOODS Is Hiring: Warehouse Checker – South Africa

Closing Date: 23 February 2023

Job Description

We at RCL FOODS are in search for a Warehouse Checker to join our Vector Logistics BusinessUnit. The role will be based in Roodepoort and report to Shift Warehouse Controller. RCL FOODS is looking for an incumbent to ensure the all necessary inbound / outbound stock management checks are conducted within the warehouse in accordance with Company policy and procedures.

Minimum Requirements

Matric with mathematics.

Minimum of 1 years’ warehousing or similar functional experience.

Duties & Responsibilities

Accurately check all picked and palletised stock across the warehouse prior to dispatch and loading.

Ensure all stock is correctly labelled with a shipment number, is correctly positioned on the pallet and has been stored at the correct temperature to ensure adherence to specifications.

Identify and remove any damaged, expired or nonconforming stock in line with Company policies and procedures.

Implement warehouse good operating practices and deliver on key performance indicators.

Inspect products received for quality and quantity to ensure adherence to specifications.


Ensure a high standard of housekeeping is maintained inside the cold room.

Maintain cleaning equipment and ensure correct storage.

Ensure that stacking is neat, square and secure.

Ensure the cage is neat and tidy at all times.

Ensure waste on floors is cleaned before the end of the day and walk ways are neat and tidy.

Ensure pallet boards and pallets are removed timeously from pick levels and cold room.

Cold Chain / Temperature Checking

Take daily temperatures.

Maintain records of all temperatures.

Report any problems to the Shift Warehouse Controller.

Ensure all delivery truck refrigeration units are in working condition before loading and despatching.

Maintain the Cold Chain at all times.

Ensure that no breakage takes place in the Cold Chain.

Minimise standing time outside the cold room.

Ensure there is no frozen product in receiving.

Stock Control

Ensure products get stacked correctly and securely, i.e. light on heavy.

Ensure no products get manhandled – thrown or dropped.

Ensure no product is left outside the cold room.

Conduct spot checks on dispatching (loading).

Ensure the correct handling, storing, stacking and rotation of stock.

Minimise damage of products on receiving, in cold room and whilst loading.

Monitor stock movement at all times – i.e. receiving to cold room; cold room to loading.

Prevents overloads, short loads, and wrong loads.

Conduct Stock Count Preparations

Assists to prepare the warehouse for the stock count.

Ensure all damaged stock has been isolated and notes have been placed.

Ensure easy access to product for counting purposes.

Conduct daily stock counting as requested by the Warehouse Shift Controller.

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