SANDVIK Is Hiring: Warehouse Controller – South Africa

Closing Date: 03 March 2023

The Role

As the Warehouse Controller, you will operate and administer warehouse functions, including processing, storage and packaging of supplies, materials and equipment to ultimately meet key performance indicators.

Key Responsibilities:

Environmental Health and Safety

Adheres to safety and environment policies and procedures.
Operational Hazard Reporting
Uphold safety culture.
Executes warehouse operations

Follows correct process in the operational area at all times to achieve daily KPI’s and to reduce operational risks.High level of stock control and accuracy within the warehouse.

Uses correct tools and materials safely in executing operational processes e.g. Forklift/ Strapping Machine etc.Completes daily inspections on all equipment to ensure that equipment is safe to operate.Ensure that all operational reporting is completed and made available via the relevant Sandvik systems.

Reports all discrepancies on shipment orders, safety and other operational matters.Actively engage and partner with other internal Sandvik departments to provide timely feedback and responses on all Customer order queries.Participates in continuous improvement projectsKey deliverables in area of responsibility:


Adheres to a high-quality standard on all shipments dispatched from the warehouse, such as order accuracy, physical condition and transport requirements i.e. glass, fragile items, chemicals, heavy loads and filters etc.

Preparing and monitoring of outbound staging areas.Controls flow of dispatch documentation, e.g. collections, handover and export paperwork.Control all export compliance inspections with relevant authority body such as Bureau Veritas, SGS, Customs etc.

Conducts discrepancy investigations and provides feedback in a complete and timely manner on Order Collections, Load-Close/Order Handover and export shipments.Maintain strict documentation control and handover to Freight Administration daily for archive.

Ensure orders are load closed on Prime log and continuously handed over to the Distribution Partner and transfer of ownership acknowledged.


Consistently Monitors Open Book to ensure that all pick notes are printed in a timely manner.

Oversee order criticalities and ensure that they are assigned and picked on timeAllocate Pick Notes to the Pickers to commence with the Picking of Customer Orders.

Confirm Picks on the system as they are completed and handover the Pick notes to the pack station.Monitor the unconfirmed Lines and report aging to the Team Leader.

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