Dis-Chem Pharmacies Is Hiring: Store Driver – Morningside,South Africa

Closing Date: 19 April 2023

Job Description

Dis-Chem Pharmacies requires a Driver with a valid car license and motorbike licence for their Morningside Store. You will be responsible for delivering goods to customers in a timely, productive and professional manner.

Minimum Requirements:


Grade 12 / Matric
Valid driver’s license (Motoribike and Car)
Willing and able to work retail hours and/or shifts

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 productsComply with minimum standards of efficiency and accuracy, in order to meet company standardsFollow delivery/pickup instructions from managerEnsure that all collections/store returns / inter-branches are correctly checked, signed for and returned to the receiving areaEnsure all delivery paperwork is signed upon deliveryEnsure to have the correct names and addresses of customersEnsure 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 timesComplete and maintain an accurate vehicle logbookProcess payments on all transactions via EFT and cashEnsure that the vehicle is never unattended during the delivery processEnsure the vehicle is clean and washedInspect 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 ActBe responsible for any traffic fines allocated to the vehicle you driveCreate effective and efficient relationships with internal and external customers to improve operating efficienciesEstablish long-term customer relationship through prompt and courteous serviceEnsure professional behaviour when dealing with customersReport customer complaints, compliments, requests to management, and provide feedback



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


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 conditionsAble and physically fit to lift and move heavy boxes, and ensure health and safety standards are adhered toValid driver’s licence (Motorcycle and Car)Reliable transport and/or reside in close proximity to the storeSouth African citizenClear credit and criminal records

Remuneration and benefits:

Market-related salary
Medical aid
Provident fund
Staff account

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