Food Lovers Market Is Hiring Forklift Driver Grocery

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Job description

This is a summary of what the job involves to help you decide if you are a good fit.

Forklift operators are responsible for operating and managing forklifts to load and unload products. Ensuring efficiency and safety.

This position reports directly to the Inbound or Outbound Supervisor, and Inbound or Outbound Manager and will be required to work different shifts across trading and non-trading hours, including Sundays and Public Holiday.


What you’ll do

This is a list of tasks that you will be responsible for doing on your days at work.

  • Loading and off-loading of trucks daily.
  • Moving of stock
  • Complete daily forklift checklist before operating the machines.
  • Keep a clean and safe working environment and optimize space utilization.
  • Report any discrepancies.
  • Communicate and cooperate with supervisors and co-workers.
  • Maintain compliance to all health & safety standards.
  • Be able to do the same tasks again and again with energy to keep things going well.
  • Use what you know about grocery items to handle them correctly and put them in the right place.
  • Work efficiently under pressure, especially during busy periods, to meet distribution demands.
  • Pay attention to details, double-checking product codes, labels, and placement.


This is a list of things you will need in order to be considered for this role

  • Matric
  • English
  • Clear criminal record


Meeting the preferences would be a plus, but if you don’t, it won’t stop companies from considering you.

  • South African candidates
  • Experience: Forklift Operator
  • Within 15km from job
  • Experience: Minimum 2 years’ experience as a Forklift driver in the warehouse environment

Application Process

This is a list of things you will need to do when completing your application to this job.

Assessments required for application

  • Potential Work Performance Assessment Battery

Questions required for application

  • Do you live within travelling distance from the job?
  • Have you passed Matric? (You will be required to bring your Matric Certificate as proof if you are selected for an interview.)
  • What keeps you going, even in difficult circumstances?
  • Are you able to work under pressure, how do you handle pressure?
  • List three of your strengths and three of your weaknesses.
  • Are you willing to work 6 shifts per week (including Sundays and Public holidays) across trading and non-trading hours?
  • Are you available to, at times, work overtime?
  • How is your previous experience relevant to this role?
  • Are you willing to perform manual handling tasks, including lifting heavy objects and relocating products as required?
  • Please list all warehouse equipment licenses you have. (For example please list if you have a license to operate Pallet Jacks, Forklifts, Reach Trucks, etc?
  • Do you have a valid forklift license?