Work Integrated Learning-YES (Truck Assistant)

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Date: 5 May 2024

Location: GT, ZA

Company: PG Group

PG is the name for glass in Southern Africa. Established in Cape Town in 1897, the Group produces, distributes and installs automotive, building glass, aluminium and glass film solutions. The PG Group is a significant worldwide player and our operations comply with the highest international safety, quality and environmental standards.  PG Group is invested in the following divisions:  PG Glass, PG Glass Africa, Shatterprufe, LLumar, Widney, PFG Building Glass, PG Building Glass, PG Primador and PG Aluminium.

 

Main job purpose

 

To assist the driver in the loading and offloading of glass and manoeuvering of the vehicle in the safest possible manner for delivery to customers, trucks to be loaded and off loaded onto a level surface or as close to it as possible, securing loads to be carried out according to loading and offloading procedure and double check during trips that glass is always properly tied and loaded in a safe manner

 

Main Objective

 

  • Check for the most suitable place to load and off load the vehicle
  • Complete quality check sheet while loading
  • Load and offload in a safe manner
  • Assist the driver and report any damage to any property
  • Before leaving a Customer, ensure the load is restrained again before driving off
  • Assist the driver when reversing or moving the truck in confined spaces or in unseen areas
  • Assist where possible with control of paperwork
  • Follow all work instructions, standard operating procedures and business rules
  • Adhere to environmental, safety and housekeeping standards
  • Any other tasks requested by the factory supervisor to be carried out to the best of your ability
  • Willing to work overtime and weekends when required
 

 

 

Critical job requirements

 

Qualification(s)

 

  • Grade 12
  • Code 10 or higher valid driver’s licence with PrDP will be an advantage.

 

Attributes

 

  • Self motivating and independent starter
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • High energy to work in a fast pace environment
  • Mobility – ability to travel to work
  • Complete today’s work today
 

 

 

Skills

 

  • Excellent Communication

•           Proven analytical and numerical skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills – effective in handling and interacting with customers

 

 

Experience

 

 

  • Experience in handling and moving of dangerous goods
  • Experience in handling various types of glass products
  • Knowledge and understanding and reading of drawings and production orders
  • Necessary experience in glass handling and quality control

 

PG Group, and its subsidiaries, are committed to the principles of employment equity and as such are equal opportunity employers.  Qualified applicants who apply for any vacancies will be considered with due consideration based on of fairness and equity. Factors such as race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or disability are not consider exclusively and are not determinative of any appointments made by PG Group or its subsidiaries.

Requisition ID: 1409

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