Warehouse Operator

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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

Receive stocks, book in stocks, check stocks, replenishment of stocks, handling of bulk orders, assembling of customer orders and dispatching of assembled orders.

Key Accountabilities

1. Receive Stocks

  • Received and scan in stock from external suppliers, depot transfers and from ex-factory

2. Pick Bulk Customer Orders

  • Using a scanner, pick bulk customer orders in accordance with picking slips and move orders to assembly cages. Ensure the right quality and quantity of product is picked

3. Pick Small Customer Orders

  • Using a scanner, pick small customer orders in accordance with picking slips and move orders to assembly cages. Ensure the right quality and quantity of product is picked

4. Boxing and Loading of Trucks

  • Box and wrap assembled customer orders once checked
  • Load checked stock onto trucks for dispatch
  • Operate automated pallet stretch wrapper

5. Perform Additional Duties

  • Identify and report any stock damages or non-conformances
  • Partake in stock take and cycle count programs
  • Assist in the put away of Goods Returns stock
  • House-keeping in the warehouse
  • Assist as & when required to perform other functions

6. Support Safety, Health and Environment Initiatives

  • Compliance to ISO 9001 / 14001 quality/environmental management system and corporate Occupational Health and Safety (OHS)
  • Report any unsafe act or conditions observed


  • Minimum 2 year Work experience: Forklift license, reach truck license, Automated Pallet Jack  license  
  • Must be able to think proactively and be able to work in a pressurized environment   
  • Must be computer literate, Knowledge of MS Excel and SAP, RF Scanner  
  • Good interpersonal relations 

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: 27030