Forklift Operator


As a forklift driver, you will be responsible for delivering, moving, loading and unloading a variety of goods in the warehouse.


Main tasks

  • Loading and unloading materials from a variety of vehicles
  • Moving pallet-packed materials around the site or storage facility
  • Checking loads are secure
  • Performing equipment checks and basic maintenance
  • Following written instructions and keeping records
  • Adhering to health and safety regulations
  • Completing physical tasks quickly and accurately.

Knowledge, Qualifications & Experience

  • Matric (Grade 12 Certificate)
  • Possession of a valid forklift licence
    2 Years’ experience in a similar position
    Precious experience in a milling industry


  • Ability to speak and understand English and a basic understanding of Zulu would be an advantage
  • Problem solving and decision making skills
  • Communication skills
  • Relationship building skills
  • Written communication skills


  • Positive, pro-active, results-driven attitude
  • Sense of urgency
  • Highly ethical and principle-driven
  • Committed, dedicated, motivated
  • Self-starter and follow-though
  • Energy, drive, courage and tenacity
  • Required to work with minimum supervision

Adverse Working Conditions

Overtime to meet Production demand or to conduct stock takes
Dust environment
Long hours

Applicants must submit a comprehensive CV, with work-related references to

Closing date:    19 March 2024

Please note that only applicants who meet the stipulated minimum requirements will be considered. If you have not been contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date, kindly consider your application unsuccessful. De Heus reserves the right not to make an appointment to the post as advertised.