Career Opportunities at YKK

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Job Specification: Warehouse Assistant - 3 Months Contract

Closing date: 31 August 2023

Department: Warehouse
Branch: Durban
Reporting to: Operations Supervisor

Purpose of Job:

  • To pick and pack all required orders in Durban and depot 11.
  • To maintain the stores in an organized manner.
  • To assist in all stores related matters as directed by the Operations Supervisor from time to time.
  • To assist in adhoc duties as requested from time to time.
  • To receive stock from suppliers and sister companies and to ensure the efficient and accurate receipting of such.

Qualifications Required:

  • Matric
  • Warehouse related qualification
  • Customer and Personal Service – Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services.

Knowledge Required:

  • Picking and packing procedures
  • Labelling procedures
  • Product knowledge
  • Invoicing and delivery note identification and understanding
  • Computer literate – Excel, Word and e-mail
  • Behaviours and Attitudes
  • Cooperative and friendly disposition
  • Willingness to assist in all departments.
  • Be a team player
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Meet time constraints.

Key Result Areas:

  • To pick orders as requested.
  • To pack all picked orders in accordance with the rules of YKK.
  • To ensure accurate picking.
  • To maintain labels on outside of cartons to be legible and accurate as to the contents inside the box.
  • To bring any discrepancies to the notice of the Operations Supervisor or Durban Operations Branch Manager as soon as they are evident.


  • To ensure no unauthorised personnel accesses the stores.
  • To receive any shipment/delivery from outside supplier and ensure documentation matches the goods being delivered.
  • To receive any shipment from YKK companies and ensure the paperwork matches the shipment being received.


  • Maintain areas as listed above in a clean, tidy and healthy condition at all times.
  • To maintain depot 11 in an organized manner at all times, ensure correct bin locations are followed, using 6S and Lean principles.
  • To assist the Operations Supervisor, Receptionist or Durban Operations Branch Manager in general duties that may be required from time to time.
  • To ensure accurate filing of all documentation that requires filing.


  • To look after the assets of YKK.

Added Tasks

  • To ensure cycle counting is done on a daily basis.
  • Second stage check and recording.
  • Ensure Bin allocations and rotation of stock are followed every time a new shipment is received.

If you are interested in this position, please send your CV to by 18 August 2023

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