Checker Operator

AB InBev Africa

Mpumalanga, South Africa

Dreaming big is in our DNA. It’s who we are as a company. It’s our culture. It’s our heritage. And more than ever, it’s our future. A future where we’re always looking forward. Always serving up new ways to meet life’s moments. A future where we keep dreaming bigger. We look for people with passion, talent, and curiosity, and provide them with the teammates, resources and opportunities to unleash their full potential. The power we create together – when we combine your strengths with ours – is unstoppable. Are you ready to join a team that dreams as big as you do?

The Key purpose of the Checker operator is to load, unload and stack materials safely and to standard whilst maintaining our governance and customer service standards.

Key roles and responsibilities:


  • To ensure the vehicle is always maintained in good running order by observing maintenance schedule and filling pre-inspection form prior to every trip
  • Ensure that the forklift is operated and maintained in optimal condition
  • Ensure that fuel and fluids are at acceptable operating levels


  • To ensure that company and legal stacking regulations are adhered to
  • Adherence to and maintenance of site housekeeping standards
  • Wearing the correct PPE at all times as designated by site and area
  • Full implementation and adherence to VPO and DPO protocols


  • Load summary is used to load correct quantities of split and full pallets
  • To ensure loading/unloading of products is done as per processes, all products are counted, both at load location and unload locations, and delivery documents are duly signed and issued


  • Ensure adherence to warehouse stock age standards by means of applying stock rotation principles
  • Ensures quality control through checking packaging on warehouse floor prior to loading


  • Participate in handover processes before and after every shift
  • Accurate daily stock counts, duly signed off
  • Maintain clear and effective communication with Inventory Analyst/Clerk and or Stocks and Settlement Officer


  • To observe standard provided for fuel usage per hour, reduce idling time, no excessive breaking etc.
  • To ensure breakages and missing bottles are eliminated to zero by following safe driving principles


  • To ensure pre-trip inspection forms are filled out accurately
  • Accurate fuel records are kept, and fuel reports submitted on time as per process
  • On time submission of any DPO related reports and requirements, such as reporting of SIO’s.
  • Accurate stock count sheets are submitted on time and duly 3 signed


  • Load empties and raw materials onto production lines whilst ensuring optimal productivity
  • Remove and stack finished goods from line to bin whilst ensuring optimal line productivity

Key Attributes and Competencies

  • Numeracy and literacy skills
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to adapt to change effectively
  • Computer literate
  • Preferably Good understanding of DPO and its principles
  • Ability to run and manage a shift.
  • Good understanding of daily warehouse routines in line with the DPO requirements.
  • Ability to work under pressure and over weekends when required.
  • Tracks KPI’s on a daily, weekly and monthly basis in line with DPO Terms of Reference
  • Conduct daily/monthly stock counts in line with Inventory management procedures and processes
  • Drives a problem-solving culture using DPO Problem solving tools (e.g., 5 Why, Abnormality Reports, OWD’s)
  • Encourages a culture of continuous improvement by ensuring that routines and process are aligned to best-in-class standards through effective benchmarking
  • Ensure compliance to the freshness & rotation policy as per DPO standards

Minimum Requirements:

  • 3 year Post matric qualification Degree/ national Diploma in Logistics or any other related field
  • 1 /2 years’ experience in the warehousing or logistics environment will be an added advantage
  • Valid Forklift license will be an added advantage

Additional information:

  • BAND : XI

SAB/ ABInBev is an equal opportunity employer, and all appointments will be made in line with SAB/ABInBev employment equity plan and talent requirements.

The advert has minimum requirements listed. Management reserves the right to use additional/ relevant information as criteria for short-listing.

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