Distribution Clerk

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Date: Mar 4, 2023

Location: Umbogintwini KZN, ZA

Company: AkzoNobel

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.

Job Purpose

  • Destock and invoice all deliveries for dispatch
  • Process calling orders
  • Handle and receive cash for staff purchases
  • Carry out administrative duties
  • Support Safety, Health and Environment initiatives

Key Accountabilities

1. Destock and invoice all deliveries for dispatch

  • Ensure that all customer orders. POS as well as exports are destocked and invoiced on time before midnight
  • Ensure that all Depot replenishment orders are destocked
  • Ensure that VL060 report is clear at all times before shift ends - all non-conformances to be reported to supervisor on duty immediately
  • Ensure that the customer invoices are in an envelope before handing over to transporter
  • Complete seal manifest and checklist and send to the relevant parties

2. Process calling orders

  • Ensure that all calling orders are picked & invoiced on time
  • Ensure that all records for collecting paint are available and collecting party signs to acknowledge the receipt of paint

3. Handle and receive cash for staff purchases

  • Issue a receipt for any staff purchase
  • Balance money, cheques and EFT's against receipts and send through to the finance department for banking

4. Carryout Administrative Duties

  • Daily system reports to be sent
  • Update of KPI reports
  • Order office supplies and seals
  • Report on office equipment breakdown
  • Complete POS control sheet

5. Perform Additional Duties

  • General Housekeeping of the office
  • Participate in stock take and cycle count programs

6. Support Safety, Health and Environment Initiatives

  • Support ISO 9001 and 14001
  • Report any unsafe acts/conditions observed


  • Grade 12 education or Supply Chain National Diploma
  • 1-2 years experience as Distribution Clerk
  • Driver’s, Forklift and High-Rise license are necessary as well as an understanding of relevant Warehousing and Road Traffic legislation
  • Sound knowledge and experience in working with SAP, WMS and the use of MS office is a pre-requisite 
  • Customer Focus; Planning and organizing; Initiating Action; Information Monitoring; Gaining commitment; Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skill 

At AkzoNobel we are highly committed to ensuring an inclusive and respectful workplace where all employees can be their best self. We strive to embrace diversity in a context of tolerance. Our talent acquisition process plays an integral part in this journey, as setting the foundations for a diverse environment. For this reason we train and educate on the implications of our Unconscious Bias in order for our TA and hiring managers to be mindful of them and take corrective actions when applicable. In our organization, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 27032