Forklift Driver Required: McCain Foods – South Africa

Position Title: Forklift Driver Cold Stores

Position Type: Regular – Full-Time ​

Position Location: Springs 

Grade: Grade 02 

Requisition ID: 26643 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of a Cold Stores Forklift Driver to be based at Springs Gauteng. The successful candidate will report to the Cold Store Superintendent.


To carry out forklift driving duties within the cold stores


Complete daily forklift checklist at the beginning and end of shift.

Conduct general forklift and maintenance checks daily.

Operate forklift as per required operating procedures.

The safe supply of products to the mixing and packing departments.

Understand the concept of issuing empty palletainers and removing full palletainers behind the tunnels.

Be able to remove empty palletainers from the mixing and packing departments and the issuing of clean empty palletainers to the mixing department.

Stacking of clean palletainers in the palletainer wash area, sorting, and stacking of different palletainer colours in the palletainer yard.

Understand the off-loading of trucks and import containers.

Maintain high standard of housekeeping and hygiene on forklift.


Minimum educational qualification of Std. 10 / Grade 12,

Valid Forklift Driver’s License

Two years’ experience in a FMCG industry within a warehouse environment.

Two years’ forklift driving experience.


Good communication skills.

Results orientated.

Be able to work under pressure.

Be able to work with minimal supervision.

Numeric and literacy skills.

Excellent interpersonal skills.

Stock control integrity.


The company will provide remuneration and benefits relevant and appropriate to the position. Preference will be given to Historically Disadvantaged South African (HDSA) candidates

McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace.  As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger. 


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