Pallet Controller Job Vacancy: DHL Supply Chain South Africa

At DHL Supply Chain South Africa we’re looking for…


Pallet Controller

Role Outline

Control and co-ordinate all pallets within the distribution centre

Key areas of responsibility include:

• Operating of Mechanical Handling Equipment

• Maintain a theoretical record of all pallets on hand by accurately processing all THAN documents received or dispatched

• Accurate processing and recycling all customers Pallet exchange Notes

• Updating the outstanding customer Record card and following up on all outstanding pallets in the trade

• Filling the PEN documentation and checking that all are processed

• Reconciling the Security Gate Log

• Accurately processing all Transhipment Depot Control Notes on the Transhipment Depot Customer Record card

• Filling and checking that all Transhipments Depot Pallet Exchange Notes are processed

• Request confirmation on each month of Pallet balances from each Transhipment Depots and follow-up on discrepancies

• Complete check and reconcile on a weekly basis

• Arrange a physical count, monthly of all pallets on hand within the depot

• Liaise with Transport Manager and arrange for pallets in the Trade to be recovered

• Ensure that there are sufficient PEN and THAN books in stock

• Audit pallet control procedure on a regular basis

• Maintain and check THAN control register and ensure CHEP (SA) personnel endorse register to acknowledge receipt documents

• Manual handling

• Processing of required paperwork

• Operating of IT-systems 

Qualifications/ Skills/Competencies/Experiences:

• 1 year experience in Warehousing / Logistics / FMCG environment

• Relevant Pallet Control experience essential

• Matric, Essential

• Diploma/Certificate in Warehousing/Logistics (Desirable)

• Relevant Degree or Qualification (Desirable) 

• Computer literate

• Ability to communicate effectively with team members

• Excellent problem solver 

• Strong analytical skills

• Ability to count accurately and to perform simple math calculations

• Attention to detail

• Leadership skills

• Ability to follow work procedures and safety rules

• Ability to read, understand and follow directions/instructions

• Excellent interpersonal skills

• Ability to work within a rapidly changing environment


English – verbal and written


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