Forklift Driver

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Forklift Driver operator forms part of the Distribution and Warehousing Department of Valhmor Borg Import/Export Limited (VBIE). VBIE believes that the role of the day shift warehouse operator is crucial to the operational flow of the company. The various bridging tasks of the operator are intertwined with incoming shipments and the picking of products by the warehouse assistants. It is thus of extreme importance that the relevant tasks are executed in a timely and systematized fashion so as not to disrupt or delay deliveries.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Able to use Cold Storage System confidently
  • Moves freight, stock and other materials to and from the warehouse, delivery vehicles or containers, by hand or using fork-lifters / cages
  • Sorts products according to expiry dates on shelves – the ones expiring soon should be stacked in front to be picked up on a FIFO (First in First out) basis
  • Planning and organizing the stacking of products in chillers on a daily basis
  • Maintaining a highly organized environment in Dry Stores and Chill rooms
  • Ensures that all products are stacked and shelved in an organized manner at all times
  • Repair any lose cases that are detected while sorting/shelving
  • Extract product locations from Cold Storage System for picking
  • Enter chamber locations in Cold Storage Systems after products have been moved from one chamber to another
  • Check out of stock items as assigned by Departmental Manager
  • In Picking area sorts and stacks daily returns
  • Follows attentively any written and/or verbal instructions from his/her direct superior
  • Connect electrical equipment such as fork-lifts to power sources in order to be fully charged when need to be used
  • Deals calmly and effectively with high stressful situations especially during the peak season
  • Replaces any warehouse assistant and/or delivery person according to company exigencies and as directed by the Management.
  • Wears Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at all times especially when in warehouse
  • Complies with Occupational Health and Safety procedures and in line with the company’s policy on such matter – ensuring that safety procedures are adhered to by maintaining cleanliness throughout the warehouse and the surroundings
  • Strict adherence to company confidentiality and professionalism
  • Attends training programs as instructed by the company, during or outside office hours

Job Specification:

General good standard of education up to Secondary Level

Skills to operate a fork-lifter

Good Police Conduct

Self-motivated, well-organized, good communication and inter-personal skills

Able to work on own initiative and meet deadlines

Applying a positive attitude of ‘can do’, ‘right the first time’, ‘speed’ and ‘passion’

TO APPLY

Applicants with food service experience will be given preference. An attractive remuneration package, commensurate with experience will be offered to the chosen candidate. Interested applicants are requested to submit an application letter together with a CV to recruitment@valhmor.com or address them to:

The Human Resources Manager,

Valhmor Borg Import/Export Company Limited,

4, Pinto Road,

Marsa, MRS 1912