Receiving Clerks: Dis-Chem Pharmacies – Western Cape

Job Description

Dis-Chem Pharmacies is continuously looking for Receiving Clerks to build a talent pool for their stores within the Garden Route region. The aim of a talent pool is to have a readily available and pre-screened group of individuals with specific skills, qualifications, or attributes that make them suitable for future job opportunities within Dis-Chem Pharmacies.

Purpose of the role:

You will ensure the efficient and accurate receiving and packing of stock in line with Dis-Chem’s SOPs and requirements, and customer needs within the store.

Minimum Requirements:


Grade 12 / Matric

Computer literate

Sound numerical skills

Willing and able to work retail hours


Previous receiving / retail / FMCG experience

Job Description:

Accurately verify, scan and capture physical goods received for the store, in accordance with company policy and standard operating procedures

Receive all warehouse goods and invoices in accordance with company policy and procedures

Return all unordered or damaged goods delivered to the store and accurately complete credit notes for non-acceptance in accordance with company policy and SOPs

Verify and check deliveries and invoices for total accuracy

Ensure goods delivered are the goods invoiced and captured in terms of quantities, variant and condition

Assist the Receiving Manager in preparing and logging warehouse claims on the warehouse claims system

Ensure the flow of stock receipts through receiving is maintained, that deliveries arriving are receipted the same day and sent to the floor

Process all returns to suppliers in compliance with company SOPs

Ensure all physical controls over the goods receiving area are in place and operational

Maintain storerooms are in an acceptable and orderly condition

Assist in managing and controlling high-risk stock



Knowledge of receiving operating procedures, administration

Strong command of the English language

Effective interaction with suppliers, management, reps and staff

Sound analytical skills

Time management

Heavy lifting + 20kg



Operating of the stock rotating system

Special conditions of employment: 

Willing and able to work retail hours

Able and physically fit to lift and move heavy boxes (­+ 20kg)

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 + commission

Medical aid

Provident fund

Staff account


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