Forklift Driver Position Available

Deutsche Post DHL Group is the leading global logistics and mail organization. With operations spanning across 220 countries and territories, we are one of the largest employers globally. Serving as Europe’s largest postal service, eCommerce partner, and innovators in secure digital communication, we excel in contract logistics, international express delivery, and forwarding services.

When you join us, you become part of a global enterprise dedicated to service, quality, and sustainability. We leverage the power of global trade to foster connections and improve lives—for both our customers and every member of our Group.

DHL Supply Chain South Africa is seeking individuals for the following role:

Vacancy: Forklift Driver

Business Overview: Operating within a dynamic, fast-paced environment, this role offers numerous challenges and growth opportunities. The position is based in Spartan, Gauteng.

Role Outline:

  • Handling palletized stock movement in alignment with operational requirements.
  • Loading and unloading trucks and containers.
  • Ensuring pallets are stacked according to warehouse standards.
  • Safely transporting stock between locations and assisting in Stock Take and Cycle counts.
  • Upholding service delivery standards, delicacy, and punctuality.
  • Maintaining company integrity and minimizing losses.
  • Upholding the highest standards of customer service.

Resources: All employees, Departmental managers, Performance indicators

General Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrating honesty, pride, and attention to detail in job performance.
  • Loading and unloading vehicles and containers.
  • Understanding customer requirements easily.
  • Ensuring compliance with stacking standards for pallets.
  • Minimizing damages.
  • Maintaining top-notch housekeeping standards.
  • Conducting daily checks of operational machinery and completing checklists.
  • Ensuring proper use of MHE (Material Handling Equipment) and reporting defects promptly.
  • Reporting and recording any non-conformity regarding customer merchandise.
  • Maintaining high hygiene standards of MHE.
  • Performing duties within designated areas as directed by management and undertaking ad-hoc tasks as demanded.
  • Adhering to standard operating procedures and safe working practices.
  • Assisting in the induction of new employees.
  • Performing administrative tasks in line with SOP.
  • Completing daily MHE checklists.
  • Safely and correctly operating equipment.
  • Minimizing damages.
  • Working in a 0-degree warehouse (Cold Foods).


  • Matric / Grade 12 Certificate.
  • Valid Forklift license.
  • 1-2 years of driving experience.


  • Computer literacy.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Deadline-driven mindset.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Logistics / Warehousing experience.
  • Enforcement of Health & Safety procedures and identification of hazards.
  • Achievement of work targets and willingness to assume additional roles/responsibilities.
  • Ability to work under pressure.


Forklift Driver Position Available

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