Van Assistant - East London - AVI, East London

  • East London
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Logistics
  • Posted by AVI on Friday, May 22, 2020
  • Reference: AVI200522-3
  • Apply before Sunday, June 7, 2020 - 12 Days left
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Employer: AVI

AVI Logistics Support Services seeks honest, trustworthy, and experienced Van Assistants to take on the responsibility of timeous product delivery, based at our East London Distribution Centre. Use your experience with routes and customer deliveries and at least 2 years of experience working with large loads to ensure success in this busy role. This role will report to the Depot Supervisor and will be based in East London.
- Please note that this job may expire at any time, for operational reasons. Advert closing dates may vary from those published on job boards and third party sites. Please double-check the closing date before applying

Logistics Support Services is a support function to the AVI Group for distribution purposes. LSS has six Distribution Centres located in Isando, Polokwane, Durban, Port Elizabeth, Cape Town, East London and a central Planning Office based in Bryanston. The Distribution Centres are responsible for the distribution of all AVI products i.e. Biscuits, Snacks, Coffee etc.

Customer liaison
Delivering of AVI products at customer premises
Ensuring stock is delivered to the correct customers
Ensuring stock collected is returned in full
Assist driver with a vehicle inspection and reversing
Keep the vehicle and surroundings clean
Excellent product handling
Excellent time keeping a record
Housekeeping
Willing to work extended hours

Attention to detail in numeracy and accuracy
Honest and trustworthy
Ability to cope with the pressure

2 year’s experience in a similar role

Grade 12 (Matric) or equivalent
Valid Code 10 or 14 driver’s license will be advantageous

Knowledge of transport OHS ACT requirement
Willing to work extended hours

Apply before Sunday, June 7, 2020 - 12 Days left Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.
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About AVI

AVI LIMITED is home to many of South Africa’s leading and best-loved brands. Listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in the Food Products sector, AVI’s extensive brand portfolio includes more than 50 brands. Our single-minded purpose is our brands growth and development. Our brands span a range of categories including: hot beverages, sweet and savoury biscuits and snacks, frozen convenience foods, out-of-home ranges, personal care products, cosmetics, shoes, accessories, and fashion apparel.

AVI’s brands have grown into great South African favourites including: Five Roses, Freshpak, House of Coffees, Frisco, Koffiehuis and Ellis Brown in the Beverages category; Bakers, Pyotts, Willards and Provita in the Biscuits and Snacks category; I&J in the Frozen Foods category; as well as Ciro, Lavazza and Douwe Egberts Cafitesse for the Out Of Home market. Our beauty and personal care brands include Yardley, Lentheric and Coty Great international and local Fashion Brands in the AVI stable include Spitz, Carvela, Kurt Geiger, Lacoste, Gant and Green Cross Shoes. We have a well-developed shared services structure spanning: International, IT, Finance, Logistics, Marketing, Procurement and Field Marketing that allows us to take advantage of our scale. 

AVI’s brands are a household name in South Africa and growing every day.