Vacancy for driver on wine estate

Monday, 3 January, 2022
Jean     0823348100
Western Cape  

A winery positioned Elgin is urgently looking for a DRIVER with additional cellar hand duties for this coming vintage.

Based at our Elgin, the purpose of this position is to fulfil the role of Driver for deliveries and collections (mainly of grapes with a 8ton truck).  In this position, you would report to the Winemaker.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:  

General 

  • All deliveries (mainly grapes, lugboxes and bottled wine)
  • All collections (mainly grapes and lugboxes)
  • Ensuring correct product according to instructions is collected/delivered

 Additional duties 

  • Ad-hoc duties expected when deliveries are finished, normally assisting winery staff in day-to-day activities

 Desired Qualifications & experience:  

  • Matric and previous experience required
  • Forklift License advantageous
  • Code 14 License (with valid PrDP)
  • Knowledge of Cape Winelands and surrounds

COMPETENCIES

 Planning & Organizing

  • Following plan as set out by Winemaker
  • Ensure daily checks on delivery vehicle(s) are performed and noted
  • Ensure timeous delivery of orders and adhering to delivery schedule
  • Ensure correct quantities and product(s) are collected/delivered

 Teamwork 

  • A team player who supports and works towards team goals
  • Follows instruction to ensure optimal function of the department

 Accuracy, Quality & Productivity 

  • Quality and accuracy of output very important
    • Ensuring quality of products
    • Ensuring correct quantities
  • Attention to detail critical
  • High productivity rate as this is quite a high intensity position with many tasks and changeable schedules on a daily basis

Problem Solving / Decision Making 

  • Takes ownership of issues and follows through to point of resolve
  • Reporting on problems quickly and seeking solutions

 Technical Knowledge 

  • Need to be able to navigate with a GPS application.
  • Demonstrates the necessary understanding of job at hand

STARTING DATE:    As soon as possible

If this sounds like you, please email you CV & salary expectations to me urgently, at: 

jean@habibifarming.co.za / 0823348100