Astral Operations Ltd: Despatch Clerk

Astral, a leading South African integrated poultry producer, has this vacancy at the Processing Plant in Hocroft.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensure that the full start-up and close-down procedures are followed at all times
  • Ensure that breakdowns are recorded and communicated immediately to the Shift Manager on shift
  • Ensure shift hand-over procedures are followed as per SOP’s
  • Take opening and closing stock counts of all products in the holding room
  • Ensure cleanliness of the despatch area as well as cleanliness of equipment; trailers, hysters, batteries and fresh scales
  • Ensure all equipment is in good working order; scales, hysters, trailers, batteries etc
  • Ensure all food safety standards are adhered to at all times

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • Matric or equivalent qualification
  • Must be computer literate and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Must be well versed in MS Office
  • Excellent administration and problem solving skills and have attention to detail
  • Basic understanding of the 20 Keys concept is essential;
  • Must be able to work independently and cope well under pressure;
  • Proven experience in large-scale food production and processing
  • Fluent in English and a second official language
  • Be hardworking, honest and self-motivated