Receiving Clerk


Southern Oil Pty Ltd, an established company and market leader in the manufacturing of Canola oil and related products in the retail, food services and bulk sectors, have the following exciting career opportunity in Swellendam.

Short summary:

 The main responsibility of this position is verifying that the quantity and quality of stock received are correct and ensuring all stock in the warehouse are neatly marked. 


  • All inbound inspections (packaging material, customer returns)
    • All documentation (quantity, COA, batch no.)
    • Sampling to Lab
    • Physical inspection of stock
  • Rework
    • Verify returns (quantity vs return documentation, batch no.)
    • Complete “Returned product inspection form”
    • Execute recommendations from QC
    • Complete “Rework summary”
  • Pallet IDs (ensure all stock items have a correct pallet ID on each pallet)
    • Incoming stock
    • Stock back from production
    • Reworked stock
  • Maintain a close working relationship with all relevant departments
  •  Ad hoc tasks as per Manager

Key Competencies:

Education and skills

  • Grade 12
  • Literacy in Microsoft Excel / Word
  • Knowledge of SAP will be advantageous


  • 1 – 2 years’ experience in a similar environment

Interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work independently and under pressure on a pro-active basis
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good communication skills 
  • Logical thinker
  • Eager to learn
  • Take initiative
  • Be disciplined and reliable
  • Good timekeeping

We invite candidates to forward their comprehensive CV’s to the Human Resources Department via e-mail at or hand deliver by no later than Wednesday, 20 March 201


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